Our Team

SeaCruise UK are a dedicated team of entertainment professionals with 35 years of experience, working with cruise lines, hotels, clubs and events. With passion and commitment, our professionals provide ongoing support from the minute our cast steps into the cast cottage, all the way to being away from home.

Belinda Karavos

Company Director

In 1987 Belinda started her own Entertainment company, which during the past 31 years has employed hundreds of singers, dancers, musicians and bands for contracts in the Far East, Middle East, USA and Europe on cruise ships, hotels and clubs. Belinda has portrayed her professional determination from the age of 16 with 3 years at the Arts Educational School and upon her graduation, she received a contract in Japan and commenced on a full tour across the Far East.

Since then, Belinda has become SeaCruise UK’s Company Director, which has thrived through dedication, reputation and the belief in hard work.

Artistic Department

Jack Storm

Artistic Director

Jack is an accomplished Artist, Choreographer and Show Creator. Having spent the past 13 years in the entertainment industry, Jack’s experience ranges from performing and directing for world renowned international tours and cruise ships to attaining advanced level qualifications in Event Management & Promotion and a Lecturer of Dance.

Jack has also Tour Managed, Directed and Choreographed internationally for companies such as Premier Stage Productions (UK), Sesame Street (UK, Europe, Middle East and East Asia) Boxtree Productions (UK) BBC (UK and Europe), Nickelodeon (Europe and Middle East), Trevor Sorbie (UK), HIT Entertainment (UK & Middle East), PHA Pantomimes (UK) SkySea Cruise Line and Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line with SeaCruise UK (East Asia) and The Voice of China with winner ‘Chen Bing’ (China).

Jack‘s creativity was scouted in 2015 for 20th Century Fox, Universal Studios and various advertising campaigns and is now Artistic Director at SeaCruise UK, including the recent production of ‘Ocean Legend’ for Astro Ocean Cruise Line, reaching critical acclaim.

Lucy Danielle Taylor

Choreographer and Aerial Coach

Lucy is a professional dancer/aerialist/choreographer from Kingston Upon Hull. Lucy joined Sea Cruise UK at 17 on her first contract and quickly grew within the company.

Lucy has worked in many of our teams on cruise lines, hotels and UK tours. During this time she has assisted Sea Cruise UK creatively. Whilst performing as an aerialist at various events, including Royal Caribbean’s Independence of the Seas, Lucy has begun to create our aerial pieces within our productions, With her own company ‘LoveAerial’ and continues to be a core part of creation for SeaCruise UK.

Michelle Mclean

Administration/Wardrobe and Assistant to Belinda Karavos

Michelle McClean, originally an accomplished dancer and performer, is a highly acclaimed dance and fitness instructor. She has worked for many years at SeaCruise UK and assists with the wardrobe department for new productions.

Lizzie Challis

Install Assisstant

After graduating from London Studio Centre with a 1st Class Degree in Theatre Dance, Lizzie started her performing career working for Warner Leisure Hotels. Then she joined SeaCruise UK in 2018 as a Hotel Entertainer. She then furthered her career continuing to Cruise Ships as a Dancer, where Lizzie assisted with the install of a new show on board. As well as installing new cast members into the shows.

Lizzie now assists with hotel installs by teaching choreography, while also progressing to Entertainment Manager and Dance Captain for Hotels and Cruise Ship contracts.

Sidonie Kormeier

Install Assisstant

Sidonie Kormeier, a talented multi-lingual dancer/entertainer, trained at Creative Academy and the RAD, gaining her degree in Dance Education and her Associates in RAD Ballet. Starting with SeaCruise UK in 2015, has since achieved numerous contracts and two promotions.

Sidonie now travels globally and installs new teams for our contracts. She assists in the show training and also plans the entertainment schedule for our daily entertainment programme.

Leonardo De Fazio

Classical Choreographer

Leonardo De Fazio from Rome, Italy, started his education at the National Academy of Rome and The Theatre of the Opera of Rome, continuing in the prestigious ballet college of perm. He worked 6 years in Russia as a classical dancer and as a choreographer of classical ballet, modern and contemporary dance in the Siberian State Ballet, in China as artistic director of a state dance company and as artistic director of the international competition RDGP in Beijing, that he won in as a choreographer in two categories: ballet (first and second place), and contemporary.

Musical Department

Vasil Hlebarov

Music Production

Vasil Hlebarov is a professional singer from Bulgaria. After graduating in 2004 from National High School of Music in Sofia. He continued his education at the University Of Sofia with music/instrument studies on a high professional level along with studies at the Private School of Vocal Technologies in the class of Master Voice Teacher: George Mirchevski. In 2007 the first edition of Pop Idol (called Music Idol in Bulgaria) Vasil became one of the top 40 semi-finalists. In 2008, Vasil started working with SeaCruise UK on a cruise ship as production vocalist. After working with the company for several years, he now enjoys collaborating with the creative team, producing the music for the current and future productions for SeaCruise UK.

Ion Munteanu (John Montana)

Musical Arranger/Writer

At the age of 6, John studied the violin, at the age of 12 he turned to the guitar. He had countless appearances in various European TV Shows and had his own “Guitar Workshop Live Show” hosted by the TV Channel “Europa Nova”. For the last 15 years, John has been working as a musician on board of some of the most prestigious cruise liners in the world. He wrote the musical arrangements for over 300 show tunes and did the studio recordings, production and mastering for over 100 musical tracks performed today on cruise ships around the world. Extending his musical education, in 2012 John completed the Steve Vai Guitar Techniques course, an Introduction to Music Production and Developing your Musicianship courses all by Berklee College of Music.

Jason Kwan

Musical Director/Vocal Coach

Jason is our Musical Director & Vocal Coach. He trained in opera and jazz, with a background in musical theatre and theatrical pop performance. With his experience of being a singer-songwriter and recording artist, Jason works with our singers to help them reach their greatest performance potential.

Media Creative Department

Dale Barr

Technical Manager/Lighting Designer

With a versatile approach to projects and productions, Dale’s artistic eye for detail as well as creative and imaginative attitude has led him to 15 years of success within the theatre and live events industry. With his Honours Degree in Lighting Design, Dale has continued working internationally as a technical manager with Royal Caribbean International, Azamara Cruise Line, Universal Studio Parks and AE Global Media.

Thriving on the pressures of achieving the highest quality product as a Technical Production Manager, Dale continues to be lead Technical Manager and Lighting Designer for SeaCruise UK.

Kostantinos Karavos

Social Media Consultant

Kostantinos, a professional ballet dancer, training in the UK and performing for multiple ballet companies throughout Europe. He has performed on cruise ships and in hotels for SeaCruise UK and has taken his other passion in media to work as SeaCruise UK’s Social Media Consultant and Technician, which allows us to ensure the correct talent is targeted and informed of our auditions.

Cheryl Fender

Mental Health and Wellness Practitioner​

Cheryl completed courses in both Hong Kong and the UK and is a qualified practitioner in Spectrum Affiliates Emotional and Performance Coaching, Mental Health Youth First Aider and qualified counsellor focusing on Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing.  Cheryl is also currently volunteering for a well known emergency text platform. 

Originally trained as a Dancer, Cheryl travelled the world working on cruise lines, hotels and casinos. Through her experience Cheryl fully understands how this unique, exciting world works. 

“It is so important to look after our own wellbeing. There is so much more pressure and negative impact of social media on self-image, friendships and conformity, it has made me realise just how much support is needed”

In our industry it is important to have the emotional support necessary to maintain a happy lifestyle wherever our employees are. Cheryl is our beacon for those in need, to confidentially reach out to when away from home.