Mrs Jackie Hutt


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Jackie trained as a child to major level with Esme Child and Vivienne Bond in Hastings where she still lives.

She studied Art & Design at The London College of Fashion and following the birth of her daughter, later completed her dance teacher training to Fellowship level with Pauline Ash and Heather Rees, becoming an Examiner for the ISTD’s Modern Theatre and Tap Faculties in 2004. 

She is a major examiner in both genres and a DDE examiner for the Modern Theatre Branch.

Following 25 years of freelance teaching at schools in Hastings and Brighton, including 8 years at the vocational Stonelands School, Jackie decided to concentrate her efforts on nurturing young teachers. 

She is an Approved Tutor for the ISTD and alongside her friend and colleague Deborah Lamb now coaches all levels of teaching qualification in Tap and Modern to both new and established teachers in the South East region. 

She is the ISTD’s Regional Representative for East Sussex and a member of the Tap Faculty Committee.

Jackie Is a founder member of the Hastings based Renaissance Theatre Company. This self-supporting Pro-Am group was formed in memory of two close friends in 2009, and their annual productions raise funds for the local St. Michael’s Hospice and the Shazzie Sparkle Trust.

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