First Performers are specialists in the domain of the performing arts, and recruitment of performers.

Miss Gemma McDowell is a specialist in dance, vocals and choreography.

First trained at Northern school of contemporary dance Leeds and secondly at the Bodyworks performing arts Cambridge. All of her working life has been dedicated to the stage performing, creating and since 2007 recruiting and training performers.

Gemma works alongside a team of freelance performers and coaches, that she has ultimate confidence in, to provide an excellent first grade service in all areas of performance work.

Based in Peterborough, UK, First Performers are able to provide services to anywhere in the world. Notably one of our biggest clients are based in France.

First Performers aim to help holiday villages in the uk and abroad, fashion and promotional events, schools and universities……with all of their recruitment and performance needs.

We provide services for both companies looking for performers and performers looking for their first big break. Please do not hesitate to send us an email to discuss your needs!

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