Kirsten Rennie-Carter

RAD Regional Advisory Committee, Sussex Representative

Kirsten teaches ballet at Grades and Vocational level and started dancing herself at age three, training at the Jean Butterworth School of Dancing in Worthing. In 1990, she graduated from the College of the Royal Academy of Dance Teacher Training programme gaining her Licentiate Diploma and the History and Anatomy awards.

She has taught and danced in England and Canada from where she returned in 1994 and established The Rennie Dance Academy. She is a fully registered teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance and the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing and in 2008 was elected as the Sussex Representative for the RAD South East Regional Advisory Committee.


Sarah Munns


Sarah has been dancing since the age of 4 and after reaching Advanced level in Ballet, Tap, Modern and National she decided to specialise in teaching ballet. She completed her training at the Royal Academy of Dance where she gained her Licentiate and Registered Teacher Status with the RAD as well as graduating with a first class honours degree in The Art and Teaching of Ballet from Durham University. Sarah started teaching at the Rennie Dance Academy in 2005 and is experienced at teaching all ages at both graded and vocational levels.


Lucy Nelson


Lucy studied dance from a young age, performing with the West Midlands Youth Ballet and continued her training at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance, touring with the school's Moving Visions Theatre Company before performing in small scale London companies. Lucy gained her Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies and her Registered Teaching Status with the Royal Academy of Dance in 2008. Lucy teaches ballet and contemporary classes in many nurseries and dance schools in Brighton and Sussex.


Hannah Jeffery

BA (Hons) ISTD DDI Ballet, Tap & Modern Theatre

Hannah trained in Ballet, Modern & Tap until the age of 18 when she left to train at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance. After gaining a BA (Hons) in Dance Theatre she returned to Worthing to train as a dance teacher. Having competed her ISTD DDI in Modern, Ballet and Tap she is now working towards her DDE in all three genres. Hannah currently teaches dance at several different schools across Sussex and is excited to be a part of the Rennie Dance Academy.