Alice Walker Artistic Director

Alice Walker Artistic Director

Alice Walker

Artistic Director/Choreographer

Trained :- Cornwall College, UEL BA Hons in Urban Practice Graduated 2012

Performance credits :- Paralympics Opening Ceremony,

As an accomplished urban dancer, trained in, Waacking, House, Hip-hop, Commercial dance and Contemporary, Alice has worked as a choreographer/teacher, based in London for the past two years and across Cornwall on Community based projects since the age of 16. Alice studied a national diploma in Dance at college level and has recently finished her degree at The University of East London studying BA Honours Degree in Dance: Urban practice learning various dance styles from across the World including: Capoeira, Locking, bharatanatyam and many more.

Alice has competed and performed in Urban dance since an early age internationally and across the UK performing at places that include the London Palladium, Barcelona and her biggest performance highlight the Paralympic opening ceremony.

Alice has always had a huge passion for teaching and choreographing and strongly believes that dance can bring people together. Her passion for teaching encouraged her to set up 4FS voluntary with the help of the Youth service in 2008. Alice believes that dance can have such a positive impact on people’s lives and it has been evident from all the work she has delivered with 4FS.  She will continue to share the community dance love everywhere and hopes to inspire as many people as possible.

She would like to remind everyone that everyone can dance!!! ‘If You forget the Move just GROOOOOVE.’

Alice won the Lady Diana Award in 2008 for her contribution to the community and voluntary work. 4FS were also 2014 Saints Awards winners!


 
Jack Walker, Choreographer  Commercial, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Jazz

Jack Walker, Choreographer

Commercial, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Jazz

Jack Walker

Choreographer/ Teacher

Training - Swindon CATS, Wilkes Academy Graduate 2018

Performance credits :- Brits Awards, Soccer Aid, X factor, P&O Australian Cruises,

 
Bryony Stanlake, Choreographer  Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Musical Theatre

Bryony Stanlake, Choreographer

Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Musical Theatre


Bryony Stanlake

Choreographer/ Teacher

Training :- Capitol School of Dance, London Studio Centre

Performance credits :- Whitney Houston Tribute London, All Shook Up, Parade, Pleasance Theatre London,

Bryony started dancing at the age of 3 at the Weston School of Dance in Essex. On moving to cornwall she continued her training at Capitol School of Dance gaining her Advanced 1 Cecchetti ballet qualification. She went on to train at London Studio Centre for 3 years specialising in Musical Theatre and graduated in 2013. She performed in Cornwall with Duchy Ballet for 12 years and as a principle dancer for 4 years. She also has sung on London stages in a Whitney Houston Tribute, All Shook Up and created the role of the Secretary in The Artist. She played the part of Essie in a performance of the musical Parade at the Pleasance Theatre London and was fortunate to have the opportunity to sing and dance at the Criterion Theatre in London's West End. She has also worked in film and TV and was in the 2013 Christmas advert for DFS. Bryony is loving being back in Cornwall and is enjoying choreographing and teaching all over the county.


 
Katie Hawkins, Choreographer  Commercial & Team Choreographer

Katie Hawkins, Choreographer

Commercial & Team Choreographer

Katie Hawkins

Teacher & Choreographer

Trained :- Kingston University BA Hons Dance

Katie is the newest member of our team, she has been performing and competing in Dance since a young age. Katie is an urban dancer trained in Hip-Hop, Commercial, House, Locking and Contemporary dance. From studying dance at GCSE level she continued her dance training at St Austell College where she achieved a BTEC Dance diploma at Level 3. The course enabled Katie to develop her technique in contemporary, ballet and jazz alongside participating in community dance projects. Katie progressed further and studied in London for three years at Kingston University, graduating with an upper second class BA Honours

 

 
Jan Chamberlain, Choreographer  Ballet, Lyrical

Jan Chamberlain, Choreographer

Ballet, Lyrical

Jan Chamberlain

Choreographer

Trained :- Northern Ballet School

Performance credits :-

Miss Jan trained at the Northern Ballet School, and went on to work on Cruise Ships travelling worldwide, other work includes Summer Seasons, Pantos and she has choreographed shows here and abroad.


 
Ariel Born Teacher & Choreographer

Ariel Born
Teacher & Choreographer

Ariel Born

Choreographer

Performance credits :- Got to Dance, Britains Got Talent, The Greatest Dancer

Originally from Singapore, Ariel moved to the Uk in 2009 and was introduced to the world of Streetdance and choreography.  She made tv appearances on Sky 1’s Got to Dance with her former crew Beat Breakers.  In 2017 she was handpicked by world renowned Choreographer Brian Friedman to be part of his mentor programme for her choreography work.  She has not looked back  since and has been very sought after for her choreography for shows and workshops in the South West


 

Ben Peters

Boys Dance & Popping

Ben Peters

Boys Dance & Popping

Ben has qualified with Urban Strides with a Diploma in Dance Teaching.

His passion lies with Hip Hop and Popping, he has been travelling for years all over the country battling these styles, and taking workshops to perfect his craft.

He works closely with the boys at 4FS, sharing his knowledge, expertise and passion for these styles.


 

Our Team

Our Amazing Team,

Jayne - Youth Worker, Safe Guarding Lead.
JNC Qualified Youth Professional, Admin, Fundraising, Trip organiser - all around Superwoman!

Julie - First Aider, Front of House

Kim - Coffee Bar

Jo - Admin, Fundraising, and Saturday Front of House

All the Team are DBS checked and have been offered Safeguarding courses.