THE NATION’S BIGGEST TOURING DANCE COMPETITIONHAS GONE NEXT LEVEL! Our Express Yourself Live Tour provides a whirlwind of opportunities to influence and inspire the next generation of dancers. From mesmerising competitive performances in every style, live challenges, incredible awards and an exhilarating crowd, this is an explosive experience of dance and entertainment that will set your heart racing! Register FOR HEATS CreatorVictoria GILL Creator and visionary behind Dance Inspirations; Victoria Gill is a highly accomplished dance artist, educator, and fitness expert with an extensive career across choreography, teaching, and event management.Victoria received her professional dancing training in some of London's most elite institutions. She obtained her ISTD Diploma in Dance Instruction and Diploma in Dance Education from Performers College, and her Certificate of Ballet Teaching Studies through the Royal Academy of Dance.Victoria is well-known for her full out teaching approach and contagious energy! She is an expert in jazz technique, body conditioning, contemporary, and lyrical dance, and she also has a fantastic understanding of dance science, anatomy, and biomechanics.With enormous energy, drive and enthusiasm and a passion for inspiring the next generation; Victoria is renowned for her artistic ability, for raising the bar for dance education, and organising events of the greatest calibre. PresenterLaura Tindle Meet Laura, our fabulous tour Presenter and Host! The daughter of a Bluebell and Second Generation Dancer, Laura was born into the dance community; she even made her stage debut as a bump in the royal variety performance!Growing up in her mother’s dance school, Laura fell in love with the stage and performing and after receiving training at Arts Ed in Chiswick, she entered the world of comedy stage acting and sketch shows; staring in WLTM and The Treason Show.Laura loves to entertain people of all ages. She trained with The TV Training Academy and became a Presenter, working for Virgin Games and Heart Bingo. From there, Laura used her comedy and presenting experience to host live events, loving nothing more than to interact with a live audience and make them laugh!Meeting Victoria and the Dance Inspirations team, Laura discovered her dream job! Combining her early dance days with a live audience and superstar kids; Laura lives to bring comedy and fun to the audience’s day with her high-energy hosting style! Our judging panel JudgeAdam Scown JudgeJoёlle Le Boutillier JudgeLaurie Scarth Guest JudgeEmily Charlton JudgeAdam Scown @adam_scown Adam is a graduate of Brent Street School of Performing Arts in Australia and has worked internationally across musical theatre, commercial dance & opera.A Broadway Award winner, Adams Directorial and choreographic credits include; Director & Choreographer for Saturday Night Fever, Rent, Flashdance, High School Musical, Grease, Dirty Dancing, The Boy from Oz with Hugh Jackman. Adam was creatively part of both Atlanta Olympic Games Closing Ceremony, Sydney Olympic Games Opening Ceremony & the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. He has danced commercially with and vocally supported artists such as Kelly Clarkson, Christina Aguilera, Kesha, Dua Lipa, Tina Arena & recently Nicole Scherzinger. Adam has also been featured on television in aussie soap Home & Away and was a featured dancer in Oscar-winning animated film Happy Feet. Adam is currently part of the global Creative & Casting team for Universal Studios, and is a judge for renowned international dance competition Dance World Cup! JudgeJoёlle Le Boutillier @joelleleboutillier1 Joёlle trained at Performers College and graduated with a National Diploma in Professional Dance with Musical Theatre.She appeared as a featured soloist at the Sadler’s Wells Chains Gala, and has worked with Tim Burton on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.Joëlle has taught lyrical jazz and classical ballet at Masters Performing Arts for the past fourteen years, and lyrical jazz at SLP College for the past six years.She most recently choreographed the concept videos ‘In Your Arms’, ‘Charlie and Sam’, ‘In Silence’ and ‘Over You’, from which two of her dancers were hand picked to perform with Andrea Bocelli at the O2 Arena. She also created a bespoke piece of choreography for Bloch’s launch of Blochsox at Move It 2019 and was invited to create a second piece for them the following year. Joëlle has been part of the judging panel for the Dance World Cup qualifiers and finals for the past two years.Her latest project is an original creation for Ballet d’Jèrri. JudgeLaurie Scarth Laurie trained at ArtsEd Chiswick graduating in 2007 with 1st class Hons in Musical Theatre. When not performing herself, Laurie loves nothing more than to inspire the next generation. Laurie has been lucky enough to teach throughout the UK, Ireland and as far as Austria delivering masterclasses. Laurie is currently Head of Dance and Foundation Gap course leader at Emil Dale Academy Hertfordshire and has been integral in helping to build, shape and establish 3 incredibly successful courses; including helping to write the hugely successful BA Hons degree in Musical Theatre course which is now in its 5th year. Laurie is immensely proud to have worked with Dame Gillian Lyne, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sir Trevor Nunn and Bill Deamer creating the new version of the Gumbie Jenny any-dots in the London revival of Cats. Her theatre credits include; Jan in Grease, London Piccadilly; Martha in High School Musical, Hammersmith Apollo; Tracy Turnblad in 1st Uk Tour Hairspray; Sister Mary Patrick in Sister Act UK Tour; Alice Fitzwarren, Dick Whittington; Hannah, The WindRoad Boys. Guest JudgeEmily Charlton @eemily_choreography Emily is a dance teacher and choreographer from the highly acclaimed Vale Studios; specialising in in Contemporary and Jazz Technique she is also a qualified ISTD teacherEmily is passionate about creating original and emotive choreography and her dedication to nurturing young talent is widely recognised.Recently Emily won the Professional Theatre Award at the Le Classique De Danse Awards 2022 and has also been selected as a judge for the renowned Dance World Cup qualifiers! Emily is also honoured to have won the prestigious Barbara Sharples International Choreography Award an incredible 4 times and the Dame Arlene Phillips Choreography Competition Award in 2020. Emily travels internationally choreographing and has produced over 200 World Champion title holders, leading them to winning overall title and world title awards. Emily and her students reached the Semi-finals of BBC One’s The Greatest Dancer closely working with Strictly Come Dancing Star Oti Mabuse. Thank You To our 2023 Sponsor SLP College is one of the UK’s leading training grounds for young performing talent and is known for its creativity, diversity of community and its warm, friendly atmosphere. SLP College is a first-class faculty and we are delighted to be collaborating with them to offer the best opportunities for our competitors!