At Studio 24 Dance Academy, all of our tutors are fully qualified to teach the IDTA, BBO and TDSC syllabi and are members of the IDR (International Dance Rewards). They also have appropriate insurance, Enhanced DBS checks, safeguarding training and COVID-19 Training. 

 

Our tutors are all professional dancers currently working in the industry, check them out below!

WILL LONSDALE

HE/HIM

PRINCIPAL & OWNER 

IDTA Level 4 Diploma in Dance // IDTA Anatomy & Physiology Diploma // TDSC Registered Teacher // 

BBODance Registered Teacher // Certified First-Aider // Designated Safeguard Lead

Will began dancing in Sheffield from a very young age, gaining a strong knowledge in Tap, Ballet, Theatre Craft, Modern Jazz, Hip-Hop, Commercial, Contemporary, Lyrical, Musical Theatre and Acrobatics. Throughout his training, he gained multiple nominations in the core theatre subjects for the reputable 'IDTA Theatre Dance Awards'. Will successfully auditioned for MADD College (Midland's Academy of Dance and Drama) in Nottingham, where he was awarded a scholarship to further his training in professional dance and musical theatre. 

After this, Will carried on his dance training by successfully qualifying as a teacher of dancing under the IDTA (International Dance Teachers’ Association). More recently, Will also gained Registered Teacher Status (RTS) with TDSC (The Dance School Company) and BBODance

In 2017, Will became one of the top 6 male performers in the country and reached the final round as a finalist in the prestigious ‘Miss Dance of Great Britain and Dance Master UK.’ Will has also had the opportunity to demonstrate the new IDTA Advanced One Tap syllabus at the IDTA London Congress, on behalf of the Tap faculty, showcasing the work to the association’s senior examiners. He qualified as a teacher of dance in 2018 with the IDTA. 

Will has worked professionally for multiple shows such as: Ariana Grande Tribute Acts (Nicola T Productions), Dali's Guest (Hype Dance Professional), Disco Inferno, Broadway Baby (Dearne Playhouse) and many more and is still working professionally to this day!

 

Will set up Studio 24 Dance Academy to create and provide a safe, nurturing and professional environment for young children to create the best memories, perform to their hearts content and achieve their wildest dreams!