Hannah was born and raised in the Black Country. She received an intensive dance training from a young age, in a diverse wide range of genres and techniques; Ballet, Contemporary, Commercial and Musical Theatre Jazz, Physical Theatre, Tap and Choreography. She began performing as a professional dancer in a commercial setting and has also performed and worked with local contemporary and physical theatre companies.
Hannah began her teaching career in a community dance setting, working with Dudley Performing Arts to deliver dance in a variety of educational environments in and around the Dudley Borough. Hannah worked as a freelance artist and delivered dance to a diverse range of learners, including community groups, primary, secondary and college students. Hannah’s first full-time teaching position was in a further education college, where she was responsible for the dance provision in a large Performing Arts department. Whilst at the college Hannah taught on A'Level Dance and Performance Studies, BTEC National/ Extended Diploma Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre courses, as well as Level 2 Performing Arts Diploma. From 2008, Hannah worked in partnership with the University of Wolverhampton as module leader and personal tutor on the Foundation Degree in Musical Theatre.