SAM SHEARS – OWNER/FOUNDER & TEACHER
SAM SHEARS, THE PROUD OWNER AND FOUNDER OF STREETHOUSE STUDIOS.
I AM A DANCER/TEACHER/CHOREOGRAPHER/ARTIST AND PERFORMER. I HAVE BEEN TEACHING FOR OVER 11 YEARS IN A VARIETY OF STYLES, AND HAVE BEEN DANCING MOST OF MY LIFE. I GRADUATED FROM BATH SPA UNIVERSITY WITH A BA (HONS) DEGREE IN DANCE AND CHOREOGRAPHY.
I STARTED STREETHOUSESTUDIOS IN 2010 – AND SINCE THEN HAVE ACHIEVED A GREAT DEAL WITH THE DANCERS – PERFORMING WITH TINCHY STRYDER, SKEPTA, MUSICAL YOUTH – WORKING WITH TIM NOBLE AND TWIST AND PULSE, WINNING WELSH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AND PERFORMING AT DISNEY LAND PARIS. PERFORMING AT HUNGARY’S LARGEST MUSIC AND DANCE FESTIVAL, WORKING AT THE OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY, TRAINING THE BRITISH CHAMPIONS 2015 TO MENTION BUT A FEW.
STREETHOUSESTUDIOS IS MY LIFE AND I AIM TO PASS ON MY KNOWLEDGE AND WEALTH OF EXPERIENCE ON TO OUR STUDENTS, GIVING THEM THE BEST EXPERIENCES AND OPPORTUNITIES AROUND.
HANNAH LOUISE MILLS – STUDIO MANAGER/TEACHER
Hannah began dancing at the young age of 3; doing shows and exams in Ballet, Tap and Jazz at a local dance school. Street dance groups and a BTEC National Diploma in Performing Arts followed. She then went on to study a BA (Hons) Dance degree at Kingston University, training in many forms of dance such as Contemporary, Street Dance, Musical Theatre, Physical Theatre and gaining a 2:1. Following this training; she gained a place at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London where she studied all forms of Musical Theatre and Performing Arts.
Hannah has worked as a professional performer and choreographer for a number of years now and has worked in various performance roles from pantomime, contemporary dance companies, tribute acts, backing dancer, theatre, touring productions, catwalk shows, music videos to holiday entertainment both abroad and in the UK as a professional dancer and vocalist; as well as various creative and teaching roles.
Hannah has been teaching many forms of Performing Arts for over 7 years, teaching for various establishments such as dance schools, dance studios, primary schools, youth dance clubs and private tuition. She has really enjoyed collaborating and choreographing to create new and interesting work, and has also worked professionally for catwalk shows, full scale productions and local community projects developing these skills.
Hannah is our longest running teacher here at Streethouse Studios (whilst back in between contracts) and we’re happy to have her back as our Studio Manager and Teacher.
BETH COOPER – TEACHER
BETH HAS BEEN DANCING MOST OF HER LIFE IN A VARIETY OF STYLES – BUT COMMERCIAL, HIP HOP AND CONTEMPORARY ARE WHERE HER PASSION LIES. SHE IS A FANTASTIC DANCER AND TEACHER AND HAS A GREAT RELATIONSHIP WITH OUR STUDENTS.
JUST RECENTLY GRADUATED FROM WILKES ACADEMY IN SWINDON, BETH IS TRAINING HERE FOR HER NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN DANCE AND CHOREOGRAPHY, AND THROUGH TRAINING HERE AS BEEN APART OF NUMEROUS OPPORTUNITIES. PERFORMING AS A GUEST PERFORMER FOR MOVE IT ALONG WITH HER FANTASTIC TEAM 2 YEARS RUNNING.
CAMERON BOWN – MONDAY BREAKING TEACHER
JESSICA BLAKEMAN – STREETHOUSE CHAMPIONSHIPS MANAGER
Jess joined us back in 2015 but has been a part of the SHS family for a long time, supporting the studio as it’s grown and developed. She is now working as our Streethouse Championships Manager, and is responsible for the organisation and running of these competitions. This includes; hiring judges/staff, hiring venues, networking, taking payments, to name but a few things. She is a great addition to our Admin Staff here at SHS and SHC.
Steady Steadman : Original member of Flawless Street Dance Group – ITV’s Britains Got Talent
Tim Noble : A top choreographer who has worked with the likes of Kylie Minogue & Pharrel Williams
Twist & Pulse: Britains got Talent runners up!
Ryan Toussaint : Professional Dancer from London who has worked with Ellie Goulding at the Brit Awards
Kelly Grabbing : Dancer/Teacher/Fitness Instructor from Somerset with vast experience of teaching children dance
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