Book Darren and Lilia
Live Shows/Corporate, Teaching and Appearances
Book Darren and Lilia
Darren and Lilia are Strictly Come Dancing's most successful professionals winning 7 trophies between them over 6 series, making them one of the most recognized dance couples in the UK. This dynamic couple are world renowned Ballroom & Latin American dancers with over 25 years in the dance industry.
Their distinguished career spans 10 British titles and has made them the top British competitive couple of their generation. Captivating audiences of 1000's across the world with there shows and competitive performances.
This is a truly amazing achievement and their skills as Dancers, Choreographers, Presenters and Producers see them internationally sort after.
Click the links on this page to see how Darren and Lilia can make your event an unforgettable experience.
TV, Radio, Presenting
Darren and Lilia have appeared in some of the biggest stars in show business and most high profile TV and radio shows throughout the UK and across the globe. Appearing as guests, performers and presenters.
They have had the great honour and privilege of working and performing with some of the greatest stars including Westlife, Nelly Furtado, Kylie Minougue, Spice Girls, Girls Aloud, Barry Manilow, Cliff Richard, Michael Buble and many many more...
- Strictly Come Dancing (twice as winners) over 6 years
- 7 Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Specials between them (four times winners)
- Ready Steady Cook
- Paul O'Grady Show
- Loose Women
- Royal Variety Performance as Presenter and Artist
- BBC Breakfast
- BBC Radio including Jonathan Ross and Claudia Winkleman
- Richard & Judy
- Strictly does Sport Relief (with Duncan Bannatyne)
- BBC Fame Academy
- So Graham Norton
- Yok Boyle Dans (Turkish DWTS as a judge and producer)
- Stars of 'Move It'
- Strictly African Dancing
- Blue Peter
- LBC Radio
- Children In Need
- Brucie's 80th Birthday
- Ration Book Britain
- Women of Rock as presenter
- 2 Top selling fitness DVD's LatinaSize & LatinaTone
- Dress Up and Dance for Strictly
- Boots Strictly Come Dancing Make up range
If you would like Darren and Lilia to host or present your event and add that extra showbiz feel to your evening or programme please contact them will full details of your enquiry and they will be happy to work with you to make it an unforgettable event.
Shows and Cabaret
Whether you are a local dance school or an International venue Darren and Lilia have the show for your event. Their engaging performance will leave you spellbound by it's show stopping energy, spectacular dress changes from Lilia together with amazing music. It is a unique experience for the audience and an unforgettable evening of entertainment. As well as spectacular dancing Darren and Lilia will interact with the audience relating stories, Q&A or undertakea small dance class to get your guests moving and grooving!
Darren and Lilia are one of the top show/cabaret performers In the UK, they have been performing their show across the world for many years.
Their wealth of experience has seen them perform in the West End with their very own show 'Latin Fever' and being special guest artists for the English National Ballet in Strictly Gershwin at the Royal Albert Hall. Taking to the seas with P&O, Thomson & Cunard they have entertained thousands of passengers and hosted their own Strictly Ball. On land they have performed cabaret shows and workshops for Warner & Potters Holidays.
Corporate and Team Building
Darren and Lilia can tailor make your event to suit any themed evening, creating a live spectacular that your audience will never forget!
Working closely with clients they are able to give them what ever they wish from an organised theme event to a Black and White ball. Having access to some of the best UK talent we aim to create a show stopping evening of Dance and entertainment. Our resume includes many blue chip companies including Microsoft, HBOS, Barclay's, Renault, Audi, NHS, Oxford Business school.
As well as performing for corporate evenings we also offer offer clients the unique opportunity to incorporate team building activities and workshops in their staff conferences, or private parties. Using dance to create an exclusive team building experience 'with a difference', Darren and Lilia can design a bespoke workshop to suit your event. Whether you're rewarding staff, wanting to motivate, break down boundaries, or simply have fun, this is a popular and exciting opportunity, not to be missed.
Harnessing the visual and physical elements of dance, Darren and Lilia will explore:
- Partnering skills
- Body language
- The removal of inhibition
Choreographed dance routines for couples or groups that can be performed to colleagues as part of an evening presentation. Using dance to emphasize the many aspects of business, from partnerships to body language. Due to 'Strictly Come Dancing' Ballroom & Latin dancing has become hugely popular and clients now have the opportunity to experience something they see every week on TV - and learn to dance like the stars!!
Teaching, Workshops and Choreography
Teaching, lectoring and choreography are Darren and Lilia's forte. Their unique understanding at all levels of dance allows them to undertake the responsibility of training all age groups from 2-90!.
They have taught dance at every level, from beginners just learning for fun or choreograph a their wedding dance for that big day, University dance teams for Campus competitions through to the highly competitive amateur and professional couples and national teams whose one aim is to be the best!
Darren and Lilia have travelled extensively throughout the last 10 years teaching and training visiting such countries as Canada, Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Middle East, Russia and of course the UK . They have trained and mentored former British and International Champions as well as being part of the British Team coaching squad.
Over the past 6 seasons of BBC`s Strictly Come Dancing they have taught [ and won with !] both National and International celebrities . In Turkey they were the Consultant Producers, Trainers and Choreographers for the very first season of Dancing With The Stars .. Yok Boyle Dans! which achieved No1 ratings.
Where time allows in their busy schedules, they also participate in many guest coaching forums and workshops, many of which are for teachers wanting to learn the art of coaching and choreography from Darren and Lilia. In the world of corporate business Darren and Lilia have been engaged to run workshops using dance as a metaphor for business learning from partnering skills, body language, trust, communication and team building. Clients have included such blue chips as Oxford Business school, Microsoft and Barclays Bank.
If you would like to book Darren and Lilia to take you to the next level in competition Dancesport or for that extra special dance lesson, group training, surprise gift or corporate learning day, please fill in the contact section and we will be in touch with you about availability.
Personal Appearances and Charity Events
Add that extra glitz and glamour to your event or product launch with Darren and Lilia and watch those cameras flash as they glide down the Red Carpet!
As well as personal appearances Darren and Lilia have always been involved with Charity work and through the awareness of Strictly Come Dancing, their media work and love for dance they can use their profile to help raise money vital to many local and national charities across the UK. They are ambassadors for many UK charities and trusts including the Princes Trust, Cancer Research UK, Breast cancer Care and have committed their time to many, many others raising tens of thousands of pounds.
Whist Darren and Lilia are actively involved with many charities it does become demanding on their very busy work schedule. They have any availability they will endeavour to help promote, appear or perform at your event. Please fill in contact section and Darren and Lilia will Contact you as soon as possible.
Endorsements and Sponsorships
As top international dance champions and TV personalities Darren and Lilia are very engaging and glamorous. They are surrounded by a world of glitz and entertainment which require them to always represent themselves at the highest level.
Many Top international companies have used Darren and Lilia to endorse their product or service to enhance the awareness, quality and prestige in the market place.
Darren and Lilia are proud and honoured to be connected with companies in and outside the dance business including SUPADANCE, DSI and sweaty Betty as well as being used by the BBC to endorse the Boots cosmetics range, Dress Up and Dance and Learn to Dance books.
If you think Darren and Lilia are right for your company and want to find out more please fill in the contacts page.