Jacinta Landon AKA 'JC'
Principal Teacher / Director
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Qualified professional in Commercial Dance, Jacinta Landon is principal teacher and director of ELEVATE Dance Company in Salisbury U.K.
ELEVATE provides Street Dance/Hip Hop classes, technical classes, workshops and entertainment to Salisbury and the South West of the U.K. Supporting people of all ages passionate about dance.
JC believes in building confidence by providing quality teaching with a supportive and professional caring environment.
· Welcome to the Plastic Beach-Stage Dance Show Producer / Director / Choreographer / Dancer
· Wilton Village Vintage day event Choreographer / Director
· Salisbury City Council - large scale flash mob Choreographer / Director / Dancer
· The Haunted Mansion-Stage Dance Show Producer / Director / Choreographer / Dancer
· Regent Taylor – ELEVATE Dance Fashion Show Co-producer / Choreographer / Dancer
· Stars of Salisbury ( 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017) Choreographer / Dancer
· UDO Street Dance Competition 3rd and 2nd places Choreographer / Teacher
· BDO Street Dance Competition 4th and 2nd places Choreographer / Teacher / Dancer
· Alex in Wonderland-Stage Dance Show Producer / Director / Choreographer / Dancer
· Fisherton Street Festival (2015, 2016) Choreographer / Dancer
· London Schwarzkopf Hair Dressing Competitions Choreographer / Catwalk Director for Jas Hair
· Vintage Nostalgia Festival Choreographer / Dancer
· The Royal Air Force Christmas Ball at High Wycombe Choreographer / Dancer
· Sprie FM Christmas Ball Co-Choreographer / Dancer
· Sandbanks Hotel –Entertainer Dancer / Singer / Entertainer
· A Good Day Girl May-Stage Show Co-Director / Co-Producer / Choreographer / Dancer / Singer
· Television Series –Bigfoot Studios (Philippines) Presenter / Choreographer / Dancer Qualifications;
-Diploma of Performing Arts Commercial Dance Wellington Performing Arts Company New Zealand
-2x 6 month certificates in Performing Arts
- Dance Wellington Performing Arts Company New Zealand
-ETM Fitness Instructing Certificate FitPro UK
-Advanced American Jazz Dancer Pam Shanks Am Jazz Dance Studios New Zealand
-Royal New Zealand Ballet Graded Dancer Vicky Le Fleming Whitmore Dance Studio New Zealand
Hatti is an experienced Street/Hip Hop Teacher, who has been with Elevate since the beginning in 2010. Hatti teaches at both Elevate (the dance school and for local schools) and the Arts Award Company Moving Together. She also runs her own Hip Hop Society at De Montfort University at which she is one of the main teachers.
Hatti is also a performer; She has worked previously with ZooNation Dance Company, performing in their Into The Hoods: Remixed tour. She is also part of CODE Crew in Leicester, who recently performed in the UK Tour of Breakin’ Convention and placed 4th in the Midlands Best Dance Crew. She recently competed in Dance Camp UK as a part of CODE Crew, placing second in her street solo, cabaret solo and her street duos.
Not only does Hatti perform in Hip Hop, she has a minimum of Grade 7 qualifications in styles such as Ballet, Tap and Modern. She also has qualifications in Jazz, Pointe Work and Contemporary. She also performs regularly in Vintage Dance.
"Hatti is our super star at ELEVATE, a good friend, passionate dancer and extremely hard working and modest individual - she is part of ELEVATE'S history and will always be a very important part of ELEVATE - an excellent teacher, and incredible dancer. JC "
Bethany is an advanced dancer at ELEVATE Dance Company, team teaching Junior, Intermediate and Beginner Adults.
This year as she enters her second year studying an Extended Diploma in Dance at Andover College, where she has so far achieved a double distinction. Bethany trains full time at college, with ELEVATE and with Shake on a regular basis and attends London classes and workshops.
Bethany has come 2nd and 4th in BDO and UDO competitions with her Crew ‘Gravity’, and is hugely passionate about freestyle dance and choreography.
Bethany’s skills include, technical / Ballet and Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop and is ever expanding her training in different styles.
“Beth is a natural talent, and a passionate dancer – I can’t wait for the kids to have her teach. She’s so relatable, friendly and cool to our lovely students – and an awesome inspiration! I can’t believe Bethany was ELEVATE’S first student! We absolutely love her! JC”