DDTS News 

During these difficult times our DDTS online classes have been a valuable resource to support the students dance training and sense of dance community whilst the country has been in lockdown. Our online Summer Term of classes complete on 23rd July .


DDTS Virtual Awards Ceremony:

And as every year we acknowledge the students hard work throughout the year with a Prize giving and awards ceremony

and this year it will be a virtual one.

DDTS Summer Dance Clubs: 

And we are delighted to now be able to return into the studio from 25th July with our DDTS Summer Dance clubs from 3rd- 12th Aug . We are so looking forward to bringing our DDTS community back together again with safety measures in place, with a timetable including our much loved DDTS teachers and some wonderful guest teachers. Parents/guardians of pupils will have received an email of how to book. 


Autumn Term 2020

The new timetable is being prepared with safety measures in place . Come and join the DDTS family in September 2020. Please email the school


office using the contact form for any new pupil enquires. We have not been so successful for so long for no reason. 


Happy memories from our school show July 2019.

Review from a member of the public from our production last year  "United we Dance" 

" Wow- the best dance school show I have ever seen , the costumes, staging, choreography and dancers worthy of a West End production. Very impressive- making the most of the abilities of every child absolutely fabulous. I hope the children and parents know how lucky they are"

Below were our Graduates and Prize winners from 2019










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 150 students of all ages.


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:


  • Special Pre School classes from 3 years

  • Classical Ballet ISTD and RAD Majors

  • Modern Theatre, Jazz and Tap

  • Musical Theatre Classes

  •  Acrobatic Arts for Dancers

  • Competitions and Examinations

  • Pilates Mat and Studio Equipment Sessions

  • Adult Ballet for all abilities


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Drusilla Duffill Theatre School Studios

and V Pilates Studio Burgess Hill


Suite F

KBF House

55 Victoria Road

Burgess Hill

West Sussex

RH15 9LH

Pupil Care manager and office administrator

: Alyson Hewitt Lock


01444 232672


Please leave messages on the school answerphone or contact us via email. We endeavour to respond to all enquiries as soon as possible.

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United we Dance 2019

David White Photography