01 May SMC: Guest Teacher Update
Taking a look back at the guest teachers or choreographers we have had in to college both this term and last, since our last update/blog post. We’ve had a diverse group of guest teachers in – across a variety of disciplines. Read about them below:
Hannah Levitt-Collins – Jazz/Heels Workshop
Our grad Hannah Levitt-Collins is a professional dancer & model based in London. Over the past six years she has danced for various artists & hit television programmes such as Dance Dance Dance, Lip Sync Battle & The X factor. Hannah was Daisy Ridley’s Double for Star Wars The Force Awakens as ‘Rey’ and had the pleasure of being on the Stunts Team. Since, she has doubled another lead actress in an upcoming Warner Brother Film 2017. As a signed model she has worked for numerous brands and campaigns such as Harvey Nichols, Adidas, M&S, Head & Shoulders & Agent Provocateur.
Ashton Sands – Commercial
Ashton Sands teaches at Studio 68 – watch the video below for a snippet of his class at college:
Phil Gostelow – Singing
Theatre Credits: Musical Director on Bill Kenwright Ltd UK Tour of Blood Brothers, Assistant Musical Director on Bill Kenwright LTD UK tour of Joseph & the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat and Musical Director/Arranger/Orchestrator for UK Tour of And All That Jazz. Other work includes composition, concert and pantomime credits.
Ben Harris – Musical Theatre
The Winter’s Tale and The Life Of Galileo at the Library Theatre Manchester. Elton John and Tim Rice’s Disney musical AIDA in Germany. Joel in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at the Theatre Royal (West End). Gus and understudied the roles of Tony Manero and Bobby C in the Asian tour of Saturday Night Fever. Grease at the Piccadilly Theatre, West End covering the role of Sonny. Lead role of Ren and understudied Willard on the UK tour of Footloose. toured the UK with the Take That musical Never Forget covering and playing on numerous occasions the role of Jose and also covering Ron Freeman.
Loved today's Dirty Dancing workshop ❤️ Keep them coming Stella! @DanceSingActSMC
— Frances Sayer (@francessayaa) March 14, 2017
And last but not least Adam Scott has joined the weekly core team of teachers!