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Rebecca Uden

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Rebecca began dancing at the age of five. She studied ballet, tap, jazz, modern, singing and troupe until the age of 16.

At this time she successfully auditioned to join the Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama (M.A.D.D.) at Nottingham to continue training to a professional level.

In 2001 she successfully graduated having taken examinations in all the above to a high level plus she obtained her Associate teaching qualifications in both tap and modern (A.I.D.T.A.) In 2002 she furthered her qualifications by taking her associate freestyle disco (A.I.D.T.A.) and associate modern (A.I.S.T.D.)

In 2003 Rebecca raised over £500 for Children In Need by holding a sponsored Divas Dance Week, and in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014 she held hugely successful shows in Folkestone for audiences of 800 uniting all her branches. Divas Dance have also made guest appearances at The Leas Cliff Hall Folkestone, and as part of an Arts Festival at Ashford. She now has three branches of Divas Dance at Capel, Lympne and Whitfield.

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Charley Hawkins

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Charley has been dancing since the age of nine studying ballet, tap, modern, street jazz, Irish, flamenco and Latin American ballroom. Charley furthered her studies at Page Mason Dance College in Broadstairs before continuing at Folkestone College and in 2014 then achieved her Batchelor of Arts with honours degree at Canterbury Christchurch University in Dance Education enabling her to be a free lance dance practitioner.

Charley currently teaches after school dance clubs in Primary schools and covers for Becky at Divas Dance.

Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing
Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing

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International Dance Teachers Association