We are a team of dedicated teaching professionals, focused on student development.
Meet the Team
Jacqui Tapsell F.I.S.T.D
Tap, Jazz Technique
Founder of Evolution Foundation College Jacqui began her training with Gillian Farr and subsequently with Susan Stephens. Upon completion of her training Jacqui worked as a professional dancer, and as a Fashion and Hair model across the UK and in Europe.
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Kevin Tapsell C.I.P.S
Kevin has been married to Jacqui for over 30years and has been there as a constant means of support throughout all her teaching, examining and professional work.
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David Anderson L.I.S.T.D
David is a professional dancer working in the Commercial industry and has danced for many UK and International pop artistes.
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Mark Connell A.I.S.T.D
Mark appeared in the West End production of MAMMA MIA understudying the roles of Eddie, Pepper and Sky.
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Aimee Dwight A.I.S.T.D
Aimee began dancing at the age of 3 at Susan Stephens’ Theatre School in Corringham, later known as Junior Performers.
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Alex trained at Laine Theatre Arts, graduating with the Trinity Level 6 National Diploma in Musical Theatre, BA (Hons) in Musical Theatre and ISTD Modern teaching qualifications.
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Aaron Lissimore F.I.S.T.D
Aaron trained locally in Essex. Whilst training he was a multiple winner of the Janet Cram, Marjorie Davies Star Tap and Imperial Ballet Awards. He was also the recipient of the ISTD Dancer of the Year award.
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Jane-Elizabeth Taylor F.I.S.T.D
Jane commenced her training at the Marguerita Hoare School in St Albans and is a graduate of the London College of Dance and Drama.
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Nicola Stephens MSc, MCSP, MMACP
Nicola graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University in 1997 with an honours degree in Physiotherapy and from UEL in 2011 with a Masters degree in advanced clinical practice.
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Shane has been training martial arts since the age of eight, winning multiple British titles in Jiu-Jitsu and Judo.
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Steph is originally from South Shields and trained at Central School of Ballet. Steph brings with her a wealth of knowledge & experience performing on Film, Television & the Westend Stage.
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Guest Teachers for Masterclasses/Workshops/Mock Auditions
All our guest teachers are currently teaching at various Performing Arts Colleges across the UK as well as still performing professionally.
Adrian Gas – Professional Choreographer/Dancer – ‘X’ Factor, Brit Awards-Olly Murs, ‘Take That’ Tour, Music Videos.
Stuart Hayes – Professional Choreographer/Teacher/Performer – Music Videos, Kylie Minogue, Spice Girls, The Wanted, Jamelia, and Danni Minogue
Craig ‘Foottit’ Scott – Professional Choreographer/Teacher/Performer – Tap Dogs, Starlight Express, Chicago, Sinatra.
Rosina Andrews – Professional Choreographer/Teacher/Dancer – Kinisi Dance Company.
Philip Joel – Professional Choreographer/Teacher/Performer – 42nd St.Gala, Gulliver’s Travel Film, Top of the Pops, Aiden Grimshaw Sony Music Video.
Kyle Seeley – Professional Choreographer/Teacher/Performer – Memphis and has recently joined the cast of Aladdin (Dance Captain)