OUR FACULTY

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EMMA TATE

Emma has been teaching dance in Education for 18 years and in 2013 joined GEMS Wellington Academy and is currently the Academy Dance Programme Manager.

 

Teaching and developing Dance pathways is Emma's passion, constantly striving to engage and inspire children of all ages and abilities, encouraging them to explore their personalities through movement, enabling them to be creative and imaginative. 

Emma is the driving force behind UDO Academy Dubai’s flagship school, creating the "Centre of Excellence in Performance & Theatre Tec." at WSO, to inspire and nurture students in a fun and friendly environment where everybody is welcome. 

UDO Syllabus (Grades 4-6), Trainee Instructors Academy, UDO Street Dance Styles

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NATASHA ROONEY

UDO Syllabus (Pre Primary – Grade 3) , UDO Street Tots, UDO Street Dance Styles

Natasha has been dancing for over twenty years.

 

Her background training started in musical theatre which then led me to tap dance, commercial, street dance & hip hop.

 

Dancing has given Natasha joy and confidence, working with others as part of a team with different styles backgrounds & cultures. She has been based in Dubai for five years with United Dance Organisation teaching and creating shows and also performing in large events around the Middle East.

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REBECCA MILLER

Rebecca is an experienced and multi award winning dancer and choreographer, with over 15 years experience in the industry. A fully qualified dance/fitness instructor and Studio Director of ‘THE EDGE STUDIO’ Thurso, Scotland, a Multiple UDO World, British & Scottish Championship winning dance school. 

She has performed and had students perform at numerous events such as ‘The Breakin Convention’ ‘ICON at The Telford Centre’ ‘CBBC Taking the Next Step’ ‘Twist and Pulse Opening Act on the Scottish Tour’ and more! 

She has trained and been commented on by the worlds best dancers and choreographers including Diana Matos, Janelle Ginestra and more.. 

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CARMEL BONDSWELL

Carmel began her professional dance training in Contemporary Ballet at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance at North Greenwich University In London.

 

During her time, Carmel began to discover different styles of dance which inspired her to branch out of her Contemporary Ballet training. She was highly influenced by Hip Hop and Commercial dance which propelled her into working in the commercial dance industry.   Carmel has worked with International artists such as PSY (Gangnam Style Man), FUSE ODG (Best African Artist) Katy B and Ms Dynamite and more. Carmel has also performed on T.V. shows such as ITV, ‘Britain’s Got Talent’.

UDO Syllabus (Pre Primary – Grade 3) , UDO Street Tots, UDO Street Dance Styles