Dance for kids
Dance shcool branch

The children who train at Stage Door School of Dance & Drama's Branch Schools receive equal opportunities for using their performance skills. In fact, every year children who appear at the Bournemouth Pantomime have trained at one of our branch schools.


Better still, everyone's first class is a FREE trial.

  • Bransgore

  • Sopley


We welcome students from across Bournemouth, Dorset, Hampshire, Weymouth, Dorchester, Winchester and Southampton.

The Stage Door School of Dance & Drama has two branch schools in:

For dance and drama classes, from Bournemouth to Christchurch, call

Tel: 01202 291 497

07860 645 594

07850 143 497

High student success rate

Bransgore Methodist Church Hall

Chapel Lane

Bransgore BH23 8BN


Sopley Parish Hall

Priest Lane

Sopley BH23 7BA


Branch school timetables





Grade 3 Ballet

Grade 2 Ballet


Pre School Dance



Grade 3 Modern and Grade 2 Tap

The classes at the Branch Schools are run by Julie Headford, Fellow and Examiner for the ISTD, a highly qualified and experienced teacher. Children are taken from the age of 3 and are given the same high level of training and encouragement to enter examinations as they would expect from our main school.

Highly qualified dance teacher

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