With a Bachelor of arts degree in Fine Arts and MA degree in Education and Professional Dancers’ Teaching diploma from the Royal Academy of Dance in London, Zeynep Taner has 24 years of experience in teaching. She owns one of the largest ballet schools in Turkey and she is the head of RAD program of all 11 participating schools.
In May 2010, Zeynep became the World Champion in World Dance Olympics organized by the International Dance Organization in the Contemporary Dance Adult Duet category. She also holds responsibilities as a judge of Performing Arts of the same organization.
Zeynep currently resides in United Kingdom and works with rhythmic gymnasts as a holder of the Club Judge Certificate in rhythmic gymnastics. She works with elite squad members of national team as well as recreational groups. She is responsible for running the daily operations of the school, overseeing the communications between parents, students and instructors in addition to organizing year-end shows with over 500 pupils every year.
As a RAD registered instructor, she ensures readiness of students for their exams, supports other instructors of TS Academy and monitors the development of all TSA students for the RAD exams.
Zeynep’s students won numerous medals at international dance competitions in ballet, jazz and contemporary dances. While Zeynep maintains her responsibilities as a school owner and instructor, she is currently working on obtaining her PhD degree in education as well.