Joshua Tuifua is a Londoner from Tongan heritage. His training, from an early age, was provided by the Royal Ballet School. First as a Junior Associate, then at the Royal Ballet Lower School at White Lodge in Richmond Park, continuing on at the Upper School before being offered a contract with the Royal Ballet Company. He rose to the rank of soloist, remaining there for sixteen years, where he performed in the major Classical ballets and created roles in numerous new productions.
Some of his credits include: Benvolio in Romeo & Juliet, Eros in Sylvia and Monotones II in Ashton.
Upon retiring from performance, Josh gained the RAD Professional Dancers’ Teaching Diploma, graduating with Distinction. He teaches for the RAD school both in the UK and internationally, and has created workshops for a broad spectrum of groups including those with learning difficulties, the elderly and male only courses.
As a highly experienced ballet teacher, Josh teaches an engaging, entertaining and informative class, he possesses the ability to enable each student to maximise their personal potential whilst instilling a love of the craft. His passion is for teaching and in particular focuses on repertoire.