At Hazelbiz we've been getting the best from our students for many years, have a look at our student success.
Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Tap, Drama, Gymnastics we offer professional training in them all.
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HAZELBIZ PERFORMERS ACADEMY
Hazelbiz Performers Academy opened it's doors in 2002, offering training in technical subjects such as Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz and Acrobatics, and also fun classes in StreetDance, Gymnastic-limbering and Adult Dancercise. The emphasis is always on finding a good balance between working hard and having fun.
The academy continues to go from strength to strength, achieving many festival awards, bursaries, scholarship winners, regional and national championship winners, and 100% examination pass rate. We have become a feeder school for numerous renowned ballet institutions including The Royal Ballet School, Northern Ballet Theatre, Elmhurst Ballet School and The Louise Browne Centre for Excellence in Ballet, making us a leading academy in dance training. Pupils often go onto work in professional productions, gaining confidence in their abilities and making new friends.
Places for our fun classes are always sought after, with Pre-School and StreetDance being favourites. We offer ongoing workshops and have had guest teachers from the commercial world including the Director of Hype Dance, Anna Olenjinicki and Emma Fox, and from the WestEnd, including Matthew Croke and Farrah Husain.
Examinations are offered with the I.D.T.A. (International Dance Teachers Association) Choreography is available for festivals, championships and shows.
At Hazelbiz we offer the very best standards of dance education, paving the way for our students to become stars of the future. A broad range of theatre dance subjects are available, alongside highly enjoyable fun classes for everyone, making us the number one stop for dance training in Doncaster.
All of our staff have varied and extensive professional experience, both in performance and teaching. CRB checks are in place and all members are involved in Continued Professional Development regularly.
Wendy is a Fellow of the International Dance Teachers Association and the British Association of Teachers of Dancing, and is registered with the Royal Academy of Dance.
After training in Doncaster and winning Championships and Scholarships as a student, Wendy embarked on her professional career in La vie En Rose Theatre in Berlin. She followed this with work for the 5*Higaki Chain in Japan and then became head dancer for MSC on board their cruise lines. After numerous cruise contracts, Wendy went on to be head dancer for P+O cruise Lines where she met her husband, Philip. She continued as dance captain for P+O on several world cruises and has choreographed and staged many shows for professional artists including Bobby Davro, Tom O'Connor and Lionel Blair. Wendy has appeared in numerous commercial and pop videos and has also toured the country in musical theatre shows.
Wendy returned to her home community and opened Hazelbiz Performers Academy in an effort to provide high quality training for children in the local community. As well as teaching all branches of dance in the school, Wendy is also a busy championship and festival adjudicator and lectures all over the country.
PHILIP HAZELBY DIP.THEATRE STUDIES (MOUNTVIEW THEATRE SCHOOL)
Philip has been a professional actor since the age of 15 when he appeared in 'No More Sitting On The Old School Bench' at Sheffield Crucible. He trained in IDTA dance with Judith Sylvester and then went onto graduate from Mountview Theatre School, London. Since then, Phil has appeared on the West End stage in Oklahoma, Me and My Girl, South Pacific, Scrooge and Cabaret to name a few. He has appeared on screen in Eastenders, Coronation Street, The Royal, Emmerdale and has written and appeared in 2 series of Chucklevision. Philip is now our vocal and dramatic tutor.
Shannon Is a Hazelbiz graduate and trained with Miss Wendy from the age of 5. Whilst training, Shannon was a Regional Championship winner and Scholarship nominee. She won many awards for her Musical Theatre performances over the years, and has performed with National Youth Musical Theatre Company and also The English Youth Ballet. Shannon has always loved teaching. She shows a particular passion for Street Dance and Commercial styles, and is now fully a qualified teacher with the BATD. Currently training full-time at SLP College, Shannon gets back to Hazelbiz whenever she can to pass on her current skills and knowledge to our pupils.
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We are very close to the A1 and M62 motorway networks. Just off the A19 connecting road to Doncaster. There is a bus stop right outside for links to Doncaster, Pontefract and Selby.
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