I am pleased to announce our next summer workshop announcement is a gentleman you all know and love. I am extremely honoured to have the amazingly talented Lukas McFarlane @lukasmcfarlane_ coming to North Wales to teach at The Hub on Friday August 17th! He will be teaching a contemporary and commercial dance class. Each class will end with a question and answer session. Times of class are 1pm-5pm. Each class will be £25 per person (£50 for both classes). This is a fabulous opportunity for every single dancer in North Wales!! I will be very surprised if you don't know who Lukas is but just in case here is his bio with his many many accomplishments and credits ❤️❤️ Lukas McFarlane is a 24-year-old Creative/Choreographer/Dancer from Canada. He was crowned the UK and Ireland’s best dance act, winning Sky1’s hit TV show, ‘Got to Dance’ in 2013. McFarlane captured the hearts of the nation with an emotional and very innovative performance receiving a standing ovation and rave reviews from all three judges. Before this however, Lukas worked with such artists as Carly Rae Jepson, Taylor Swift and Celine Dion and danced on shows such as Eurovision and X Factor. Lukas McFarlane is fast becoming a well-known and widely respected creative artist working as assistant creative director to none other than Brian Friedman on The X Factor as well as choreographing on the show. That’s not the only show Lukas has choreographed for, working on ITV’s The Voice as well as working with global brands such as GAP and UNIQLO and choreographing for international artists such as Vance Joy, Hayden Calnin, and Gabrielle Aplin. He has also assisted for So You Think You Can Dance in Canada and USA, and choreographed for the show himself in both Poland and Portugal. He is also well versed in creating live shows to audiences of more than 60 thousand at events like British Summer Time Hyde Park and regularly shares his passion for teaching all over the World. Lukas is Founder
GWEITHDY HANNER TYMOR!!! Dewch i gael eich dysgu gan Guy Salim cyn dychwelyd i'r ysgol. Cyfle gwych i gael ychydig o hwyl a hyfforddiant ar ol bod yn cystadlu yn y steddfod neu ar ol gorffen eich arholiadau!! Mae gan Guy restr o gredydau di-ddiwedd a mae o yn mynd i fod yng Ngogledd Cymru i ddysgu ser gogledd Cymru a'r rhai sydd yn teithio o du draw i'r ffin. Croeso i bawb! :D Cysylltwch i fwcio eich lle rwan. Mae bwcio yn angenrheidiol :D Welai chi yno!! HALF TERM WORKSHOP!!! Come and be taught by @guy_salim before returning to school. An amazing opportunity to have some fun and training after competing in Eisteddfod Yr Urdd or after finishing your exams!! Guy has a list of credits which is never ending and he is going to be in North Wales to teach the future stars of the stage from North Wales and those who travel from just beyond the border. Everyone is welcome! :D Get in touch to book your place now. Booking is essential :D See you there!!
Introducing our second teacher at our "All that Jazz" days in August, @ryandouglas123. Ryan is currently working as the Cast Manager on a ship sailing around Australia for Princess Cruises. He has taught at various places before taking to sea as well as in his breaks between contracts. He has also assisted in cruise lines auditions during this time for Princess Cruises and Celebrity Cruises. He believes a strong jazz technique is the core to all dancers so they have understanding of technique. From here, they will be able to add various styles to create a more well rounded performer. He is also a fully qualified Latin American teacher so enjoys creating a jazz latin fusion in some of his work. His training took place at Expressions Academy of Performing Arts where he studied ATCL 3 year Musical Theatre Course & Diploma in addition to IDTA Associate Freestyle & Latin American. His teaching experience includes teaching at the following establishments and organisations: Chantry Dance Company Expressions Academy of PA, Mansfield National Ice Centre, Nottingham Aspire School of Dance, Chesterfield Tracy Quaife Theatre School, Nottingham The School of Ballet Theatre UK, Hinckley Celebrity Cruises Productions His teaching has included musical theatre, jazz, audition technique, children, adults, off ice dance classes to children in national youth programme, setting full routines for performances. He has also been an assistant install director for Cast Install, install director for production theme nights. Ryan also has extensive experience of creating bespoke wedding dances and choreography’s for corporate events. He has also assisted auditions for both Princess Cruise Lines and Celebrity Cruises.
