Courteney Hipwell DDE


Dance Teacher


Courteney was one of the first students taught by Michelle when the academy opened. Courteney has been dancing with us since she was 3 years old studying Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz, Street & Musical Theatre. She became a student class helper at 12 years old and now works alongside Emily on a Saturday morning. Courteney is currently in her 3rd year at Performers College in Essex working towards a professional diploma in dance. Courteney is also studying for her DDI teachers qualifications in Tap, Modern & Classical Ballet as well as already holding a triple dance diploma from North West Kent College.

Courteney has previously performed in Pantomime and for the NFL as well as dancing in Celtic Journey and with the English Youth Ballet in their productions of The Nutcracker, Swan Lake and most recently Giselle.

Courteney is currently performing aboard Costa Serena.