Hollie has danced since the age of three, she worked her way through the IDTA syllabus practicing, Ballet, Tap, Mordern Jazz, Freestyle and Musical Theatre. At the age of 16 she wanted to continue her development so completed a two year BTEC Diploma in Performing Arts at Stratford College graduating with a distinction. With the support of Ian Meeson, (Co- founder of the IDTA Musial Theatre Syllabus) she then went on to gain her Pre-Associate One and Two and Associate in Modern Jazz, achieving 94% followed by her Pre-Associate One and Two in Tap, in which she was rewarded 90% and 92%. Hollie is currently training towards her Associate Tap and Ballet.
Hollie has taught Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz, and Musical Theatre since September 2007 choreographing for multiple dance shows each year and teaches regular after school dance classes. In addition to her teaching she has had many acting and dancing jobs, these include; touring dancer in the children’s show, ‘spooky mansion’, performed the titled role of ‘Titch’ in ‘Titch the witch’ and the role of ‘Lion’ in Circus Circus for a 12 week running production, this included up to 4 shows per day! Hollie has played ‘Cinderella’ in the title pantomime and has assisted and danced with TV and Radio star Joanne Malin in a televised campaign to get people dancing for the radio station BBC WM.
Hollie has also danced and performed for Physco Management where performances have involved 3 years in the Lady Gaga tribute ‘ Maybe Gaga’ plus performing and supporting alongside artists such as, Tinie Tempa, Florence Welsh (Florence and the Machine), Mr Hudson, Seb Fontaine, Artful dodger and Example.
Hollie hopes to pass on her love of dance and performance to all those she teaches at StarStruck!