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Associates Programmes

I-PATH are proud to present our outstanding Associate Programme to dancers and dance schools. This programme, called Phoenix Associates, provides all associate students the opportunity to develop and perfect their dance skill and technique, through masterclasses world renown choreographers.


Our Associate Programme is one of the UK's leading Dance and Musical Theatre associates; by offering inspirational opportunities and masterclasses once a month to associate students aged 8+, we fulfil our aim of fostering the professional dancers of the future. We established the Associate Programme with the intention of offering people the opportunity to be taught by and work with the world's leading experts in the performing arts.


We provide the highest calibre of artistic education for talented young dancers from across the United Kingdom, so that they can each achieve their full potential within dance and musical theatre industry; preparing students to progress into full time college or their chosen profession. Not only do we cater for UK students, but also for international students at our summer school during August. The I-PATH foundation supports students to access these amazing opportunities, who otherwise would not be able to participate.


Our masterclasses include: Classical Ballet, Musical Theatre, Contemporary Dance, Jazz Dance and Tap. Monthly classes run from 11am - 3pm for students aged 8 - 21. Students are split into classes dependent upon their age and/or level.


What makes I-PATH Associates Programme unique?

1. Students are taught by elite, current performers of stage and screen

2. Students have the opportunity to be spotted by our talent agents

3. Students have the opportunity to participate in workshops with casting directors and talent scouts


Just a few of our Guest Choreographers that we've had throughout the years...

Niko Wirachman

Aladdin The Musical

The Bodyguard

West Side Story

Sup Dhanasunthorn

The Lion King


Miss Saigon

Lucy Maria Saunders

Spirit of the Dance - Las Vegas

One World Tour - Michael Jackson

UK Tap Champion


Dollie Henry

West End Performer

International Choreographer

Pineapple Dance Studios

Alex Thomas

The Lion King

Fame The Musical

The Bodyguard

Jimmy Wong

Asia's Got Talent

Festival of The Lion King

La Cage


Layton Williams



Thriller Liver

Luke Jackson

So You Think You Can Dance

Matthew Bourne

The Producers

Sisco Gomez

Judge - So You Think You Can Dance

Choreographer - X Factor (UK)

Backing Dancer


Valentina Dolci

Dancer at Body of People

Got To Dance

Pineapple Dance Studios

Lee Freeman

Speed Dating The Musical (MD)

Oklahoma (MD)

Pianist at The Savoy

Matt Abrams

MD at Avenue Q


Pirates of Penzance


Alastair Postlethwaite

A Chorus Line

Mathews Bourne's Swan Lake

So You Think You Can Dance

Kim Amundsen

Wayne Sleep's World of Classical Ballet

Mathew Bourne's Swan Lake

Random Dance Company

Philip Tunstal

English National Ballet

Murley Dance

Ballet Theatre UK


Temple Angus

X Factor Finalist
Band member of Alien Uncovered
Backing Dancer for Katy Perry

Natalie Nicole James

The Jungle Book
Sadlers Wells Breakin' Convention
National Centre for Circus Skills

Emily Bull

Sweeney Todd; Cabaret;

Sunset Boulevard; Beauty and the Beast;

The Sound of Music (Live)


Anthony Whiteman

West End Choreographer

Jazz Teacher at London Studio Centre

Theatre Producer

Michelle Crook

We Will Rock You

Mamma Mia


Sam Salter

On The Town
Mary Poppins

Bree Smith

Wonderland The Musical
Beauty and the Beast
Olivier Awards

Luke Fetherston

42nd Street

Singin' In The Rain`

Top Hat

Gaz Davies

X Factor
The Voice
Britain's Got Talent

Further Information

Dance School Principals - Email us today to recommend students that you think will benefit from our monthly associates.
Dance Mums & Dads - Email us today if you would like to sign your child up to our excellent associates programme.