Dumisani (Zec) Luhana
Zec has only been dancing 4 years but has managed to gain a large amount of experience. He has competed in, and won many events around the UK; both as part of a dance group ‘Omega’ and as a soloist. Recently Zec has taken up the role as choreographer for both Omega and Alpha who are currently All England Champions. He also teaches our younger group ‘Gravity’ who have along with both Alpha and Omega, qualified to represent England at the IDO World Hip Hop Championships. He has been the IDO’s Electric Boogie duo’s European champion 2010 and world champion for the last two years. As the current All England O16 Male soloist champion, Zec aims to keep improving and to captivate and inspire other dancers.
Glenn Hudson is a professional London based choreographer and dancer. He is Artistic Director of his own company ʻDefinitivesʼ, which he founded in 2007. He is trained in various styles of Hip Hop dance with extensive performing, choreographic and teaching credits. Workshops all over London as well as overseas (Zurich, Amsterdam, Poland, Australia) alongside choreographers Brian Puspos, Candace Brown, quick boys, Johnny Vongratsavai (nexotic crew Germany). Performing credits include Definitives winning LBDC 2010 (London’s best dance crew), WOD 2011 (World of dance) and placing 3rd at Germanys soulplex, Dance 2xs and Avant Garde Recently nominated for Best choreographer and best dance act at the BEFFTA awards, Glenn continues to prove himself within the dance community around the world, as a dedicated, passionate and talented professional artist.
Suzanne (Peachy) Simmons
Suzanne’s dancing career began when she took up freestyle dance and rock and roll at five years old. By the age of seventeen and at the time of taking her teacher’s qualification with the International Dance Teacher’s Association (IDTA), she had also learnt ballroom, Latin American, Hip Hop, Tap and had competed (and won!) at many freestyle dance competitions. Suzanne has now been teaching adults and children of all levels and abilities for ten years, and has coached a number of winning Hip Hop dance teams; currently an under 16 intermediate Hip Hop dance team named ‘Devious’.
Cara is our New Musical Theatre Teacher and has been dancing for as long as she can remember. In her younger years was a competitor in Disco and Rock and Roll contests, Cara also enjoyed success in International Dance Teacher’s Association (IDTA) exams in tap, ballet, modern and jazz. In recent years, Cara has run the Krisp Youth Theatre Group, also choreographing a number of musical theatre productions including Bugsy Malone, The Wiz and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. She also has considerable experience teaching adults as she is the resident choreographer at The Mill Theatre Sharnbrook. Very popular and much in demand at The Mill, Cara has recently choreographed dance and movement for Man of La Mancha and The Threepenny Opera as well as for a Review Shows, Pearls of the Mill
Ed Jones has been choreographing since the age of 14 and in 2012 led his crew “Kazzum” all the way to the finals of Got to Dance. This year “Kazzum” won the UK Champs and are off to compete in Las Vegas. Ed is also a world champion in the style of Electric Boogie. Eds teaching style is patient and calm but fast and hardhitting. Ed teaches Four different competitive squads of all different ages and teaches regular classes at Harrold, Sharnbrook and Bedford.
Sarah has been a dancer since the age of 3 skilled at Ballet, ballroom, disco and rock n roll. However from the age of 14 she wanted to focus on street dance which is her passion. Sarah is a confident, lively, energetic and bubbly teacher. Her classes are both fun and challenging. Sarah teaches five different competitive squads of all different ages and runs classes at Bedford, Sharnbrook, Olney, Rushden and Harrold.
Cherelle Frost began her Street dance training three years ago under the guidance of the dance group ‘Omega’ based in Northampton, since then she has continued her dance training in Hip-hop as well as studying a Contemporary Dance degree at University. She has won a large number of competitions in Hip-hop freestyle over the UK. In 2011 she started exploring and competing in Electric Boogaloo/Popping and is currently ranked the highest female in the IDO European Championships and the UDO World Championships. She was also announced as the World Hip-hop Duo’s Champion in 2011 with her performance and joint choreography. Cherelle receives such a thrill from performing and hopes to have a long career; she has also recently started teaching where she hopes to influence other dancers.