Welcome to Dianne Ross Dance Academy

Established 1984


Adult Classes in Ballroom, Latin and Sequence Dancing available for Beginners through to Intermediate.
Please see Classes Page for further information.

Tuition for children in Theatre dance (Tap & Modern Stage/Jazz) and Contemporary Freestyle (Disco) which includes Rock & Roll, Street Dance and Slow Dance. Tuition for adults in Ballroom, Latin, Sequence, Latin In Line, Mambo/Salsa and Merengue.

Places are now available for Dinky Movers and other childrens dance classes.

At the present time when Dance Teaching is unregulated, people can, and do, set themselves up to teach dancing without holding Dance Teaching Qualifications.

Pupils are reassured to know that all Adult classes and lessons are personally taught by Academy Principal – Dianne Ross who is a Fellow of The Northern Counties Dance Teachers Association and The United Kingdom Alliance of Professional Teachers of Dancing. Dianne is a former Junior and Amateur Sequence Dancing Champion and BBC TV’s “Come Dancing” grand finalist.

Childrens Classes are taught by Emma Crathorne, Licentiate of Northern Counties Dance Teachers Association and BA (Hons) Dance. DBS, First Aid and Public Liability Insurance Certificates are held, together with Durham County Council Children's Chaperone Licences. For further information please see About Your Teachers Page.

(Dance Teaching qualifications recognised by British Dance Council, Theatre Dance Council International and Sport & Recreation Alliance)