I started my ballet training at the age of 11 at the Affleck Academy of Dancing where I remained for 15 years, during this time I studied classical ballet up to Intermediate level before embarking onmy teacher training. In 2003 I graduated from Northumbria University with a BA Honours degree in Performance and finally gained my IDTA Associate dance teaching qualification in 2006.
Teesside Festival is first & largest Salsa dance congress of its kind in Newcastle, Teesside, North East. Its one of the most popular in UK Salsa congress scene. In 2013 awarded outstandingachievement to entertainement. Runner up Best Music & Dance Festival in UK Awards. This UK based Salsa congress is 3 nights, 2 Days, 60+ workshops! Plus 16+ Hrs social dancing & parties! Massive line up Regional & International artists, Breathtaking shows!
Northern Pole Dance is the leading school for Pole Dance Fitness and Aerial Yoga in the North East with a well proven track record. We were the first Pole Dance Community approved school in Newcastle,long before others became part of the community. Being part of the Pole Dance Community means that we abide by a strict code of conduct ensuring your safety and our professionalism at all times.
Newcastle Pole Dancing was one of the first pole dancing schools in Newcastle and has been around since 2007. Based in the heart of the city, Newcastle Pole Dancing School is easy to find and thanksto the multi storey car park directly behind the venue we use, it's easy to park, too. Please note that unfortunately we can't allow pregnant ladies to take part in our pole parties.
Amanda currently employs 8 members of staff, 6 of the 8 have been trained by Amanda from young children in the Dance School, and some as Adults in College. 6 have been trained from young ages in theDance School, and 1 was a Teacher at the Dance School Amanda trained at. All of our Teachers are Professional, DBS Checked, Fully Insured, First Aid and Safeguarding & Protecting Children Certified.
There is no need to bring a partner or to book. You will find a lively, sociable and non-threatening atmosphere. Wear light clothing and shoes with a smooth, non-gripping sole. Classes are informaland fun! The Salsa Amor team try to bring you some of the best teachers and performers from around the country and abroad. Follow us on Facebook Salsa-Amor @ the Black Swan and Twitter @SalsaBlackSwan, and check out our videos on YouTube SalsaBlackSwan.
Art should not leave you out in the cold; it should open the door to a possibility of a fuller, richer life. For me, this happened with a performance by balletLORENT. We are supported by Arts CouncilEngland in our endeavour to deliver an eclectic programme of dance for audiences of all ages, in diverse settings and with world-class collaborators. Snow White will premiere at Northern Stage in October 2015, followed by a national tour.
Dance City is a vibrant and friendly place where people come together to take part, enjoy, experience and talk about dance; where professional and aspiring dancers meet, learn and train; somewhere towatch world class dance performances and somewhere for all to come along and get involved in dance. People come to Dance City to socialise, learn new skills, keep fit and active, train professionally and find out more about dance.
We opened over 40 years ago and since then thousands of young people and the not so young have taken their first steps on stage, dancing, acting, singing and generally having fun. Many of our pastpupils have gone on to have professional careers on stage and TV and also into teaching, choreography and fitness. We cater for all levels from 2 years old in a variety of subjects from ballet to hip hop, jazz, tap and musical theatre and also have a children's theatrical agency.
NDC is a family business which was established in 1932. It is now in the hands of the third generation of the family, along with a large team of teachers lead by our qualified and passionateprincipals. We are very proud of our team, many of whom were pupils. They are highly qualified in dance, vocal training and drama and are delighted to share their knowledge with the dance centre pupils.