Welcome to Dianne Ross Dance Academy

Established 1984


Whats New?

A Ballroom, Latin and Popular Sequence Social Dance is held on the First Saturday of each month at Tudhoe Victory Club near Spennymoor, Co Durham. Dancing 7.30pm to 10.30pm. Admission £2.50. Free parking, bar and raffle with raffle money being donated to local and/or armed forces charities. This is a friendly Dance and everyone will be made welcome.

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.

Classes for Adults are also available in Ballroom, Latin, Sequence, Latin In Line - Beginners to Intermediate.

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, Associate 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 The Council for Dance Education and Training, The Central Council for Physical Recreation, The Stage Dance Council International and The British Dance Council)