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Candice grew up in Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire where she started dancing at her Mum's dancing school The Orchard Academy of Dance & Theatre Arts.


She then went on to professionally train at Laine Theatre Arts.


Candice performed for 12 years with Carnival Cruise Lines, travelling all over the world including Alaska, South America, Australia and Hawaii. 


In her spare time, Candice enjoys photography and is also a keen chef. 


She loves the creativity involved in choreographing unique routines for wedding couples, making their day truly memorable.



Jamie is originally from Calgary, Canada where she trained professionally.


She has choreographed in Canada, China, Australia, and performed for 8 years with Carnival Cruise Lines. Jamie has taught dance all over the world including Pineapple Dance Studios in London.


Jamie LOVES puppies, picnics and is a budding gardener (no pun intended).


Jamie will encourage your personality to shine through even if you have two left feet!


She believes that you shouldn't take yourself too seriously, as dancing should be fun.

A little bit more about us...


Candice and Jamie met whilst working for Carnival Cruise Lines as professional dancers in 2008. With 20 years experience between them and both being qualified dance teachers, their choreography has been seen all around the world.


After retiring from life at sea, they decided to go in to business together and First Dance Productions was born. No matter what your ability, Candice & Jamie can create a choreographed routine for you, in a fun and relaxed atmosphere, that is sure to be a crowd pleaser!

Annelise Orchard

Annelise began dancing at the age of 3, like her sister Candice, at their Mum’s dance school. She then went on to train professionally at the highly accredited Performers College and since graduating, has performed all over the world. 


Her dancing career has taken her from stage to screen, performing onboard luxury cruise ships, in UK and International tours and at the BRIT Awards. Annelise is also a qualified dance teacher and teaches a variety of dance styles to students of all ages. 


Her aim is to make your first dance as fun and special as possible, to wow your guests and create incredible memories to look back on for years to come. 

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