Mrs Patching continued training at The Hammond School Cheshire and The Ballet
Rambert School London.
As result of her performances Mrs Patching accepted a contract with Northern Ballet Theatre based in Manchester.This resulted in her progression to perform numerous soloist roles.
Mrs Patching moved to Europe to dance with classical companies in Switzerland, France and Holland. On returning to the U.K she entered into the commercial side
of theatre. Mrs Patching performed in many west end shows and frequently appeared on television.
Mrs Patching decided to expand her understanding of dance even more so. After
careful consideration Mrs Patching accepted advice from her mentors and taught in numerous colleges and schools. She gained her teaching qualifications and was delighted to start the Adagio School of Dance in 1998.
At the Adagio School of Dance Mrs Patching and her experienced staff have trained many pupils and they have gained highly prestigous places at the top colleges in
the country, many of whom are now working in the theatre, television and classical ballet world not only in UK but many other countries today.
In 2011 Mrs Patching gained the prestigious Dancing Times Cup Award from the Imperial Ballet Faculty at the Senior Imperial Ballet Awards.