Jade Shilling Student Intern

Originally from Essex, Jade came to Surrey in 2016 to further her studies in Dance by starting a degree at the University of Surrey. During her time at Surrey, she has been exposed to new styles of dance such as Bharata Natayam and Contemporary African, as well as studying classical styles such as ballet and release technique.

During her second year at university, she joined the Dance Squad as a competitive member of the Novice Jazz team. The team competed at various inter-university competitions, with their biggest achievement placing 1st at Loughborough, the biggest inter-university competition. As a whole, the squad won many awards during competiton season, something which they hope to maintain this coming year.

Now in her third year, Jade has started a professional placement here at Stopgap, and hopes to expand her knowledge and understanding of the dance industry before commencing her final year at university.