Meet Iona Waite, Company member

Iona WaiteIona Waite began attending dance classes at her local community centre at the age of 9; a year later she joined ACE Youth and has been an integral member of the company ever since. Following a foundation course at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, she went on to achieve a BA Hons at the University of Wolverhampton. In 2011 Iona was successfully awarded with a grant from the BBC Performing Arts Fund to become a Dance Fellow (apprentice) with ACE Dance and Music, on completion of her fellowship Iona was offered a full-time position as Education Officer. Iona leads on all aspects of education and outreach for the company, delivers ACE’s thriving weekly class programme for children aged 2 – 11 as well as teach and manage the rehearsal and tour schedule of ACE Youth.