About Naomi Keighley
Naomi is originally from the UK and started dancing at the age of 4 at the Angela Westwell School of Dance where she trained to an advanced level in RAD Ballet and IDTA Modern and Tap. She also received additional ballet training with the prestigious Royal Ballet School and The Hammond School. She also competed for 9 years in dance festivals all over the North of England.
Naomi went on to further her career, moving to London at the age of 16 after winning a place at Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance. She graduated from the school with a 2:1 BA Honours degree in Ballet and Contemporary Dance and also had the opportunity to perform in and choreograph for shows at the Royal Opera House and Sadler’s Wells. Upon graduation she was offered a position as Apprentice Dancer with Phoenix Dance Theatre in Leeds for their ‘Crossing Points’ UK Tour in 2012.
Alongside her early dance studies, Naomi assisted in dance classes at her dance local dance school where her interest in teaching began. After teaching dance workshops in contemporary alongside her study and performing, she went on to study for her Professional Dancers Teaching Diploma course with the Royal Academy of Dance crediting her with registered teacher status with the RAD.