A Newquay dance school’s star pupil who has gone onto become one of the UK’s leading choreographers is returning to pass on his knowledge to young dancers.
Aaron Renfree, currently at the helm of the ‘The Masked Singer’ and ‘The Masked Dancer’ franchise for ITV, is staging a musical dance and jazz masterclass at Pam Darlington Dance, which will be staged at Newquay Tretherras on Wednesday, February 14 between 10am and 4pm. Former Pam Darlington student Emily Jesson, who is part of the Matrix illusion act, will be bringing her West End experience to the event to stage commercial dance and singing classes.
Dance enthusiasts who are not members of Pam Darlington Dance are being offered the opportunity to take part.
They will certainly be learning some top tips from one of the best in the business.
Aaron recently choreographed the official Take That musical titled Greatest Days, the return of Eugenius the musical and performed with Ariana Debose for her sold out show at the London Palladium.
He also worked on Season Two of the hit primetime show, ‘Starstruck’ on ITV as part of the creative team, as well as working on the latest season of Ru Paul’s Drag Race UK vs The World on the BBC.
Aaron started his career at the age of 10 joining the UK tour of Oliver. He became an original member of S Club Juniors at the age of 13 and achieved six top 10 singles and two top 10 albums.
The group won the Disney channel award for best newcomers had a sell-out UK tour and their own TV series (BBC) “I Dream”. After the bands success Aaron went back to train at the renowned Laine Theatre Arts. He went onto become an original cast member of ‘Flashdance’, before joining the cast of ‘We Will Rock You’ in the West End.
Aaron started dancing commercially with Taylor Swift, Little Mix, Kylie Minogue, Sean Paul, Take That, the Saturdays, Fleur East, Olly Murs, JLS, Alexandra Burke, Kimberly Wyatt & Adam Garcia. He has worked on various TV shows including ‘The X Factor’, ‘Britain’s Got Talent’, ‘The Voice’, ‘The Brits, ‘The Royal Variety’.
Aaron choreographed the original production of ‘Eugenius! the Musical. The Saturdays had Aaron as their choreographer for many of their hit songs, ‘The X Factor’ UK national tours saw him as assistant show director and BBC’s Greatest Dancer where he was onscreen choreographer.
Other choreographic credits include the Maddie & Mackenzie Ziegler UK Tour and the ‘Professionals on Ice’ tours which lead him to working with legends Torvill & Dean in Panto and ‘Dancing on Ice’ on ITV.
Pam said: “Aaron was once one of our students and then progressed and is now one of the most requested choreographers in the industry.
“It’s really exciting to have him back. I always see him on television doing different things.
“We have a very exciting day of dance planned and the children are really looking forward to it. We have some more spaces available so it is nice to give other children the opportunity to come and see him as well.”
Young dancers who would like to take part can telephone Pam on 07850 4635524.