Inter-Advanced Contemporary, Advanced Lyrical
Bailey Grayson studied dance performance and choreography at Weber State University in Utah, she then moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in professional dance. She performed with Kairos Dance Company, Embark Dance Theatre, Blurred Ink Dance Company and Jess Harper and Dancers. She then moved to Chicago where she performed with J. Lindsay Brown and Dancers. She has also been a free lance choreographer for the past 12 years and has most recently put together a small project based dance company named Bailey Grayson Dance. She is very excited to be teaching for cutazz again and seeing the dancers in person!
Femme Vibes (advanced)
Since graduating, Ayesha has gone on to work in the commercial dance industry for worldwide known brands such as Wickes, Barclays, and Bacardi, as well as performing live on stage in front of crowds of 80,000 at Capital FM’s Jingle Bell Ball and performing in multiple countries around the world. Ayesha has also been fortunate enough to be able to work in TV, music videos, live performance, commercials, and films. She has had the pleasure of dancing with numerous artists, such as Ava Max, Jax Jones, M.O and Kathy Sledge of Sister Sledge.
Ayesha is an experienced and enthusiastic dance teacher who uses her wide style knowledge and industry experience to enrich her teaching environments. She prides herself on creating a safe space to learn where her students can grow and explore their movement without fear of judgment.
Advanced Jazz, Inter-Advanced Tap, Beginner Tap
Bethany started her professional journey as a child, attending the Sylvia Young Theatre School full time from the age of 10, gaining Head Girl status in her final year. She has been working in various musicals and within the Film and TV world since the age of 7, including working for Disney Channel UK, Warner Bros Films, BBC, Channel 4, etc. She then went on to gain her DDI teaching qualification from the ISTD syllabus in both Tap and Modern, before continuing her training at Bodywork Company Cambridge, where she left with a level 6 Diploma in Musical Theatre, and was awarded the Triple Threat Award. Whilst training and since graduating, Bethany has worked professionally in numerous shows, including Hairspray, Sister Act, Rapunzel the musical, The Producers and Singing in the Rain as well as appearing in various pantos, UK tours and straight plays. Bethany has also worked abroad in the Caribbean, performing in various musicals as a lead. Most recently, Bethany performed in a new musical adaptation of “Spectacular”, with the run starting in London, before continuing in Hertfordshire.
Bethany has also been teaching various subjects since the age of 15, including drama, singing, musical theatre, tap, jazz and ballet. She is able to combine her own professional experience with her knowledge and love of teaching to ensure the students she teaches get creative, fun, up to date and informative lessons. Bethany thoroughly enjoys teaching all ages, and continues to teach from ages 2 years all the way up to the young age of 75+.
Bethany’s favourite thing about teaching is watching her students grow in confidence and leave the class with a big smile on their face after a good session of working hard, pushing themselves and using their new found knowledge to be the best they can be!
Lauren is a 4th year medical student at Clare. Her favourite dance style is commercial/heels and she has previously competed on both uni street and tap competition teams, and taught beginner’s tap and commercial classes. She is so excited to be back teaching in person again and can’t wait to see everyone having a boogie together soon!
Chloe is a 3rd year Engling at Magdalene. She took dance exams in ballet, tap, and jazz before university, as well as training in contemporary as a Northern Ballet associate. After dancing with the Ballet Club in first year, she was excited to join Cutazz and the CUDCT in second and third year. This year, she is part of the Jazz team!
Chloe has taught ballet for the CUBC and can’t wait to teach Beginner Jazz/Lyrical. She hopes that all of her students find the class fun and enjoy learning to dance!