Published 30/1/13 8:19pm

Senay Taormina joins the faculty!

Senay Taormina has agreed to fly up from London to hold a week of classes for our Full-Time students as directed by The Academy’s current Head of Dance, Murray Grant.  We are thrilled to be welcoming her to Edinburgh and sincerely hope that this will be the first of many many visits over the coming years.

Senay hails all the way from Adelaide, Australia but has spent over 11 years working professionally in the dance industry here in the UK and across the globe.

She trained professionally in Australia and completed her studies at Laine theatre

Arts, Uk.

COMMERCIAL dance credits: Robbie Williams (live show at pinewood), Pot Noodle commercial, Barclaycard commercial, O2 arena JLS ident, 4Music Idents, Comic Relief Mamma Mia! Sketch BBC, MTV for Twisted productions, MTV flash prank, Bailieys commercial, MAC “Hey Sailor” Launch, Martini/Louboutin event, AC/DC A Rock Opera BBC3, Pineapple Dance studios ITV.

LIVE  STAGE SHOWS/TOURS:  “Soulicious”-Cliff Richard UK arena tour 2011, London Olympics Closing ceremony 2012, Powers of Illusion- Royal Theatre,  The Venetian stage shows-Macau.

THEATRE credits: TURANDOT-Opera Australia, Orpheus in the underworld-British youth Opera, Hey! Mr. Producer- Cameron Macintosh for NCL, Musical Starlights-World Wide Events, Alexander Kunz Theatre, Germany.

CHOREOGRAPHY credits include: Alexander Kunz Theatre 2011/2012 (associate and dance captain), WAM BAM cabaret, London (2012), Fab Cab cabaret, Australia.

Senay is also a the coordinator for the career development intensives for Awareness Through Dance.

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