TEAM provides the opportunity to be creative, meet new people, try new things and have lots of fun. All TEAM classes are run in a relaxed and friendly environment where the emphasis is placed on encouraging confidence and pride in the dances produced. Lucy and her staff are highly qualified dance tutors, who lead all the sessions with great energy and aim to pass on their passion for this art form to each of their groups.
Lucy a professional dancer and performer trained at the prestigious Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts
It was here where she gained her Associate teaching qualifications and advanced dance exams in Classical Ballet, Modern, Tap, Freestyle Acrobatics and LAMDA
She has had an extensive and successful professional career working in television and theatre as a dancer, singer, actress and choreographer.
+ Ballet Dancer with the Royal Ballet at 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony
+ Ensemble in 'Copacabana' at the Shaw Theatre London
+ Dancer in Johnny Vegas 18 Stone of Idiot on Channel 4
+ Christmas Deluxe Commercial for UK Cinemas
+ Egeus in 'A Midsummer's Night Dream' TIE Tour
+ Backing singer for 'Priscilla' and Torro Productions
+ Pantomimes Aladdin, Mother Goose and Babes in the Woods
+ Choreographed Children's Variety Shows at Her Majesty's Theatre, Shaftsbury Theatre, The Royal Albert Hall and the 02 Arena.
Lucy has had many years of teaching children and young adults and puts her invaluable experience into providing expert and quality tuition. Lucy has run TEAM for 10yrs in Crystal Palace teaching local Children the technical way to dance. She is 100 % committed to her profession and attends regular courses and classes to keep up on the latest developments. Lucy is accredited by the IDTA (International Dance Teachers Association) and holds a 100% examination pass rate in Ballet, Tap and Modern Jazz Exams. Lucy has also trained children who have gone onto perform and train with The Royal Ballet Associates, English Youth Ballet, The London Children's Ballet, The Lion King - West End, as well as having children become All England Dance Finalists, International Theatre Award Nominees and Winners of The Premier Dance Awards.
Annie has worked extensively in the Theatre as a Dancer Actress Singer and Choreographer, she started dancing at 2yrs and was the North West of England Tap Champion, Annie Trained at The Shelagh Elliott-Clarke College of Dance and Drama and after graduating she appeared and choreographed in Summer Seasons and pantomimes with Paul Daniels, Ken Dodd, Lulu, Cannon and Ball, Freddie Star to name a few.She has appeared in numerous plays and musicals including Joseph and the amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Rock Musical Hair, No No Nanette, Godspell, Oklahoma & Carousel.
In addition her TV and film credits include Brookside, Coronation St, Emmerdale, Lady Jane Grey, CD UK, Hollands Pies and Tizer adverts.
Annie was so excited to appear as a dancing Nan at the London Palladium in 2018 Royal Variety Show.
As a professional freelance teacher and choreographer Miss Annie has worked for several schools and colleges in London, teaching Ballet Musical Theatre, Tap and Jazz at the famous Italia Conti Theatre School.
We are delighted to have such an experienced teacher on board at TEAM. Miss Annie teachs our Preschool and Junior Level Classes in Ballet, Tap and Musical Thetare
Sam is a professional Ballerina and graduated from the London Studio Centre with a First Class Honours Degree in Theatre Dance and has since worked as both a professional Ballet dancer and Choreographer. She has danced with several ballet companies, English National Ballet where she danced in the Nutcracker at the London Coliseum as well as dancing with The Russian State Ballet of Siberia, The State Opera Varna, Vienna Festival Ballet and Ballet Theatre UK.
During 2022 Miss Sam could be seen playing Aurora in Sleeping Beauty and also the Ice Princess in the West End Production of the Snowman.
Sam has strong teaching and choreographic skills, that she has gained through teaching at numerous dance schools and colleges around the UK. Her great passion for dance and teaching combined with the love enthusiasm life children bring to the class makes her an invaluable teacher at TEAM.
Miss Sam can be seen teaching our Senior school and Competative students in Ballet, Modern, Free Jazz, Body Conditioning and Pointe Work.