Inspiring sports coaching for boys and girls aged 7-16

Dance Coaches 

Simon Barnum

Simon performed in Carmen Jones, his first West End show, at the age of 10 years old, and went on to appear in a further 3 shows: Carousel, Oliver and Bugsy Malone. From the age of 17 Simon further followed his dream of dancing by training at the renowned Pineapple Dance Studios in Covent Garden. At just 19 years old, Simon toured the world with then pop sensation Atomic Kitten, and has since worked for such acts as Sugababes, Girls Aloud, Cascada, Michael Buble, and Take That to name but a few. He continually works as the Assistant Choreographer on major projects such as; Girls Aloud "Out of Control Tour", Cheryl Cole, Joe McElderry, and the X Factor tour. Simon also has the prestige of being the first male dancer to perform to our British troops out in Afghanistan, and has been lucky enough to Present for the Disney Channel UK & Ireland. Click here to watch Simon's showreel. 

Ellisha Peart

Ellisha is a dance teacher and choreographer for the Messy Jam Dance School in Oxford which she owns.  Ellisha has worked with a vast range of professional artists including Kanye West, Prince, Calvin Harris, Gok Wan, Fergie, Simon Webb and many others.  Ellisha is trained in tap, jazz, ballet, pointe work, pas de deuz, contemporary, Matt Mattox, rock 'n'roll, latin commercial, street, bashment, krumpin, freestyle disco, basic acrobatics, lyrical hip hop, drama and singing. 

Jamie Body

Jamie is a freelance performer who graduated from Performers College specialising in Musical Theatre. His credits include dancing on TV shows such The Voice, Top of the Pops, Mr Selfridge, Grantchester as well as appearing in the movies Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Look of Love, A Royal Night Out and Tulip Fever. Jamie has also travelled the world touring and working in the USA in a show with the Osmonds’, worked as a dancer and aerialist onboard Royal Caribbean Cruise line and been a featured tap soloist at Tokyo Disney is the show Big Band Beat. Click here to watch Jamie's showreel! 

Susannah Owen


Susannah is a Dancer and Actress based in London, and trained in Musical Theatre at Performers College. Some credits include Assistant Choreographer for Singin’ in the Rain, (Upstairs at the Gatehouse), Dance Captain in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Kings Theatre Glasgow), Ensemble in Spirit of Broadway (Holland), Ensemble in Thoroughly Modern Millie (The Adelphi), Dance Captain in Seaside Special (Pavilion Theatre Cromer), Soloist/ Ensemble in Rock & Roll Legends and Destination Costa (Costa Cruise Lines), and most recently dancing in Postmodern Jukebox’s London show of their 2016 World Tour. 

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Picture of Film Dance with Simon Barnum - Wallingford (Summer, 4 Days)

Film Dance with Simon Barnum - Wallingford (Summer, 4 Days)

14-17 August 2017, Cranford House School, Wallingford

The Film Dance Academy will introduce many iconic dances from films new and old, with our professional dance teachers covering dance warm ups, progressive techniques and fun filled, energetic sessions which will cover a variety of dance themes so students come away with new moves and routines!

Picture of Film Dance with Simon Barnum at Headington School (Summer, 4 Days)

Film Dance with Simon Barnum at Headington School (Summer, 4 Days)

31 July - 3 August 2017, Headington School, Oxford

The Film Dance Academy will introduce many iconic dances from films new and old, with our professional dance teachers covering dance warm ups, progressive techniques and fun filled, energetic sessions which will cover a variety of dance themes so students come away with new moves and routines!

Picture of Film Dance with Simon Barnum at St. Swithun's School (Summer, 4 Days)

Film Dance with Simon Barnum at St. Swithun's School (Summer, 4 Days)

7th - 10th August 2017, St, Swithun's School, Winchester

The Film Dance Academy will introduce many iconic dances from films new and old, with our professional dance teachers covering dance warm ups, progressive techniques and fun filled, energetic sessions which will cover a variety of dance themes so students come away with new moves and routines!