Phaedra Petsilas was born in Athens, Greece where she trained in ballet and contemporary dance. She then moved to the UK to continue her training and then pursue a career in dance education and choreography.
She gained a BA (Hons) in Dance from Chichester University, and followed this with an MA in Dance Studies from Laban, where she specialised in choreography, scenography and aesthetics.
She has also obtained a PGCE in post-compulsory education. Phaedra is an experienced dance educator with expertise and insight in both practical and academic aspects of dance who has a passion for dance education and training. She thrives on mentoring and supporting dance students to achieve their full potential as fully rounded, creative and thinking dance artists.