I am really excited to announce that Ricky Jinks is visiting Danceworks on Sunday 21 October to run dance workshops for Danceworks students.

Ricky Jinks is a dancer, teacher and choreographer in London who has his own unique and versatile style. He studied street dance and latin and ballroom as a child and then at 15 began many other styles. He is a resident teacher at the two top studios in London; Pineapple and Studio 68. His professional credits include performing for Kylie Minogue and the X Factor Final 2016 at Wembley Arena, performed at Wembley Stadium for ‘Kiesza’ at the Capital FM Summertime Ball, a dancer for ‘The Voice’ of Ireland on over 15 live shows and performed at venue’s such as The Royal Albert Hall and the NEC, Birmingham.

He has many TV credits including ‘Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway’ featuring Michael Buble, ‘This Morning’ dancing with Honey G, ‘Surprise Surprise’ – all on ITV. He has recently worked with Brian Friedman as a dancer for contestants on the X Factor and continued to do many gigs with Honey G such as ‘Big Brother’. He is a proud member of Lukas McFarlane’s contemporary company ‘UnTitled’ in which he has been an assistant choreographer for music videos and ‘So You Think You Can Dance?’ in Portugal. Ricky has just finished a UK tour with UnTitled’s latest show ‘The Suffocating Truth’ from January-March ‘17. Ricky has also choreographed many other events including TV shows, Ideal Homes Exhibition, DHL, Soccer Aid, Clothes Show Live and most recently choreographed a number for a pilot episode for ITV called Change Your Tune. He judges many competitions including ‘Can You Dance?’, UDO, BDO and Soar UK.  As well as teaching at Addict Dance Academy Ricky also teaches at many other prestigious colleges in the UK which have included Urdang, Bodyworks, Wilkes Academy, Rare Studios. The past year alone, Ricky has taught workshops in places such as China, Cyprus, Denmark, Dubai, Spain and Paris.

Workshop groups and times TBC

Alice Keegan