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Hakeem Onibudo

Since 1995, Hakeem has been widely recognised for his significant work as a choreographer, performer, mentor and British Council Cultural Leadership International Ambassador. With reputation preceding him, Hakeem has established himself as a renowned, professional host and MC, working on red carpet movie premieres and other prestigious national and international events.   Hakeem’s extensive body of … Continued

Paige Jarrett

Paige Jarrett graduated from Kingston University in 2016. After graduating, Paige went on to work on Ignition Dance Festival produced by DanceWest (2016 – 2018) offering  producing support and event  management. In 2017, she became the first  Trainee Producer at The Place on the Arts Council Funded Changemakers Programme  working alongside Hakeem Onibudo.  During her … Continued

Vicky Thornton

Vicky Thornton has over 20 years of experience in supporting dance artists and companies to realise their creative ambitions by creating the best conditions to make projects and organisations fly.After graduating with BA (Hons) in Dance and Culture from the University of Surrey in 2002, Vicky cut her producing teeth at South East Dance, where … Continued

Joey Gamper Cuthbert

Joey has spent the past 18 years working extensively as a dance practitioner and education manager for dance companies and conservatoires, including Jonzi D Productions, Green Candle Dance Company, Cindy Claes Productions, Trinity Laban, Greenwich Dance, the Southbank, London Youth Dance, and Islington Arts Factory.   She has also produced and delivered continuing professional development for … Continued

Naomi Fletcher

Naomi Fletcher has over 20 years of experience in planning and implementing creative marketing campaigns to help companies grow their reach.After graduating with a BA (Hons) in Marketing and Design, Naomi has worked in several industries – from media and property to health and education.Although Naomi hasn’t taken a traditional route into the arts – … Continued

Isobel Cook

Isobel Cook graduated from Kingston University in 2021 with a degree in Dance. After a long history of studying dance at college and performing with several different youth contemporary and hip-hop companies. Isobel decided she wanted a career in the arts, whilst being able to support young people who want to get into a career … Continued

Olivia Francis

Olivia has nearly 2 decades of dance experience under her belt. Her dance odyssey began with Hip-Hop, where she delved into both choreography and freestyle, honing her skills and crafting her unique style. However, Olivia’s thirst for artistic exploration led her to also explore contemporary dance and drama, enriching her performances with depth and emotion. It was … Continued

Seye VENXM Olateju

Seye VENXM Olateju is best described as a wildcard. Graduating from Westminster in 2009 his career has been anything but linear. Seye has worked behind the camera, in front of the camera, in fashion retail, in supply chain, teaching, dance, to name a few ‘hats’ but the one thing that has stayed consistent through it … Continued

Gina Luckett

Gina has come on board to support us with our social media & is beyond excited to see where the opportunities and experiences can lead her!  Gina Luckett, a recent MA Dance Graduate from Creative Academy has spent the previous year focusing her work towards Arts Administration & Management. Some of her other research has … Continued

Nia James

Nia James graduated with B.A (hons) Dance from Middlesex University in June 2021. She was an integral part of Impact Youth as a dancer for three years, acting as Vice-Captain. Over the past eight years, she has been fortunate enough to perform nationally and internationally with Impact Dance. In September 2020, she became our Academy … Continued