The spirit of Dance leads to success for this Mother and Son Team – Leona and Duane O’garro
Ivy Entertainment Limited was established by Duane and Leona in 2006 teaching contemporary and street dance to young people in and around London. The team is based in Islington, North London and they work hard with young people to produce high quality entertainment which is owned by the young people themselves. This in turn helps to build their self-esteem, confidence and creative thinking. They perform and take part in a great number of community and charitable events. Though both are directors of the organisation Duane is a Head Choreographer taking an active part in teaching the dance routines that have entertained so many. Their dance troops have performed in many events in across the city including the Hackney Empire, Stratford Circus, Arts Depot, Hammersmith Apollo and Sadler’s Wells.
As a Mother and Son team Leona and Duane strive for the best from their students and their team members. Each member of staff has mentoring skills, which are put to use constantly. They pride themselves on being able to help students through all aspects of their creative journey and even offer support and guidance through any personal difficulties. In light of some much disenchantment in many parts of inner city London Leona and Duane are providing more than just an entertainment stream but a much needed social support network. They seek to empower their students through dance no matter what their background is; building up their confidence, letting them know that they can achieve anything they put their minds to.
It is so fitting that Leona and Duane are on the Rhoda Wilson Show to share their experiences and achievements in the entertainments and dance industry and celebrating mother’s day. Their story is one of true inspiration; showing us that we can all truly make a difference in so many ways. Using the spirit of dance thankfully is one way that has led to great things for this exceptional duo.
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