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WHO WE ARE

Don’t Think. Just Dance.

We are passionate about spreading the joy of dance and boosting the students confidence and self esteem. Being involved in dance classes not only promotes a healthy active lifestyle but teaches discipline, team work and builds confidence. Meet life long friends and be a part of a supportive dance family. "Friends that dance together, stay together"

MEET THE TEAM

you're in good hands....

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MEGAN BROWN

Principal & Dance Teacher

Megan started dancing at the age of 4 and never stopped. Whilst growing up and dancing in Torquay she competed in various dance competitions, winning the modern and tap championships and senior Ruby Ginner Finals. Along side competing, Megan took exams with the ISTD and passed with distinction, advanced 2 modern, advanced 2 tap, advanced 2 classical greek, advanced 1 ballet and all her jazz levels. At the age of 18 she took her first teaching exam with the ISTD. After deciding to continue dance as a career Megan successfully auditioned and gained a Dance and Drama award to attend Stella Mann Performing Arts College. Studying at Stella she enjoyed 3 intense years of dance training and gained a Level 6 Diploma in Professional Dance. After graduating in 2011 Megan moved back home and started teaching locally where she went on to take her freestyle teaching exam and Acro Arts qualification. Since being back in Newton Abbot Megan has taken over a local dance company, Destination Dance, and performs professionally around the country and abroad. She has been lucky enough to dance in the London 2012 Olympic ceremony, Bahrain GP and Global Village in Dubai to name a few. She choreographs all of Destination Dance’s shows and has choreographed the Bridgwater Pantomime for the last 2 years. Megan is so proud to be owner and principal of Oliver Brown Dance Academy, and loved handing down her love of dance and performance to the future dance stars of Devon.

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CHARLOTTE TAYLOR-JAMES

Dance Teacher

Charlotte danced locally at Miss Jenny’s school of dancing and performed in various pantomimes from a young age. She then gained a full scholarship for Millennium Performing Arts in London where she furthered her training and graduated with the jazz award in 2017.

Since graduating Charlotte has been the dance captain and choreographer at Torquay pantomime, toured the country with the satin dolls a professional tap dancing troupe appearing in many different theatres across England. She also secured two dance contracts with Cunard dancing on the Queen Elizabeth cruise ship and visiting many countries across the world.

Charlotte is a qualified ISTD dance teacher and has a wealth of experience teaching locally and in London. We are very lucky to have her as part of the OBDA team.