Welcome to Professional Dance Experience. Since we began in 2009 we have worked with over 250 dance schools from all across the U.K, teaching students of all ages and abilities in our Professional Ballet Workshops and Masterclasses.
We offer a number of exciting dance courses and classes that are enjoyed by hundreds of students every year. We are passionate about giving students the opportunity to learn from ex- professional dancers, professional choreographers and guest teachers.
Read more about Kimberley and Michael Berkin, along with the biographies of some of the fantastic people that have worked with Professional Dance Experience in recent years on our 'Biographies' page.
Kimberley has been dancing since she was 3 years old and Michael started dancing aged 4. They met at The Royal Ballet School, where they trained together for many years at both White Lodge and the Upper School.
They both enjoyed international performing careers with a number of professional ballet companies including English National Ballet, Ballet Ireland, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Northern Ballet and Royal New Zealand Ballet. Kimberley and Michael followed their passion for teaching and went on to gain their teaching qualifications through the Royal Academy of Dance and the Royal Ballet School respectively, before setting up home in Leeds. Kimberley started her teaching career as a full time Lecturer in Ballet Technique at the Northern School Of Contemporary Dance and Michael has taught for a number of dance organisations including The Royal Ballet School, Northern Ballet, RAD, ISTD and more.
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Kimberley and Michael have two young children who also dance so they know what it is like as parents of dancers too!
They are passionate about sharing their knowledge and expertise with students of all ages and abilities through Professional Dance Experience.
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Read more about Kimberley and Michael Berkin, and some of the fantastic people that have worked with Professional Dance Experience in recent years on our 'Biographies' page.