Our current teaching staff
jayastonschool.co.uk is renowned for its attractive, specialist teaching structure thanks to the hard work put in by all of our teachers.
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Heads of departments
Natalie Dance Personal Tutor
Meet our staff
ILY DE LUCA Qualified - I.S.T.D. Ballet, Modern and Tap. R.A.D. Ballet
Ijy trained at the Stella Mann College and has worked in many fields of dance and theatre. Her credits include, the Island Breeze for Thomson Cruises, "Maria"/Dance Captain for "Saturday Night Fever" (London, UK and Asia tour), swing for "Never Forget" UK world premier tour and various cabarets, launches, videos and events.
Ijy recent work has included choreography on the last two series of "Lets Dance for Comic Relief" and for Jay, Cheryl & Mike formerly the Original Bucks Fizz and their sell out concert at the London Palladium.
Other choreographic credits include, Choreographer for "Little Shop of Horrors" for Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Assistant Choreographer "Saturday Night Fever" (UK and International).
"Never Forget" and “The Wedding Singer" (for Karen Bruce), Associate Choreographer "Britannia High" for ITV1. Choreographer, "Aladdin" for 1st Family Panto.
Assistant for "So You Think You Can Dance", Choreographer "Sport Relief”.
Assistant Choreographer for "Strictly Come Dancing- The Professionals" and also on the BBC1 main show !
Ijy recently choreographed cruise shows for Holland America under the direction of Belinda King.
Ijy teaches all ages and abilities at workshops, summer schools and at professional dance colleges all around the UK.
Natalie has studied dance, drama and musical theatre at Hillview School for Girls Performing Arts College, achieving distinction* level. She has attended the theatre group Bullfrog Productions since the age of eleven, appearing as the female lead in shows such as 'Rent', 'Footloose' and 'West Side Story'. Theatre credits include the professional tour of 'Seussical the Musical', 'Honk!', 'Peter Pan', 'Beauty and the Beast' and more. She has performed at Her Majesty's theatre and the London Palladium as well as making numerous TV appearances on both BBC and ITV. Natalie began teaching dance at sixteen and now runs classes regularly; she also acted as a youth group co-ordinator, directing, choreographing and arranging a entire show by herself. Natalie strives to encourage and inspire all her students to be the best dancers and performers they can be.