Welcome to Liquid Dance Academy

Focusing on Fun, Fitness and Friendship

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The Liquid Team

Our highly qualified team of teachers, and our fabulous volunteers.

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Annabel Weeden

Academy Director/Principal

Annabel joined Liquid Dance Academy in 2017, after moving back from teaching in Spain, and took over during 2020. She loves teaching street/hip hop, musical theatre and contemporary. Annabel studied ballet, tap, modern and theatre craft when she was young, then specialised in physical theatre and movement at university. She has a BA in Music and Theatre, a PGCE in Secondary Teaching and an MA in Applied Theatre and Intervention. She has a silver medal in street dance and is working towards her dance to music fitness diploma next year!

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Jemma Midgley

Academy Founder

Jemma founded Liquid Dance Academy in 2014, with the view that young people should be able to access dance for the fun and fitness, without added pressure of exams or competitions. She has a BA in Dance, a Postgrad in Youth Work and loves contemporary/release technique.

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Jasmine G & Summer H

Irreplaceable Volunteers!

Jasmine and Summer have been with Liquid Dance Academy for about six years, and are absolutely integral to the running of classes, the admin, and pastoral support to our students. Summer is a trained dancer and is studying counselling, psychology and teaching and Jasmine is a dancer with humungous amounts of experience volunteering with young people.

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Gill Goldstraw

Head Volunteer/Treasurer

Gill is a fountain of knowledge when it comes to communities, the money we spend to make Liquid Dance Academy the best community dance academy, and looks after all the staff and students as if they are her own.