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Ricky Jinks

Ricky Jinks is a dancer, teacher and choreographer in London who has his own unique and versatile style.

He studied street dance and latin and ballroom as a child and then at 15 began many other styles. He is a resident teacher at the two top studios in London; Pineapple and Studio 68. His professional credits include performing for Kylie Minogue and the X Factor Final 2016 at Wembley Arena, performed at Wembley Stadium for ‘Kiesza’ at the Capital FM Summertime Ball, a dancer for ‘The Voice’ of Ireland on over 15 live shows and performed at venue’s such as The Royal Albert Hall and the NEC, Birmingham. He has many TV credits including ‘Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway’ featuring Michael Buble, ‘This Morning’ dancing with Honey G and also ‘Surprise Surprise’ featuring Pharrell Williams – all on ITV. He has most recently worked with Brian Friedman as a dancer for contestants on the X Factor and has continued to do many gigs with Honey G. He is a proud member of Lukas McFarlane’s contemporary company ‘UnTitled’ in which he has been an assistant choreographer for music videos and ‘So You Think You Can Dance?’ in Portugal. Ricky has just finished a UK tour with UnTitled’s latest show ‘The Suffocating Truth’ from January-March ‘17. Ricky has also choreographed many other events including Ideal Homes Exhibition, DHL, Soccer Aid and Clothes Show Live. He judges many competitions including UDO, BDO and Soar UK and teaches at many prestigious colleges in the UK which have included Urdang, Bodyworks, Wilkes Academy, Rare Studios, Addict Dance Academy. The past year alone, Ricky has taught workshops in places such as China, Cyprus, Denmark, Dublin, and Paris.