Originally from Ugie, South Africa, Mbulelo Ndabeni is a London-based dancer, choreographer, movement director, teacher, founder and director of Mbulelo Ndabeni | N’da dance.
Mbulelo trained in Dance For All, Khayelitsha in Cape Town, London Studio Centre, San Francisco Academy of Ballet and Kaatsbaan, New York. He has worked and performed with top U.K and international companies including Rambert, Matthew Bourne, Wayne McGregor, Cape Dance Company and Ladysmith Black Mambazo ‘INALA’.
Bethan is a London based dance artist who choreographs, performs and teaches for a wide range of people and organisations across the professional and community arts sectors. She currently teaches and lectures in dance in a variety of community and educational settings, to a range of ages and abilities.
Bethan has a keen interest and experience in social dance forms such as Ballroom and Latin, Salsa, Lindy Hop and Jive, elements of which she likes to experiment with in her choreographic practice.
Stella Howard is a dance artist with a keen interest in creativity, the body and wellbeing. She works as a Dance Practitioner for Learning and Participation (Dance) at Trinity Laban, where she dances with a wide variety of age, ability and social groups promoting dance access and inclusion to all. Stella promotes the artistic value of dance and moving creatively, whilst encouraging individual exploration and ownership of our moving bodies.
Jamie is a dance artist at Trinity Laban teaching release-based Contemporary dance technique and dance teacher training. Throughout his career as a dance artist he has taught many different groups of people and aspires to be inclusive. He has danced with Candoco, Yolande Snaithe and Charleroi/danses (Belgium).
Shamita Ray is a former dancer and choreographer. She initially started yoga to complement her dance training, but it quickly became a passion to rival her love for dance. Her classes combine humour, playfulness, challenge, and creativity – expect to be taken on a journey into yourself – discovering poses you never thought were possible, leaving you feeling recharged, relaxed and invigorated – ultimately, inspiring a happier, healthier you!
Kenrick Sandy MBE
Born in east London, Kenrick ‘H2O’ Sandy is Co-Founder & Co-Artistic Director of Boy Blue Entertainment, Associate Artist at the Barbican, London, and one of the top choreographers and performers in the UK urban, commercial and theatrical scenes. In January 2017, Kenrick was awarded an MBE for services to dance and the community in Her Majesty the Queen’s New Year’s honours list.