free taster class

Come along to a FREE Taster Class before joining, complete the form below or call 01279 321283 to book your free class. We hold taster classes in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, Palmers Green and Winchmore Hill, North London.


Dance School Welcome


Thank you for your interest in Jacqui Ison School of Dance & Theatre Arts. We offer you a warm welcome to this vibrant and versatile dance and theatre arts school.


We offer a fun and exciting range of recreational and professional dance classes for all levels and ages in addition to LAMDA and musical theatre. Our purpose built studios in Bishop’s Stortford are fully equipped with air conditioning, mirrors, barres, Harlequin sprung floors, pianos and state of the art music systems. We are currently looking to develop our purpose built dance and theatre arts studios in North London which will house our Palmers Green and Winchmore Hill studios in one central location.

Ranging from our Baby Ballet and Tiny Tap classes, we also offer Classical & Modern Ballet, Jazz & Commercial, Modern Theatre, Lyrical, Contemporary, Tap, Classical Greek, Character, Song & Dance, National, Pilates, LAMDA and Musical Theatre classes.

As an ISTD approved Dance Centre in Bishop's Stortford, we also offer the DDI and DDE Dance training courses, LAMDA and Drama teaching qualifications together with Licentiate and Fellowship Guidance.

Our fully qualified, CRB checked staff have the skills and knowledge to teach all ages and abilities in a safe and professional manner. Our ethos is to maintain the highest standards at all times combined with structured classes conducted with a sense of fun, enhancing the professional reputation of Jacqui Ison School of Dance & Theatre Arts.

All these wonderful opportunities ultimately develop confidence and give a real sense of achievement and for many youngsters, these classes are the first steps towards a future career within the arts.

We have three terms a year with pupils regularly entered for dance, drama and singing examinations as well as taking part in regional, national and international festivals, amateur and professional engagements, shows, outreach and community performances.

If you are new to the performing arts, come and be entertained and inspired. If you are already an enthusiast, let us re-connect you to the magic. This is your invitation to perform and you will be assured of a warm welcome with FREE taster classes for all prospective pupils.

Ultimately, what you will find at Jacqui Ison School of Dance & Theatre Arts is a warm welcome, and a place where talent is nurtured and potential realised.

We look forward to welcoming you to Jacqui Ison School of Dance & Theatre Arts.