Welcome to Watford’s leading dance school which has been established since 1989!
We provide a fun and friendly, yet disciplined environment where young people can explore the world of dance.
Lorraines School of Dance offers classes for children in ballet, modern, tap, jazz, drama and singing, starting from pre-school beginners (age 3 years) all the way through to advanced major grades. Adult classes can also be taken in ballet and tap. All dance classes (except for Jazz and adult classes) work towards regular ISTD examinations.
Our children have appeared in the West End productions of: Billy Elliott, Oliver, Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, National Youth Ballet, Professional and Amateur Pantomimes
and also Local Demonstrations. Many of our students go on to dance professionally in the West End, Cruise Ships, backing dancers for celebrities, appear on television and teaching dance.
All of our teachers are professionals who have worked and continue to perform in the performing arts industry. All of our teachers are highly qualified and CRB checked, so you can rest assured that your child is getting the best training in a safe and positive environment.
Lorraines School of Dance provides excellent facilties for our students and their families!
Plenty of free parking
Two large dance studios with mirrors and bars
Three changing rooms
Waiting areas for parents / guardians whilst lessons are taking place
Tuck shop is open during lesson times selling hot/cold drinks and light snacks.
Our dancewear shop is open Saturday mornings 10am-1pm. All items are competitively priced and we stock all the required school uniform including dance shoes. For a current price list please CLICK HERE.
Grass Area in front of the school, perfect for those with little ones where they can let off steam whilst their sibling is participating in a class or adults just to sit outside with a book in the nice weather.
Showcase - At our annual dance show the children have the opportunity to showcase all their hardwork and talent. The show takes place in a professional theatre, normally in March. There are also further opportunties for students to take part in local festivals / demonstrations. Some of our children have appeared in the West End productions of: Billy Elliott, Oliver, Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, National Youth Ballet and in Professional and Amateur Pantomimes.
Summer School - Children aged 7+ can take part in our Summer School where professional
dancers and teachers give the children unforgettable experiences and further learning
opportunities. For more information about our 2017 Summer School please CLICK HERE.