Centre Stage Dance & Drama School

center stageCentre Stage Dance and Drama has been established for over 19 years,and is a thriving and well-respected vocational school providing Dance and Drama classes  in Cobham and Oxshott, in Surrey.


The 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, Suki has international and West End dance and acting credits.

Suki holds a Licentiate Diploma from the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance(LISTD Dip,); She is a Licentiate of the International Dance Teachers Association (LIDTA), and is a Registered Teacher and an Associate of the Royal Academy of Dance (ARAD); Suki is the Department Head of Dance and Drama for Danes Hill School, one of the largest prep schools in the country. Suki has also produced a series of CDs of tap dance music which have sold worldwide, under her Label “Dancemusic”.

The Centre Stage Dance and Drama philosophy is to discover, nurture and develop its pupils’ creative talents, both boys and girls, through dedicated teaching in an atmosphere of fun and wholesome discipline. All associate teachers are professionals in their fields; CRB checked and qualified to supervise, teach, choreograph and coach children and pupils of all ages.

Classes on offer

Ballet and Tap classes for adults and childrens’ classes [ages 2½ to 18] in Drama, LAMDA Speech & Drama, Musical Theatre, Ballet, Modern, Tap, Street Jazz and Competition Dance classes on weekday afternoons and weekends in term-time.

Performance opportunities

The School also provides 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.

Dance & drama exams

Pupils are encouraged to enter for appropriate exams if they wish – and the school’s results are consistently high.


To find out if there are vacancies for any class and for more information on joining, please use any of the contact details on this site; the Centre Stage Dance and Drama staff will be happy to help you. There is no membership fee and classes are invoiced on a termly basis in advance.