Lead Teacher & Tap Specialist

Liam Swattridge L.I.S.T.D. trained at Performers College in Essex graduating in July 2014 with a Diploma in dance theatre. He holds his Licentiate qualification in Tap, DDE in Modern and DDI in Ballet. He is also a qualified teacher in Acrobatic Arts. Liam was part of the England team that took part in the IDO World Tap Championships in 2011 and 2012 . He was lucky enough to captain the team in 2012 and brought home silver medals both years. He has also appeared on Sky 1’s ‘Got To Dance’ with Tap Attack where he got through to the semi finals. Liam has performed at Wembley in the FA Cup Final and appeared in the film ‘Cuban Fury’. He was also a feature dancer in the film ‘Make Way’ and took part in the 10 year gala show of Tap attack last year too. Other performance credits also include the ‘ISTD Dinner Dance’, ‘Move It’ and the 'BBC Dance Proms'. His years of teaching experience have taken him all around the UK, including Italia Conti Tunbridge Wells and D&B theatre school to name a couple and he has continued to expand his knowledge by studying for Licentiate Modern and also the Back Handspring and Aerial course with Acrobatic Arts. Most recently he has also been lucky enough to be filming for The Only Way Is Essex as their resident tap teacher. He is thrilled to be part of the Monarch team and is looking forward to meeting all the extremely talented dancers at the studio!