Miss Hannah has danced and performed for most of her life. She started dancing at the age of 6, taking Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Technique, Commercial and Musical Theatre Classes. When she reached the age of 16, she left Bolton, as she was offered a full Dance and Drama Scholarship Award, to go and train professionally at SLP College in Leeds. She completed a Dance and Musical Theatre Course and was trained in Dancing, Singing and Acting by a range of industry professionals which included West End and Broadway Performers and Musical Directors from all over the world. She loved her 3 years and graduated in 2010 with a Distinction in her National Diploma.
Since graduating, Hannah has been lucky to have a career, performing in Musicals, Theatre shows and Cruises around the world. Her first job was Fame The Musical, her dream show, where she was an ensemble member covering the role of Lambchops and Mabel. She was lucky enough to be part of the UK Tour again in 2014, where she was an ensemble dancer, this time covering the role of Serena Katz and Lambchops.
You may have seen a lady with big curly hair on your TV screens a few times! In 2013, Hannah appeared on Sky One's Got To Dance show, where she was part of a tap crew who reached the Semi Finals! With Fame the musical, you may have seen her on BBC's 'The One Show' and also ITV's Alan Titchmarsh's show.
Travelling and exploring is something Hannah always wanted to do and luckily some of her career has helped her! She has seen some gorgeous parts of the world when performing on Cruise ships around the globe and spent 4 years of her career down under, working for P&O Australia. Her first contract was as a dancer, yet then went onto experience all roles, as she did a contract as Dance Captain and then enjoyed her final 2 years working as Lead Vocalist. She worked with some incredible choreographers and vocal coaches within a fantastic company and was very lucky to be an original cast member in some of the shows created for the cruises.
Oh no she didn't...... Oh yes she did! Who doesn't love a Pantomime? Hannah has also performed in many Pantomimes across the UK and Ireland, such as Alice and Wonderland and Cinderella!
Presenting is something Hannah has always loved and wanted to do. In 2017 she worked as a Live Presenter for Heart & Virgin and has been behind the camera Presenting for various companies and events around the UK. Hannah has also hosted and judged various dance competitions over the years and you may also have heard her northern voice on BBC Radio Manchester a fair few times! Hannah also has her own Youtube Channel, where she interviews West End performers and actors about life as a Performer.
Children and teaching is something Hannah has always loved and had a huge passion for and has been teaching in various colleges & schools throughout her career for over 15 years. She has delivered her own Workshops to children around the UK, teaching all ages about the world of Dance and Performing Arts. Hannah has also choreographed various show numbers and audition dances, which have helped gain places for professional colleges. Hannah can offer her expertise to your children, training them to be the best Dancers and Performers they can be!
Hannah is always working hard behind the scenes, to create fantastic opportunies for the students at Harc Studios and to train and guide the children on how to become the become the next generation of talentend youngsters! She has so much to give and is excited to share Harc Studios with the world.
"I've truly loved every second of my Dance and performing journey. Some of the best days of my life! I can't wait to share some of this with you through my school."
Danielle started dance at the age of 2, studying Ballet, Tap and Modern Theatre. Danielle had a love for Jazz & Street Dance and wanted to have experience in performing, so was very lucky to continue her passion training in Jazz and Show Work classes and enjoyed performing in shows and Theatre around the U.K at a young age.
After leaving school Danielle went on to gain her teaching qualifications in ISTD Ballet, Tap, Modern and National at ‘The Dance Centre’ in Preston.
Danielle spent many years travelling around the UK and Europe as a Professional Dancer in various Dance and Acro shows, starting off as a dancer and progressing to dance captain and choreographer.
Danielle has always had a passion for teaching and choreography so when ‘retirement’ from performing came, it was only natural she went on to teach in local dance schools, eventually setting up her own academy. Ready for a new chapter and with over 20 years of experience teaching children and adults, Danielle is super excited to be joining Harc Studios and passing on her expertise in all styles of dance.
Nathaniel began his Dance and Performing Arts journey at around 2 years of age, where he fell in love with dance and self-taught all the way up to the age of 10 years old. From then, he began taking classes in Ballet, Tap, Modern, Commercial, Street and Lyrical Dance. At the age of 16, Nathaniel was inspired and wanted to train professionally. He auditioned for professional colleges to train and was offered a full Dance and Drama scholarship at SLP College in Leeds. He trained for 3 years in all styles of dance and graduated with a National Diploma in Dance and Musical Theatre. Nathaniel loves to teach Dance and discovered his passion during his time at college, as he taught some of the associate programme for children and has taught his own workshops to children over the years. He has also have been in several professional pantomime productions, which include ‘Snow White’ and ‘The Ice Queen.’ Teaching dance to children is something Nathaniel loves and is excited to bring his energy and experience to the students at Harc Studios Dance and Performing Arts!