Our People

founder & CEO

Rebecca Hart Rebecca is a highly experienced and well-regarded arts education consultant, dance teacher, examiner 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.

Our team

Ellie Self - Teacher & Performer

Ellie trained at Millennium Performing Arts, graduating with the Wendy Toye Award for Overall Performer. Some of her professional performance credits include: 42nd Street [London Palladium], Pop Factor [UK Tour], Fame [Gordon Craig Theatre], Peep Bo in The Mikado [The Rise, Leicester Square, London], Kate in Pirates of Penzance [Brookside Theatre, London] and many more. 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 & 2.

Gemma Peet

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 - Teacher & Performer

Kate is a Freelance Dance Artist and experienced Entertainments Host. She has appeared in TV Dramas and Films.

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 a performer and entertainer onboard Royal Caribbean cruises.

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

Rebecca Alvey - Teacher & Performer

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.  

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 Dance Equation brands.