About Us

dancecode is a dance school / performing arts academy in Milton Keynes and Cranfield.

Our classes are taught by experienced and professional dance teachers, teaching a variety of styles including: Street Dance, Musical Theatre, Jazz, Ballet and Modern.


 

Meet The Team

LAUREN CARPENTER
DIRECTOR
Lauren trained professionally at Tiffany Theatre College in Essex on a three year musical theatre course, and graduated in 2012. During her time at college, she performed at many events such as Move It, Paul Mitchell Hair Show at Excel, and the L'Oreal hair colour trophy awards, as well as taking her ISTD teaching qualifications in Modern Theatre. After graduating, she went on to perform at a prestigious Warner Leisure Hotel as part of the entertainment team, and was further promoted to dance captain where she took charge of rehearsals, choreography and direction of numbers. Since then, Lauren has grown a passion for sharing her knowledge of performing with children and adults, and is thrilled to be starting her lifelong dream of opening her own dance school alongside Ben.
BEN SANG
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Ben trained professionally at The Urdang Academy in London. Performing credits include many shows at the Gordon Craig Theatre in Stevenage, such as Footloose, Guys And Dolls, Disney’s Aladdin/The Jungle Book and Jack & The Beanstalk with Evolution Productions, just to name a few. He has also performed with The Urdang Academy at Move It (London Olympia), multiple pantomimes and UK tours with Enchanted Entertainment, Grayboy Entertainment (Australia), as well as Performer/Dancer at Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland and special events with The Walt Disney Company (EMEA). Television credits include: Backing singer for various artists on ITV's Britain’s Got Talent, adverts for BBC and Activision, supporting artist for BBC Three shows plus promotional content for The Walt Disney Company. Directing credits include: Fame and Peter Pan (Stantonbury Theatre) for Rare Productions. Ben is also co-founder and Artistic Director for dancecode. 

SOPHIE NASH
TEACHER
Sophie trained professionally in Musical Theatre at Performance Preparation Academy (PPA) and graduated in 2015. Her passion for performing arts began at a young age, being cast in her first professional job aged 6 in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. Other credits include Tosca the Opera, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Footloose, Hairspray, A Chorus Line, Beauty and the Beast as well as performing regularly in Pantomime. Sophie is an experienced children’s entertainer hosting Princess parties and regularly performs as Princesses at charity events. Sophie has achieved qualifications in Ballet, Tap, Modern dance and Musical Theatre. Since graduating, Sophie teaches and choreographs for Premier Performing Arts (Milton Keynes) and is also the Head of Singing for Spotlight Musical Theatre School. Sophie is excited to be joining the dancecode team, working to inspire and encourage the children with her knowledge and experience, whilst developing their confidence and talent.
L.I
TEACHER

Trained professionally in Performing Arts and media. Graduated with a BTEC National Diploma at Oakland’s college and BA Hons at Bedfordshire University. Alongside making music, visual editing, networking and travelling. Li Has had multiple appearances on TV and music videos and is still working alongside cheer and dance world champions. Whilst travelling and building a name for himself, Li has hit 1st place in every solo and duo entry across the UK! Being a dance coach over 6 years and finally building his own dance company, ‘4Relyi Dance Company’. Li has a record of 1st places, Grand Champions and dancers who represent team England at Worlds! Li is very versatile in skill and passionate about pushing forward and elevating his surroundings and looks forward to seeing the future of dancecode rise.