About Us

The Team


Claire Bostwick

We are very pleased to have Claire with us over the last 12 months and we hope she will be a long standing member of our team! Claire has a wealth of performing arts experience with Limelight theatre school. Recently she has performed at the British Grand Prix and  also in Disney land Paris! Claire brings another dimention to Dance With a Difference specialising in contemporary dance and lyrical!

Tori Thornley

Tori has been volunteering with us for a few years now and is a great asset to the dancing team. She has recently left school with a set of very respectful GCSE’S and is now starting Northampton college to study level 3 health and social care. She has a lot of performing arts experience and was taught by JO at performers academy and is now a member of NEW STARS. She is an incredible teacher and it is a pleasure to watch her grow into a confident lady.

Jo Blackwell

Jo has been with Dance with a difference since its conception in 2009 and has led it and progressed it to where it is now. She has over 20 years experience in  performing arts with 15 of that in teaching. She holds an NVQ level 3 in health and social care.

The clients love all the staff at dance with a difference and not only do they choreograph and teach the dances but they inspire and provide goals to motivate them. They also have a true heartfelt passion in promoting people with special needs as real people of community and believe that they should have the recognition they deserve.