In A Little More Depth

Course Overview

2023 Teachers

Lindsay Ashe-Browne

Lindsay Ashe-Bronwe
Ballet & Pilates

Lindsay is the founder and director of The Dance Institute. A Graduate of London Studio Centre, Lindsay gained her BA Hons in professional dance in 2006 and went on to dance for the Cork City Ballet and Chrysalis Dance Company. She later became an RAD, ISTD & Pilates qualified teacher. Lindsay has taught at Creative Academy as a teacher and lecturer, The University of West London, Sussex Youth Ballet Company, London Children's Ballet, London Studio Centre, Shawbrook Dance, Dance Ireland, The College of Dance and more. Lindsay was appointed Artistic Director of The Irish National Youth Ballet Company in 2019.

Zoe Ashe-Browne

Zoë Ashe Browne
Ballet & Contemporary, Repertoire

Zoë is a dancer and choreographer from Dublin. She is currently a dancer with Royal Ballet of Flanders in Belgium and is a graduate of The English National Ballet School. She is formally a principal dancer of The National Ballet of Ireland and has been co-director of The Dance Institute since 2016. She is also a brand ambassador for SoDanca Uk & Ireland. Zoë has been the recipient of the 2014, 2018 and 2021 Arts Council Ireland Dance Bursary Award which supports her ongoing choreographic practice. You can find out more about her choreographic work at her website.

Nathan Cornwell

Nathan Cornwell
Contemporary, Repertoire & Commercial

Nathan Cornwell was born in Kent and gained his BA Hons in professional dance from Rambert School for Classical and Contemporary dance. He is now a freelance dancer, teacher and choreographer based in Hamburg. He has previously danced with Rambert Dance Company, Michael Clarke Dance Company (both based in London) BallettVorpommern in Germany and is currently dancing with The National Ballet of Ireland. His performance repertoire includes works by Ohad Naharin, Michael Clarke, Mark Baldwin, Itzik Galili, Brigel Gjoka, Katarzyna Gdaniec, Marco Cantalupo, Bryan Arias, Peter Svenzon, Robert Glumbek, Jochen Heckmann, Brigel Gjoka, Maura Morales and more. Nathan has been teaching for the Dance Institute since 2015.

Neil O'Brien
Musical Theatre

Irish native Neil trained at Broadway Dance Centre, NYC under the mentorship David Marquez and Josh Bergasse. He was a member of The Chase Brock Experience and SLC where he created new works shown at City Centre, Alvin Ailey Theatre, Cedar Lake and The Joyce, all in New York. He has toured Internationally with cruise lines Holland America and Irish Ferries as well as performing in numerous stage shows including Shake, Rattle and Roll, Dancing Queen, Jurys Irish Cabaret, Celtic Rhythms, Maria De Buenos Aires, Carousel, West Side Story and more. Neil is also an internationally renowned teacher and choreographer and has has judged numerous dance competitions throughout Ireland and the UK.

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