Dane trained at the prestigious London Studio Centre. He has performed all over the world as well as London's West End & UK tours. Current choreography credits include TV, stage and Cruise companies, he has most recently taken the nations dance scene by storm with Dane Bates Collective on the hit TV show "The Greatest Dancer" for BBC1.
Dane has choreographed television adverts for the weather channel, Stoptober NHS online, and choreographed for, Bo Selecta-Channel 4 and E4; Lillies-BBC1, Britain's Got Talent 2016 (Jack Higgins), Irelands Got Talent, Aladdin Imagine Theatre, Liverpool Unites 2015 winner, Cinderella-Birmingham Hippodrome.
Dane has Choreographed cruise ship shows, Pantomime 5 years consecutively, Fashion shows, Corporate events and for Britain’s Got Talent series 10.
Some of his performing credits include: "Best of the Musical" European Arena Tour, "The Illusionists" London, UK tour, International Tour and ITV.
Dane works very closely with Ballet West Scotland, and is teaching all over the UK and Ireland and internationally, having taught in London Studio Centre, Bodywork, Italia Conti and GSA. As well as Studio 76, MADD College, Phil Winstons theatre works, Dane has taught Masterclasses in China, LA, Greece, London and Paris.
Dane is the creative director of Eden Dancewear and resident choreographer for all their corporate events.
Sarah has spent a decade working as a Musical Theatre performer around the UK, Europe and in London's West End. Some of her credits include High School Musical, We Will Rock You, Fame and Dirty Dancing to name a few.
Currently working as part of the creative team for The One and Only Company in Denmark, Sarah is a current figure in Musical Theatre in Copenhagen.
She is also one of 2Entertain's leading choreographers in Oslo, Norway. Her work can be found onboard both Color Magic and Color Fantasy and is seen by hundreds of people a day 365 days a year! The shows range from Las Vegas showgirls to Bollywood beauties including many varied styles of dance/pas de deux and speciality acts.
Sarah recently choreographed a number for Norway's TV2 in their new reality TV show Rett fra Hjertet (Straight from the Heart).
Simeon Qsyea is a London based Choreographer and Director. Simeon founded theatre based company BirdGang Ltd in 2005 and prior to this trained at Urdang Academy, London. He continued his training at The Place, also known as London Contemporary Dance School where he gained a BA Hons degree in Professional Dance.
Simeons theatrical work includes collaborating with Lenny Henry at the National Theatre, Dynamo the magician, Cirque Bijou, Bela Kinetic, Cirque el moi, Breakin Convention, SK Shlomo, a Company of Elders amongst a range of theatres all over the world.
Simeons influences from acting crossed over to his work as a dancer, choreographer and director. He believes that acting has played a serious part in his craft and that character development, story telling and structure is the main ingredient for how he produces work across all formats.
On camera Simeon has often featured in shows as a judge for the BBC show Taking the Next Step alongside Kimberly Wyatt, which tied in with the global winning show “The Next Step” in Canada.
Simeon found commercial success as a choreographer with George Sampson, JLS and Nigel lythgoe’s hit show ‘So You Think You Can Dance?’. This lead to a host of other credits including The BAFTA Awards Ceremony, MTV Awards, MOBO Awards, T4 on the Beach and The Brit Awards.
Simeon has worked with artists such as Ella Eyre, Dizzie Rascal, Will.i.am and also choreographed various commercials including Ariel’s 100 dance, JD Sports “undisputed Christmas” and multi award-winning advert Quiet comfort 35; Get Closer by BOSE.
Stephen hails from Liverpool and began dancing at a young age. As a child and aspiring professional he performed with the English National Ballet in COPPELIA, starred in a short film ’VILYA’ for Yorkshire film and television, toured the UK with the KEN DODD HAPPINESS TOUR and performed with featured act ‘Siege’ regularly on THE VARIETY CLUB OF GREAT BRITAIN. Stephen graduated performing arts college with teaching diplomas within the ISTD and IDTA dance faculty and began working as a professional dancer and choreographer.
