REBECCA TREVITT BBO ATS (L6)- Ballet/Movement
Rebecca has been dancing since she was 4. She was an RAD Scholar for 5 years before going on to study at The Royal Ballet School. At 17 Rebecca joined The Royal Ballet Company dancing at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and around the world. Having gained her DTLLS level 6 in dance teaching she now works as a freelance teacher in both vocational and educational settings. As well as teaching in Studio 52a Rebecca teaches English National Ballet’s Dance for Parkinson’s programme , and at the British Ballet Organisation.
ANNIE BRECKELL - Yoga
Annie trained at The Royal Ballet School and danced professionally with The Royal Ballet Company until 1992 before going on to perform in Nicholas Hytner’s ‘Carousel’ at The National Theatre. In 1999 she retrained as a yoga teacher in the Scaravelli method under the tutor John Stirk and has worked for the last 13 years in this field. Annie specialises in the management of back pain working alongside athletes and helping people with Parkinsons.
KARL MORGAN- Movement Warriors
Karl Morgan has danced in many productions on stage and screen; he has performed with Sylvie Guillem in Paris, on tour in Cats in the West End and Germany, in Guys ‘n’ Dolls at The National Theatre and he was in the original West End cast of Billy Elliot. Karl has also performed in the films of Cats, and Phantom of the Opera, and in theatrical productions with the National and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Karl’s extensive teaching experience includes working with Millennium Performing Arts, National Youth Theatre Young Offenders’ Programme, Italia Conti and many more.
MICHAEL NUNN & WILLIAM TREVITT
Co-founders and Artistic Directors of BalletBoyz and 52a.
Michael and William were leading dancers at The Royal Ballet for 12 years before setting up their own dance company BalletBoyz. The company has gone from strength to strength and is now in its 12th year, touring both nationally and worldwide. Michael and William were awarded OBE’s in 2012 for services to Dance.
From Somerset, Ed trained at Elmhurst and then at Rambert School where he graduated in 2010, and also performed alongside Rambert in A Linha Curva by Itzik Galili. He has danced professionally in various freelance projects and is also an experienced teacher. As well as dancing Ed teaches for Balletboyz extensively both Nationally and Internationally . This is his Fifth season with BalletBoyz.
CHARLOTTE POOK- Contemporary
Originally from Hove, Charlotte danced with Brighton and Hove Youth Dance Company for two years. She then went on and trained at TrinityLaban Conservatoire of Music and Dance where she graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Dance Theatre. During this time she worked with Professional Choreographers Kerry Nicholls and Efrosini Protopaya. Charlotte then joined Transitions Dance Company, touring works by Martin Nachbar, Shang-chi Sun and Hubert Essakow. Charlotte graduated Transitions with a Masters Degree in Dance Performance.
In 2013, She completed a year as the graduate intern for teaching technique at TrinityLaban.
Charlotte has worked for numerous projects and Choreographers since graduating including,C-12 Dance Theatre, Charlie Dixon Dance Company, Anything Goes Collective, Street Stories with Kerry Nicholls, Brian Solomon, Fred Gehrig and 80 collective
Charlotte has been teaching contemporary dance for six years, she has covered a range of ages and abilities and is now a lecturer at Kingston college. She also teaches for TrinityLaban, professional class for c-12 Dance Theatre, company class for dance companies in the UK, adult contemporary, youth contemporary and on the BalletBoyz Dancer’s Course at Studio 52a.
Born in Sydney, Australia, Hayley started her training through the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD). At the age of 16 Hayley went to the Heinz-Bosl Stiftung Munich, Germany in January 2002. Whilst still in the school, Hayley got the opportunity to perform with the English National Ballet, dancing Swan Lake in the Royal Albert Hall in May 2004.
July 2004 Hayley graduated and started her first contract with the Main Franken Theatre in Würzburg. After working there for a year, she then moved the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf from 2005-2009. In August 2009 Hayley joined Theatre Hagen and worked there until August 2014.
After many years travelling the world performing she decided that it’s time for a change and pass her love and passion on to children by doing the Professional Dancers Teachers Diploma at The RAD in London and qualified with her Registered Teachers Status.
Clare is a classically trained ballet dancer for the Royal Ballet School. A serious injury prevented her from pursuing a career in ballet. Clare has many years experience of teaching adults of all ages and abilities, helping them to to enjoy dancing and to gain strength, confidence and technique.
Clare performs at Covent Garden in the Royal Ballet Company’s production of The Nutcracker, in which she plays the Housekeeper.