Faculty announced for RAD's first Easter School
Two highly experienced dance teachers will provide the tuition in our Easter School in Birmingham.
Matthew Paluch (RAD) and Naomi Tadevossian (Motionhouse) will be teaching on this year’s Easter School in Birmingham, taking place from 9–13 April. Find out more and book your place.
Classical – Matthew Paluch PDTD
Born and raised in Lancashire, Matthew was awarded a place at the Royal Ballet School in 1990 where he studied until graduating in 1997.
His first four years as a professional were spent as a freelancer working with a number of companies including London City Ballet, Scottish Ballet, K-Ballet and English National Ballet (ENB). He then became a full time member of ENB until leaving in 2006.
Matthew graduated from the Royal Academy of Dance, Professional Dancers Teaching Diploma with Distinction in 2007. He has since become a freelance teacher based in London working for such establishments as the Royal Academy of Dance, English National Ballet, Lewisham College, Italia Conti, Millennium Performing Arts, London Studio Centre, Dance East, Laban, Royal Ballet School associate and partnership/access departments, and the Education Department of the Royal Opera House. He has also taught internationally in Japan, Indonesia, Singapore, Australia and Italy.
Contemporary – Naomi Tadevossian
Originally from Hampshire, UK, Naomi learned a variety of dance disciplines at Southsea School of Dance. She continued her training at London Contemporary Dance School completing with a First Class BA (Hons) Dance Degree in 2011, followed by an MA Distinction in 2013. She joined National Dance Company Wales as an apprentice and was later Guest Dancer for two seasons. During this time, she worked with Christopher Bruce, Itzik Galili and Ohad Naharin.
She performed Cunningham repertoire; The Bride and The Bachelors at The Barbican Art Gallery, re-staged by Jeannie Steele and worked with Wales National Opera as a Female Principle soloist in The Cunning Little Vixen. Summer 2014 she played one of the Female Greek Chorus women in the first production of London’s National Theatre’s Medea. She became a member of James Wilton Dance Company and toured Last Man Standing nationally and internationally during 2013-2015.
Since joining Motionhouse in 2016, Naomi has performed in Broken, BLOCK and Scattered.