Integr8 Family

Charlie Sapey

COMPANY DIRECTOR

Charlie graduated from the University of Winchester in 2008 where she studied Choreography and Dance. Alongside contemporary she had been training in Street as well as classical styles. Charlie founded Integr8 Dance in 2009 after seeing a lack of high quality dance in the area. She wanted to bring dance to more people and show how much it can change your life. In 2012 she was awarded Hampshire Associate Dance Artist and Winchester Entrepreneur of the year.

Ellie Routledge

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Ellie began working for Integr8 Dance in 2017, after graduating with a 1st from East 15 Acting School. She has worked professionally in London and internationally, writing and staring in shows in the West End. She teaches a wide range of Dance styles for Integr8, choreographs competition crews and has created a youth physical theatre company ‘Flame’. 

Having received a grant from the Hampshire Waste Prevention service, Ellie has co-created the puppetry show ‘Trashmouth’, an educational theatre show about waste prevention and management, which is currently touring schools in Hampshire.

Mitch Allen

DANCE TEACHER/CHEER COACH

Mitch has been dancing since the age of 6 and started off training in Ballet, Modern and Tap. Mitch began dancing with Integr8 7 years ago and he loved training with the company so much that he decided to pursue a career in teaching. He began his career with Integr8 as their very first Apprentice which then allowed him to work his way up within the company. Mitch specialises in Commercial and working with children with additional needs, choreographs for our crews Dynamic & Impact as well as coaches our junior cheerleading team along side one of our other coaches, Ellie. Mitch is also one of our main teachers for our disability program here at Integr8 Dance and works hard to ensure dance is accessible for everyone. He loves working closely with local schools to ensure all children have a positive experience in every dance class. Mitch’s favourite part of teaching is seeing the progression in the children’s performances and confidence, like his own as he grew with Integr8.

Mitch is currently working on his British Sign Language qualification which he hopes to one day pass along to some of his students and colleagues.

Brittany Chalk

DANCE TEACHER

Brittany is a former Professional Dancer turned Choreographer and Teacher. Her professional choreographic and Assistant Directorial credits include The Show Palace’s production of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Pure Talent Celebrities touring revue show – Sizzle Las Vegas and Kiss Me Kate at Titchfield Festival Theatre.

She has performed with Disney Live Entertainment, onboard Holland America’s Nieuw Amsterdam and Eurodam under the direction of RWS Entertainment Group, onboard the Carnival Sensation, at Busch Gardens, Williamsburg and at The Show Palace Dinner Theater in their productions of Beauty and the Beast (Enchantress/Ensemble) and A Chorus Line (Judy). Brittany has performed alongside artists including Nicki Minaj, Ne-Yo, Anne Steele and Telihana, was a member of the Hip Hop/Contemporary company Jamie J. & Co and trained at the prestigious Broadway Dance Center in New York City.

In 2019, Brittany created an online community to support, inspire and empower dancers in all stages of their unique dance journeys. The A Dancer’s Guide Podcast series features a different Professional guest each episode and shares their experiences with listeners all over the world.

At Integr8, she leads the Performance Company and Teaching Assistants Programme and teaches Ballet, Tap, Contemporary and Musical Theatre.

Zoe Price Harper

DANCE TEACHER/CHOREOGRAPHER

Zoe graduated from the University of Winchester 2009 with a degree in choreography and dance and now works part time with Integr8 Dance. At University Zoe was part of student contemporary dance company D@win and after graduating was commissioned to return and choreograph a piece on the company’s new members. She has also danced with Neptune Girls in a number of performances including promotional work for Bench clothing. Other performance and choreographic work has included; performing with stage door productions at Disneyland Paris in 2008, Promotional work for Toni & Guy in 2007, choreographing and performing in contemporary dance show The Ascent of Woman at the Edinburgh festival in 2006 and performing at a variety of theatres and hotels in Kent with company Stage Express.

