Our Staff Biographies & Backgrounds - Rambert School
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Our Staff

Every member of the Rambert School staff is dedicated to helping students achieve their potential.

Many of the teaching staff are practicing artists, bringing their experience and opportunities to students of the school. Guest teachers and choreographers regularly work with students broadening their experience, providing networking opportunities and preparing them for the profession.

Amanda Britton

Amanda Britton MA Principal and Artistic Director

Amanda Britton has over 30 years of experience as a dancer, teacher, rehearsal director, mentor and course leader. Having trained at the Rambert Academy, she joined Ballet Rambert in 1984. She went on to become a leading dancer, performing roles in works by Christopher Bruce, Merce Cunningham, Richard Alston, Glen Tetley and Trisha Brown amongst others. On leaving Rambert she went on to create and perform work with Siobhan Davies Dance Company.

After retiring from performance Amanda joined the faculty at London Contemporary Dance School, where alongside a full-time teaching role she completed an MA in Dance Education and Training.

In 2005 Amanda returned to Rambert School as Head of Undergraduate Studies, assisting in the introduction of the FD/BA(Hons) courses, validated by the University of Kent. She was appointed Principal and Artistic Director of Rambert School in July 2015.

Amanda has retained strong links with Rambert (Company), overseeing a number of collaborative performance projects, and in 2018 launching the MA Professional Dance Performance/Rambert2 in partnership with the Company.


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