The Maypole Lady

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     Penny Brookman

   Maypole Dancing,  Morris Dancing,  Country Dancing,  Mumming Play

Penny Brookman is a teacher of dance and Performing Arts who also enjoys running freelance workshops and promoting Traditional dance.


In addition to her professional Ballet and Theatre dance qualifications and experience, she holds an MA in Performing Arts, a PGCE and has worked extensively as a teacher and performer. Penny has teaching experience of a range of GCSE, AS/A2, and Btec performance courses, as well as running a traditional mayday event for more than thirty years, and has taught ages from 3yrs to 90yrs!  Penny also has experience of teaching people with special needs.


As founder of Kintbury May Maids Morris she has encouraged hundreds of people to participate in Morris and Maypole dance, and travelled widely, performing and running workshops at home and abroad. Recently she has been active in the creation and development of a new Morris side, the Garston Gallopers.


As well as Morris dance her experience includes dance with Reading Cloggies, Tanglefoot Step Dancers and ISIS Clog and Step Dancers, and for many years she worked with Traditional Arts Projects and Tradamis, providing workshops for schools.

Area covered Berkshire, Wiltshire, Hampshire and further afield if required.