Chloe Sweeting - Principal/Teacher of Ballet
DIP HE, BA HONS, PGCSE, PGCE, QTS, International Ballet Champion
At the age of 16, in 2001, Chloe was encouraged to audition for a full time professional dance course in London. After a successful audition, Chloe decided to progress on to the classical ballet course at London Studio Centre where she studied ballet intensively along with musical theatre, jazz, contemporary, tap and street dance. Chloe has taught GCSE and BTEC Dance and Performing Arts for the last 10 years building extensive knowledge in teaching to an outstanding level.
Lucy Brumpton - Reception Manager/Head of Pastoral
Lucy began her early days as a dancer at Northern Academy of Performing Arts and her creative streak lead to her working on many productions around the world. Lucy has worked for companies such as; CPG Concepts Global Entertainment Company on prestigious events in Hong Kong, Singapore and Macau such as; Huawei, Tiffany, Chanel, BMW and the opening of Morpheus integrated resort. Her roles included organising rehearsal schedules, managing artists, costume coordination and all aspects of the show development. She has also worked for Sea Cruise UK under Belinda Karavos on the entertainment teams located in Greece and Cyprus. Currently at Anlaby Studios, and after completing numerous training courses, Lucy is now fully trained in First Aid and holds the role of Head of Safeguarding and Pastoral Care.
Sara Brumpton - Teacher of Modern and Tap
Sara trained in Hull with Margaret Watson before going on to dance professionally touring Europe and Asia as head girl, singer and fire eater! Produced shows in Asia and currently still working on productions in Europe and Asia with CPG Concepts as an Associate Producer. For the past 18 Years Sara has been working as a freelance dance teacher working in many primary schools and for a performing arts academy in Hull.
Cara Tulloch - Teacher of Tap
Cara Tulloch (née Elliott) trained locally at the Northern Theatre Company, primarily under Margaret Watson and latterly under Julie Lovewell. Cara was a Yorkshire Ballet Scholar for many years, under the tutelage of Marguerite Porter and Mark Silver, before completing her professional training at Ballet West in Scotland. A specialist across the main disciplines of ballet, modern and tap, Cara achieved her RAD Level 4 Diploma Vocational Graded Examination in Dance: Advanced 2 (Ballet) with Distinction. Cara holds Advanced examinations in Ballet, Modern and Tap (ISTD). She is also an accomplished classical singer, flautist and pianist. Cara performed extensively throughout Scotland after graduation, but her performance dance career was curtailed due to injury. Cara returned to her roots in Yorkshire and undertook the Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork. Cara has since built a successful business and she has been the proprietor of CJE Pilates for the past ten years. CJE Pilates delivers both one-to-one and group Pilates sessions throughout Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire. Cara also holds an Honours Degree in Psychology (Bachelor of Science). Cara is looking forward to her new role as the Head of Tap at Anlaby Studios and is keen to pass on her knowledge, expertise and passion for dance to the next generation of talented dancers.
Lisa Staniforth - Teacher of Junior Students
Lisa trained at LWHS in Hull before studying further at Northern Ballet School where she achieved all of her ISTD dance qualifications. Lisa is currently studying her ISTD teaching qualification as she will be working closely with our younger students in order to develop preparority Ballet, Tap and Modern technique.
Hannah Goodhall - Teacher Of Contemporary
Hannah is a dancer and choreographer from Hull, she performed in the live semi finals of Got To Dance U.K and Germany, Choreographed and performed on cruise ships in Asia and the USA. She worked alongside Royal Ballet School choreographing and teaching for the 2017 gala. Hannah opened the show for Huawei in Barcelona and danced alongside Kylie Minogue in Venice 2019. She has worked and taught all over the world including; Greece, Japan, London, Florida and New York.
