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Learn to Charleston with James Wilson

Learn to Charleston with James Wilson

Learn the Charleston with Pro dancer James Wilson

Have you ever wanted to learn to dance ?  Well now is your chance.

Join James Wilson (assistant choreographer to Jenny Thomas on Strictly Come Dancing, BBC1), our amazing teacher for the day.

James has trained in all styles of dance and has had a professional dance and theatre career spanning 20 years.

As well as a career on stage he has assisted in various show castings and specialises in Latin American, partner work, MT Jazz and choreography.

So, grab those dancing shoes and come and join us in the beautiful Salon Perdu in Ironbridge on the 24th September for an hours Charleston lesson. There are 2 sessions available either 1pm and 3pm.

You don’t need to bring a partner
You don’t need to have danced before
Please wear trainers or something suitable to dance in.
Please bring water

Most importantly have lots of fun and enjoy yourself

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Professional Experience: 

Theatre work has included ensemble in ‘Putting on the Ritz’ (UK Tour), featured dancer in 'Simply Ballroom' (UK Tour), dancer in 'Latin Fever’ (Peacock Theatre, Sadler’s Wells), ensemble in ‘Strictly Ballroom Dancing’ (UK Tour), featured performer in ‘The Sinatra Centenary’ (UK Tour), featured performer in ‘Crazy For Gershwin’ (UK Tour), featured dancer in ‘Life Through Dance’ (UK Tour), ensemble in ‘Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs’ (Alhambra Theatre, Bradford), ensemble in ‘Cinderella’ (Empire Theatre, Liverpool), dancer in ‘An Evening with the Stars of Strictly Come Dancing’ (UK Tour), ensemble in ‘Her Benny’ (Empire Theatre, Liverpool), dance captain and ensemble in ‘Jack and The Beanstalk’ (New Theatre, Hull), performer in ‘Strictly Come Dancing Showcases at Sea' (P&O Cruises), featured dancer in ‘It’s All About You’ (UK Tour), ensemble in ‘Cinderella’ (Echo Arena, Liverpool), featured performer in ‘My Funny Valentine’ (Royal Festival Hall, London), dancer in ‘Club Vertigo’ (The Questors Theatre, London), ensemble in ‘Aladdin’ (Echo Arena, Liverpool), dancer, P&O Cruises MV Aurora and Azura. 

TV credits include assistant choreographer to Jenny Thomas on Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1), professional dancer with celebrity partner on Dancing with the Stars, Turkey (Seasons 1 and 2), dancer on Murder on The Homefront (ITV1), Jeff Goldblum dancer on Festival of Remembrance (BBC1), dancer on Strictly Dance Fever (BBC1), creative team for The Voice (BBC Worldwide/Acun Medya) 

Choreographer credits include ‘Peter Pan’ (Echo Arena, Liverpool), ‘Best Of British’ (The Grand Theatre, Liverpool), ‘Theatreland’ (The Grand Theatre, Liverpool), ’West End Bares; Ruby Strippers’ (Novello Theatre, London), ‘Aladdin’ (Middleton Arena, Middleton), ‘Cinderella’ (Oakengates Theatre, Telford), ‘Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs’ (The Forum, Barrow in Furness), ‘Theatreland’ (Theatre Royal, St Helens), ‘Everybody’s talking about Musicals’ (Liverpool Theatre Festival, Liverpool), ‘Crazy for Gershwin’ (UK Tour) 

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