The amazingly talented people behind the scenes, making sure all shows and performances are performances to remember!
Jenny trained at The Doreen Bird College and has been performing & competing pretty much her whole life. Winning her first competition at the age of 4, she went on to win the All England Championships Tap, Ballet & Modern divisions, winning the Tap division 3 years in a row!. Jenny is a regular Choreographer on STRICTLY COME DANCING and is responsible for creating so many of the memorable High Scoring Charleston’s and Salsa’s. She is a big name in the Lindy Hop and Swing Community - The US Open, American Swing Dance & UK Open Lindy Hop Championships are just some of her titles.
Lucie trained at the Arts Educational School and the London School of Contemporary Dance. For theatre, her credits include Troilus and Cressida at the National Theatre, directed by Sir Trevor Nunn and assistant choreographer to Arlene Philips for the original choreography We Will Rock You, directed by Christopher Renshaw.
Kevan made his choreographic debut at the age of 17 with the conception & creation of “Beauxartz”, the first independent dance company to feature in a ten week television series for Channel 4,UK. They toured Europe and regularly appeared in various Arts Festivals and theatres around the UK including The Battersea Arts Center, The Chichester Festival Theatre and The London Palladium.
As a professional Adrian has had a versatile career taking him around the world and working for artists such as Take That, Rihanna, Jessie J, Cold Play, Michael Buble, Leona Lewis, Katherine Jenkins, Pixie Lott, Darcy Bussel, One Direction, Kylie Minogue, Olly Murs, Sir Cliff Richards, Little Mix, Kelly Clarkson, Tom Jones and Robbie Williams on stages like The X Factor, The Voice, Children in Need, The Brit Awards, The Royal Variety, The Diamond Jubilee Concert & So You Think You Can Dance.
Lizzie trained at one of the UK's finest Musical Theatre College, Laine Theatre Arts. Her dance career took off when she appeared on the hit UK Dance Show 'So You Think You Can Dance' Season 1, in which she came 3rd in the country. Since then, she has performed internationally, appearing in Music Videos, Commercials, TV shows, Live Performances, Artist Tours, Trade/Co-operate events. Some of her featured credits are Take That 'Circus Tour' and Take That 'III Tour', Zara Larsson Tour, LMFAO and a Dance Captain for the London Olympic 2012 Closing Ceremony.
Sean Trained at SA Performing Arts and went on to further his training at London’s dance studios and studios worldwide – LA, NY, Sydney. Studying styles such as; Theatre, Commercial, Classical Ballet, Jazz, Salsa, Hip Hop, Tap, Swing, Latin & Ballroom, Charleston & Period dance. Some of Sean’s credits include – Assistant Choreographer, for the third year running, of much-loved BBC Talent show Strictly Come Dancing, specializing in Charleston and Salsa along side our lovely Jenny Thomas. Most recently Sean was choreographer for Arts Ed’s 3rd Year production of The Wild Party – receiving rave reviews. He is Associate Choreographer on new tour – AJ Live, after working on Get On The Floor back in 2019 – this time also featuring AJ’s big brother and Love Island star Curtis.
Tracy started out her career as a professional dancer frequently appearing on Top of the Pops and the Brit Awards as well as dancing at festivals alongside stars such as Take That, The Prodigy and Westlife. In Paris Tracy trained as a Cabaret & Burlesque dancer becoming principal dancer for Lido de Tournee. At age 26 Tracy founded the IT Girls and has since worked with Sony, Mercedes Benz, Channel 4 and The Virgin Group as creative director. Tracy has a wide range of expertise in film & television, corporate & private function, fashion and live action events.
C. Sparkey born in Liverpool, graduated on a scholarship from Doreen Birds College of Performing Arts. He also has a Degree in Professional Broadcasting Technical Operations from Ravensbourne College of Design & Communication. He is a former winner of the Cosmopolitan young dancer of the year award & the Dancing Time award for choreography – he has worked on many London Fashion Week shows, Take That, The Chippendales, Horrible Histories and Toyota not forgetting some memorable scenes on The Inbetweeners!!
Choreographer Ryan Francois is popularly known for his choreography for STRICTLY COME DANCING and SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE a 2 time winner of the U.S. Open and American Swing Dance Championships he is the foremost authority in the US & UK on all dances connected and related to the Jazz & Swing era – including, The Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, Jive, Charleston, Tap, Be Bop and Blues.
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