Instructors

Teachers / Instructors


  • Miss Emma
    Principal & Founder

    Miss Emma opened Showcase Dance & Stage in 2011 to fulfil her lifelong dream of running her own Performing Arts School.

    Miss Emma has a wealth of experience on the stage and is a professional singer and dancer having performed in shows and concerts in England and Europe. Miss Emma has been performing professionally for over 20 years and has been teaching Dance and Performing Arts for over a decade as a highly commended IDTA dance teacher along with being Highly Commended with the ICMA as a DipMus Singing Teacher and Professional Singer, Miss Emma will develop your confidence, ability and provide you with amazing opportunities.

    Miss Emma is also a member of the IDTA, ISTD, ABD and ICMA ensuring all students at the school receive the very best tuition and up to date high quality standards.

    You can follow Miss Emma on her singing page facebook.com/EmmaLewisSinger or on Instagram EmmaLewisSinger


  • Lauren
    Studio Assistant and Teacher

    Lauren will greet you at reception as our Studio Assistant and will also be in classes as part of our Teaching Faculty.

    Lauren is a qualified Dance and Performing Arts Teacher with a Level 4 Diploma additionally in Music and Vocals.

     

    Lauren started dancing at the age of 3 at her local dance school in Cardiff, later training at various associate courses including Ballet Cymru Associates, National Dance Company Wales Associate and the Royal Ballet School Advance Associates.

    At the age of 17 Lauren was awarded a scholarship for Northern Ballet School, Manchester where she training in Classical Ballet, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Contemporary, Tap and Singing.

     

    Lauren loves working with children and loves having the opportunity of sharing her knowledge with the students.


  • Grace
    Fitness Instructor and Studio Assistant

    Grace is our heath and fitness expert delivering our Showcase Fitness programme, with a background in dance and performing arts Grace also offers invaluable knowledge for our performing arts school supporting our students with nutritional advice and happy body image empowerment.

    Grace is a qualified fitness instructor and personal trainer, and has a real passion for CrossFIt and weightlifting showing everyone the ‘Fun side of Fitness’


  • Lorraine
    Studio Assistant and Events Lead

    Lorraine will great you at reception, serve you  in our Boutique or cafe and will always be on hand for our little stars who need a little bit of support or a hand to hold in class.

    Lorraine is a qualified Teaching Assistant in the education setting and holds a Diploma in Health and Social care.

    Lorraine is also our Event Lead for our award winning brand Showcase Events, Lorraine loves to entertain and create lasting memories for your parties and events with the highest level of attention to detail.

    Will a daughter in our Performing Arts School, lorraine is a great team member to speak to when needing any Dance Mum / Dad advice.


  • Miss Katie
    Teacher / Studio Assistant & Event Host

     Miss Katie has danced since the age of 3 trained in all styles from ballet, tap, modern jazz, lyrical and street.

    From the age of 6-16 Miss Katie took part in musical theatre productions at Manchester Palace Theatre, Manchester Opera House and Liverpool Empire in: Annie, Fame, Wizard of Oz Oliver Twist giving her a the amazing ability to pass down the experience and knowledge gained from these settings.

    Miss Katie continued her passion in dance, performing arts and teaching at University achieving a place at UCLAN where she gained a 1st class degree in dance performance and Teaching.

    Miss Katie has travelled around the world gaining invaluable experience at Camp America where she worked with children age 7-17 teaching dance from all backgrounds.

     

    Miss Katie will also greet you at reception and entertain you during our fabulous children’s parties.


  • Miss Leah (Lele)
    Studio Assistant & Classroom Helper

    Miss Leah joins the team through our Stage 10 & Teacher Development Programme.

    Miss Leah has a strong passion for dance and loves working with the students in helping them to build confidence and develop their choreography.

    Miss Leah is a super talented dancer and has amazing flexibility and more than this she works very hard to develop her talent by constantly practising and learning every time she is in the studios setting a shining example for her peers you can check our her instagram page for inspiration here @fl3xible.

