Meet the Teachers of Showshack Dance & Theatre School

Showshack Dance and Drama teachers are fully qualified professional artists who have worked and performed in the theatre, film or television industry. Our teachers use their valuable knowledge gained from their experience making Showshack an interesting and vibrant place to learn. All Showshack teachers are fully DBS checked.


Abigail Young

Abigail Young
Role: Ballet, Musical Theatre Teacher & Party Host


Abigail started dancing at the age of 4 and soon after decided that was her chosen career. At the age of 11 she studied at Elmhurst Ballet School where she gained her teaching associates in ballet, modern and tap. After graduating in 2000 she went on to perform worldwide with ‘Spirit of the Dance’, ‘Spirit of Broadway’ and ‘Spirit of Christmas’ and was Company Manager for tours in 2006 and 2007. Abigail has appeared at the Royal Albert Hall in ‘Carmen’, at the Southampton Mayflower in ‘Cinderella’ and has sung solo in front of 3000 people at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast in the Irish musical ‘On Eagle’s Wing’. Joining the Number 1 tour of ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ in 2008, she spent 2 years touring almost every theatre in the UK that would fit the car in! Abigail also features in ‘Little Britain’ as a waitress, in ‘Alexander’ (starring Colin Farrell) as a Harem dancer and in the BBC adaptation of ‘Sense and Sensibility’ as Sophia Grey. Her teaching experience covers many years of ballet, tap, street dance, musical theatre, Flamenco, Irish and choreographing wedding dances for couples.

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