Laura started her dance training at the age of 3 in ballet, tap and modern at SJS Dance Academy in Devon and later discovered contemporary dance at age 11. After teaching from age 14, Laura decided to take A Level Dance in Cornwall and further her contemporary dance training at the University of Chichester. Laura has been lucky enough to take part in multiple Laban intensives in the summer holidays and continues to teach at the weekends throughout University. Laura strives to become a Primary School Teacher and one day take over SJS Dance Academy.
Francesca started her dance training in many styles such as ballet, tap, jazz and modern at the age of 3 at Nichols School of Dance in Surrey. Whilst at Nichols School, she participated and competed in multiple Dance Festivals and Competitions, including the All-England National Dance Finals. She decided at the age of 16 to go to Woking College to study A Level Dance where she discovered her love for contemporary dance, and was lucky enough to perform a curtain raiser with Tavaziva Dance Company. She came to the University of Chichester to further her Dance training and hopes to one day use her degree become a primary school teacher with a specialism in Dance.
At the age of 6 Chantel Marie Turner started street dancing. Whilst doing this she trained as an acrobatic gymnast from 11 till she was 16. She has also studied hoop and aerial acrobatics. She continued her dance education at Chichester College studying the styles of contemporary, jazz, ballet, physical theatre and musical theatre. Then further on came to the University of Chichester to study a BA(hons) degree in Dance Performance. She dreams of being a dancer in Disneyland
Connie began her dance training at the age of 7, but it wasn’t until year 9 that she was introduced to Contemporary Dance. Connie went on to do Triple BTEC Dance As well as her Gold and Silver Arts Awards at Shoreham Academy. Connie has also been teaching dance since the age of 15 and has choreographed competition routines that have qualified to New York world championships. Connie wishes to continue teaching dance,however since being at the University of Chichester, Connie’s love for performing has grown and she wishes to further this more in the future
Tegan started her dance training at a young age in styles such as; Modern, Jazz, Tap, Cecchetti Ballet and Classical Greek. She was introduced to Contemporary dance at GCSE and went on to study A Level and BTEC dance at Sussex Downs College, Lewes. Tegan has also competed in dance festivals and competitions across the country. Last year, she made it through to the finals of the Classical Greek Dance festival. Tegan wishes to contribute to the dance education sector in schools and wants to complete a PGCE in Secondary Dance. In the future she also hopes to teach and expand on her interest in Contemporary and Classical Greek dance by setting up a company integrating those styles.
Adela started dancing in 2001 at the age of 4 at Primary Art School Mělník in the Czech Republic, focusing on contemporary and basics of ballet and folk dance. She stayed there until 2017 during which time she made several works for herself as well as for larger groups. In 2015 she became the choreographer for her local theatre. After her final exams at Secondary School she decided to continue dancing in England at the University of Chichester. She has had the opportunity to dance at the National Opera House in Prague and the Royal Albert Hall in London. In the future she would like to pursue a career in theatre and also as a touring professional dancer
Robbie started performing at the age of 7 when he joined a musical theatre group, which quickly turned into an interest in dance. He studied BTEC Dance at Brockhill Performing Arts College in Kent, where he also joined a dance company at the school called Instep Dance Company. Within the company, he got to work with Lila Dance Company on various occasions. Since being at the University of Chichester, he has been able to widen his knowledge of various contemporary techniques and enhance his performance skills. After university, Robbie would like to join a physical company that explores contact and other high intensity skills. He has recently been interested in work by Motionhouse and James Wilton Dance.
Bonnie has danced since the age of 3. She has a passion for Tap, Irish and Jazz as well as Contemporary. Studying dance at Neath Port Talbot College introduced many professional artists to Bonnie, and she believes that this inspiration stimulated her to achieve her BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dance. She is proud of her Welsh roots and is very grateful for the opportunities she has been given as a result of this including working with dance companies such as Ballet Cymru, National Dance Company Wales and being a member of National Youth Dance Wales. Bonnie would like to audition to be Professional Dancer in a contemporary dance company after graduating and would like to teach abroad at some point in the future, to learn about different dance cultures around the world.
Amoure has trained at Shoreham Academy where she studied GCSE Dance and extended diploma in dance. She has also competed in the Dance World Cup and performed in the parade at Disneyland Paris. After she has graduated Amoure would like to look into performing or teaching as her options are open.