    Miss Leah will greet you at reception, in the cafe and help students in class with their lead teacher.


  • Miss Adele
    Teacher

    Miss Adele has recently returned from working aboard as part of an entertainment team in Cyprus performing in different shows each night from musical’s to cabarets.

    Adele first started dancing at age 3 learning many dance styles enjoying exams, competitions, summer schools and being on the stage! Dance was much more than just a hobby, Adele went into further education successfully completing a 2 year Professional Dancers and teachers of dance course at Preston dance college, acquired teaching qualifications and has taught for over 6 years. Realising her passion for teaching she furthered her skills achieving and instructing a variety of Zumba and exercise to music in schools/gyms, along side taking a course at North Liverpool dance academy gaining her higher level teaching qualifications in ISTD Ballet, tap and Modern theatre.​

    Miss Adele is delighted to be part of the Showcase team ready to develop and inspire the future stars!


  • Katrina

    Katrina is our lovely Zumba Instructor and also looks after peoples teeth as a Dental Nurse when she’s not Zumba’ing

    Katrina has a wonderful energy in class and has a very caring nature, your will definitely come out of class smiling.


  • Diana
    Studio Assistant (DOFI)

    Diana is our very special mama of the house and our Director of First Impressions.

    Diana will great you at reception, serve you in our Boutique or Cafe and pretty much everywhere else in the studios and will make you feel super welcome as you enter into the studios.

    Diana loves to be able to make everyone feel apart of the family and has many year experience in the retail industry making her the perfect team member to support you with any Boutique / Clothing / Costume advice.

    Diana has children in our Performing Arts School and is a great person to speak to when needing any Dance Mum / Dad advice.


  • Miss Jess
    Teacher and Events Leader

    Miss Jess is our wonderful Studios Assistant, Class Helper, and Events Lead

    Miss Jess graduated from Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) in performing arts and is currently studying for her Master Degree in Acting at the prestigious school East15 Acting School.

     


  • Miss Lotti
    Deputy Principal

    Miss Lotti started studying dance at the age of 3 in “Scuola di Danza Classica e Moderna di Erica Bront” in Italy. Since a very young age Miss Lotti attended summer schools by Royal Academy of Dance (R.A.D), in London where on 2 separate occasions she was awarded by the RAD for excellence in her work. Miss Lotti has undertaken exams with Royal Academy of Dance (R.A.D) and Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance (I.S.T.D) from Intermediate Foundation to Advanced 2 with excellent results, always in the highest band: Distinction.

    In 2012 Miss Lottie moved to Manchester from Italy to join the Northern Ballet School where her love of ballet and contemporary dance styles flourished In performances such as “Swan Lake”, “The Nutcracker”, and in Showcase of Dance where I was dancing from classical pieces to contemporary and from jazz to tap. Miss Lotti is now delighted to be passing on her years of experience to the talented pupils of Showcase Dance & Stage as a Imperial Society of Teacher of Dance (I.S.T.D)


  • Victoria
    Guest Faculty Teacher

    Victoria is our Guest Faculty Member and can be seen in the studios during Showcase Elite workshops.

    Victoria trained professionally at Dolphin Dance Studios Liverpool and has been performing for over 15 years.

    Upon graduating she has worked extensively worldwide performing for P&O Cruises, CSE Tours Falklands, Sands Casino Macau, Geneva Moulin Rouge, Stiges Pride to name but a few.

    Victoria has vast experience in the UK as a dancer choreographer and dance adjudicator. She has worked on TV shows such as Kylie Show (ITV), MTV EMAs Liverpool, Music Videos and UK Tours for Viva Productions, Vampires Rock feat X Factor Winner Sam Bailey, The Meatloaf Story and various UK Theatre Tours.

    As an established choreographer she has also assisted Studio Bishop, and Stacey Haynes (X Factor, Britan’s Got Talent)

    Victoria also hold a Freestyle Teaching Qualification and love to offer your knowledge and experience to our students.

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