The Aviv Dance Team
Principal / Director. Tots, Commercial/Street Dance, Jazz, Ballet & Tap
Fay has a National Diploma in Professional Dance Theatre from Performers College where she also gained numerous teaching qualifications. She has a natural talent for teaching young children which is beautifully demonstrated in the Tots Dance class and continually inspires and challenges teenagers in Street Dance. She also has a particular talent in demonstrating and teaching Tap Dance where her innovative choreography combines traditional Tap with Jazz and American Street influences.
Besides running the studios and teaching in both Watford and Harpenden Schools, Fay also directs and choreographs for the Aviv Dance Annual Shows and the Junior and Senior Aviv Dance Performing Companies.
Fay also leads workshops and guest choreographs at local secondary schools, including workshops for GSCE PE students to develop their dance skills for their final assessment. She is currently guest choreographing for the contemporary group “Evoke” at Parmiter’s School.
Fay regularly choreographs the Annual pantomime at the Hawthorne Theatre, Welwyn Garden City for CW Entertainment. Her previous credits include “Beauty and the Beast” 2017, “Aladdin” 2018 and “Snow White” 2019.
Vice Principal. Hip-Hop/Commercial, Contemporary & Lyrical
Emma joined the Aviv team in April 2013, and teaches Hip-Hop/ Commercial at our Harpenden School. She also teaches our Teen Contemporary class in Harpenden and our Adults Inter/ Advanced Lyrical class in Watford.
Emma has a Trinity National Diploma in Musical Theatre from Performers College, where she also gained her DDI teaching qualifications in Modern, Tap and Ballet. Since graduating in 2012, her professional performing credits include many high profile corporate events, “The Cancer Slam” advert for Cancer Research UK, and the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony.
Emma has a natural talent for choreography and teaching. Her classes focus on the challenges of combining strength, technique and style.
Ballet & Contemporary Dance
After completing her dance training at Brooking School of Ballet, London, Sue began her professional career touring England and the Middle East with a Jazz Dance company for 4 years. She has choreographed and danced for many hair shows, cabaret groups and contemporary dance companies including Dacoja, Dance Etc.,and Genevieve Ollerenshaw at The Place, London. She also gained teaching qualifications from the Association of Russian Ballet and Theatre Dance.
Sue has been a member of the Aviv Dance faculty since 2006 where her modern teaching styles have proved very popular with young students as well as adults in Ballet and Contemporary Dance.
Hip-Hop and Freestyle
His passion for teaching dance started at the age of 17 at his former secondary school in Haringey, North London. He has taught in numerous schools across London with students ranging from 4-18+. Since graduating from the University of Hertfordshire with a degree in Business management in 2012 , he has extensively enhanced his professional portfolio by travelling and performing with production companies in France, Belgium, Italy and Spain.
In 2011, he joined the Olivier Award winning and Olivier Award Nominee dance company Boy Blue Entertainment. During this period he has played a pivotal role in shaping the youth company dancers of the company (Sky Blue) as one of the original teachers and mentors.
His commercial credits include “Nike 2014 World Cup, Lemar, Tinchy Stryder, Street Dance 3D, London 2012 Opening Ceremony and “The Graham Norton Show”. His theatre credits include “Breakin’ Convention” (2014 & 2015) at Sadlers Wells and “A Night with Boy Blue” at the Barbican Theatre.
His unwavering passion to see the next generation of artists grow is one of the many reasons he continues to help and inspire people of all ages through dance.
Studio & Commercial Manager
Since a young age, Emily has trained in many genres of dance, including Contemporary, Jazz, Tap and Ballet. Emily completed GCSE and A-level Dance before continuing on to graduate with a First Class Honours degree in Dance Performance from Middlesex University.
Contact Emily at our office today to arrange a trial lesson or find out more about the classes and services we offer at Aviv.