Founder / Director

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Linda Vincenta Byrne                                                                                                Director/Performer/Choreographer

Linda is the Founding Director of LVB Dance .  She has created and choreographed shows for theatre, large scale festivals and corporate events.   Her most recent show Twisted Takeover is a super cheeky dance, aerial arts, lip-syncing and drag show and is taking the festival season by storm! 

She is also a sought after Dance Teacher and has delivered workshops throughout the UK and internationally.  She is currently expanding our Arts in Education program in Bangkok so travels between the UK and Thailand.  

Her background as a competitive /professional dancer spanned over 25 years where she competed continuously in international competitions and worked on contracts for TV, Music Festivals, Music Videos, Tours, Clubs and Award Ceremonies both in the UK and abroad.  Her training at top establishments such as Pineapple Dance Studios, London Contemporary Dance School and Roehampton University enabled her to have a long career in the commercial dance industry.  Before that she trained daily as an Irish dancer from the age of 3 with renowned teacher Mrs O Shea (O' Shea School of Dance, Dublin).  Her passion and drive was evident even from this young age and lead her to qualifying and being placed in the top 3 every year at the World Irish Dancing Championships from the age of 5.  By the time she was 13, she had become several times British Champion and was ranked 3rd in the World.  

 

Jackie Mallon                                                                                     Teacher/Performer

Jackie is LVB's Assistant event co ordinator and admin in the UK where she teaches children aged 3-12yrs old of all ranges of ability.  She is the Street Dance for the junior academy.  

. She has choreographed for Isle Dance, which won a choreography award. Dance styles include Hip Hop and Commercial dance.  In 2016 she appeared in Kingz of Vocals music video ‘Terro Melody’. Since working for LVB Dance, Jackie has performed as a Principal Dancer in their theatre productions and been hired to dance on main stages at large scale festivals and events such the Isle of Wight Festival, Rhythmtree and V-Dub Island.  

 

Charlotte Cosgrove                                                                 Ballet & Contemporary Dance  Teacher / Performer

Charlotte is the Ballet and Contemporary Dance Teacher and Co-Choreographer for LVB Dance productions.   

Charlotte has trained in dance since she was 5 years old beginning in Ballet, Tap and Modern. She then went on to study Jazz, Freestyle, Contemporary and Hip Hop, performing in many productions including Cabarets, Festivals (Bestival and Isle of Wight Festival to name a few) and West-End stages. Charlotte's passion then lead her to gaining a place on one of the Country's most prestigious professional dance training courses at Roehampton University where she gained BA(hons) in Dance Studies. University also lead her into the world of Dance Movement Psychotherapy where she researched therapeutic benefits of dance as her dissertation thesis.   

 

 

 

Nessy Warry                                                                                                          Company Dancer and Dance Teacher

Nessy is a student at the Institute of Arts Barcelona where she trains in various styles of dance including Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Commercial, Hip Hop and Tap. Nessy has been lucky enough to perform all over the world from Las Vegas to India and loves to combine travel with her passion for performing. Her hobbies include acting, contortion and aerial silks. Returning to the island for the summer, Nessy has a host of teaching and choreographic work ahead.. and she cant wait to get stuck in!