Natalie Randhawa – Principal, ISTD DDE, AIDTA
Natalie started dancing at the age of 3 studying Ballet, her love for dance and performing quickly grew and she added Tap, Modern, Jazz and Musical Theatre to her weekly classes. She has performed in many shows and dance festivals dancing at several London theatres including The Royal Albert Hall, Sadler’s Wells, Her Majesty’s and The Peacock Theatre. At the age of 9 Natalie won her first All England Dance competition in the Song and Dance category.
At 16 Natalie gained a scholarship and went on to train at Tiffany Theatre College for 3 years graduating in 2007.
Natalie went on to dance professionally all over the UK and abroad, she has performed in Music videos, fashion shows, Pantomime, Film and adverts working for brands such as Adidas, Kingfisher and Sony records. Natalie has coached workshops for GCSE and A-Level students in different styles of dance and also choreographed for many Dance shows, and dance competitions for students from the ages of 3 to Adults.
Natalie holds teaching qualifications with the I.D.T.A and the I.S.T.D examining boards and has 100% pass rate with all students she has entered for their exams.
After working professionally and teaching for others Natalie opened Teddington Dance Studio in September 2012 with 8 students, in 2018 the school now has over 170 pupils.
Natalie is Married to Chris and they have a little girl.
Krystina trained at Bodywork Company Dance Studios in Cambridge on their 3 Year Professional Musical Theatre Course. She has worked professionally on Stage and Screen.
She is now part of The Laurence Mitchell Theatre Company where she is involved in devised pieces performed in the fringe theatres around London.
Krystina originally came to TDS to cover Natalie’s maternity in March 2016. As a much loved member of the team she now teaches Pre-School, Primary, Junior and Senior students all the way up to the Adult Tappers.
Chris trained at Tiffany Theatre College studying, Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre.
Chris has worked successfully in the industry for over a decade, still to this day working as a commercial actor and model, Chris has fronted numerous World Wide campaigns for the industries biggest names. Jaguar, HTC, Samsung, Diesel Jeans, GQ magazine, Tom Tom, Hershey’s, RIbena and Hungry house are a selection of the work he has done.
Chris is a fully qualified Personal Trainer and Tennis coach. He teaches all aspects of Fitness including Pilates, Yoga, Body Conditioning and Kick Boxing.
Chris is also an Acrobatics Arts coach and joined the TDS team in September 2016 to teach the Acro classes.
All Teachers hold a current DBS Check.