Information about our teachers
Chisenhale Dance Space offers a diverse programme of dance and fitness classes for Adults and Children. From complete beginners to experienced movers, we offer classes in contemporary dance, improvisation, yoga, Lindy Hop and more.
Information about our teachers can be found below, and click here for the full list of classes.
Angela is a performer, teacher and producer specialising in dance and arts from the Jazz era. She is self-taught, starting her dance story on the streets of Hackney where she was born and raised. The combination of her musical family background, classical music training, love for jazz and her passion for dance made for a natural progression to search for the roots of present day street-dance, the Lindy Hop. She started lindy-hopping in 1991 having an already established dancing and teaching path. She is often called a “mid-timer” on the international Lindy Hop scene: renowned for unique yet grounded teaching style, mentoring of new teachers, pioneering out-of-the box events.
Anmol Kaur is a Dance Artist, performer and teacher born in South East London. As a member of Hip hop company Boy Blue, her credits include Sky Arts 50, BBC, Breakin’ Convention – Sadler’s Wells, Edinburgh International Festival, South Bank and Barbican Theatre. As a freelance Artist, Anmol has danced in the Jonas Brother’s music video ‘Sucker’, performed Bollywood dance around the country, including the ICC in Manchester and taught dance to younger members of the Boy Blue Company. Already with a credited CV, Anmol will continue her training at London Contemporary Dance School in September 2019.
Bradley started dancing professionally over 15 years ago, and his experience has allowed him to teach and perform both nationally and internationally. He has worked with some of the top commercial and underground artists in the entertainment industry. His credits include working on the West End run of ‘Into The Hood’ with ZooNation, dancing with the Laurence Olivier award-winning company Boy Blue Entertainment, and working with Flawless UK and Impact Dance to name a few. Bradley has always been humbled by his successes and names starring as lead character (Frankie) in the film STREETDANCE3D as his career highlight to date, as well as performing and choreographing for the 2012 Olympic opening ceremony.
Fun, energetic and dynamic, Bradley’s dance style and beaming stage presence are hard to miss.
Ingvild is a Norwegian dance artist currently based in London. She works as a performer, choreographer and teacher across the UK, Norway and Switzerland. Ingvild graduated from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (2016) with an MA in Dance Performance as a member of Transitions Dance Company. Ingvild has worked with artists such as; Matthias Sperling, Rahel Vonmoos, Theo Clinkard, Liz Roche, Dog Kennel Hills Project and Pell Ensemble. Ingvild believes in the creative process and possibility that can take place in a class environment. She has worked to increase the dancing opportunities in her hometown in Norway, setting up creative workshops for teenagers, where live music and dance meet.
Kai is a graduate of the Cambridge Performing Arts programme at Bodywork Dance College and has trained with hip hop companies Elementz Ent and Boy Blue Entertainment. As well as having a passion for hip hop Kai has also trained in a variety of dance styles as well as Acting and singing. Kai has worked on stage, in films and commercials and with ITV, BBC, Warner Brothers and Netflix.
Maria is a dancer, teacher, choreographer and movement director working through multidisciplinary techniques from around the world to develop Intercultural Awareness Performance. She has worked in the original cast of The Lion King (UK), Kokuma Dance Theatre, Jeanette Brooks among others, and is a recipient of The Trailblazers Fellowship. In 2016 she was awarded a ‘Dancers Career Development’ Retraining Grant, and was selected for One Dance UK’s “Dance Teaching Mentorship”. She is an Associate Artist with ‘Spare Tyre Theatre Company’ working with adults with learning disabilities, and has taught regularly at Greenwich Dance, TripSpace, Trinity Laban and The Place.
Marie Chabert is a freelance dance artist, yoga teacher and massage therapist. Originally from France, Marie graduated from The London Contemporary Dance School in 2006. Since then she has been performing with a variety of different choreographers. In 2013 she set up the Bodysong Company in France and in 2008 she co-founded the collaborative and multidisciplinary company EU&ME, which specialises in inter-cultural exchange and site-specific works with audience participation. In 2012, along with with the Mexican choreographer Paula Rechtman, she co-created the educational project Dance as a tool against violence in Mexico, France and Burkina Faso. In 2014 she obtained the French National teaching diploma (DE) and in 2016, she spent 4 months in India, on a spiritual journey where she trained to be a yoga teacher.
Olly Otley shifted careers from film production to community arts a few years ago, in a bid to rekindle her childhood love of creative dance. She has worked extensively with children and their parents, leading movement, art and music activities in the UK and Germany. Olly believes strongly that people of any age and ability should have access to the joy and artistic expression that dance offers. She is currently deepening her understanding of contemporary dance in community settings with further studies at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.
Robyn graduated from London Contemporary Dance School in 2013. As a freelance dance artist she has been performing and teaching in the UK and Europe. She is a founding member of Feet off the Ground Dance, a performance collective that specialises in Contact Improvisation and Partnering techniques. Robyn has dynamic teaching experience covering a spectrum of ages and styles, including: creative dance, ballet, body conditioning and Contact Improvisation. In conjunction with Feet off the Ground Dance, she has been involved in introducing family jam sessions at Chisenhale Dance Space where she is a Member.
graduated from London Contemporary Dance School in July 2013 and went on to join Verve, the postgraduate performance company of Northern School of Contemporary Dance, graduating with Distinction. She has performed and taught across the UK and Europe and worked with a variety of established choreographers including Ben Duke, Lea Anderson, Tom Dale, Sarah Dowling and Jamaal Burkmar. Sophie is a co-founder of Feet off the Ground Dance, a collective that specialise in Contact Improvisation and Partnering.
Sophie has taught extensively across the UK, including BalletBoyz, The Place Adult Courses and Class Shorts, as a guest lecturer at London Contemporary Dance School and the Centre for Advanced Training scheme based at Laban, The Place and Dance4.