Celebrating 42 Years
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KATHERINE MANSI RAD RTS AISTD DIP DDE
Katherine has been teaching for over 30 years and is qualified to teach RAD & ISTD Ballet, Modern & Tap. During this time she has taught at Lamberhurst School Of Theatre Dance, Doreen Bird College & Legat Ballet School. She trained at two of the top schools in the country – Bush Davies & Doreen Bird College. She gained Honours for Intermediate, Advanced 1 & 2 Modern & Tap Exams and Distinction for her teaching Exams. At Doreen Bird College she was awarded the college cup for Dance Quality & Personality, the Singing cup and the DBC Diploma.
She has appeared in and choreographed many Pantomimes, Musicals, Variety Shows, Summer Seasons & Children’s shows including Angel in Anything Goes, Nell in The Matchgirls, the roles of Lois Lane and Bianca in ‘Kiss Me Kate’, Aladdin in ‘Aladdin’, Fairy Snowdrop in ‘Beauty & the Beast’, Lorraine in ’42nd Street’, Principal dancer in ‘Oklahoma’ & ‘Copacabana’, Nancy in ‘Oliver’ & Miss Hannigan in ‘Annie’.

Katherine works extensively with ‘That’s Entertainment Productions’ appearing in shows all over the country including ‘Those Variety Days’ with Jimmy Cricket & Syd Little, ‘Liberace’ Live From Las Vegas with Bobby Crush, ‘The Syd Little Rock & Roll Show’, ‘Jimmy Cricket’s Christmas Cracker’ in which she dances, sings and has choreographed. In the school holidays she works on the cruise ships doing themed cruises with celebrities such as John Archer, Floella Benjamin, Arthur Bostrom, Judy Buxton, John Challis, Tommy Cannon, Dana, Barbara Dickson, Anita Harris, Melvin Hayes, Sue Holderness, Sue Hodge, Jeffrey Holland, Paul Jones, Cindy Kent, Valerie Leon, Syd Little, Richard O’Callaghan, Jackie Piper, Valerie Singleton, Howie Watkins, Ann Widdecombe, Frank Williams, Pam Rhodes, Mick Robertson, Rydian, Tim Vine & The Dreamers, The Swinging Blue Jeans. She appeared as Dick in Dick Whittington, The Spirit Of The Ring & The Empress in Aladdin, Wicked Queen in Snow White 
See www.ThatsEntertainmentProductions.co.uk for more information. She has recently become a co-director with the company and will be working on four pantomimes this year.

Katherine has followed in both her parents footsteps. Her mother, Maggie who founded the school had an extensive career in the English National Ballet Company, London’s West End, Television and many summer shows and pantomimes working with many celebrities. Maggie now coaches, choreographs and oversees all the Ballet in the school. Her father, Tony (equity name Carlo) was a singer in numerous West End shows and that’s where he met Maggie. Tony still sings and founded the Bexhill Festival Of Music. They were given a couple of days off from their show at The Palace Theatre to get married and honeymoon!