Our Staff

Roberta Knox A.I.S.T.D.

Roberta studied dance at Marianne Jepsons School of Dance. She gained the Associates teaching qualification in tap, ballet, modern & national dance before going on to perform in West End & national theatres. She has performed in 42nd Street, was the  understudy for Cinderella in E & B productions & performed with the Jim Henson Company, to name but a few!

Roberta established the dance school in its original form in 1996. Roberta‚Äôs love of dance is evident in her teaching & the examination results. Roberta’s passion is Musical Theatre.

Grace Clarke


Grace has performed in many shows and was in the TV commercial for Kingsmill bread and is a film & TV extra. Grace studied at Urdang Academy. She is currently studying the ISTD DDE in Tap and Modern (teaching qualification) and teaches at Azure dance school in Maidenhead.



Tricia Mathews

Tricia has been involved in the school for a very long time and is responsible for the day to day running & organisation of the school. Her background in business, education and being a “stage mum” has given her the tools & insight for running Step in Time.

Ellie May

Ellie has been a student at Step in Time since she was 5years old and assists Roberta, particularly in the tap classes. Ellie is an exceptional tapper and is a member of the prestigious Tap Attack Performance Company. She recently took the Advanced 1 ISTD Tap exam where she, deservedly, was awarded a Distinction.