In A Little More Depth

Course Overview

2021 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.

Dominic Harrison

Dominic Harrison
Ballet, Contemporary Workshops

Dominic was born in Sheffield and gained his BA Hons in professional dance from The Central School of Ballet and Contemporary dance in 2011. He has danced for numerous companies including the English National Ballet, Scottish Ballet, The National Ballet of Ireland and MainFranken Theater Wurzburg. Dom is now a freelance classical and contemporary dancer and choreographer. In February 2020 he partnered world famous ballerina Alina Cojucaru in ‘Journey’ by Juliano Nunes for her curated evening of dance in Sadlers Wells, London.

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.

Louise Bowden
Tap & Musical Theatre

Graduate of Billie Barry school Dublin, Louise has had a highly successful West End career in leading roles including Kathy Selden (Singing In The Rain), Meat (We Will Rock You), Mrs Banks (Mary Poppins) and Ali & Sophie (Mama Mia)

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