Our Managing Director, Debbie graduated from the University of Chester with a BA Hons in Dance and specialises in Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Latin American and Ballroom, with experience also in tap, ballet and street. She is a qualified teacher with QTLS and has taught Dance, Drama and Music in Secondary Education for 11 years.
Furthermore Debbie has much experience as a Freelance Choreographer in the community, taking Dance into Primary Schools, local community groups and to individuals.
Debbie is an award winning Choreographer and has experience in choreographing Musicals, School Shows, Dance Shows and Wedding Dances, with choreography being her main passion. Having been trained in Music too, Debbie plays the piano, sings and reads music.
Debbie can not wait to share her passion for the Arts with you to create special memories, magical moments of imagination and performances of a lifetime.
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Anna trained at Stella Mann College in Bedford for 3 years and graduated with a diploma in Professional Dance and Musical Theatre. She is a versatile dancer having trained in styles such as; ballet, contemporary, tap, street and commercial styles. Since graduating as a Professional Dancer Anna has a vast amount of experience performing around the U.K and abroad. A couple of these include, a Principal Dancer with UK Productions Pantomimes, a Character and Parade Performer at Disneyland Paris, Dancer for Romantic Corporate in Spain and a Dancer in the class variety show in Her Majesty’s Theatre, West End. She has also taken part in various flash mobs and events around various locations.
Anna then gained experience in teaching dance locally in different styles such as ballet, street dance, contemporary, tap and acro and has now been teaching for just over two years in different private and state schools in Chester and dance companies in North Wales. Anna is passionate about dance and teaching and wants the very best for her students. She is very excited to be a part of our team and looks forward to teaching with Embrace Performing Arts.
Bethany has been singing/ performing since a very early age. After leaving college she decided to pursue a career in singing and spent some time working overseas as an entertainer and as part of a touring band. When coming back to the UK she enjoyed working as a live solo artist performing in a variety of venues around the North West and has been very successful over the years with amazing gigs and brilliant opportunities.
A favourite moment of hers was the time she was given the opportunity to sing with the ‘Frozen’ Queen Idina Menzel herself. She’s one of her absolute idols so was a dream come true.
She has supported various artists including Manchester based band ‘Within’ and also X Factor’s Matt Cardle to name a few. She has also performed in many theatre productions in the Manchester area, and has won various awards including - ‘Best Comedy Female’ and ‘Best Female Vocalist!’
Singing is Bethany's greatest passion, it makes her happy and she loves to entertain an audience. Bethany covers all events and will cater to your specific needs to make the day that extra bit special.