About Us ...
The Diana Freedman’s School of Dance
and Performing Arts is a Bexhill and Pevensey Bay based Performance school
delivering fun, friendly and high-quality teaching to students of all ages and
abilities, with Professional Studios with sprung floors, barres and mirrors.
From our very youngest pre-school students, through to our adult dancers and
Teacher training students, there really is something to suit everyone - whether
a beginner or training professional!
opening in 1989, the School has grown from strength to strength, and was Awarded the High Examinations Achievement
Award by the Dance Council International
for continual high standards in exam work. Students have achieved outstanding
marks in all BATD dance exams and have been selected to dance at projects such
as Disneyland Paris, The National Orchestra at the De La Warr Pavilion the All England National Dance Finals, with Strictly Come Dancing’s Pasha
Kovalev, BATD Senior Scholarships, BATD Junior Scholarships, BATD Freestyle
Scholarships, Eastbourne’s Airborne, Hastings Direct Charity Football, Christmas Concerts at
The Congress Theatre- Eastbourne, the Summer Variety Show in the
Hippodrome Theatre, Eastbourne, and at the All England Festival- Peacock
Theatre, London, as well as providing dancers for many other shows, including
pantomimes, and ballet companies, including The Royal Ballet. Senior
students and past teachers have gone on to work
professionally in West End shows such as ‘An American in Paris’, 'The Book of
Morman' 'The Wizard of Oz', 'Evita', 'High School Musical', 'Its beginning
to look a lot like Christmas', and 'Sesame Street Live'. Senior students have
gone on to graduate with Agents from Bird College, The London School of Musical
Theatre, Brighton Academy and The Southern Theatre Arts Centre. Past pupils now
teaching professionally- working in Euro Disney, Cruise Ships, Ballet
Companies, Film Work, Extras, Adverts, Tv work etc. All our pupils
have the opportunity to regularly become involved in shows, workshops,
festivals, exams, summer schools and many other exciting projects.
main examination board The B.A.T.D. was first formed in 1892 & is the
longest running Dance Association. Our Examinations are fully Accredited & the
BATD is a Member of the Dance Council & Friends Society.
our commitment and passion for dance, we promise to deliver the highest levels
of teaching, with professional care and attention given to all our pupils. All
teachers are fully qualified, with training and examinations taken in
accordance with the BATD, or training through our Teacher Training Scheme.
We welcome you to our School and look forward
to introducing you to the wonderful world of dance!
Principle- Diana Freedman
Bexhill Studio- 33 Buckhurst Road, Bexhill on-Sea, East Sussex TN40 1QE
or Pevensey Studio- Ethelwood Community Centre, 129 Coast Rd, Pevensey Bay, Pevensey, BN24 6NS.
Please see our Timetable for classes and times