Isabelle Evans - Dance Captain
Isabelle joined TLW Dance in 2011 and she joined the company in 2012. In 2016 Isabelle became the dance captain of the company at the age of 16. Isabelle trains in ballet, contemporary, jazz, technique and tap. She has been awarded distinctions for all her ballet grades and is now studying Advanced 1 and was recently awarded distinctions in her bronze award and grade 5 in tap. Starting from September 2017, Isabelle will be part of the English National Ballet's Youth Company which rehearses every Friday evening and once a month on Sunday. In the summer of 2016, Isabelle was successful in auditioning for the junior division of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre's summer intensive for five weeks in NYC. A year on, Isabelle will be returning to the summer intensive in New York as a professional division student for 6 weeks. In the future, Isabelle hopes to inspire many through her passion of dance. Her dream would be to perform as a professional dancer in a company.
Esme Alner
Esme has been a member of the TLW Dance Company since 2013. Over the years she has studied ballet, contemporary, jazz, tap and acro. She has achieved a distinction in her grade 8, a merit in her Intermediate Ballet, a merit in Grade 6 Tap and a distinction in her Bronze Tap Award and is currently working towards her Advanced Foundation in Ballet and Intermediate in Tap. Esme successfully auditioned at London Studio Centre to study on the contemporary pathway of their BA (Hons) degree course and will begin her training in September 2017.
Mackenzie Jacob
Mackenzie joined the Company in 2015 and studies ballet, jazz, tap, acro, contemporary and technique. He has achieved distinctions in Grade 3, 4, 5 and 6 RAD ballet exams. He has also achieved a merit in his Grade 4 tap exam. Mackenzie auditioned and attended the prestigious Royal Ballet Summer School at White Lodge. Since then he has successfully auditioned for the acclaimed Elmhurst Ballet School, gaining a full scholarship against many other applicants. He will begin his training in September 2017.
Ella-Rose Green
Ella began her dance training in 2011 at the age of 10 and joined TLW in 2015.  Ella has studied many genres of dance and taken many examinations over the years. Her favourite genres are jazz and contemporary. Ella was invited to join the Company in 2016 and it has opened her eyes to a career in dance and has increased her love for dance. Being part of the Company has allowed her to improve and perform in the  West End, which was a phenomenal experience.  Ella would love a career in dance and drama and is looking forward to what the future holds.
Rebecca Fitton
Rebecca joined the Company in 2014 and studies ballet, jazz, contemporary and technique.  She has achieved a distinction in her Grade 4, 5, 6, Intermediate Foundation and Intermediate ballet exams. Rebecca also achieved a Merit in her Grade 4 tap exam. During the Christmas period of 2013 and 2014 she danced in a professional pantomime as a juvenile dancer and in 2015 successfully auditioned for the CATS programme in Eastleigh. Last year she won the TLW choreography competition with Mackenzie Jacob.
Poppy Freeman-Reade
Poppy joined the Company in 2014 when she was 12 years old; since then she has become head assistant helping to teach people from the ages of 3 to 11 in ballet and acro. Poppy has performed in Her Majesty's Theatre with the TLW Company twice, performing in 6 dances in total. Poppy achieved merits in her grades 2, 3 and Intermediate and distinctions in her grades 5 and 6 ballet. Poppy aspires to eventually own her own dance school and teach children of all ages, much like at TLW.
Megan Bale
Megan has been in TLW Dance Company since 2014. She loves all styles of dance, but definitely has a passion for contemporary dance. Last year she successfully auditioned for the CATS in Contemporary Dance and takes classes every other Sunday at Exeter University. With a love for choreography, one of her pieces will be shown in a Choreographic Platform in July 2017 with her friends at CATS. Megan hopes for a profession in contemporary dance as a dancer or choreographer and is excited to see what the future holds.
Raphael M East
Raphael is proud to be a member of TLW Dance  Company and has been dancing at TLW since it was founded in 2010. Currently a student at Gillingham School, alongside dancing he also plays cello and drums.  At school he has performed in school concerts and theatre productions of Guys and Dolls (tap solo) and Lord of the Flies. At TLW he has played 'a wickedly fun and flamboyant Drosselmeyer who had the audience in the palm of his hand' in TLW's performance  of The Nutcracker (Blackmore Vale Magazine, December 2016). Raphael has been part of the Royal Ballet School Associates, attending weekly classes in London between 2013-16 and has since gained a place on the Contemporary dance scheme at Swindon Dance Centre for Advanced Training (CATS). In 2015 he was selected for the National Youth Ballet and selected for the Royal Ballet Summer School during 2015-16.
