Weekly Faculty

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KAT ELWARD

Dance Company Director

As well as directing the Dance Company, Kat teaches at Pineapple Studios, Base Studios and Masters Performing Arts. Kat has a degree level in teacher training from the British Ballet Organisation.

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LEWIS NEWTON

Guest Teacher

Since graduating from Urdang Academy in 2021 Lewis has been performing as part of the cast in the West End’s Wicked

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LAWRENCE PARSONS

Regular Jazz Teacher

Lawrence trained at Stella Mann College of Performing Arts. His career has seen him work in Film & TV, UK & International Tours and teach across the country.

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ELEANOR LOUSKY

Kicks/Leaps/Turns Teacher

Eleanor trained at Spirit YDC before graduating and building an incredible repertoire teaching technique and conditioning. She has assisted teachers all over the world including Abby Lee Miller.

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MINA NEIGHBOUR

Guest Teacher

Since graduation from Urdang Academy in 2021 Mina has danced for Brit Awards, Britains Got Talent, The Voice and MTV’s EMAs

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MADELINE WALTERS

Contemporary Teacher

Credits include dancing for Dua Lipa, Robbie Williams, Calvin Harris, on ITV, MTV, the Brit Awards, the X Factor, Voice UK and so much more.

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JOSH WHARMBY

Guest Teacher

Choreographer, creative director and performer, Josh’s credits include X Factor, Taylor Swift, P!NK, Kylie Minogue and many others. Josh is part of the commercial dance faculty at Wilkes Academy.

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ADAM SCOTT

Regular Guest Teacher

Credits include West End's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Beauty and the Beast, Mamma Mia and more. Now part of the faculty at Urdang Academy and Base Studios.

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SAM SALTER

Guest Teacher

Sam joined New Adventures in 2018 in Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake. His credits span West End,TV and Film including WONKA, Wicked, Disenchanted and On The Town. 

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JOSH PILMORE

Guest Teacher

Josh’s choreography credits include Sky1’s Got To Dance, Sony and Vogue. Josh teaches at Base Studios, London.