Flash Dance Aberdeen

Laura Buchanan

Principal - RAD Registered teacher, Certificate of Higher Education: Dance Teaching, AISTD (MTB)

Laura trained in Aberdeen with Karen Berry School of Dance before studying for three years at Stella Mann College of Performing Arts in London, graduating in 1999. Laura then danced professionally abroad for Rios Productions in Korea and Jose Montes in Portugal amongst others before settling back in Aberdeen and founding Flashdance in 2004.


Laura then gained teaching qualifications with the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and Imperial Society for Teachers of Dance (ISTD) and enjoys nothing more than continuing her learning on regular and diverse courses, including becoming an Acrobatic Arts instructor in 2016.


The development of Flashdance and each individual pupil is always at the forefront of Laura’s mind and actions as the school continues to grow and evolve.

Molly Adams

Senior Class Assistant & Head of Administration

Molly began dancing at the tender age of 4 and has studied styles such as ballet, modern and tap. She joined the Flashdance Team as an assistant in 2012 and was mainly assisting in the baby/preschool classes and Acrobatic Arts. Recently she has taken on the role of Administration.


Molly loves being part of the team and watching the children we teach grow in confidence as they get older and work towards the end of term shows.

Audrey Fraser

Teacher - RAD RTS, BA Hons Dance Education, ISTD DDI, SDTA HB

Audrey trained at the Levena Taylor School of Dance in Inverurie, assisting and teaching classes in all genres. After studying with the Royal Academy of Dance, Audrey gained Registered Teacher status and graduated with a BA Hons in Dance Education. Audrey also achieved her DDI Modern with the ISTD and is a qualified SDTA Highland teacher.

As well a variety of experience teaching in several dance schools and community settings, Audrey has choreographed for the Inverurie Panto for many years as well as Lyric Musical Society, including choreographing Singing in the Rain, Annie, Sister Act and White Christmas at HMT.

Georgia Murray

Teacher - Trinity Diploma in Dance and Musical Theatre, RAD Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies, A.I.S.T.D, I.S.T.D Diploma in Dance Education

Georgia trained at Danscentre before continuing her dance studies at Bird College in London from 2015-2018. She graduated from Bird College with a Diploma (Distinction) in Professional Dance and Musical Theatre Performance. Georgia continued to live in London whilst auditioning and working as a freelance performer and then returned to Aberdeen to begin her teaching studies. Georgia holds the Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies from the RAD and has also successfully gained the Diploma in Dance Education with the ISTD.