Caitlin Noakes

DANCE TEACHER

Caitlin joined Integr8 Dance as our apprentice in 2019, and now teaches for Integr8 full time. At 3 years old Caitlin took ballet classes whilst living in France and enjoyed ballet until moving back to the UK where she continued dancing and took up contemporary and street dance. In 2017 Caitlin joined the Integr8 family as a dancer and that is where she also began assisting dance classes and focusing on street dance. Her interest in different styles of dance urged her to study Dance at college and ultimately successfully become Integr8’s second apprentice. 

Lauren Cunningham

DANCE TEACHER

Lauren studied dance and performing arts at Eastleigh College and has a National Diploma in Dance, finishing top of her class. She was a dance teacher in Southampton and Romsey for 7 years prior to joining Integr8 and is experienced in teaching a variety of ages and abilities in all genres of hip hop. She has performed at Strictly Come Dancing charity events as well as on The One Show and The Voice kids. At Integr8 Dance company, she teaches street dance classes for children and really enjoying her experience so far.

Sarah Hemmings

DANCE TEACHER/EVENTS COORDINATOR
Sarah has been dancing since the age of 3 and fell in love with different styles of dance. She started with ballet and then added, Freestyle, Street, Latin and Ballroom. She has achieved a high level of dance exams with in those styles and performed twice a year at the point theatre. After passing her GCSE in dance, she went on to Achieve her Level 3 Extended diploma in Performing Arts dance and then went on to do an advance level apprenticeship in live events and promotion. After her Apprenticeship, she then went to achieve her IDTA Pre-Associate in freestyle and then went on to Achieve a level 4 diploma in dance teaching. She is currently working alongside the ADFP with becoming a adjudicator as well as working on her IDTA level 4 diploma in teaching ballet and licentiate level in freestyle. At Integr8 she teaches P.E , after school clubs and ballet . She also is the Event Coordinator which plans and organises Dance / Cheer Parties.

Darren Lee

DANCE TEACHER

Darren has been a dancer for over 12 years, with an extensive credit list working with the likes of Robbie Williams, Liberty X & Kylie Minogue as well as performance, choreography and creative direction for big brands such as Toni & Guy, MTV, X Games, Topman, Animal clothing & Footlocker.
He also has a broad range of teaching credits at recognised professional dance studios and labels such as Husky Studios (London), Pineapple Studios (London), Warner Bros UK, StudioSO (Southampton).

Dani Hammerton

DANCE TEACHER

Dani started dance at the age of 4 and has been part of the Integr8 family for over 11 years. She knows a variety of styles including street, contemporary, latin and ballroom and musical theatre and has taken part in multiple large performances over the years receiving lead roles and helping with choreography. Dani has also compete in Street Dance competitions from a very early age in solos, duos and crews and has placed and won in many categories. She achieved a Distinction BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Musical Theatre at college and has now received a Level 3 Dance Certificate as well. After travelling and pursuing other interests she is extremely excited to be back with the Integr8 team, now as a full time teacher. Running after school clubs, crew sessions, drama lessons and our Chance to Dance clubs. She will be touring Primary schools all over Hampshire, alongside Ellie, performing ‘Trash Mouth’, a puppet show about waste prevention.

Rebeckah Maslin

DANCE TEACHER

Rebeckah has been a fan of the stage from a young age. She has been dancing since the age of four in Modern Jazz. She went to college in Weymouth, Dorset to study Performing Arts for one year and trained in Dance for two years. She has recently graduated from the University of Winchester in Choreography and Dance. Beckah runs some of our Street Dance after school clubs.

Caoilha Churchman

DANCE TEACHER

Caoilha has lived and attended school in Winchester for 18 years. She trained in ballet for 15 years including two years in academies in Sydney, Australia. She joined the Integr8 team in April 2021 originally supporting the business development team by coordinating the social media accounts whilst also assisting in some of the dance and holiday classes. Now she has joined our teaching team and is delivering Tiny ballet classes and after school classes.

