Meet The Team.

Take a look below at our staff profiles and what you need to know about our fantastic team.

Our team

Hayley Whitehead


Hayley was a pupil at Constance Grant Dance Centre from a
young age and continued to train as a professional teacher
underneath the guidance of Judith Silvester. Hayley has
choreographed and peformed in a number of amateur
dramatics across Sheffield. Hayley is married to Ian and has
three children, Alex, Alicia and Coley.

Julie Reeves


Julie was a pupil of Spotlight until the age of 18 she left to
dance professionally on serveral cruise lines around the
World. Julie returned to teach at Spotlight in January 2000.
Julie is currently working towards more qualifications
and also holds RSA Exercise to Music qualification. Julie is
married to David and has a daughter, Jessica, following in her
Mum’s footsteps as a budding Spotlight pupil!

Alicia Whitehead

associate of idta

Alicia has been a pupil at Spotlight from a young age. Alicia
is working towards furthering her qualifications & holds
qualifications in; Subsidiary Diploma in Dance, National
Diploma in Performing Arts, Dance Leaders award,  movement therapy   & Exercise
to Music. Alicia also works as a Teaching Assistant at Norfolk Park Special School where she now runs weekly dance classes.She is currently working towards finishing her  Level 4 Tap Diploma qualification.
Alicia has a partner Jordan.

Hayley Wilbourne

associate of idta

Hayley trained at June D Gill School of Dance before joining
Spotlight in November 2011. Hayley has performed in
numerous amateur productions and is a member of H.H.T.C,
choreographing all of their pantomines. Hayley is currently
rehearsing Wind in the Willows in June 2019. Hayley is engaged to Matthew and has two children, Olivia and Harry who both attend spotlight as a pupil !!

Beth Cooke

Beth trained at Spotlight and is currently a primary school
teacher, however she still remains to be a big part of the
Spotlight school. Beth has performed in numerous amateur
productions and is a member of H.H.T.C, choreographing all
of their pantomimes. Beth is married to Stefan and has a daughter Eva. 

Amelia Gallgher


Amelia trained at Spotlight from a young age until she left
to study at Liverpool University in which she gained a BA
honours in Dance with sport degree. Amelia became a part of
Spotlight again in September 2017 & last year got excellent
results in her Pre-Associate Ballet 1 & is now working towards
her Level 3 Diploma qualification. We are pleased to have
her back as she has always been a big part of the school.

Emily Walsh


Emily has been a pupil at Spotlight since she was a little girl
and over the last few years we’ve been proud to promote
her to the role of ‘Miss Emily.’ She is a real asset to the team
and we are really proud of her. Last year she gained excellent
results in her Pre Associate Modern Jazz.
Emily is in her final year at university and is working towards her Modern Jazz Level 3 Diploma.

Teaching Assistants

Welcome: Amy Lant, Maisie Heaton , Rebecca Glew and Niamh Duroe.

All teaching assistants are working towards there IDTA Level 3 Diploma .

Volunteers and Student Teachers

Volunteers:Tracey Luke, Sharon hall, Amy McGregor, Helen Hughes, Isobel Brown, Anna Dene, Cerys Hall and Heather Spooner.
Thank you to all the volunteers you make chance to dance possible.

Students Teachers: All our students show commitment by helping make classes on a Saturday run efficiently , Thank you.