FIONA holds the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance Cecchetti Faculty Associate Diploma with Full Registration in London, and is currently working on her Licentiate qualification. She achieved 98% for her Licentiate Related subjects Anatomy and Physiology Paper. She has 35 years experience teaching all levels and for the past 7 years was the senior teacher at Joburg Ballet’s Development Schools in Soweto, Inner City and Alexandra and for three years was the company’s Head of Department for the Satellite Schools. Fiona worked in Industry for several years in Quality Control, Packaging Technology and Industrial Safety and Hygiene. She has also worked in the field of Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse and helped to run a half way house for women coming out of rehabilitation. Fiona is Senior Accredited Adjudicator and has adjudicated for The National Eisteddfod, the Pretoria Eisteddfod of the Performing Arts, and the Theatre Dance Association in Cape Town. Fiona has produced several Awards winners and has dancers performing professionally in New York and at the Universal Ballet in Korea. other dancers have been accepted into Professional Schools such as The London School of Contemporary Dance and the Cape Academy of Performing Arts.