Wecome to Centre Stage Dance and Drama

Centre Stage Dance and Drama has been established for over 20 years, and is a thriving and well-respected vocational school providing Dance and Drama classes in Cobham, Oxshott and Leatherhead in Surrey.

Director and Founder, Suki Turner, brings a lifetime's experience to the School. In addition to her professional skill as a choreographer in Films, the West End and touring and regional Musicals.

We provide classes in Drama, LAMDA Speech & Drama, Musical Theatre, Ballet, Modern, Tap, Contemporary, Street Jazz, Gymnastics and Competition Dance.

There are many opportunities for pupils to gain confidence in performing - from small-scale presentations, drama workshops and performances, charity dance events, seasonal performances, an annual musical-theatre course, holiday theatre workshops and a major theatrical show every 2-3 years.

Term dates 2020

Silver Swans Testimony

I absolutely love our ballet classes with you... your amazing. 🥰. doing these classes has fulfilled a little girls dream 😊. X x hugs lisa (from your beginners class.)

The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe, February 2020 – Testimonial

The Lion The Witch and the WardrobeSuki Thank you all for putting on such a fantastic show. You gave your time, energy, patience, support, creativity and hearts to this project. And you gave Sara the chance to shine. I can never thank you enough for that. After the show Sara was bubbling over… I think she’s caught the theatre bug big time… there’s nothing like it!

Everyone was fantastic… the actors, the dancers, the choreography and direction, the set, lighting and props (mostly… !). I loved the Beavers and their adorable, comic banter, Mr was sweet and timid, little Lucy was brave, Edmund was suitably snivelly, Susan was the voice of reason and Peter was there to lead them all to victory. And no one forgot their lines! Aslan was awesome, the baby ballerinas were delightful, the point girls were graceful (all the dances were beautifully staged and choreographed)…

Read the full testimony here.

Centre Stage Classes


Oct 2017

Silver Swans having a great time!

SILVER SWANS HAVING A GREAT TIME! Silver Swans have been coming to class for the past 3 weeks in Leatherhead and both learners and teachers are having a great time! The dancers are becoming more confi
Sep 2017

Silver Swans and Diamond Dancers

SILVER SWANS After the overwhelming interest in Silver Swans from the media publicity, we held our first class on Thursday 8th September 2017 at the Leatherhead Parish Hall.  14 Silver Swans turned u
Apr 2016

Dance for Lifelong Wellbeing – CD of gentle exercise music

DANCE FOR LIFELONG WELLBEING Some of you may know I have a ‘Record Label’: DanceMusic … and I’ve produced a CD of a selection of Gentle Exercise Music. This music has been used by the Royal Ac

Angela Rippon gives speech about the ‘Silver Swans’

During the summer, Suki attended a course for licencee holders of the ‘Silver Swans’ ballet programme for older learners at Roehampton University. Angela Rippon, the Silver Swans ambassador, gave a passionate speech about the benefits of dance and ballet in particular for older people.

Mary Poppins show, summer 2019

During the summer of 2019, students from Centre Stage and Theatretrain managed to put on a performance of ‘Mary Poppins’ in a week. They were dedicated and so enthusiastic! Well done!

Mary Poppins

En-Pointe Girls in coming ‘Wind in the WIllows’ show

These beautiful girls have been dancing since they were 3-5 years old. It has taken many years of their hard work and the teachers’ dedication, but they are now beautifully ‘en pointe’ which they will demonstrate during our production of ‘Wind in the Willows’.

Exam Results 2017

These little ones were waiting to take their primary tap exam.
Results? Distinctions all round.
Well done Miss Helen!

Edinburgh Fringe (2016)

A Memory of Lizzie

A documentary musical production, performed by our all-girl, teen drama group, of a scene from the childhood of Lizzie Borden, who was notoriously accused of murder. Set in Fall River Massachusetts, USA, 1892

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