His career as an adult got off to a fantastic start when he booked his first job out of college as a backing dancer for the UK’s infamous ‘nil point’ group GEMINI. They supported super group BLUE, ATOMIC KITTEN, THE CHEEKY GIRLS, DANIEL BEDINGFIELD and THE MAVERICKS at arenas and music festival throughout the UK.
Shortly after, Stephen was asked to choreograph and create 3 new production shows for MSC CRUISES. His career went from strength to strength performing all over the UK in various theatre/trade/fashion and floor shows, TV and Film, pantomimes and onboard luxury liners of PRINCESS CRUISES, HOLLAND AMERICA, ROYAL CARIBBEAN and P&O UK.
His most memorable and proudest moments were when he performed with superstar P!NK at the MTV Europe Music Awards and winning an MTA for best ensemble for his role in a new production of CHICAGO. After a successful performance career, Stephen is now establishing himself as an up-and-coming international choreographer.
For the past 2 years, Stephen has been working as a DanceSupervisor for Princess Cruises in Los Angeles. His time has been split travelling between luxury liners installing production shows and teaching/preparing casts in the shows at their studios in Los Angeles.
Cristian is a Chilean-born Choreographer, Director and Creative Storyteller in London, who uses his personal creative approach to achieve the highest result for each client, production and individual. Cristian was born in Santiago de Chile and inherited the Latin rhythms from his roots in South America. Cristian then moved to Sweden where he first trained in Martial Arts, Latin Ballroom Dance and Musical Theatre.
Cristian trained in Musical Theatre for one year at Markaryd Theatre School in Bjärnum Sweden and then three years at the Performing Arts School Danseforum in Gothenburg Sweden.
After training, Cristian went on to perform in Musicals, Commercials, Films and TV in Sweden, Denmark, London West End, UK tours and Worldwide tours. During his performing years Cristian always loved the creative process and Cristian now works professionally as a Choreographer/Director, Movement/Staging Director and Fight Director.
As a Choreographer/Director, Cristian likes to immerse himself in the creativity, working closely with his team and concentrating on story telling.
Cristian has choreographed the NETFLIX original feature film “Been So Long”, Capoeira advisor on the feature film “Mindhond”, Co-choreographer for “So You Think You Can Dance” UK.
Cristian was honoured to choreograph various dance numbers for: ‘The celebration of young people in the Performing Arts’ for her Majesty the Queen held at Buckingham Palace.
Helen trained professionally at Laine Theatre Arts in Epsom, Surrey. She graduated in 2007 with a trinity diploma in Musical Theatre. Since graduating Helen has travelled the world on cruise ships and has worked extensively in the UK in a variety of sectors of the entertainment industry including TV, corporate and holiday resorts.
After 10 years of performing Helen realised her passion for the creative side of the industry. She has now been the resident choreographer at the prestigious 5 star Potters Leisure Resort on the Norfolk coast for the past 3 years. During her time there she has choreographed in excess of 20 shows for them and their 20 strong theatre company.
Along side this she has been a regular choreographer for a fresh new company, David Michael Productions. She has choreographed a plethora of shows and projects for David Michael productions including the exciting new Theatre show "The Best of Wham". In October 2018 Helen was lucky enough to choreograph an 8 strong team for the inaugural cruise for "Floating Festivals" onboard Roayl Caribbean's Navigator of the Seas.
Sonny started his career as a dancer before moving over to and focusing on teaching full time. He has currently been teaching for over 12 years at the Sylvia Young Theatre School and has taught for the Royal Academy of Dance both in the UK and Internationally for over a decade. He was resident jazz teacher for the degree students at Emil Dale Academy for 3 years and has also taught at establishments such as The Place.
Through his years of teaching and alongside it, Sonny has been offered many opportunities to choreograph for a variety of work on stage and screen. He has also in the past been employed to work with music artists to develop movement skills and confidence for live performances.
For screen, Sonny has choreographed commercial campaigns for Sainsbury’s, Littlewoods, Weetabix and Asda. He has choreographed live public flashmobs for Walkers Crisps and for TV shows such as BBC’s ‘The Rob Brydon Show’. He has worked with production companies such as Merman, Freud Communications, Moxie Pictures, Weilands and AMV BBDO.