Advisory Panel

CALVIN FRANCIS                                                 

Calvin dance didn’t start at the age of 3 like many other dancers. He started dancing much later but this has not stopped him achieving the high level of dance he has today.

He has trained and danced in many places in London and across Europe, gaining knowledge and experience as he goes along. In his professional career, Calvin has danced for artist like JLS, Cheryl Cole, Alexandra Burke, Leona Lewis, just to name.

Artist: Suga Babes, Mobo Awards, Kano, Plan B, Brit Awards, Miss Dynamite, Mel B.

Calvin, along with John also forms part of the advisory panel who reviews and updates the judging criteria for the UDO. Calvin also formed part of the team who created the UDO Street Dance Syllabus and is a qualified UDO Syllabus examiner.

Most recently has been appointed a trustee for the UDO’s new charity – U DO IT! Dance Foundation.





Dwayne is a familiar face on CBBC, as head judge on Alesha’s street dance stars. Dwayne has appeared on stage with some of the world’s most successful artists; Jamelia, Estelle, Sugababes, Kelly Rowland, Mariah Carey, Kellis, Misteeq Alesha Dixon. Dwayne also choreographs and Dances for X Factor Star Nathan aka "StarBoy Nathan" whilst supporting Acts such as JLS, The Wanted & N-Dubz. Dancer, actor, presenter, singer/song/movie writer & choreographer, Dwayne is a vibrant, energetic character as well as an aspiring artist.





John has worked with Beyonce, Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Jessie J, Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey among many others artists.

Worked with companies such as Adidas, BMW, Puma, L'Oreal, Bloomberg, Reebok, Rockport, Nike, Versace and Rimmel.

Taught all over UK and Ireland as well as Italy, Croatia, Czech Republic, Poland, Hong Kong, Slovenia, Switzerland and Germany. Judged with the UDO for many years and is part of the advisory panel who reviews and updates the judging criteria for the UDO. John is also a qualified UDO Syllabus examiner. 





Jeffrey is a familiar face at UDO. An established dancer & performer, Jeff regularly performs with Little Mix & JLS. He has also performed with Rita Ora, Pro Green, Tulisa, Misha B, Cheryl Cole and Girls Aloud. Jeff also dances on X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent and many many more.

Jeffrey is part of the ‘A team’ / ‘Animaineax’ crew & saw great success in 2012 as a finalist of Sky ones ‘Got to Dance’, as well as winning 2009’s Move it like Michael Jackson show.

Most recently, Jeff has been touring with Boy Blue in the The Five and the Prophecy of Prana 2014 show.

Jeff is also a qualified UDO Syllabus examiner. 




Lizzie Gough was a finalist on the first season of BBC’s So You Think You Can Dancer, however you will recognise Lizzie as a TV judge from the hit CBBC/BBC show Alesha Dixon’s Street Dance Stars.

Her credits include presenting on CBBC's “How to be Epic”, BGT Virgin Media, being part of the Take That Circus Tour, LMFAO. She has performed as lead roles in Hiphop Westend shows such as Some Like it Hip Hop, Swan lake Reloaded and Blaze. Currently Lizzie is rehearsing for a new show “Mad Hatters Tea Party” which begins in December at the Royal Opera House.

Lizzie also choreographed this year’s summer routine for Change4life with Nu Sxool and R5 and she was a Dance Captain for London Olympics in 2012.

Along with Calvin, Lizzie is also a trustee for the UDO’s new charity – U DO IT! Dance Foundation. Together they also created the UDO Street Dance Syllabus and is a qualified UDO Syllabus examiner.



SISCO GOMEZ              

Sisco Gomez was born in 1985, an only child, Sisco danced in Zoonation's Box Beat show at the Lilian Baylis Theatre and was the youngest member of Bounce – The Street Dance Sensation. As well as working as a commercial dancer, Gomez has been a choreographer and a teacher of dance master classes. From 2003 to 2009 he was Artistic Director of Dance 2xs, which trains dancers in a variety of forms. He worked as a judge on the Ukrainian version of So You Think You Can Dance and then became a judge on the UK version of the show. Sisco's assistant on Kylie Minogue, NRJ awards, So You Think You Can Dance UK, and So You Think You Can Dance Ukraine with Abby Goodwin. Sisco also danced with fellow judge Louise Redknapp. The recipient of the Best New Choreographer award at the UK satellite version of The Carnival: Choreographer's Ball in 2005, Sisco has worked with artists such as Kylie Minogue, A'mei, Paula Abdul, Sugababes, Liberty X, Alexandra Burke, Dannii Minogue, Nike, Inc., Madonna, Geri Halliwell, and Charlotte Church, and was a choreographer on So You Think You Can Dance in Ukraine. He was the Artistic Director and Choreographer for Alexandra Burke's All Night Long UK Tour.

Gomez is currently the choreographer for the tenth series of The X Factor (UK). He is a judge on So You Think You Can Dance in Ukraine. He is also a main judge on So You Think You Can Dance (UK). Gomez is also a judge on CBBC's show Sport Relief/Comic Relief Does Glee Club. He is a judge alongside David Grant and head judge Carrie Grant. There have been two series, in 2011 and 2012. Gomez will judge on CBBC dance show Alesha's Street Dance Stars along with Reailty star Benn Zarin McCord and former Dancing On Ice judge Louis Spence and the show will be hosted by Alesha Dixon. The show is awaiting its third series as it is currently on hiatus

Sisco is famous for his confident and unique (sometimes flamboyant) fashion sense, in which he claims to take great pride. Notably, his hairstyles have drawn media attention and he is particularly interested in the visual presentation of other dancers.  Gomez created controversy with his new sleeker hairstyle on the first live episode of So You Think You Can Dance 2010 – most fans preferred his more natural curly hair. Stylejacking blog also commented: "Sisco is a dancer, a choreographer and ultimately a performer – we loved the outfit!"