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Qualified in 5 genres: Modern Ballroom, Latin American, Sequence, Disco Freestyle & Rock 'n' Roll
Foundation in Dance Certificate ISTD
Certificate in Dance Education ISTD
ISTD Modern Ballroom Faculty Member
Charlie & Ineta have been dancing together for 6 years representing England, by competing in Youth and Amateur categories.
Their highest competitive achievement to date was being placed 3rd in the Amateur UK Closed Championships. They tour frequently performing at different shows across the UK, working alongside Strictly Come Dancing Professionals.
They have recently turned Professional and will be competing in Professional Ballroom; and Professional Ten Dance.
Connie has 19 years of dance experience in a wide range of genres. She started Ballroom and Latin dancing at the age of 4 and has danced on the competition circuit ever since, in solo, as a partnership and Formation Team events making the finals at the Open Championships every year. She has taught a variety of styles, including Musical Theatre, and has worked as a manager in London for 4 years. Connie currently competes on the open circuit with her dance partner Oliver, and develops her training regularly at Pineapple Dance Studios.
Scott is an enthusiastic and experienced Ballroom dancer that represents England internationally. With his partner of over 12 years, Scott has achieved some of the highest honours in the Ballroom dancing world having collected 7 British Championships, competed for Team GB, and most recently dancing in the British Open Final at the 2021 Blackpool Dance Festival. Scott has unwavering commitment to developing his own craft alongside helping others who wish to do the same. In his opinion, Ballroom dancing at any level is all about experiencing the wonders and freedom of expressing yourself, whether for competition or for sheer enjoyment; and finds the ultimate pleasure in taking people through this journey.
His latest achievement included making the top 48 dancers in the world to dance at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall in October 2021!
Maisy has danced from the age of 3 years old. She competed in Ballroom/Latin with The Studio from age 6 to 13 years old along with Disco-Freestyle Competitions reaching Championship Level plus many Street Dance Competitions. She regularly assisted in classes in both styles, building up her knowledge and experience.
She graduated from full time dance college with an extended Diploma in Dance & Performance; and became IDTA qualified in 2020.
Jess was having danced since she could walk, Jess pursued her passion and gained a National Diploma in Musical Theatre. She has worked professionally in the industry ever since, with over 8 years professional performing experience, all over the world. Jess loves to teach all ages, and regularly take classes for The Studio - CT in a full range of dance styles from Commercial, to Ballet and Ballroom!
Emile was originally a contemporary dancer and joined his first company when he was 16, travelling Europe dancing in shows from the ages of 18-21 and then progressed to performing on cruise ships and travelling worldwide. Emile has performed extensively as a Commercial dancer having worked with the likes of Kylie Minogue, Louise Redknapp and the Sugarbabes as well as working for T4! Emile has also worked in the West End featuring in Saturday Night Fever in the UK and Germany playing “Chester”.
Emile is a very experienced teacher, teaching the Adult Street Dance.