Max Cram - Teacher of Acro and The Boys
Max trained at The Urdang Academy in London, graduating in 2017 with a diploma in Musical Theatre and Dance. While in his third year at Urdang Max performed in Glasgow's pantomime and eventually went on to work with Royal Caribbean Cruise Line performing in; Grease, Hairspray and other Royal Caribbean productions taking him all over the world. Max has also danced with the BBC filming the 40th anniversary documentary of Saturday Night Fever.
Faye Lewis - Teacher of Commercial and Street
Faye Lewis (Nee Dalee) is a dancer from Hull. Faye has performed and taught all over the UK, Paris, Germany and Spain working as a dancer and choreographer for ITV2, CBBC and Performing alongside UK Grime Artists; Tinie Tempah and Kano. Choreographing for her competitive elite teams Faye has won many titles including; Yorkshire Street Dance Champions 2010/2011/2015/2017, Nations Best Dance Crew 2010, North East Street Dance Champions 2016, European Street Dance Champions 2015 (Dancer), National Street Dance Champions 2016/2017/2018/2019 ands making the top 10 UK Street Dance crews on CBBC show Alesha Dixon's Street Dance Stars. Faye has worked with many of the UK leading street dance acts including; BGT's Twist and Pulse and Diversity. Faye also has 5 years teaching experience in Level 2 BTEC Dance.
Lisa has over 30 years experience as a performer and choreographer. She studied in various renowned performance institutions around the world, from the UK to New York. Over the last fifteen years Lisa has concentrated on creating numerous shows in their entirety and is the Creative Director of CPG Concepts a Global entertainment company. To date she has choreographed more shows than she can count, from Theatre performances to large Arena, Broadway musicals such as Victor Victoria, La cage aux folles, Peter Pan, Vision Touring magic show, 2047 Apologue a contemporary touring Theatre show by director Zhang Yimou, and has also been responsible for some of the most prestigious worldwide events, working alongside Producers, Directors, MD's, Costume Designers, lighting and content Technicians to develop the Choreography, Costumes and overall artistic creation. Lisa has also worked alongside many famous international performance artists such as; Katie Perry, Kylie Minogue, Vanessa Mae, Chaka Khan, Gypsy Kings, Shaq O'Neal, Whitney Houston, Andrea Bocelli, Tokio Myers amongst others. She has choreographed shows in venues such as Bird's Nest Stadium Beijing, Hong Kong Stadium, Wembley, London's Natural History Museum, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Barcelona's Museo de Nacional de Art, Barcelona's Olympic Stadium, The Esplanade Singapore and Franco Dragone's 'Dai' Theatre.
Georgia Kingston - Teacher of Modern Theatre Dance
Georgia trained and competed at Skelton Hooper and the Northern Academy of Performing Arts completing qualifications in ISTD, IDTA and RAD. She also attended the Louise Brown Ballet Scholarship Centre furthering her training. Recently, Georgia has graduated from the University of Hull with a First-Class honours degree in American Studies. Georgia has performed in both professional and amateur shows and pantomimes including dancer in Mother Goose (Hull City Hall), Louisa in The Sound of Music (Hull New Theatre), Brooke Wyndham in Legally Blonde (Hull New Theatre) and most recently Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz (Hull New Theatre) - with a few Anlaby Studios students as her munchkins! Alongside this, Georgia choreographs for Beverley Musical Theatre and also helps teach dance at a local primary school.
Sarah Fuller - Teacher of Musical Theatre
Sarah trained at London Studio Centre, graduating in 2005 with a degree in Theatre Dance. Shortly after, she joined a world cruise and performed as a singer/dancer in various productions. She completed a postgraduate at Mountview Academy of Performing Arts, after which she performed as part of a singing quartet with the English National Ballet. Their large-venue UK tour of Strictly Gershwin included dates at the Royal Albert Hall. Since 2010, Sarah has spent a great deal of time teaching Musical Theatre in the UK & China. She will soon be joining the cast of A Beautiful Noise on a UK tour as a vocalist.