Cody Jukes
Charley Mitchell
Esme Blood

Alice set up Adaire to Dance in 2011. With a passion for dance in the Midlands she based the company at Déda in Derby. With an initial production as part of Bakewell Arts Festival Adaire have since gone on to perform across the region and beyond.

Alice Marshall (Vale) - Artistic Director

Core company members...

Luke Brown

Victoria works professionally across television, film and stage. She is a highly competent and accomplished performer.  


As a dancer with the ability to act she is widely in demand for short films, commercials and music videos.  Her practice and understanding of most dance techniques from ballet to modern jazz, means that she can work with ease across all modes of performance.  She is also an experienced teacher, qualified to teach all ages and abilities with an Associateship and Licentiateship of the National Association of Teachers of Dancing.


Victoria is a founder member of Adaire to Dance and has worked with the company since 2011.

Louis Parker-Evans
Claire Burrell
Victoria Heathcote

Michael Peter Johnson is a freelance dance artist and collaborator. He graduated from the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance with a first class BA Hons and has since worked professionally for various choreographers and companies. 


Within his own artistic practice Michael thrives from working in collaboration with other art forms. Some of his recent collaborations have included working with photographers, stylists, costume designers and fashion designers. This work continually inspires his freelance dance career. 


In 2013 Michael founded Mode & Motion, an online resource and production house for dance and fashion collaborations.


Michael is a founder member of Adaire to Dance and has worked with the company since 2011.

Michael Peter Johnson
Hal Smith
Joel O'Donoghue 
Rosalia Pilsworth


dancers we have worked with...