Drusilla Duffill Theatre School

Welcome to The Drusilla Duffill Theatre School

The Drusilla Duffill Theatre School offers a fantastic dance education to all pupils providing a disciplined approach to physical exercise, a chance for young people to express themselves creatively and an avenue for children to explore and contemplate a future in dance. The School has developed a strong reputation in the dance world and has become a renowned place of learning for dance students in Mid Sussex currently teaching ballet, tap, modern, jazz and performance classes to over 350 students of all ages.

Classes held in purpose built studios with specialist flooring.
School Productions and a chance to appear in professional productions.
Opportunity to progress through the school to Advanced 2 level and take examinations in ISTD and RAD
Established in 1957 a school with over 50 years experience.
Information available on line for pupils.
School Log On Page

In addition it has been a focal point for long and enduring friendships. Our aim is to provide a well structured curriculum within a caring atmosphere where young children and students can develop their love of dance and theatre, whether for enjoyment or as the basis for a professional career. Encourage self-confidence, self-expression, and social skills that help develop and inspire your child's musicality and imagination.

We offer classes for girls and boys from 3 - 19 years including:

Graduating Student now studying Musical Theatre at Urdang Sept 2013


  • Special Pre School classes from 3 years
  • Classical Ballet ISTD and RAD Majors
  • Modern Theatre and Jazz
  • Tap
  • Pilates Mat, Reformer and Small Equipment Sessions
  • Performance Classes
  • Adult Ballet and Tap
  • Competitions
  • Examinations