The Waacktitioners

'The UK's Leading Waacking Crew'

Kleio

Kleio is originally from Sheffield and began training in ballet, jazz and tap at the age of 3. She moved to London in 2005 to attend The Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, where she graduated with a National Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre in 2008. 

Following this Kleio furthered her dance training in Los Angeles where she trained extensively at The Millenium Dance Complex and Debbie Reynolds Studios for the summer of 2009, 2010 and 2011. It was here that she fell in love with Hip Hop and first discovered waacking. 

Kleio's dance credits include 'The Brit Awards' and 'The Kylie Show' for ITV1. Various music videos for artists including 'Cherri V', 'Dizzee Rascal' and 'Same Difference' . Live shows include backing dancing for 'Moonrunners' in Indigo at the 02 arena and working as choreographer and dancer for Same Difference. 

As an original member of The Waacktitioners  she has performed with them at;Serious About Street Dance, Move It, Live Vibe, Dancers Delight, UK Hip Hop Championships, B Supreme, Stylefest, Breakin' the Bay and House Dance UK to name a few. Kleio reached the finals at Throwdown here on home soil and semi final in waacking at Streetstar festival in Stockholm, Sweden. Most recently Kleio was crowned winner of Waack date 4.

As well as working as a dancer and choreographer and performing with The Waacktitioners, Kleio has opened her own studio 'Dance Station' in Richmond, where she teaches classes and workshops in various styles including hip hop, ballet, jazz, tap and waacking! For information on classes at Dance Station please visit http://www.dancestationrichmond.co.uk/