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LAURA-JAYNE STREET

Freedom Dancers Principal

Laura-Jayne has a vast wealth of knowledge with over 16 years of teaching experience as well as over 30 years of Stage production experience. 

She has a degree in children and Young people as well as various other child related qualifications including working with children with additional needs. 

Laura-Jayne believes that staying current and continuing to train is vital in this business, so she is always off brushing up on her skills. 

As she says to her students... "Knowledge is Power!"

Some of her teaching qualifications include

*IDTA Teacher Status

* ID Contemporary Teacher Status

*ID Street Dance Teacher Status

*BCA Cheerleading Coach 

*Qualifications with UDO

(These are just a few)

Important Info:

* DBS Checked

*Safeguarding Training up to date

* 1st Aid Trained

Chaperone Licence in place

 

Michelle is Freedom Dancers right hand woman!

She's a whizz in the office and fantastic at problem solving. 

Freedom wouldn't run smoothly without all her input. 

Michelle is in the studio a lot and also works on reception. She works at Rayner Stephen's school too keeping the office running smoothly.

Any questions? Ask her! 


Important Info:

* DBS Checked

*Safeguarding Training up to date

* 1st Aid Trained

Chaperone Licence in place

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AMY BATTERSBY

Freedom Dancers Membership ​ Co-ordinator

Amy works on reception for us at Freedom as well as being head of year 8 at Rayner Stephens in Dukinfield. This means she has a wealth of experience when it comes to interacting with students and is a great support to any student that wants to talk.

She also looks after all our memberships

Important Info:

*DBS Checked

*Safeguarding Training up to date

*Chaperone Licence in place

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MICHAEL STEWART

Freedom Dancers Singing Coach/ Music Director

Michael is Freedom's very own singing coach, offering students 1-1 sessions in our BRAND NEW recording studio as well as editing and offering musical advice when it comes to productions and events. 

He is also our go to sound and Lighting guy. 

A very Talented man!

Important Info:

* DBS Checked

*Safeguarding Training up to date

* 1st Aid Trained

Chaperone Licence in place

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Jodie Walton

Freedom Dancers Commercial Pop Teacher

Jodie has danced with Freedom from being little, dancing on some amazing stages with us including London West End and Blackpool Opera house just to name a few. Jodie has now moved into competitive dancing and will be attending the World Championships in 2024 representing Britain. 

Important Info:

*Qualified Coach status

* Insured

* DBS Checked

*Safeguarding Training up to date

* 1st Aid Trained

 

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Ellysia O'Reilly

Freedom Dancers Ballet / Tap / Acro / Pop Teacher

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Ellysia is our prima Ballerina! 

Ellysia started dancing at a young age and She has studied and taken various R.A.D.  qualification as well as toured the world performing on cruise ships. 

Important Info:

* DBS Checked

*Safeguarding Training up to date

* 1st Aid Trained

* Qualified in Ballet, Tap, Acrobatics. 

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Emily Banks

Freedom Dancers Receptionist

Ellysia

Emily is a great asset to the team, she has worked previously in a school setting while studying at uni and now works at the hospital. Always training and looking for the next thing to further her career. Emily dances with our adults too!

Important Info:

* DBS Checked

*Safeguarding Training up to date

* 1st Aid Trained

MEGAN HALL

Freedom Dancers School Holiday 

Co-ordinator and Cover Teacher

Megan is a qualified Cheer Coach and also works at a local Primary School Full Time as a teaching assistant so has a vast amount of experience. 

She is fantastic with the little ones and is such much fun to be around! 

Important Info:

*Qualified Coach status

* Insured

* DBS Checked

*Safeguarding Training up to date

* 1st Aid Trained

Chaperone Licence in place

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OLIVIA LEGGE

ALICE FITZGERALD

LUCY SOWERBUTTS

Freedom Dance Leaders

Our Dance Leaders are hand picked as excellent role models to guide and help out our upcoming Freedomer's.

We have chosen these girls to help in classes that demonstrate disciplines that they excel in, so they can pass on their knowledge and share their talent. 







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Freedom Dancers Cleaner Angela Elton

Angela keeps our studio nice and clean and tidy. 

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