Shaun started his training at the Urdang Academy London and went on to becoming a successful performer and choreographer in his own right. After graduating from the academy, Shaun then performed and work alongside a variety of theatre and television projects including shows for MTV, Disney, TOTP, The Box, BBC, ITV, T4 and many others of this calibre. Among these projects Shaun also secured a development deal with Polydor Records that led to him signing a record contract with London Records and then Warner Music, he then went on to having a number 11 in the UK charts and a number 4 in Ireland.
Shaun has had the privilege of performing on tour with leading pop acts such as Steps, 5ive, Blue, Westlife, Atomic Kitten, and at some of the UK’s most prestigious venues such as The Royal Albert Hall and all the major arenas around the UK including Wembley the NECs and the O2.
Most recently Shaun has spent his time passing on his knowledge and coaching at various performing arts schools and colleges, these include BRICTT, The Gary Lloyd Studio, LIPA, Central School of Dance and Drama, Future Faces, Wheatly Dance Studio and the London Theatre School and also directing new ventures such as Urban City and SA Academy.
Shaun’s other T.V. credits include: CDUK, Nickelodeon, The Big Breakfast, CBBC, The Disney Channel, Pepsi Chart Show, GMTV, The Saturday Show, Live and Kicking and Diggit, He has also appeared on Trouble and Eye T.V as a guest presenter.
After having graduated in PR & Communications at University in Southampton, Joanne turned to the heart of Central London to carve out a career in the fashion PR industry. Here, Joanne spent time working with emerging designers and established brands in developing and executing PR campaigns, assisting in product and press launches and catwalk shows across a number of London Fashion Weeks.
With over ten years of experience, Joanne has worked across a vast range of brands from high street powerhouses such as The Arcadia Group to high-end labels including Amanda Wakeley, Peter Pilotto, Giorgio Armani and Versace. Joanne has also established contacts in some of today’s popular publications such as Cosmopolitan, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, InStyle and Vogue.
Whilst her passion has been very much fashion focused, Joanne’s experience extends to developing strategic partnerships with brands in the luxury sector for luxury services such as VIP and executive private jets, maintaining and diversifying the creative for the Virgin Atlantic retail magazine, as well as celebrity brand management for products and services from Peter Andre, Millie Mackintosh, Amy Childs and Gemma Collins.
Joanne continues her creative streak by developing and maintaining Urban City as a brand.