Dr Angela Pickard is a dancer, teacher, researcher and academic. She designed and wrote the first BA Hons Dance Education degree, that focuses on dance in school based and community-based settings, in the UK. Angela teaches ballet, Dance Pedagogy, Professional Practice, Dance Research and Choreography modules. She also teaches on the Masters in Arts and Cultural Management programme and supervises PhD students. She researches using mixed method approaches including practice-based work and has over 40 publications. Angela is the winner of the national One Dance UK Research in Dance Impact Award 2019.