IN THE MIDST
'The art of life is a constant readjustment to our surroundings'
Music: Song: ‘Let Go’ by IAMNOBODI re-edited by Anthony Duncan and Pulse Productions
Choreogrpahed by: Leroy Dias Dos Santos
Throughout his career Leroy has had the pleasure of meeting and working with prestigious people such as HM The Queen, Prince Charles, Jermaine Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Jason Statham, Will.I.AM, Jessie J, Madonna, Kylie Minogue, Leona Lewis, Sugababes, Aston Merrygold and choreographers such as Jermaine Brown, Rafael Bonachela, Shobana Jesaysingh, Mavin Khoo and companies such as The English National Ballet. After graduating in 2007, he performed in theatre productions such as 'Carmen Jones' (2007) at The Royal Festival Hall, 'La Traviata' (2007) and 'Aida' (2008) conducted under The Welsh National Opera. He is also a member of the street dance sensation Flawless, who were finalists on ITV’s ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ (2009). They featured in movies such as ‘Street Dance 3D’ 1 and 2 by Vertigo films (2009) and have currently been touring their theatre production ‘Chase the Dream 2’ (2018-2019) across the UK and internationally.
As well as performing, he has also had the opportunity to choreograph and collaborate with Susie Mckenna on ‘Mandem On The Wall’ Live Show at Hackney Empire (2015) and ‘Macbeth’ with Twist Theatre Company (2015-2016), ‘Hosea’s Girl’ (2015) a Hip Hop spoken word play written by Anastasia Osei- Kuffour.
Leroy is currently based at Middlesex University and IRIE! Dance Theatre teaching urban/hip hop social dances, contemporary technique and choreography. He has also had the opportunity to work with different dance institutions such as Urdang Academy, Frantic Assembly, Dance College London, Wac Arts and Springs Dance Company, which have all played a significant role to his teaching.
Dancers: Valeria Avramova, Gabriele Jaugaite, Calli Moore, Maria Azevo, Sophia Heathcote, Imogen Griffiths, Emily Dreher, Sarah Nicklin, Emily Wraight, Jonathan Loimo, Timothy Winter, Jannat Bajaj, Demi Miller- Neave