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 the last 4 years. Connie currently competes on the open circuit with her dance partner Oliver, and develops her training regularly at Pineapple Dance Studios.

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, having taught in schools all over the country, promoting dance to next generation of dancers.

Charlie & Ineta currently represent England in the Amateur 10 Dance.

More details coming soon!!

Harriet Has always loved dancing. She's trained with Claire since the age of 7, competing very successfully at the ISTD medallist competitions, and more recently the Pro Am Competitions, becoming UK Pro Am Champion in January 2018.

Harriet assists with Claire with classes and one to ones throughout the week; as well as developing her own dance training through The Studio - CT and classes at Pineapple.

June is a very valuable member of The Studio – CT, originally meeting Claire through dance, in 2000; & then taking all of her lessons with Claire from 2004 onwards.


June has gained experience up to Gold Star level in competitions & examinations with the ISTD; & continues her training. Alongside her love to learn dance, she assists in the office at the Tuesday group classes, offering a friendly welcoming face and the answers to all of your questions!

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