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Braunton & Barnstaple 
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Wall Of Fame 

Wall Of Fame ☆ 

Here you can read the dance journey of some of our top talent who have come through our doors of Dancing Feet Academy of Dance. 
Lauren Rees ☆ 
 
Since leaving DFA I trained as a dancer at the London theatre school on a commercial jazz course for a year and also joined a street troupe called Aphrodite. 
 
Landed my first job on celebrity cruise line on the millennium and since then travelled the Mediterranean, Caribbean and Europe on other cruise lines as well. 
Also worked in England at holiday parks and hotels as a choreographer / assistant manager. 
☆ Sophie Loxterkamp ☆ 
 
Graduate of Northern Ballet School, Manchester. 
Employment includes: 
Belinda King Creative Productions: 
Costa Cruise Lines 
Jean Ann Ryan Productions: 
La Nouvelle Eve, Paris 
Le Plus Grand Cabaret du Monde, French TV 
 
 
 
Cirque d'Hiver Bouglione de Paris 
Le Lido de Paris 
 
☆ Natasha Jade ☆ 
 
Natasha trained at Millennium Performing Arts, graduating in 2014 with a National Diploma in Musical Theatre. Natasha has since performed in many productions, including The London Palladium and The Alhambra Theatre (Bradford) 
 
Working in London, she even choreographed and taught TV’s stand up comedian Russell Howard for promotional material shown across billboards in London for a Charity event! Natasha then embarked on her debut cruise contract which took her to many beautiful countries including Iceland and Russia. Since then Natasha has been working in the sunshine for TUI’s Magic Life in Kos, Greece as dance captain- performing in their nightly shows and as a qualified group fitness instructor (IFAA) teaching fitness classes during the day! 
In between contracts, Natasha loves returning home to DFA to pass on her knowledge and passion to the students and choreographing many recent senior pieces for DFA’s production shows, including reunion pieces ‘Chorus Line’ and the West End choreography of ‘Chicago’- involving 40 current and past pupils! 
Natasha feels very honoured to still be a part of DFA and returning home to the DFA family! 
☆ Liv Riley ☆ 
 
Liv trained at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, graduating in 2015 with a BA (Hons) in Contemporary Dance. During her time in London, Liv worked with professional choreographers and companies including Anna Williams, Zoi Dimitriou, Marie Gabrielle-Rotie and Sasha Waltz & Guests.  
She performed in the City of London Festival and her choreography, ‘Scope for Space’, was selected to be performed for the Trinity Laban 2015 Degree Show. 
Since relocating back home to Devon, Liv has co-founded Taw Graduate Dance, a group of recent graduates who choreograph and perform across the South West. She has also worked with Stacked Wonky Dance, performing ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ at Samphire festival in 2016. 
Liv has returned to Dancing Feet as part of the teaching team 
☆ Lydia Mackenzie ☆ 
 
Since leaving DFA I have completed a pre-vocational course at Legat School of Dance in East Sussex where I was awarded the opportunity to perform in the corps de ballet of Bermuda Civic's Ballet production of 'Romeo and Juliet' in 2012.  
 
My training then continued for the next three years at Central School of Ballet. I performed with Ballet Central 2015 on their national tour in works choreographed by Christopher Bruce, Sharon Watson, Christopher Marney, Kit Holder and Christopher Hampson. Since graduating I have been working as a freelance dancer and have been involved in projects with the Royal Academy of Arts and immersive theatre productions. I also teach dance to children and young adults through various community projects. 
☆ Grace Walter ☆ 
 
From a very young age ballet was my first love and from the age of 10 I trained with the Royal Ballet Junior Associates followed by the Mid Associates. Whilst at DFA I achieved my Advanced exams in Ballet, Tap and Modern. 
 
I then went on to win a full scholarship at the Northern Ballet School in Manchester where I trained for 3 years graduating with a Level 6 Diploma in Professional Dance. 
 
My first professional contract was with Costa Cruise Lines which saw me cruising the Caribbean. Since then I have completed further contracts with Costa which have taken me all over the world. I am currently touring with the show ‘Fast Love’where I have recently been promoted to Dance Captain. 
☆ Milly Flynn ☆ 
 
I am studying a Diploma in Professional Dance and Musical Theatre at The Urdang Academy in Angel, London.  
 
From there I hope to work on cruise ships or even in the West End! Thank you Dancing Feet for getting me to the level I needed to get into Vocational colleges and for all the experiences you gave me. 

Want to be on our Wall of Fame? ☆ 

 
If you would like to start or continue your dancing journey and be a part of our wall of fame. 
 
You can join one of our classes in Braunton & Barnstaple. 
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01271 603121 or 07577 994404 
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