Maddie is 12 years old and dances for Barbara Jacksons School of Dance @barbara_jacksons She’s been dancing since she was 2 years old and her favourite style is lyrical. She was lucky enough to perform in Matilda the Musical.
Lilly is 14 years old and dances with Val Armstrong Performing Arts @vakidzuk She’s danced since she was 2 years old and loves jazz and acro! Lily won Gold 5 times at the dance World Cup last year and was part of the Billy Elliot UK, Ireland and Germany tour.
Joseph is 9 years old and dances at VA Performing Arts in Hartlepool @vaperformingarts Joseph started dancing in 2018 and recently rose to fame on BBC1’s The Greatest Dancer where he came runner up with his partner Lily! His favourite style of dance is lyrical and jazz and he’s won champion titles in modern, song and lyrical – what a star he is!
Maisie is 10 years old and has danced with Oncore Dance Academy @oncore_dance_academy since she was 2 years old. Maisie has competed both locally and nationally since the age of 5.
She became a Royal Ballet Associate in 2019 and an Elmhurst Young Dancer in 2020. She performed in ‘The Nutcracker’ with the Birmingham Royal Ballet in 2019 and has been part of the Jazz Associates for the last two years. Maisie is passionate about all genres of dance
Ben is 13 years old and dances with NBA Dance Academy @nbadanceacademy Ben has danced for nearly 5 years and his favourite genres are Jazz, Contemporary and Commercial.
Ben is currently an Associate with London Studio Centre and has been selected to represent Wales for the DWC. Ben is also an Associate with the Phoenix Boys and featured in their lockdown concept videos!
Eva has just turned 8 and has danced @cheshuntdanceschool since the age of 2 1/2. She studies all genres of dance, including acro and musical theatre and loves them all! Eva will be representing Team England at the Dance World Cup 2021 as a soloist and in group dances. She has just been accepted as the youngest ‘In Company‘ member @hamiltiontrainingacademy after auditioning in October. Well done Eva!
Everleigh is 7 and attends Theatre Street Performing Arts @theatrestreetpa
Everleigh is part of their elite team @tsdcelite and takes 6 classes a week in ballet, lyrical, jazz, acro street and stretch. She also attends Push Dance Programme @pushdanceprogramme every other Sunday where she trains in contemporary and commercial styles as well as jazz tech. Everleigh has been dancing and competing since she was a tiny 3 year old and just adores everything dance.
Everleigh loves all styles of dance but lyrical contemporary and jazz are her favourite styles. She attends lots of dance competitions and events and even though she’s only 7 she is determined to be a professional dancer when she’s older.
Max is 13 and has danced since he was 6 years old. He started his training at the Lauren Anderson Academy of Dance and moved to Val Armstrong Performing Arts in 2019 @vaperformingarts
Max has had a very successful competition history and has won various TDCI titles in song and dance, tap and modern. Max was selected to represent Team England in the 2020 Dance World Cup, performing solos, duets and group dances. Mac loves to be on stage and had perform in various local pantomimes over the years.
Max has also been nominated for the ‘Young Performer of the Year’ award at the Best of South Tyneside Awards which is due to be held this month, he has also been invited to perform at this awards ceremony.
Max loves all genres of dance but his favourites are contemporary and Acro.
Beaut is 12 and trains at Hasland Dance Studio in Kent @hasland_dance_studios
Beau has been dancing and performing since he was 6 years old. His Commercial Dance Team are the current Dance World Cup champions in the children’s small group category. He is also representing team England again this year. He has several awards from Street Dance Comps nationally and internationally (UDO, SOAR, NSC, IDO). He also competes in Modern very successfully and recently qualified for all England regionals with his Song and Dance. He dances with The Phoenix Boys, Premiere Scholars and Tring school boys Kickstart Associates, as well as training with Stagebox as an elite Junior in London.
Beau loves Commercial and Street dance but he also equally loves modern and lyrical styles, as well as MT. He also does ballet and tap so a bit of an all-rounder!
Isobel is 12 and she dances at her fantastic dance school – My Stage Company in Preston. She dances in all genres, Ballet, Tap, Modern, Lyrical, Commercial and Contemporary and has been dancing for 10 years. Her favourite styles are Commercial, Tap and Contemporary.
Isobel has performed on stage in many shows from the young age of 5, at theatres including The Palace Theatre, Manchester, Blackburn Empire Theatre, Blackpool Opera House, Saddlers Wells in London and Disney Land Paris.
Isobel competes up and down the country at competitions and dance festivals gaining many 1st places and trophies in her solo and group dances and with her Elite Team who recently competed at Can you Dance Sheffield. She received an amazing teachers award in Contemporary and recently gained the highest mark in her dance school for her ISTD tap exam.
Isobel’s passion is to dance, inspired by her incredible teachers, dance team and all the amazing dancers on Instagram, she hopes to become a professional dancer one day!
Skye is 14 and trains at Samantha Jane Dance Company @samanthajanedancecompany
Skye trains in Jazz, Contemporary, Acro, Ballet, Commercial, Lyrical and Musical Theatre. She’s danced for the past 3 1/2 years and her absolute favourite style is contemporary. She is an Ambassador for Lisa K Photography which she loves and is currently performing in Beauty and the Beast Panto @towngatetheatre. She also feels extremely lucky to have a place at Performers College on the Elite Program.
Skye is now in her second year at Stage Box’s kid’s London and is part of Borthwick Casting Agency.
Nevaeh is 10 years old and has trained at Spotlight Stage School in Essex since she was 4 years old.
She is obsessed with everything dance and has been lucky enough to have been awarded with many title awards and special awards. She loves attending CYD, Base and Pineapple. Her favourite styles are Jazz, Musical Theatre, Commercial and Contemporary but she loves all genres of dance.
She’s been an Ambassador for Holly Francesca Photography for 18 months now and she just loves being part of Holly’s team.
Sienna is 14 and attends CR Dance Company @cr_dancecompany She started her dance journey at the age of 6 winning lots of awards as a freestyle dancer. Since then she’s learnt lots of other styles with CR dance company – her favourites are lyrical, commercial and jazz. She is an Elite Team Group leader at CR, and junior assistant to the principle.
HOW TO BECOME A SQUAD AMBASSADOR
Our Ambassador search takes place in October every year – follow us on Instagram or Facebook for news – @squadddancewear
What we look for in our Ambassadors;
- Girls and boys who have a real passion for dance
- Dancers who demonstrate their love for dance by having an active social media account full of posts about their dance life
- Dancers who appear to exude confidence and who will take our photoshoots in their stride
- Dancers who we believe will be dedicated to our brand and who will help us advertise Squad at events and on social media
- Don’t forget dancers who engage with our brand will always stand out! Those who comment, like and/or share our Social Media posts. Those who actively purchase Squad and come and see us at events – we always remember our Squad fans!
In return our Ambassadors will benefit from;
- A percentage off all purchases during their term as our Ambassador
- Free dancewear
- Entry tickets to some of the largest and most popular dance events in the UK
- Professional photoshoot opportunities
- Feature on our website and in our Social Media posts
- Being part of our Squad Family – our Ambassador team have the best time and a lovely relationship with each other. We love our Squad team x