Directors

Directors

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Brian Rogers

Brian is one of this country’s leading  Choreographers / Directors. His distinctive choreography is constantly featured throughout the world. His credits include 7 ‘Royal Variety Performance’ shows, the opening of Euro Disney in Paris, the Euro 96 opening ceremony from Wembley, numerous live TV shows both in the UK and abroad, many productions for ‘Spirit of The Dance’ company, and more recently ITV’s ‘Dancing On Ice’. Brian’s enthusiastic rapport with the students ensure they absorb every ounce of his expertise and experience.

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Jan Rogers

Jan’s professional career spanned over twenty years as a TV and music recording artiste. As a member of the vocal group ‘Champagne’, Jan toured the globe extensively and had several overseas chart hits. Jan then pursued a solo career working in TV, stage and film, which included a role in James Bond’s ‘Octopussy’. On stage Jan has appeared in various productions alongside many of the UK’s much loved variety stars.

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Susan Stephens

Susan Stephens, was a Major Examiner for, and on the Tap Committee of the  the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing. Originally trained at Bush Davies, Romford,  she has many years of teaching experience including teacher training to her credit.  As a lecturer and adjudicator she has travelled the UK extensively. Susan has supplied students to demonstrate new grade work at the ISTD congress and supplied students for the many ISTD Teaching Videos.

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Mike Stephens

Mike has had a great deal of experience in the day to day running of a large successful dance school and has advised many parents, dancers and teachers on career matters. He is responsible for administration and special projects at the College. Mike was also tour organiser for the highly successful and unique Brian Rogers Dance Tour.

Principal

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Tracey Lee – Cert Ed Examiner

Tracey Lee trained at Bird College of Performing Arts. After graduating she toured extensively abroad as dancer/choreographer for a small touring company.  Upon her return to the UK, Tracey decided to pursue a career in teaching.  This led to her employment at Bird College where she taught for 16 years, assuming the position of Head of Jazz and Tap. Tracey was a major examiner for the ISTD and was a member of the ISTD Tap Committee where she was instrumental in creating the new Tap Grades and Awards. Tracey joined Performers in 2005 as Course Co-ordinator; and was appointed Principal in September 2010.

Artistic Director

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Chris Baldock

Chris began his career at the age of eleven appearing in Gypsy at the Piccadilly Theatre with Angela Lansbury and Dolores Gray. He continued to perform in West End Theatre, television, film and video. He worked expansively around the world; Choreographic and Directorial credits include Prisoner Cell Block H, The Musical starring Paul O’ Grady, resident director for the hit show Starlight Express in the West End. Chris Co-Directed Bounce the hit street dance show that toured UK, Europe, South Africa and finally playing the Sadlers Wells theatre, London. Recent projects include artistic director/choreographer for Blaze which performed at the Peacock Theatre and is now on tour and Choreographer for Saturday Night Fever in Amsterdam and Milan for Stage Entertainment.  Chris has also staged shows for brands such as Adidas, Nike, Asics, GUS, SPX / Troop, Jordan Formula 1, Mclaren Grand Prix, Marks and Spencer and Levi’s.