About Laura 

Laura trained at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA) graduating with a First Class BA (Hons). Upon graduating she worked as a freelance Contemporary Dance Artist, performing with several Contemporary Dance companies including National Dance Company Wales, State of Emergency, Keneish Dance before coming to teach at The BRIT School.

Laura is a full time member of the Dance department at the school, teaching across KS4, GCSE and Post 16 Dance in a range of styles. In addition Laura holds Licentiate status with the ISTD in Modern Theatre. She is a member of the Teaching Team for the ISTD’s new Contemporary Syllabus, delivering courses to other teachers both in the UK and internationally. She has been involved in the Research & Development of the syllabus since its inception, working closely with Dr Ross McKim to develop the work and is excited to share the syllabus with students at The BRIT School. Laura is currently studying MSc Dance Science (Biomechanics) at University of Chichester.

Laura Flanagan BA (Hons.) QTS LISTD


Class Descriptor


Following the ISTD Contemporary Syllabus created by Dr Ross McKim who was the Principal for Rambert School for 30 years. This class is led by Laura who is part of the ISTD teaching team and has been part of the research and development team since 2017 when it was in its first stages.