founder of WBBS
Gillian Robinson was trained at the Royal Ballet School
Lower and Upper Schools and danced professionally at the Royal Opera House,
Covent Garden and with London's Festival Ballet (now English National Ballet).
She has passed the Advanced examinations of the Cecchetti Society, the
Royal Academy of Dancing and holds the Maestro Cecchetti Final Diploma. She is
a highly qualified and registered teacher, holding the Fellowship of the
Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (Cecchetti) with distinction, and has
been teaching dancing since 1972. She has taught in the Canada and
France as well as the UK. Although now retired from full time teaching she
continues to work as a major examiner with the Cecchetti Faculty of the ISTD and is a regular guest teacher
and coach at our school.