11.45 - 12.30
On The Day Price
Hazel McCarthy SAT1
A class for 3-7 year olds. Are you ready to head “Into The Unknown” and meet the famous Snow Sisters? Come and join Queen Anna of Arendelle for a super sensational dance party workshop! Queen Anna is incredibly excited to meet lots of little superstars and cannot exist to teach them all her favourite dance moves!
Hazel has an incredible affinity with children and has been teaching dance to little ones for many years! She was delighted to have been asked by the PAEI (Performing Arts Educators of Ireland) to provide a zoom workshop to almost 500 children this year. When Hazel is not teaching or performing, she spends her time facilitating childrens birthday parties and attending corporate events as various princess characters. She has worked for Once Upon A Wish Productions, HollyDolly parties, S74 Productions, Tutus & Tiaras and Silly Billy Events. She played “Elsa” at the opening of the Jervis Street Christmas Grotto in 2016 and played Princess Fiona at a children’s hospice in London for Dreamworks.
Hazel moved from her home town in Dublin to London after she was awarded a scholarship DaDa (Dance and Drama Award) in order to study at the prestigious Millennium Performing Arts College. She graduated from MPA with a Trinity Laban HNDiploma in Dance and Musical Theatre and has since worked for internationally as a professional
dancer and musical theatre performer.
In her final year, Hazel secured her first professional contract with PHA Pantomimes and has since spent her time performing on cruise ships, in hotels, at world famous attractions, at corporate events and on TV. She has performed at incredible locations such as the O2 (London), 3 Arena (Dublin), Alexandra Palace (London) and The Chiltern Firehouse. Hazel is extremely grateful that she has had the opportunity to travel the world whilst performing and has worked with Dreamworks, Sky Sports, BBC, ITV, E4, Carnival Corporation & PLC, Merlin Entertainment, Ultimate Artistes, The Show Performance Company, 5 Star Live, the PDC and Bourne Leisure. During her time with Merlin Entertainment, Hazel worked in multiple tourist attractions such as “Shreks Adventure London” where she played the lead of Princess Fiona, and as a dancer at “Chessington World of Adventures Resort”.
TV Credits Include: Sky Sports (PDC World Darts Dancer - William Hill), Sky Sports (PDC Premier League Dancer - Unibet), BBC2 (Hair), E4 (The Only Way Is Essex - Dancer), ITV (Shreks Adventure), Sky Sports and Eurosports (Euroleague Final Four Basketball), and Virgin Media One (Formerly TV3 - Ireland AM).
In addition to performing in theatres across the UK and on board Costa Cruises, Hazel has toured the UK performing in holiday parks such as Haven, Parkdean and Pontins as part of two very successful variety shows - “Latina Diva” and “Ibiza Vibe”. Hazel has a real passion for teaching and choreographing and was delighted to co choreograph the “Ibiza Vibe” show for Ultimate Artistes LTD.
Hazel teaches dance, drama and musical theatre for a variety of companies on a weekly basis as well as baby sensory and movement classes. She taught a sold out Musical Theatre Workshop at Perform Ireland in 2019 and has choreographed shows for Centre Stage Theatre Academy (Wonderland/CSTA Has Talent), Showtime Performing Arts (Greatest Show) and Razzmataz Theatre Schools (Shrek (Minis)/Assistant choreo for Legally Blonde (Seniors) and teaches dance daily at After School Clubs across Kent and London. She also teaches inclusive dance for children with SEND as part of a charity (Magpie Dance) and for BabyBallet® UK. She has a keen interest in inclusive dance and has completed her IDPT (Inclusive Dance Practise Training), and is currently taking a CPD course in Dance Movement Psychotherapy. Hazel was delighted to be asked by BabyBallet® UK to be the lead teacher in teaching and designing their new programme for children with special educational needs and disabilities.
When Hazel is not teaching or performing, she spends her time facilitating childrens birthday parties and attending corporate events as various Disney princess characters. She has worked for Once Upon A Wish Productions, HollyDolly parties, S74 Productions, Tutus & Tiaras and Silly Billy Events. She played “Elsa” at the opening of the Jervis Street Christmas Grotto in 2016 and played Princess Fiona at a children’s hospice in London for Dreamworks.