Kalvin Lamey trained at Bodyworks Stage School in Cambridge and Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, London. Professional credits include: Thriller Live The Musical, backing dancer for The Sugababes, Steps, Kanye West, Tinchy Stryder, Duffy, Olly Murs, The Pussy Cat Dolls and Jedward to name a few. Kalvin was also a contestant on one of the first prime time dance shows, BBC1 Dance X, working with industry choreographers from across the world whilst being mentored by Strictly Come Dancing judges, Arlene Phillips and Bruno Tonioli. In 2010, Kalvin was a contestant on ITVs X Factor in boy band FYD with Simon Cowell as his mentor where he was successful in making it through to the live shows.
Kalvin performs alongside London finest session players and most exciting upcoming singers ‘Salut’ performing for corporate events including: HSBC, BBC, Million Pound Weddings, travelling to Europe, Dubai and USA.
Kalvin has taught in schools across London and the Midlands for almost 10 years in a range of settings and for different projects. These include working with underprivileged children in primary schools to improve access to the arts and projects devised to improve fitness and tackle obesity in young people.
Kalvin delivered assessed units on GCSE and BTEC Dance in secondary schools and colleges. Also working with local dance schools and Youth theatres to improve the life chances of their young people to give them professional experiences to support their career progression.
[Kalvin has had the opportunity to work with WBOS Youth (West Bromwich) as part of the creative team for their production of ‘Cats’, which won numerous awards including Best Production. Kalvin was also the choreographer for the UK Amateur Premiere of ‘Memphis The Musical’ in Wolverhampton which was attended by local leading lady Beverley Knight and received high praise from the critics.