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The Director

Dakoda’s Dance Academy 

The Director

Born in Peterborough, Dakoda Matthews-Forth, the Founder and Director of DDA, started her dance training at the age of four. She received a full scholarship to attend a three year residential dance/dance teacher’s course at the Cardigan School of Dancing and continued to train in New York, LA, and Tokyo.

She danced professionally and worldwide in TV, Music Videos, Commercials, Cabarets, Musical Theatre Shows, Jazz Festivals and others, for companies including Louis Vuitton, Diesel, Miss Universe, Tokyo Disneyland, Tiffany’s, Gas, 20th Century Fox, K-Swiss, Mini-Cooper, Adidas, Astra and Casio.

She holds teaching qualifications with the Royal Academy of Dance  (Distinction) – The British Ballet Organization (Distinction) and The International Dance Teachers Association Tap and Modern Associates (Honours). She began preparing and entering students for RAD exams in 1996 and holds a 100% pass rate.

In 2000, she was delighted to be offered a position in Tokyo under the Royal Ballet graduate Miss Ana Keates. Then in 2002, she became principal teacher for The International Dance Academy. During this time she choreographed and directed many theatre and ballet productions for children and professional artists, as well as being a guest teacher and choreographer at many International Summer and Easter dance seminars.

Dakoda has now taught dance for over 16 years at over 20 schools and academy’s to children, adults and professionals. In 2007 she put all her energy, passion and love of dance into one place & opened the DDA.

The Director

Dakoda Matthews-Forth RAD RTS BBO TD IDTA T IDTA M

RAD

Qualifications…what do those letters mean?
RAD RTS (Royal Academy of Dance registered teacher status)
BBO TD ( British Ballet Organisation Teaching Diploma)
IDTA T (International Dance Teachers Association -Tap)
IDTA M (International Dance Teachers Association -Modern

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    This specially designed programme has been created by Dakoda for boys and girls to express themselves through music, stories, make – believe with all the action packed dance moves they can handle ! Join us as we take your little one on a magical adventure to meet strong soldiers, magical fairies and elves, jumping rabbits and many more. We use a huge variety of music including funky re- mixed nursery rhymes and classical masterpieces. Classes are delivered by friendly teachers who deliver this non-stop energy packed class that will have your little one’s confidence soaring. Social skills, self-awareness, awareness of others, sharing, taking turns and many other important development lifelong skills are implemented.

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    This specially designed programme has been created by Dakoda for boys and girls to express themselves through music, stories, make – believe with all the action packed dance moves they can handle ! Join us as we take your little one on a magical adventure to meet strong soldiers, magical fairies and elves, jumping rabbits and many more. We use a huge variety of music including funky re- mixed nursery rhymes and classical masterpieces. Classes are delivered by friendly teachers who deliver this non-stop energy packed class that will have your little one’s confidence soaring. Social skills, self-awareness, awareness of others, sharing, taking turns and many other important development lifelong skills are implemented.

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    This specially designed programme has been created by Dakoda for boys and girls to express themselves through music, stories, make – believe with all the action packed dance moves they can handle ! Join us as we take your little one on a magical adventure to meet strong soldiers, magical fairies and elves, jumping rabbits and many more. We use a huge variety of music including funky re- mixed nursery rhymes and classical masterpieces. Classes are delivered by friendly teachers who deliver this non-stop energy packed class that will have your little one’s confidence soaring. Social skills, self-awareness, awareness of others, sharing, taking turns and many other important development lifelong skills are implemented.

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Address: Dakoda’s Dance Academy Within MoreHouse School 22-24 Pont Street London SW1X 0AA Tel: 07796134841 / 020 85798268 Eamil:info@dakodasdanceacademy.com