Donna Millar-Munro AIDTA
Donna started dancing at the age of 4 and later studied at theatre school of dance and drama Edinburgh. She has performed in various Pantomines in Scotland, tours and events in the uk and abroad. Confidance was founded in 2005 and has been part of many students professional careers. Donna is an IDTA theatre teacher in Theatre craft, tap, ballet, modern jazz.
Jennifer Peddie BA(Hons), ARAD, RTS, ISTD, DDI
Jennifer grew up dancing and performing in Aberdeen before training professionally in London at the Royal Academy of Dance. After graduating in 2012 with a BA Hons in Ballet Education, Jennifer moved to Edinburgh to teach and continue studying; gaining teaching diplomas in Imperial Ballet and Modern Theatre dance. After teaching in various dance schools and SQA curriculum, Jennifer moved to Largs with her young family and 2 crazy labradors. Jennifer joined the Confidance team in 2019.
Jess first started off dancing at the age of 8 and trained as a Junior Associate for The Royal Ballet School. During her time at home in Devon, she completed all of her RAD/ ISTD ballet and ISTD modern grades and also studied in Jazz, Tap, Greek, Musical Theatre, Singing and Drama.
Her love for performing then led her to train at Performers College in Essex, gaining a Level 6 Diploma in Musical Theatre. Whilst at the same time training to be a dance teacher- attaining a level 3 Diploma in Dance instruction of imperial classical ballet (DDI Ballet).
Over the years Jessica has taught for various renowned schools such as Stagecoach Performing Arts, Performers College Juniors, GKPA and Dance UK...
Jess’s performing career has also taken her to various venues worldwide such as: Wembley Arena, Move It (London Excel), Bahrain Grand Prix, Sharjah International Book Fair in Dubai and the McMillan theatre, to name but a few! Jess has most recently worked within Headliners Theatre Company- travelling the world onboard P&O Cruises ‘Oriana’ and ‘Aurora’ ships, performing nightly for large audiences as a Lead Singer in the production shows and Actress in an award winning Alan Ayckbourn play.
Jess has since worked freelance as a private singing teacher and has also given Musical Theatre/ dance masterclasses... most recently over zoom!
Jess is so excited to get to know the students at Confidance Performing Arts and can’t wait to push everyone to achieve their best potential and most importantly... have some fun!