MDDCDance is proud of its achievements which has seen graduates gain success in a variety of performing and teaching roles.


True success can be measured in terms of career longevity. After a performance career many graduates have gone on to prominent positions in theatre production, choreography, the teaching profession with their own schools and as major examiners throughout the world.

From West End productions, Cats, West Side Story, Grease and Chicago among others, television, films, videos and modelling to teaching and examining all over the world; many former students keep in touch with news of engagements and postcards from far-flung destinations!

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MDDCGraduates – performing and teaching worldwide since 1956

Jacqueline Mayor – 2009

March 10, 2016
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Jacqueline Mayor graduated with Distinction in 2009 and has been teaching dance in Liverpool, Luxembourg and Bermuda. Read her story here.

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Dickie Farr – 2006

January 16, 2016
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Dickie Farr came to dancing later than most but, after graduating, how is his career shaping up?

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Gavin Tsang – 2007

January 16, 2016
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Gavin Tsang has been treading the boards in London’s West End, but what else has he done since leaving college?

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Kelly Woodcock – 2011

September 20, 2015
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Kelly Woodcock graduated in 2011 – since then she’s become Kelly Galano but what about the dancing career?

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Alison Lonsdale – 2012

August 21, 2015
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Alison has been toe-tapping since she was four and only graduated in 2012. Where has she been since then?

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Ex-student, Ray Quinn, pops in and livens up the day!

October 15, 2014
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Ray Quinn pops in and causes a bit of mayhem in the harmony lesson!

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Alyssa Stott – 2010

October 3, 2013
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Alyssa Stott graduated in 2010, here’s what she’s been up to since then.

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Helen Morrish – 2003

October 2, 2013
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Helen had a dream – to dance and travel. After graduating, did she achieve it?

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Lauren Gibson – 2003

August 6, 2013
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Lauren Gibson (now Lauren Shakespeare) graduated in 2003. Here’s what happened next…

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Graduation 2013

July 15, 2013
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Congratulations to the MDDCGraduates of 2013.

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Terence Rodia – 2004

June 5, 2013
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Terence Rodia graduated from Merseyside Dance and Drama Centre in 2004 but what has he been up to since then?

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