Royal Ballet School trained ex Professional Ballet Dancers, Kimberley and Michael Berkin have been sharing their expertise and knowledge with dance students and teachers across the U.K for many years through Professional Dance Experience Ltd. They are delighted to welcome you to PDE Dance Supplies where you will find a growing selection of dance products, knowledgeable staff and great customer service.
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.
After performing with Royal New Zealand Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Ballet Ireland and Northern Ballet, Michael completed his teacher training with The Royal Ballet School. He has since been invited to teach at a number of vocational schools including The Royal Ballet School, Northern Ballet Academy, Northern School Of Contemporary Dance and more. He has also worked as Guest Ballet Master for the Northern Ballet company and has been invited to teach Masterclasses for the RAD and ISTD.
Kimberley performed with Ballet Ireland and with English National Ballet in Derek Deane’s Swan Lake at the Royal Albert Hall, The Palace of Versailles and also at The Princess Diana Concert at Wembley. She completed the Professional Dancers Teaching Diploma with the RAD, gaining a Distinction, before joining Northern School Of Contemporary Dance as a full time Lecturer in Ballet Technique. In 2014 Kimberley began teaching full time with Professional Dance Experience as Director Of Courses and Principal of the Ballet Associates Programme.
Kimberley also helps ballet students and teachers from across the world with her Tips On Ballet Technique downloadable videos and DVDs. She has a growing audience of ballet lovers on her YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/TipsOnBalletTechnique
Kimberley and Michael set up Professional Dance Experience in 2009 and since then they have worked with over 250 local dance schools, offering Professional Ballet Workshops and Masterclasses to students of all ages and abilities.
They also ran a Ballet Associate Programme in Leeds as well as annual Summer, Easter and Christmas Dance Courses, The Youth Ballet Theatre, The Ballet Teacher Seminar Day and more.
A number of Kimberley and Michael's students have successfully auditioned for full time vocational training at schools including The Royal Ballet School, Elmhurst Ballet School, Central School Of Ballet and Rambert School Of Ballet And Contemporary Dance.
Kimberley and Michael have two young children who also dance and have enjoyed ballet, tap and street dance so they know what it is like as parents of young dancers!
Over the last few years, Kimberley and Michael have had many students, parents and teachers asking them about good quality dance products to help with dance training. They are delighted to bring you a carefully selected range of dance products that they believe will help you to make the most of your dance training.
Based near Milton Keynes, UK, pdedancesupplies.com ships dance related products to a growing number of customers from all around the world.