Elly Podbery

DANCE ASSISTANT

Elly has been dancing since the age of 3, starting her training in Ballroom, Latin American and Line Dancing under the IDTA (International Dance Teachers Association) syllabus. She earned herself many awards, medals and trophies with high grades including honours in her examinations. In college, Elly studied Level three extended Diploma in Dance, training in Contemporary, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Physical Theatre, Urban/Street and Ballet. She then furthered her dance education and training at The University of Winchester, earning herself a BA (Hons) degree in Choreography and Dance. At University, she studied Contemporary, Cunningham, Graham, Jazz, Physical Theatre, Musical Theatre, Urban/Street, improvisation, choreography, making, physical skills and facilitation. Throughout her training, Elly has taken part in many performances, presenting dance to a wide range of audiences, these include shows with her cohorts, public events, bringing awareness to mental health, world dance day, and dance demonstrations. Whilst at University, Elly was a member of the University’s Ballroom and Latin Society, continuing her dancing, helping others and putting on shows.

Elly has been teaching between 4-5 years, beginning in her local dance school teaching Ballroom, Latin American and Line Dancing. She assisted in her University’s Musical Theatre courses dance classes, helping students with their technique work for their course. Most recently in 2020, Elly taught beginners and mini Ballet with contemporary online via zoom as part of Streicher Dance Company. Over these years, she has taught a wide range of ages, abilities and styles. Elly also took part in a couple of dance modelling shows at her college and University.

Elly prides herself on her range of skills, techniques, flexibility and knowledge of dance. She hopes to provide this in her time assisting and teaching at Integr8.

Ellie Taylor

CHEER COACH

Ellie started gymnastics at the age of 3 and competed in the sport for 10 years, even competing internationally in Malta, in 2008. She has then went on to coach gymnastics for 3 years after this. Ellie started Cheerleading the same week that she chose to leave gymnastics, and has been competing in the sport ever since. During Ellie’s time cheerleading she has also competed at Disney Land Paris and was even in the Disney parade in 2014. Ellie went to Canterbury Christ Church University, in 2017, where she was the Vice Captain of the cheerleading team. Ellie loves seeing the sport of Cheerleading continue to grow and is so thrilled to see more people get involved as it becomes more globally recognised.

Marcus Soares

CHEER COACH

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Adelane Wilkin

CHEER COACH

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Natalie Foster

HR/OFFICE MANAGER

Natalie has worked with Integr8 Dance since 2014. Her current role as HR/ Office Manager see her responsible for the delivery of a full range of human resource services as well as ensuring the smooth running of the office.

Natalie holds a Level 3 Diploma in HR Management which she recently completed during lockdown.

Will Hickson

ADMIN ASSISTANT

Will is our Administrative Assistant who joined the team earlier this year in April. His day to day responsibilities include; answering phone and email inquiries into our available classes, liaising with members of local schools or partnering companies and supporting members of staff and dance teachers by performing a multitude organisational and performance based tasks. My past positions have given me experience with managing data systems, processing legal documents, organising and sourcing work placements for college students as well as general office administrative duties.  All valuable and pertinent skills/experiences that allow me to perform my role at Integr8 Dance to a high standard.

Charlie Mackay

SCHOOLS RELATIONSHIP MANAGER

Charlie has a background in recruitment and line management having worked in the UK and Australia. More recently she worked at the University of Winchester assisting students to gain experience through undertaking voluntary work. Charlie is loving her role as Schools Relationship Manager for Integr8 working alongside the team supporting the amazing work they are doing to bring dance and movement to children in local schools.  She is excited to grow the business and build new relationships with many more schools and organisations. In her spare time Charlie can be found walking her dog, running and of course dancing…but only in her kitchen!

