Dance with Passion Studios

Olympia House 

London Road 

Preston 

PR1 4AP

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Our Team

SHEMAYNE VAGHETTI

OWNER & PRINCIPAL

With over 25 years experience in the dance world, Shemayne Vaghetti has led DWP to their successes with pride. Shemayne is well known for her commitment to making a positive difference to the lives of every dancer who walks through the doors at DWP and has guided thousands of class members to towards their achievements for 13 years. 

Favourite Dance Style: Cha-Cha-Cha

Favourite Film: Pretty Woman

Favourite Holiday Destination: Rome 

 

CONNOR PARKINSON

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

 

As an international professional dancer, Connor Parkinson brings a refreshing, vibrant outlook to the staffing team at DWP. Connor's invaluable experience and enthusiastic nature contributes to the production of unique choreography at DWP. 

 

 

Favourite Dance Style: Jive

 

Favourite Film: Sea Biscuit 

 

Favourite Holiday Destination: Ibiza

 

SOFIA KOUTSOKOSTAS

DANCE TEACHER

 

Since the age of 9, Sofia Koutsokostas has been a valuable member of the DWP family, both as a student and a teacher. Sofia balances her time at the studio between teaching Latin and Street dance as well as relaxation and mindfulness skills; and incoporating her Sport Psychology training into assisting dancers to reach their greatest potential.

 

Favourite Dance Style: Samba

 

Favourite Film: The Parent Trap

 

Favourite Holiday Destination: Barbados 

EDEN SINGLETON

PROFESSIONAL DANCE TEACHER

Specialising in Ballet, Tap and Modern, Eden Singleton started as a student at DWP and has since excelled as an exceptional, well-loved teacher in many dance styles, including Latin and Cheerleading. Eden is friendly, adaptable and lives her dancer's dream each time she delivers a class at DWP.

Favourite Dance Style: Lyrical Jazz

Favourite Film: Lion King 

Favourite Holiday Destination: Mexico 

ALISON HOWARTH

STUDIO MANAGER 

Alison Howarth has worked extensively hard since DWP first opened in 2006, and is commonly known as the glue that keeps the school together. 

Favourite Dance Style: Samba 

Favourite Film: The Godfather

Favourite Holiday Destination: Cape Town 

HANNIE DILLON

 

 

Favourite Dance Style: Rumba 

 

Favourite Film: Mamma Mia

 

Favourite Holiday Destination: New York

CAISEY SHOTTON

 

Favourite Dance Style: Tap

 

Favourite Film: Avengers End Game

 

Favourite Holiday Destination:  Paris

CHARLOTTE HOWARTH

STUNT CHEER INSTRUCTOR

 

 

Favourite Dance Style: 

 

Favourite Film: Legally Blonde 

 

Favourite Holiday Destination: Florida Anna Marie Island

LUCY WELSH

 

Favourite Dance Style: Street Dance

 

Favourite Film: She's The Man

 

Favourite Holiday Destination:  New York

EMILY BLACKLIDGE

 

Favourite Dance Style: Rumba

 

Favourite Film: Bohemian Rhapsody 

 

Favourite Holiday Destination:  Hafan Y Mor