Saff started her dance training at the age of 2 at Arabesque school of performing Arts she trained in ballet, tap, modern and jazz, after 15 years she then went on to do a 3 year course in Dance at Chichester college. Within these years she gained a lot of performing experience. Saff then carried on her tracing onto the Higher National Certificate course in Dance. She is now currently doing her BA Hons degree in Dance performance at University of Chichester and looks forward the 2020 tour with the third year company 3Fall. After she graduates she wishes to audition for companies and perform with them.
Jess started ballet at age 5 with her local dance school. By the age of 14 she had completed her RAD exams and began studying different styles such as tap, commercial, Jazz, and hip hop. However she found her real passion lay with contemporary dance. With this, Jess began her BA degree in Ireland at Bray Institute of Further Education, before moving to Chichester where a she entered into third year of the Dance Performance course to finish her degree. Jess is interested in experiencing as many aspects of contemporary dance as possible, having an interest in interdisciplinary works, screen-dance and physical theatre. Jess wishes to pursue her career in performance, hoping to work with a company or choreographer after graduation
Mason started dancing at the age of 13. where he joined his GCSE Contemporary Dance course at park house school, ran by Roz Mawazini. Whilst studying he joined his local contemporary dance companies, Newbury Contemporary Youth Dance Company, West Berkshire Youth Dance Company and Ace Dance Studio. He has an interest in outdoor performances, he has taken apart of Public outdoor performances working along side The Newbury Corn exchange and Sussex dance network. He looks forward to dancing with 3fall as he hopes to perform in companies once he’s graduated!
Mignon began dancing for Taunton Youth Dance Company at the age of 15. She later went on to study Performing Arts at The Space in Somerset before coming to the University of Chichester. In her second year, Mignon took part in the exchange programme attending the Escola Superior de Danca in Lisbon for a semester. After university, Mignon hopes to continue performing and exploring contemporary dance and physical theatre.
Megan started dancing at a young age at her local dance school in Berkshire. She trained in a variety of styles including ballet, tap and contemporary and was given the opportunity to perform competitively. Megan then went onto study A-Level dance a Theale Sixth Form where she was introduced to the University of Chichester and was lucky enough to watch 3Fall perform. Megan hopes to further her skills as a performer and one day be part of a professional company.
Cat has trained at The Big Dance Company since a young age where she has studied a variety of dance genres including lyrical,commercial, jazz, ballet and acrobatics. She has had many opportunities with the Big Dance Company allowing her to perform and meet many people around the world including Los Angeles and the Philippines with International Exchanges. After graduating with a BA hons Degree in Dance Performance from the University of Chichester, Cat hopes to pursue her career out in Australia, with intentions to join a contemporary company.
At age five, Lorna began dancing in styles such as ballet and tap and soon after, went on to train in street and commercial styles. She was introduced to contemporary dance at GCSE level and later went on to complete her A Level at the Royal Academy of Dance. During Lorna’s second year at University, she studied for a semester in Lisbon at the Escola Superior de Danca. Lorna is interested in the craft of choreography and hopes to perform and create within a professional company.
Wiktor Parzyszek trained at The Henley College in Performing Arts. He also trained at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire for dance C.A.T program. Afterwards he started his BA (hons) in Dance Performance at the University of Chichester. In the future he hopes to become a backup dancer for the pop music industry and further his development in choreography.
Chloé began dancing at the age of 4, beginning with Ballet and later training in Modern Theatre, Tap and Jazz, taking a variety of exams. She was briefly introduced Contemporary at Hereford Sixth Form College where she studied Dance and Musical Theatre. Here, she performed in multiple shows, as well as choreographing for the Sixth Form’s production of “Evita”. Following this, Chloé auditioned for the Dance Performance course at University of Chichester, where she discovered her love for Contemporary. Chloé is very excited to be a member of 3Fall Dance Company and is excited to see what opportunities it will bring.
Joining local ballet classes at the age of 4 marked the beginning of Viktoria‘s dance journey. She loved moving around to music and being able to express her emotions without words. As she got older, she explored more and more dance styles including Modern Dance, Jazz and Tap. But it wasn’t until her gap year that she discovered Contemporary Dance and was driven to learn more by studying at the University of Chichester. With her newly acquired skills and knowledge, she would like to return to her home country of Germany and become part of a well-established dance company.
Eliska has always aimed to be a dancer after she began dance classes as a small child, in styles such as ballet and street dance. She also gained an interest in contemporary dance through attending open classes, where she discovered her love for the style. This love ended up with her decision to relocate to the University of Chichester to study full-time on the BA (hons) Dance Performance degree. She has also taught dance for the past three years in her hometown in the Czech Republic. She has had many great opportunities in dance including participating in many competitions such as World of Dance in London, and dancing in a film produced in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.