Meet the Team

Kay Brittle

Kay Brittle

Kay has been dancing since she was a little girl. Proficient in Ballroom, Latin, Sequence, Argentine Tango and Modern Jive, she is an excellent all-rounder. Helping to teach many classes at the Dance Studio, Kay is well known for her expertise, cheerfulness and gorgeous smile!

Julie Dayman

Julie Dayman

Julie started dancing when she was 5 years old and is an accomplished teacher in Ballroom, Latin and Sequence. Helping out with the Lichfield classes, Julie makes new dancers feel welcomed, relaxed and comfortable, with her friendly, can-do approach to the lessons.

Simon Hampson

Simon Hampson

An amazing Modern Jiver, Simon has been dancing for 16 years. He can be depended upon for his no-nonsense, methodical approach
to this style of dance. He understands the intricacies of both lead and follow, and can break the moves down with ease and clarity.

He frequently partners Victoria on Modern Jive Workshops and is loved by many!

Jordanna Hemmingway

Jordanna Hemmingway

Jordanna started dancing at the age of 3 and continued until the age of 16. She successfully auditioned for Italia Conti and Tring Park, but settled on LCPA, training there for 3 years. An LCPA Graduate, with a Diploma in Trinity Musical Theatre and London College of Music, Pre-Associate IDTA, PT Level 3, Exercise to Music Level 1, and is BCA Qualified. She has a wealth of experience. After graduating she worked as Sleeping Beauty in Euro Disney and then Macau in China. She appeared as a Charleston Dancer in Peaky Blinders and has performed in 6 professional Pantos.

Jordanna is now teaching Beginners Ballet at the Dance Studio in addition to classes in Derby and Lichfield.

Kay Lewis

Kay Lewis

Kay is relatively new to the world of Ballroom, Latin and Sequence, but her background in Modern Jive spans over 14 years. Kay often steps in to teach Modern Jive and she helps newbies progress with confidence. She is also a great DJ and is often found behind the decks at the social dances held at the Dance Studio. Look out for her music at the MJ Sleepovers too!
Tony Neale

Tony Neale

Tony is the Dance Studio’s Maintenance and Odd-Job Man. Much of the transformation from offices to its’ beautiful new state, is testament to the work Tony did. He now maintains it, doing all those pesky little jobs that always need sorting. He can also be found on the dance floor, more recently turning his dancing feet to Tango Vals.
Jo Walker

Jo Walker

Jo has been dancing since she was 7 years old, taking classes in ballet, jazz, street, lyrical and pointe, and is now a fully qualified NATD Freestyle and Contemporary dance teacher. Having gained her degree in Psychology she also teaches children’s yoga and mindfulness in primary schools. Teaching dance and movement to music to children has become her passion, working at the Pat Miller School of Dance as well as YogaBugs. She also has her own business ‘Everybody Dance.’

Phil Winship

Phil Winship

A serious Ballroom and Latin dancer, Phil has been dancing since he was a teenager. With a great lead and lovely topline, he makes dancing look easy! He helps teach at the Lichfield classes, and is always in demand at socials. More recently he has been branching out into Modern Jive, Sequence and Argentine Tango, and frequently partners Victoria on various Workshops.