Freya Walmsley
Freya (the quiet one of the Company) has been taking ballet lessons since she was 18 months old and still has her very first pair of ballet shoes! Freya has been dancing at TLW since 2010 and has truly loved every minute. Special memories for Freya include dancing in the TLW performances, alongside dancing with the Company in the West End twice and learning pointe. Ballet is Freya's favourite dance genre and her first pointe shoes (although tattered) now join her first ballet shoes in her treasure box! Freya aims to be the first person to do the TLW Jump in space.....so watch out NASA, TLW is coming!
Amy Hurst
Amy has been a pupil of TLW since 2010 and was invited into the Company in 2015. Amy trains in all genres of dance at TLW, however her passions are commercial, tap, jazz, contemporary and musical theatre. She currently attends Sturminster Newton High School and is hoping to continue her studies in Musical Theatre and Performing Arts in college from 2018.
Mia Witham
Mia joined TLW in September 2015 after previously studying cecchetti at a small dance school. After showing great potential and achieving distinctions in her RAD ballet examinations, Mia was asked to join TLW Dance Company in September 2016, performing in The Nutcracker in December 2016 and at Her Majesty's Theatre in May 2017. Studying on the TLW dance programme, Mia trains regularly in different dance genres and continues to be inspired by all around her, both past and present.
Ioana Cret
Ioana started dancing in 2010 at the age of 7, with TLW Dance being her first dance school. During this time Ioana has completed her grade 2-5 Ballet examinations and achieved a distinction in her Intermediate Foundation exam. Outside of TLW, Ioana also studied at the Royal Ballet during the summer of 2016. Ioana was invited to dance with the Company before becoming a full time member in January 2017, performing in the West End in May 2017. Ioana currently takes a variety of classes alongside ballet, including jazz, tap, technique and acro with aspirations to become a dance teacher with her very own dance school in the future.
Francesca Druce
Fran started dancing at the age of 3 with ballet lessons and then began additional classes in jazz and tap. At the age of 12, in 2017 Fran was invited to join the pre pro jazz class and soon after was invited to join the Company as a full time member. Fran loves to dance as it allows her to express her feelings and not be judged. Fran aspires to be a professional dancer in the future.
Lyndsey Seldon
Lyndsey currently trains for 10 hours a week at TLW including classes in jazz, ballet, contemporary and tap. She joined TLW when she was 7 years old and joined the Company in January 2017. Lyndsey loves to dance as it allows her to express her feelings through dance and is the reason why contemporary is her favourite style. Lyndsey would love to further her study to be a dance teacher in the future.
Daisy Andrews
Daisy started dance lessons when she was three years old and has loved it ever since! She first started with ballet lessons and then continued with jazz, tap and technique classes. Daisy is currently studying  Grade 6 ballet and Grade 4 tap and has a goal of reaching  advanced level ballet with TLW. Daisy was delighted to be selected to join the Company in 2017 and to take part in the West End in May 2017, which she considers to be the best day of her life! When Daisy finishes school she hopes to be successful in studying a dance degree at university and ultimately train to be a dance teacher.
Isabelle O'Sullivan
Isabelle originally started dancing when she was 3 years old and continued when TLW took over the current studio in 2010, dancing in every performance since the age of 6 years. In ballet Isabelle has taken her 1-5 graded examinations and also her Intermediate Foundation exam, achieving distinctions and high merits. Isabelle now studies ballet, jazz, technique, acro and tap. Isabelle has always admired the TLW Company and had previously danced with them on two occasions before successfully auditioning in January 2017, becoming a Company member and dancing in the West End in May 2017. Isabelle aspires for a career in dance as she loves to dance on stage.
Nicole Ingram
Nicole has been with TLW for many years and was asked to join the company as a full time member in May 2017. She currently trains in ballet and jazz at TLW, however Nicole is a keen and talented hip-hop dancer. She recently won a competition held at the Light House in Poole for a self choreographed routine. Most recently Nicole has been accepted onto the Centre for Advanced Training Scheme (CATS) for Urban Dance in Swindon. Nicole will start weekly training every Sunday in Swindon from September 2017.
Bea Westerman-Loe
Bea has danced since the age of 6 and has been dancing at TLW since 2016. She recently danced with the Company in the West End in May 2017, and has now joined as a full time member. Bea particularly enjoys ballet; she has trained as an associate with the Royal Ballet School for four years. To expand Bea's repertoire of dance, she started tap dance in September 2016, achieving a high merit after only studying tap for two terms.  In ballet Bea has previously been awarded a distinction in grade 6, 7 and Intermediate, along with a merit in her Advanced Foundation. Bea is currently studying Advanced 1 and is taking her grade 8 ballet exam in the summer of 2017.