Performance Dance Company

Course Info

This course is fun, upbeat, with an increased level of performance and choreographies to music of both nostalgic and present day. You will learn next level movements like kicks, turns, partner work, review basic footwork: such as corner to corner and recap of basic patterns of working with a partner such as a duet, trio or group.

If you have a love of performing or just increasing your dance knowledge and technique in a great team class environment, then this class is for you. Dance is also a complete workout as it helps develop all muscle groups, toning and helps lose a few pounds whilst having fun in class.

 

Previous achievements:

Destination Dance Competition - 1st Place Winners - 2015/16

Starpower Dance Competition - 1st Place Winners - 2016

Performance at London Business Awards 2016

Corporate performances at various establishments around London including "Temple", "The Brewery" and "Grange City Hotel".

Various weddings and Prom Night performances

Performances for Regent St Summer Streets 2015

Switching on of Regent Street lights 2015

Hackney Empire Variety Performance 2016

Teacher:   Mark Short

Mark is a professional dancer and choreographer who has been working in the industry of TV and theatre all of his adult life. His choreographic credits include Tina Turner, Ant N'Dec, Peter Andre and the Gladiators to name but a few. He has choreographed UK pop tours for corporate clients such as Panasonic, SmithCline Beecham and Coca Cola. As a performer Mark was a regular on Top of the Pops, Olympic Opening Ceremony, Royal Variety Performances and 150 Years of John Lewis Celebration with Paloma Faith. His unique and fun way of teaching has made Mark a popular teacher and choreographer and will always bring out the best in his students whether they are beginners or more advanced dancers.

Past Performances
Date Performance
26th Nov 2015 Private Business Award Ceremony
29th Nov 2015 Winter Wonderland – Hyde Park
8th Dec 2015 Stage & the City Showcase
19th Mar 2016 Stage & the City Showcase

 

Smiling group of dancers holding winners trophy

Our Flashmob entered a dance competition in October 2015 called Destination Dance. This was a competition founded by So You Think You Can Dance Finalist Mandy Montenez. They entered two group routines; a fun upbeat and lively routine to Saturday Night Fever and a version of Michael Jackson’s Smooth Criminal. The audience’s reaction brought the house down and our Flashmob won the following: Gold Award for Saturday Night Fever, Silver Award for Smooth Criminal, Most Entertaining Routine, (Saturday Night Fever). Overall score for the whole competition 4th place, 96 points out of 100 and they won the Judges award. Congratulations to our Stage & the City Flashmob!