I am so excited to be welcoming @graemepickering87 back to The Hub...he was extremely popular back at our launch in February. Here is some info about Graeme just in case you haven’t met him before....as you can see he is bringing a wealth of information and experience with him to our launch days. Graeme began his training at LIPA - The Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, Paul McCartney’s Fame School. He furthered his training in Musical Theatre at Liverpool Theatre School where he graduated with a Distinction. Graeme began working for Celebrity Cruise Lines new production company as their London Casting Associate in 2015. Within his role, he has been lucky enough to work with the casting team not only in London, but within Europe also. Graeme works in various distinguished full time dance and theatre schools across the UK, training aspiring students to succeed in show business. Most recently, Graeme has taught regularly at Elmhurst Ballet School, Studio 79 (Leicester), Jelli Studios (Liverpool) and Funky Studios. He has delivered workshops at LIPA, Leicester College of Performing Arts, Expressions Academy of Performing Arts, Chantry Dance School, Centre Pointe Studios, Rare Studios, Creative Academy and Liverpool Theatre School to name a few! As well as choreographing for various agent showcases across the UK, other choreography credits include Beauty and the Beast (Palace Theatre, Newark), The Masked Ball (Tatton Park, Cheshire), Jack and the Beanstalk (Palace Theatre, Newark), The Great Gatsby (Branston), Beauty and the Beast (Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl), ‘Loserville’ and ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ (Capstone Theatre, Liverpool). During his time as a performer, Graeme was fortunate to travel the world on luxury cruise lines performing in first class production shows. He worked for Costa Cruises, Carnival Cruises, Celebrity Cruises and the prestigious, world famous company - Cunard Line. Graeme was also fortunate to be a part
Our second confirmed workshop for the Summer holidays is our “All That Jazz” days with these two gentleman-@graemepickering87 and @ryandouglas123 . They will be putting you through your paces with technique, routines and sharing their expertise with everyone. During the two days we will also be keeping an eye out for those of you who stand out ready for The Hub’s debut performance in London next February! So exciting!! Booking is now open and spaces are limited!!
****SUMMER WORKSHOP**** Renowned for being one of London's most diversely experienced creatives, @laurengore23 has an extensive list of credits including One Direction, Kelly Clarkson,The X Factor, Beats by Dre, Britain’s Got Talent, JLS, James Morrison and Olly Murs. Lauren has also founded and been involved with many successful projects on a creative level and is Assistant Choreographer and Dance Captain on Thriller Live! both in the West End and on tour. Her tap career is also vast, being classed 3rd in the world as a female tap dancer, holding position as a Producer and Choreographer of the 'Kings of Tap' production on a leading cruise line and continuing to leadthe way with her all-female tap dance company @bellabeatsuk. You may of also recognised her incredible tap skills as Adam Garcia's tap partner in a special guest performance on Sky1's Got To Dance 2012 + 2014. Lauren is also one of many world renowned tap teachers involved in a tap dance intensive festival in London this coming Summer. In 2016, Lauren started a new project creating and producing shows across Europe for the holiday brand Thomson. Lauren is currently on tour in New Zealand with Stomp. Booking is open now. Pop me a message if you require further details and/or to book your space. 😀
If you haven't noticed already....we have amazing teachers coming to North Wales to share their knowledge and experiences of the dance industry in addition to teaching you. We have Graeme Pickering, Kate Thompson, and Lauren Gore in the line up already and there is one more teacher to be announced :D The teacher's credits range from performing in West End shows such as Stomp and Thriller! Live, performing with world famous singers like Jason Derulo, Kelly Rowland, One Direction, performing on TV Shows such as the XFactor and MTV EMA's, teaching in highly regarded dance schools and colleges in the industry, and casting associate for those all important dancer jobs on cruise ships so you can do what you love as you see the world! These opportunities don't happen frequently in North Wales and this is why I have created The Hub to bring these experiences to you!! I very much hope that you will take the opportunity to take part in our launch days. There is so much more to come from The Hub in the future and it would be exciting if you were part of this journey with us. Booking now open!! Special offer is still available!! Please get in touch to secure your space or if you have any questions :D xx Ages 13+ 12/02/2018 Ages 8-12 13/02/2018
***Announcing our third teacher*** I would like to introduce Lauren Gore @laurengore23 to the line up 😀 Lauren is a very busy lady as you can see from the information below and I am over the moon she has been able to find some time to join us here in North Wales for The Hub's launch during February half term. Renowned for being one of London's most diversely experienced creatives, Lauren has an extensive list of credits including One Direction, Kelly Clarkson,The X Factor, Beats by Dre, Britain’s Got Talent, JLS, James Morrison and Olly Murs. Lauren has also founded and been involved with many successful projects on a creative level and is Assistant Choreographer and Dance Captain on Thriller Live! both in the West End and on tour. Her tap career is also vast, being classed 3rd in the world as a female tap dancer, holding position as a Producer and Choreographer of the 'Kings of Tap' production on a leading cruise line and continuing to leadthe way with her all-female tap dance company Bellabeats. You may of also recognised her incredible tap skills as Adam Garcia's tap partner in a special guest performance on Sky1's Got To Dance 2012 + 2014. In 2016, Lauren started a new project creating and producing shows across Europe for the holiday brand Thomson. Now appears in the West End hit show STOMP! Booking is open now and places are filling fast! Pop me a message if you require further details and/or to book your space. 😀
Bwcio nawr ar agor!! Anfonwch neges i sicrhau eich lle! Cynnig arbennig ar gael wythnos yr wythnos hon i nifer cyfyngedig!! £55 am y diwrnod llawn £15 am ddosbarthiadau unigol Pan fydd y llefydd ymafydd y pris yn cynyddu. £65.00 am ddiwrnod llawn £20 am ddosbarthiadau unigol Dwi mor gyffrous am ddod a'r cyfle yma i berfformwyr Gogledd Cymru. Croeso cynnes i bawb!