Come and meet The Star Steppers Team! We’re a hard-working bunch who love nothing more than doing some singing, dancing and acting as part of our rather fantastic job.
Teachers & Staff
Anna has taught at Stage Coach and as the choreographer of Osmosis and Decide to Dance youth dance companies.
Anna has worked with Surrey Arts and as the Dance Development Officer for Tandridge Leisure. Anna was both Head of Performing Arts at Danes Hill Pre Prep and Head of Drama at Danes Hill School, writing, producing and choreographing a number of productions.
Anna has worked with a number of Primary and Secondary Schools developing, writing and delivering their infrastructure for dance and is dedicated to promoting dance as a tool for education.
Anna graduated with BA (Hons) in Dance Teaching for Children and Young People and has achieved QTLS (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills) through the Institute for Learning.
Anna teaches at Cheam, Reigate, Horley and Cobham Star Steppers classes.
Her acting credits include Young Cosette in Les Miserables (Palace Theatre) Young Cratchit in A Christmas Carol (Barbican), title role in Rosie Blitz (Polka Theatre, Wimbledon), voice-over for a Road Safety Campaign ‘Don’t Look Now’, Dorothy in Wizard Of Oz (Secombe Theatre), Sonia in Godspell (The Theatre, Leatherhead), Ensemble in Sondheim’s 75th Birthday Gala (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), Tommy the Cat in Dick Whittington (Nottingham Playhouse), Young Wendy in Sister Wendy The Musical (Hackney Empire) and eight parts in the Strangeface production of A Christmas Carol (Tour).
At the age of 20 Hannah was invited to choreograph a production of The Wiz at The Theatre, Leatherhead and this was when she started teaching.
Hannah has been working for Star Steppers since 2006. Prior to this, Hannah taught for Stagecoach, Virginia Parkinson's School of Dance, Tandridge Leisure Limited. Hannah works with a number of schools in and around Surrey, delivering teacher training, dance classes and workshops.
Hannah teaches at Cheam, Cobham, Reigate and Caterham Star Steppers classes.
His first acting role was in Alan Bennett's Enjoy at Watford Palace Theatre. He went on to join The Peter Hall Company in Sir Peter Hall's acclaimed production of Pygmalion with Tim Pigott-Smith. The following year it played at the Old Vic and later at The Hong Kong Arts Festival.
Other Theatre work includes The Russian Doll Theory; Great Expectations; Too True To Be Good and Ma Kelly Goes to the Games. In Spring 2010 Steven appeared alongside Alison Steadman and David Troughton in a UK tour of Enjoy.
Screen work includes Silent Witness; Waking the Dead; What Makes Us Human and Amazing Grace. He is also a regular narrator of audio books and records for Oakhill, The RNIB, Harper Collins and ISIS.
Directing credits include Our History, Our Day Out and Gizmo. Writing credits include an adaptation of A Christmas Carol, a number of plays for young people and a selection of performance poetry.
Still with us? Well, it’s only right that you find out a little more about our teachers…including essentials such as favourite foods and dream dance partners…
Training: Elmhurst Ballet School and Millennium Dance 2000
Favourite Musical: Billy Elliot
Dream Dance Partner: Raphael Bonachela
Favourite Food: Chocolate
Favourite Dance Move: Pirouettes
Other Interests: Animals
Training: Arts Educational, London
Favourite Musical: Cabaret
Dream Dance Partner: John Travolta
Favourite Food: Apple Crumble and LOTS of Custard!
Favourite Dance Move: Pirouettes & leaps
Other Interests: Baking and Arty Crafty stuff!
Training: Academy of Live and Recorded Arts, London
Favourite Musical: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Dream Dance Partner: Anyone who makes me look a better dancer than I am!!
Favourite Food: Spaghetti Bolognese
Favourite Dance Move: The Robot
Other Interests: Magic, Reading, Theatre and History
Training: Royal Ballet School & Identity School of Acting
Favourite Musical: Cats
Dream Dance Partner: hmm…not sure. There are too many!
Favourite Food: Pasta
Favourite Dance Move: Renverse
Other Interests: Anything musical
Training: Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts
Favourite Musical: Singin in the Rain and Sound of Music (Oldies but goodies!)
Dream Dance Partner: Gene Kelly
Favourite Food: Spaghetti Bolognaise with LOADS of cheese and garlic bread
Favourite Dance Move: The splits!
Other Interests: I’m a bit of an adrenalin junkie so love big rollercoasters (the scarier the better!) I enjoy watersports, travelling, going to the beach and reading Harry Potter!
Training: Italia Conti Arts Centre
Favourite Musical: Dreamgirls
Dream Dance Partner: Carlos Acosta
Favourite Food: Seafood
Favourite Dance Move: Scissor Leap
Other Interests: Health and Fitness
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