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Team

Our Dancedreams teachers are all fully qualified with the British Association of teachers of Dance. Their combined experience in their field is immense. We have a very strong team who will guide and mould their pupils to become confident, strong and talented dancers.

bonnie barrBONNIE BARR Former Vice President B.A.T.D.,  F.B.A.T.D.

Principal of Dancedreams She has spent her lifetime involved in dance and was awarded not 1 but 3  prestigious Carl Alan Awards closely followed by the Classiques Award for Services to Dance. She has choreographed routines for the Film Industry, T.V. and variety shows lectured all over the U.K. and abroad and is an examiner of the B.A.T.D. and delegate on The British Dance Council for The B.A.T.D. She has trained World and British Champions in the freestyle branches and is more than happy to pass on her expertise in dance to her Dancedreams pupils. Her creative ability for new & exciting ideas has been a huge asset to our Commercial teams.

 

sharonSHARON BARR M.B.A.T.D.

Principal of Dancedreams Before becoming a full time dance teacher Sharon started her career as a nurse however after living in Canada for a few years the lure and love of the family business brought her back to the fold. She has been involved in various T.V. productions and along with Bonnie and some of our other professional dancers have appeared on the original Come Dancing series. Sharon is also in charge of our teacher training courses, her expertise lies within the Theatre branches although her roots are through her Ballroom and Latin-American training which she still shares a huge passion for. She thrives on technique & is a total perfectionist in all classes, especially Commercial & Stage.

 

Ashleigh 178ASHLEIGH BARR M.B.A.T.D.

Principal of Dancedreams Ashleigh is Sharon’s daughter and has danced since she could walk. She has a super knowledge in all branches of dance, her cheography skills are in high demand and she travels all over the country doing workshops and lectures. Ashleigh spent a season in New York studying dance in Broadway and secured a wealth of knowledge from this. In recent years Ashleigh was awarded ‘Young Teacher of Year Award’ from the A.D.F.P  and  the very prestigious Carl Alan Award for ‘Freestyle Teacher of The Year’. She is heavily involved in the Commercial side teaching and just lives for her pupils. She always takes that step beyond the call of duty as a designer for most of our outfits and a super make-up  & hair artist.

 

Tony 178TONY CURLEY F.B.A.T.D.

Teaches in the Dancedreams Paisley branch. Tony is 2nd generation in the world of dance as both his parents taught Ballroom & Latin-American. Before becoming professional Tony was heavily involved and very successful as a prominent competitor in the Latin-American and Ballroom circuit. On turning professional he became involved in the freestyle branch and has trained many many champions over the years, including World and United Kingdom champions. He is highly respected as an adjudicator and compere and is also the former chairman of the Scotttish A.D.F.P. Tony is now greatly recognised for his talents in Commercial cheography.  He was very proud to receive The Classiques Professional Award for freestyle dance. Tony has been nominated for a second Classiques Award for ‘Outstanding Services to Dance’.

 

kirstyKIRSTY FORSYTH, M.B.A.T.D

Teaches in the Dancedreams Carronshore & Glenrothes branches.

Kirsty started dancing at the age of 3 with Dancedreams. She has had a complete training in the Theatre and Freestyle branches. Kirsty had a very successful competitive career and has danced professionally in many shows.  She along with Nikki head our Glenrothes branch & trains with an iron rod our Freestyle Competitors. They travel all over the country promoting our pupils talents which is seen in their results. Her super personality makes her very popular with the pupils & parents alike.

 

 

ashley

ASHLEY CROSSAN, A.B.A.T.D.

Teaches in Dancedreams Paisley & Bishopton branches. Ashley is a valuable member to our teaching staff. Ashley has also had a successful freestyle competitive career and trained in the theatre branches before turning professional with Dancedreams. She is a very popular teacher with our pupils & parents alike. She is in big demand when it comes to her individual style & flare, she is passionate about all styles of dance.

 

 

 

andreaANDREA KIDD, A.B.A.T.D

Teaches in the Dancedreams Bishopton branch.

Andrea has also come through the ranks of Dancedreams Theatre School and has always been involved in the Theatre Dance Branch in Bishopton. Andrea as well as being a qualified Dance Teacher is also a Primary School teacher. She therefore has no end of experience in working with children. Her leasing personality & patience is a huge asset to us here at Dancedreams.

 

 

nikkiNIKKI HONEYMAN-BROWN, A.B.A.T.D.

Teaches in the Dancedreams Glenrothes branch. Nikki started dancing at a very young age with The Tony Curley School of Dance. Had a very successful competitive freestyle career winning many titles. She adjudicates & travels all over the country with our competitors. She just loves the excitement of the competitive world. Along with Kirsty, Nikki runs the Glenrothes branch.

 

 

administrative staffVANDA McLAUGHLIN, ROSALIND MUNRO, CAROLYN RIGGENS & GEORGINA BERRY

Dancedreams Paisley & Bishopton branches.

The most important people to Dancedreams, our administration staff. You will find them at the branches answering questions and dealing with daily running of the classes.

 

 

Kayla McGregor 178KAYLA McGREGOR 

Kayla McGregor is currently in her 4th year at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland studying Music
And Education. She currently performs as a soprano in the 2012 British Choir of the Year ‘Les Sirene’
As well as many solo performances. Kayla has also travelled to both Hungary and Holland with her
University to further her knowledge in Music Education and enhance her teaching skills. She has a
Passion for teaching and loves helping young singers to reach their highest potential.

 

 

 daniella178DANIELLA BROWN BA (Hons) 

Daniella is originally from East Kilbride and was a student at The Dance School of Scotland before completing her training at Ballet West Scotland. She graduated in 2016 with a BA (Hons) degree in Classical Ballet.
After completing the RAD major examinations and being awarded a distinction for Advanced 2, she had the opportunity to compete in the Genee International 2015 in London and was awarded the Dame Margot Fonteyn Scholarship Award. She has performed principal and soloist roles in classics such as Swan Lake, Romeo & Juliet, The Nutcracker and Cinderella as well as many neo-classical and contemporary pieces by award winning choreographers. Daniella has always had an interest in teaching and choreographing and is looking forward to working with the dancers at Dance Dreams Theatre School.

 

victoria 178VICTORIA BICHENER

Vicky has been a competitive Cheerleader for 11 years and a dancer for over 20 years. She has trained in Tumbling, Cheerleading, Ballet, and Jazz, winning over 15 national titles. She will represent Scotland in the 2018 Dance Worlds, and takes pride in passing on this desire for the highest standards of excellence onto her students. Vicky holds the highest levels of Tumbling qualifications, having obtained both USASF level 5 and NCSSE Level 4 credentials.