Pippa FisherOverture 2021-22 Cohort
Pippa has been dancing since she was 5 and gained a BA Hons in Dance from the University of Wolverhampton and her IDTA Dance Teaching qualification. Pippa graduated in 2010 and was then successful in gaining a place to complete her Graduate Teacher Programme in West Berkshire, which she gained 'Outstanding' and Qualified Teacher Status in 2011. Pippa then went on to teach in various secondary schools as a Dance and Drama teacher and then Head of Dance and then started her current role as Head of Creative Arts in 2016. Whilst teaching Pippa has also completed her Excellent Teachers' Course and gained a Masters in Education in 2014. Pippa values the importance that dance has on mental health and the benefits of partnerships. In 2018 Pippa made her dream come true and set up her own dance and yoga school which is now thriving in her local community and she hopes to use her Overture experience to further develop this.