"Rae Piper and Paul Chantry, thank you for a fantastic day. You were both great and loved the contemporary and Cabaret number that you taught the students. Can't wait to have you and your company back with us soon." Sharon Lyndon, Founder of Love Dance Events.
"Thank you Rae for your inspirational workshop and for travelling to us. We would love to hold a another teacher's workshop in the near future. All the best with everything! Lovely to meet you was an honour." Miss Rachel F.I.D.T.A & MRAD Principal, Pink Academy.
"I have worked in teaching for over 20 years and I was completely overwhelmed with how well versed you both (Paul and Rae) were in dance, choreography and teaching. Everyone who took part had an amazing time and felt valued and able to achieve their best. Word has spread how exciting and enjoyable the last session was and as a result of this I have had to change venue to accommodate everyone!” Lisa Burgess - AISTD, MAAD (Hons), Company Director Star Academy Limited.
"What you do for all your students is allow them to be themselves, you give them the platform to take risks and not feel judged...and because of that your students flourish" (student's parent)
"Challenging, liberating, intelligent, instinctive stuff, and, most importantly, useful!"
Joe Spurgeon - workshop participant.
"Chantry Dance Company tick every box as they approach the work in a thoroughly professional manner and have a plethora of experience that is so vital to be able to impart to our students. The girls are aged from 13 to 18 years of age and are always keen to welcome Chantry back to our studio for a brilliant workshop of really diverse and interesting work that is presented in a completely professional manner." Felicity Redgrave - Principal, Bristol School of Dancing.
“Thank you so much for coming to deliver such a fabulous workshop. The students were so inspired by your teaching and your work. Thanks again for such a wonderful day you are amazing.” Rachel Linthwaite - Principal, Dance Attack, Sutton Coldfield.
"The movement classes were a massive eye opener for me, I never knew how little I used the space around me to my advantage. It taught me to be more open and to truly let myself go. We learnt to consider movement as a primary source to get into or develop character, sensational class. Amazing! " Danny Cunningham - student at BOVTS Modern Acting Course, 2014
"I have thoroughly enjoyed every second it's been amazing! You truly are an inspiration and I am so honoured to be part of such an incredible school." 2016 Summer Intensive and Associate student
"Ollie has loved the week and learnt so much from it , we would recommend you to anyone." Parent of 2017 Summer Intensive student
"...had a wonderful experience this week on the Summer Intensive. There was a new definition and crispness to her dancing this afternoon and I haven't heard her sing to an audience since she was in junior school. She must have felt very safe and supported to be that brave." Parent of 2017 Summer Intensive student
"...travelled to a 'Summer School' for three of the last four years and Chantry has definitely been her favourite. She will be back next year." Parent of 2017 Summer Intensive student
"Lucy had a wonderful week ... in her words 'I learn so much and I love it'". Parent of 2017 Summer Intensive student
"Thank you so much for such a fun and challenging week at @chantryschool_cscba Summer Intensive. Can't wait to be back soon!" 2017 Summer Intensive and Associate student
"LOVED every second...next year make it 2 weeks!" Mel, 2014 Summer School student
"I love you Paul and Rae. Thank you for everything you have done for me. You inspire me."
Alfie, 2014 Summer School student
"A week full of creativity, positivity, hard work, new experiences and energy." 2014 Summer School student
"I love Paul and Rae! Really enjoyed the classes and definitely felt pushed. The week went so quickly and I really wish I had more time here." Sorrel, 2014 Summer School student
"Loved every second of this week. I love Rae, Paul and Gail so much. Thank you." Heather, 2014 Summer School student
"Been such an enjoyable experience and has been great to have worked with you again! I have loved that I have been able to challenge myself throughout this week and actually dance for long periods of time. Thank you for everything." Stacie, 2014 Summer School student
"Rae, Paul and Gail are all inspirational. Thank you for your energy!" 2014 Summer School student
"I have learnt so much from dancing with Rae and Paul and everyone at Summer School this week. I love how accepting and positive you make everything. I have hardly stopped thinking about Summer School and my journey this week, I'm still completely amazed by it all!" Fiona, 2013 Summer School student
"....this week was such an amazing experience for me and I really felt yours and Paul's support trying new things and exploring the body in new ways....invaluable experience....during your improvisation classes I felt really free and open to explore my body's movement and expression.....I found the whole process really enjoyable and free and working with you both has been a big inspiration" Harrison, 2013 Summer School student
"I have not done ballet since I was very small. It has been challenging and I have loved every minute of it.” Rachel, 2013 Summer School student
"I want to be a dancer and this week has been a really good experience. It has given me an insight into company life.” Sophie, 2013 Summer School student
"For me the experience of dancing on stage for the first time under the direction of professional dancers was very special. In Realizing a Dream 12 Sept 2013 I wrote: "Dancing to real ballet music in a real studio in a real ballet school. Imagine!"
Yesterday was the culmination of that dream and it was one of the best days of my life." Jane Lambert, Terpsichore review of 'Dream Dance workshop'