Tiffany Knight, Principal/Director - Disco freestyle, Street Dance, Rock N Roll & Zumba
Tiffany and Her Sister Tuesday Started Energy School of Dancing in 2008 with freestyle classes on just two days a week. The school has now grown to a large school with classes Tuesday-Friday and cover a number of different dance styles and Gymnastic Dance.
Tiffany began dancing Disco freestyle at the age of 7 and quickly fell in love with the up tempo music Competitions had to offer. She also then began ballroom and Latin dance which she gained up to International awards in both. Tiffany also took training in Street dance, Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop and Rock n Roll. In 2006 Tiffany took her teachers exam in Freestyle/ Street and Rock N Roll and gained 95% Distintion grade with International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA). Tiffany is also a member of the (ADFP) Association of freestyle dance professionals which allows members of the Freestyle comp squad to compete at dance competitions over the south of England. In 2011 Tiffany took her Zumba training course allowing her to teach Zumba at Energy. Tiffany began teaching at Hemel Theatretrain in 2006 and choreographed pieces for shows in The London Palladium and The Theatre Royal before becoming the centre director of Aylesbury Theatretrain who performed at the 02 in July 2013 and Disneyland Paris May 2014. Tiffany has reduced the number of classes she teaches at the school since having to her first baby Dixie In March 2014 and then Chase in 2016 and now takes a more active role in the running of the school.
Besides running Energy School of Dancing and Gymnastics, Tiffany also directs Aylesbury & Hemel Theatretrain. In 2018 Tiffany completed an Acrotix training course for level 1 Gymnastics.
Tuesday Mash- Principal/ Director- Disco Freestyle, Rock N Roll ,Performance class,Jazz, Street, Acro
Tuesday founded Energy school of dancing along side her sister Tiffany in 2008
Tuesday started dancing at the age of 3 and since then has performed competed and gained awards in Latin,Ballroom,Tap,Ballet,Jazz,Lyrical,Rock N roll,Street,Disco Freestyle and more.
Tuesday Teaches many styles at Energy School of Dancing and Theatretrain Aylesbury and has also taught for Sainsburys active,sports for school and Oxford Theatretrain.
Tuesday has a National Diploma in Performing Arts from the Amersham & Wycombe College a teaching Associate qualification with the I.D.T.A and is a member of the Street Dance International Association
Her proffesional credits include;
From the age of 15 Tuesday auditioned and became a member of Future Shock and Culture Shock Uk Hip Hop Troupe Where she toured around England and to America to represent the UK. O2 Arena , The Royal Albert Hall,British Arts ,World Showcase,Wembley Arena, LA ballet school, and more
Tuesday has Choreographed for shows at Sadlers wells, TheLondon Palladium, The Theatre Royal, The 02 Arena,World Showcase San Diego and The British Arts. In 2018 Tuesday completed Level 1 Acrotix training workshop.
Joel Ekperigin- Street / Hip Hop/ Crew
Joel started dancing at the age of 10 with street dance being his first passion. At 14 he started to gain a range of performance opportunities through his first Sunday school, Pineapple Performing Arts, and then went on to join dance group Cerebro. It was after this experience that Joel decided he wanted to pursue a career in dance and went on to train at Wilkes Academy of Performing Arts. During his first year he received a full training scholarship from P&O cruises. Credits whilst training - Brit awards 2016, Britain’s Got Talent, The Collection Amazon, House Full 3, Peter Pan- First Family Entertainment, Aladdin – First Family Entertainment, SHOOT DANCE @tkjoel. Joel is currently a member of West End musical Thriller live.
Katherine Tyler- Ballet / Tap
Katherine trained at her local dancing school in Oxfordshire before going on to train professionally at the Urdang Academy of Performing Arts. After graduating and various professional jobs she went to America to teach dance on a summer camp which is where she attributes her love of teaching today. Upon returning to the UK she obtained her I.S.T.D teaching certificates and now has 20 years experience teaching Ballet to all ages at various dancing schools and colleges across London and Hertfordshire.
Hannah Andrews- Commercial, Contemporary, Technique, Street Tap
Hannah's love of dance & performing started at a young age, where she studied RAD ballet and ISTD tap and modern, Hannah also attended Irish dancing lessons to grade 3 teaching level. Hannah's passion for dance continued and from 2010 to 2013 and she gained national diploma's in acting, dance and singing at Amersham Wycombe college. From this Hannah trained as a professional dancer at Stella Mann performing arts school in Bedfordshire where she gained the Trinity qualification. During these years Hannah has taken part in many competitions, performances and shows and have most recently supported a dance and cheerleading troupe in Cardiff.
Maria Savva- Contemporary/ Lyrical and Acro / tricks / Flips
Maria Savva is an enthusiastic, keen and proactive dance teacher and choreographer, who graduated from De Montfort University in July 2016 with a high 2.1 BA(HONS) in Dance. With over 15 years of dancing, acting and performing experience, her passion for teaching and choreography has been an on going interest from the age of 16 and has explored choreography with children and adults of all ages. Maria has experience in teaching and performing a range of different dance styles, including: contemporary, lyrical, street dance (whacking, old school, hip-hop, lyrical etc), breakdance, Latin styles, Jazz, freestyle, modern and cheerleading (stunting and pom dance) and gymnastics. Maria's vision is a world where young dancers have the energy, the commitment, the team spirit and thoughtfulness to be positive and creative members of society. In her teaching, she aims to nurture self-confidence, self-belief and self-discipline through the medium of high quality dance, so young people can realise their potential.