About

our mission

Our mission is to keep children happy, healthy and equip them with the skills needed for the 21st century. We help them to build their motivation, self-esteem and confidence as well as ignite their imagination and sense of curiosity – in the most natural and humanistic way.

our expertise

As a leading dance provider with over 25 years of experience, our dance provision is of the highest standard and we know how to engage children. All our facilitators are industry professionals, highly experienced at working with children and fully DBS checked.

We have worked with over 450 schools across the UK. Over 30,000 children have watched and participated in our Dancing Maths show and workshop programme. Our work is fully inclusive of all children.

our people

Rebecca Hart (Founder/CEO)

Rebecca is a highly experienced and well-regarded arts education consultant, dance teacher, examiner, movement specialist and producer. Her professional practise and research spans across multiple disciplines including; Dance in Education, Community Arts, Early Years Pedagogy, Creativity and Business.

As an advocate for creative learning through dance, she is passionate about sharing it’s many benefits with everyone. She has inspired thousands of people of all ages and abilities to keep happy, healthy and learn through the power of dance.

Pratika Pradeep (Digital Marketing)

Pratika has a master’s in marketing from Nottingham University Business School. Before completing her masters degreee in the UK, she studied in Mumbai University, India and completed Bachelor’s degree in Mass Media.

Her marketing skills include advertising, digital marketing, strategy and measuring project success.

Pratika has been working with the company this year as a marketing intern from Nottingham University and she has helped to develop the brand and social media engagement for mydancecourse.com.

Ellie Self (Dance Artist)

Ellie trained at Millennium Performing Arts, graduating with the Wendy Toye Award for Overall 
Performer. Her credits include: 42nd Street Gala [London Palladium], Pop Factor [UK Tour]Fame 
[Gordon Craig Theatre], Peep Bo in The Mikado [The Rise, Leicester Square, London], Fairy of the 
Bells in Dick Whittington [Brick Lane Music Hall, London], Kate in Pirates of Penzance [Brookside 
Theatre, London], Vocalist and Dancer in The Big Sing [Southbank Centre], Vocalist in Life is a Cabaret 
[Annabels, London] Claire in the Passersby [Chelsea Theatre]Princess Jasmin in Aladdin [Ludlow 
Assembly Rooms] and Sheebie in Aladdin [Newark Palace Theatre], Princess Jill in Jack and the 
Beanstalk [Freshwater Theatre] and Breakin’ Convention [Nottingham Playhouse].  
 
Ellie has worked as dancer and teacher for Dance Equation for over 10 years. She has performed the 
maths shows and taught workshops across the UK for Early Years and Key stage 1 & 2She has 
definitely learnt some new maths along the way too! 

Gemma Peet (Dance Artist)

Gemma trained at Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama in Nottingham. Since graduating, she has worked in the performing arts industry for over 15 years as a professional performer, teacher, commercial dancer and model. She loves teaching children and she specialises in Street, hip hop, jazz, musical theatre and creative dance.

Gemma is a teacher and performer for the company and loves to engage children in dance through her fun and funky style..

 

Kate Bonar (Dance Artist)

Kate is a Freelance Dance Artist and experienced Entertainments Host. She has appeared in TV Dramas and Films and most recently performed with 3Fall Dance Company and Dance Equation.

Kate has trained in many styles including ballet, tap and jazz, and has a degree from the University of Chichester in contemporary dance. Most recently as an entertainer onboard Royal Caribbean cruises, Kate enjoyed performing during the 70s and 80s theme nights. Kate is interested in immersive dance and has an ambition to further her research and knowledge in this area.

Kate is a perforer and teacher for the company and loves creating content for young children.

Rebecca Alvey (Dance Artist)

Rebecca is an experienced Dance Practitioner with a diverse background in Performing Arts, Musical Theatre, Television, Film, Commercial Performance and Contemporary Theatre.

After graduating from Middlesex University with a Bachelor of arts in Dance studies,  Rebecca has worked abroad for numerous organisations including Alex Smith International School, The LittleGym Parent, Safari Kids. She has produced a theatrical entertainment show called ‘Out on a whim’ as well as created many bespoke performances and artist commisions.

Rebecca is a teacher and performer for the company and has helped to create some of the content for our online classes.

 

Mission

Our mission is to encourage children of all ages, background and ability to keep active, happy and healthy by participating in high quality dance experiences.

Vision

We want more children to experience the joy of dance and the positive effects it has on their learning and development, wellbeing, motivate and confidence.

Expertise

For the past 25 years, we have helped hundreds of schools and educational settings to develop dance, and cross-curricular learning within their school curriculum.