Fae Planton

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Fae lived her first 16 years in Bristol and attended theatre & drama at her local community centre as a young girl. Moving into dance, music and singing lessons from an early age and was encouraged to audition for parts in the ‘original’ Annie and ‘Pipi Longstocking’ films. (Yes, she’s that old!) Eventually moving more to theatre where she performed at the Bristol University theatre in the 1985 Helen Keller production for a few months. She would often take part in ‘unofficial dance competitions’ held in local clubs & even dabbled in breakdancing. At 16 she moved to Belgium and studied languages where she secured a position as translator for the European Commission. Her travel bug had her moving Internationally 15 times over the course of the next few decades, as she continued working abroad. Namely in Italy, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates and the US until she returned to Italy, got married and had her 2 children. Soon after they were born, was transferred to England for work. During these nomadic years, Fae graduated from Hotel & Event management and used the skills whilst owning her own businesses both in Italy and the UK. Other than hospitality and management, Fae has been college lecturer, worked in educational travel, as well as researching for the University of Bristol for young people and mental health. Since Fae joined the Integr8 family in July 2021, she has high hopes to see the business grow and expand to be able to share their ethos and passion of the arts, with young people everywhere.

Simeon Campbell

FREELANCE DANCE TEACHER

Simeon Campbell was born in Greenwich, South east London where he grew up as the only hearing member of his family, due to deafness effecting his mother, father and both siblings. As a teenager studied at ‘Greenwich Musical Theatre Academy’ followed by ‘Negus Post 16’ where he received distinctions for BTEC First and National Diploma for performing arts. During this time, he had also established himself in the hip hop dance community with his own dance troupe ‘Ruthless’ who went on to become recognised around the UK and Europe for their choreographic talent. Upon graduation, he then furthered he’s skills with teaching hip hop choreography at various places around the UK and Europe, travelling to places like Sweden, Poland, Spain to share a style that was quickly becoming recognised as his own and considered to be quite unique. At 21 he received his first job as a commercial dancer, Appearing on ITV’s ‘Xfactor’ Performing with Alexandra Burke – ‘bad boys’ after being spotted at an audition by American choreographer ‘Frank Gatson’ who had worked with the likes of Michael Jackson and Beyoncé. Since then he has since Performed with the like of Whitney Houston on Xfactor –‘Million dollar bill’, worked with Beyoncé and her Team at the ‘I am Sasha fierce’ tour at the o2 in 2009. Performed at the London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony selected by choreographer ‘Kenrick Sandy’ and from that had gone on to perform with Rita Ora – ‘That’s how we do’ on BBC’s Jonathan Ross Show. Simeon is known for his understanding of musicality and ability to break down his style of hip hop/lyrical hip-hop, and strives to ensure that every student takes something from each class and workshop.

Spencer Whatmore

BREAKING TEACHER

Spencer, aka ‘Suspence’, from Born to Rock crew hosts the breaking classes. Spencer started breaking back in 1983, his crew Born to Rock have been heavily involved in the resurrection of the UK breaking scene. Spencer has been hosting projects, workshops and regular classes since 1995 and has taught and performed abroad too. Students in Spencer’s classes can expect to learn the skills of a B-Boy (Break-Boy) or B-Girl, with a heavy focus on style and originality, and of course what part breakers play in the Hip Hop culture. As well as the physical skills Spencer’s also passes on to his students the psychological methods for learning and performing with confidence.

Shian Hunter

DRAMA TEACHER

Shian Joined Integr8 in September 2021, she has been involved in the theatre world since the age of 6 and has studied theatre through out school and College. She graduated from Winchester of University in 2016 with a BA Hons in Drama and Theatres studies, she been part of professional and Youth theatre companies. With a passion to let everyone have the opportunity to engage with arts. She is working with Interg8 as Drama Teacher as well as assistant director to Flame Theatre Company.

Shian is also a freelance drama facilitator and theatre maker using her skills in writing, director and production. Working with different arts organisation in order to encourage young people to become young creatives themselves.

Jimmy Allen

DANCE TEACHER/ASSISTANT

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Sam Wilson

DANCE TEACHER/ASSISTANT

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Katie Morris

DANCE TEACHER | NEW FOREST AREA

Katie has been dancing since the age of three; learning Ballet, Tap and Modern syllabus. After studying a GCSE in dance she went onto Poole College where she achieved triple distinction in her BTEC National Diploma. Here, Katie broadened her knowledge of dance styles through performing Contemporary, Jazz and Street dance. From there she moved to London where she attended Middlesex University to study for a Degree in dance.

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