Elevate Your Dance with Advanced/Professional Jazz Classes by Lucy Banfield at the Acosta Dance Centre!
Embark on a journey of refined technique, increased strength, and elevated artistry through Lucy Banfield's inspiring Jazz classes. This class offers a nurturing, inclusive environment where dancers can flourish. Each session comprises a dynamic dance-based warm-up, focused technical exercises, and captivating original choreography encompassing a range of jazz styles. It's your space to train, evolve your skills, and unleash your passion on the dance floor. Lucy's commitment to fostering inclusivity and community-driven initiatives shines through her workshops and classes, making her a dynamic addition to the Acosta Dance Centre's offerings.
Hailing from Greenwich, London, Lucy brings a blend of Caribbean and British heritage to her dance journey. Trained at The English National Ballet School and Laine Theatre Arts, she boasts over 25 years of professional experience in Musical Theatre, Dance, and teaching. Her remarkable career spans diverse roles, from ballet dancer to performances in Musical Theatre, Film, TV, and commercial ventures. Lucy has collaborated with esteemed Directors and Choreographers, including Carlos Acosta, Arlene Phillips, Baz Luhrmann, and many more.
Her accomplishments encompass:
Creative roles like Associate Choreographer and Resident Choreographer for Guys and Dolls (West End, UK Tour, Tel Aviv & Chichester), Associate Choreographer for Grease (Royal Caribbean & David Ian Productions), Assistant Choreographer for MGM Story (Upstairs at the Gatehouse), and Re-stager for Footloose (UK Tour).
West End Theatre credits spanning Sinatra, Chicago, Dirty Dancing, Saturday Night Fever, and more. Her versatile performances extend to iconic shows and venues.
Television & Film appearances include Game of Thrones, Strictly Come Dancing for Kylie Minogue, and roles in prestigious productions like Disney's Cinderella and Artemis Fowl.
Lucy's instructional prowess has graced esteemed institutions like The Urdang Academy, London Studio Centre, and ArtsEd, where she currently heads the Dance department for The School of Musical Theatre. Her expertise extends globally through adjudications, guest tutoring, and consultancy roles.
Discover a new dimension in dance under Lucy Banfield's guidance. Join her captivating Jazz classes at the Acosta Dance Centre and take your dance journey to unparalleled heights.