DEMI CRAWLEY BRINGS THE LATEST LA COMMERCIAL AND HEELS CLASS TO DC
Demi travelled to LA in July for three months to train with the best in the industry at LA’s most famous dance studios in the world such as millennium dance complex, IDA, evolution studios, movement lifestyles, Debbie Reynolds, Brian Friedman, Jojo Gomez, Aisha Francis, Yanis Marshall and many more.
In class Demi met choreographer and photographer Brooklyn Jai who was super excited to shoot her very own photo shoot and pick her out in class to dance a solo in front of the industries professionals, Dancers who watched her felt blow away by her high energy and cleanliness when she performed.
Demi then went on to audition for celebrity Amber Rose charity walk called the slut walk, battling it out in a 6 hour audition with 150+ dancers, she was successful to make it through and become one of the main dancers for the event.
Demi is now back in Scotland extremely inspired and ready to teach and share her creative choreography and knowledge with the younger and older generation.
Demi's Classes will run every Tuesday and Wednesday from 7.30pm - 9.00pm starting on the 29.11.16 and costs £6.
TOP LONDON CHOREOGRAPHER DANNY BAKER PUTS DANCE CENTRAL KIDS TO THE TEST
Dance Central was honoured to welcome top London choreographer Danny Baker to our summer workshops. Danny is the artistic director of top London freestyle school ‘The Academy London’ and teaches across the UK and Europe. Danny spent two days putting our Dance Central pupils through their paces with classes in Stamina, freestyle, contemporary, commercial, slow dance and private lessons. The kids absolutely loved this experience and Danny was very impressed with the ability and high standard of dance form all of our pupils saying “Dance Central has an amazing atmosphere and I was very impressed with the technique, attitude and ability of the Dance Central Dancers….it was a great workshop”.
We are always working on providing the best opportunities and experiences for all of our dancers and this term is no different with some more amazing experiences on the horizon... watch this space.
DANCE CENTRAL SHOW 2016 - THE LION KING LEAVES AUDIENCES AMAZED!
Each year our amazing group of talented kids and teachers work hard to put on a show that no one forget and this year was no different. Held over two nights at The Village Theatre, East Kilbride Dance Central performed ‘The Lion King’ to a packed out crowd.
This was the culmination of months and months of hard work and commitment but boy did it pay off. Every single child put in the performance of their lives to produce a fantastic show that had the audiences in raptures, exclaiming that ‘it was like watching a show in the west end’ and ‘they can’t believe all of the talent that was on display’.
We would like to thank all of the kids, teachers and parents that made this show truy on eo fo our best ever and we cannot wait to get started production for next year’s show. We always wonder how we can keep improving year upon year but with the passion, dedication and commitment from our entire DC family we have no doubt that next year’s show will be the best yet... the creative juices are already flowing!
DANCE CENTRAL STUDIO SPACE FOR HIRE
We offer spacious, fully mirrored, air conditioned studios at some of the most competitive and flexible rates you will find. Our studio facilities are open all year round, so if you need modern, comfortable, versatile studio space at flexible rates just give us a call on 07734804216.
Dance Central teaches over 60 kids a week who take part in Freestyle Disco competitions. Our competitive pupils attend competitions all over the country and train over 20 hours a week in disco, stamina, ballet, technique, limbering, commercial, gymnastics, private lessons and much more. Our competitive pupils are dedicated, hard-working and always support each other and repre
sent the school well wherever we travel.
New to Dance Central will be our Baby Disco classes. We have designed a fantastic timetable for under 6 pupils where they will receive private lessons, gymnastics, technique and disco classes designed as an introduction to competitions.
If you are interested in taking part in competitions contact Elaine on 07889367357 for more information.
DANCE CENTRAL EXCITED TO WELCOME SARA-MARIA BARTON TO OUR DC FAMILY
Originally from San Diego, Genée International medallist, Sara-Maria Barton, has had contracts with all of the major British ballet companies: The Royal Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet, English National Ballet and Scottish Ballet. She is an Associate of the Royal Academy of Dance (ARAD) and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA). She has also danced by invitation in the UK, Europe, USA and China.
Her film credits include "Rob Roy" with Liam Neeson and Jessica Lange, "Mrs Brown" with Billy Connolly and Judi Dench. She has danced on numerous television programmes and MTV music videos and has been featured in various magazines in the UK and USA, including Hello and Vanity Fair.
Sara-Maria was appointed Assistant Artistic Director of the Ballet West Scotland performing company in 2013, Creative Director in 2014 and Edinburgh Associate Course Director in 2015. Her role as "Creative Director" is one that she is very enthusiastic and passionate about. She has always had an interest in design, and been actively involved in the creation of productions. She loves working with photographers and film makers, to create beautiful images and short films with dancers, in some of the most stunning locations around Scotland.
Now based in Glasgow and after recently retiring from performing, she continues to teach dancers privately and within various schools in and around Glasgow, Edinburgh and the USA. Coaching for well known competitions and RAD exams as well working extensively on technique and pointe.
She is excited to be joining the Dance Central team and very much looking forward to coaching ballet technique to all of the young dancers there!