Past events


On Sunday 18th November several of our students were amongst the best in the South East Area at the IDTA Tap & Theatre Jazz Performance Awards.

Tap Awards
Hannah Sistig
Anais Ellis – Grades Endeavour Award Winner
Amalie Largent – Grade Finalist
Lauren Sturcke

Theatre Jazz Awards
Hannah Sistig – Grades Finalist
Amalie Largent – Grades Finalist
Megen Levenhagen – Grades Finalist
Naomi McCarron
Lauren Sturcke
Rose Roberts
Olivia Benstead – Performers Endeavour Award Winner
Mia Ellis
Nicole Sturcke


On Friday 5th May and Sunday 7th May 4 girls attended the world famous Starpower Competition in London

They had a really successful weekend and we are proud to share their results with you!

Magen Rudall
1st in Genre
10th Overall

Lilian Everidge & Nicole Sturcke
4th Overall

Savannah Grove
4.75 Stars – High Score

Thats Showbiz - 2016!

We are thrilled to announce that our Junior Company made it to the National final of Thats Showbiz, a National Competition!

They competed and performed at Liverpool Echo Arena on Saturday 11th March 2017 and won the Producers Award!

Semi Final Results – 14th January 2017:
Hey! Pachuco – 1st Place Cleanest Routine (Out of 101 dances)
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – Adjudicators Choice

Heats Results – 13th November 2016:
Hey! Pachuco – 3rd Overall and 1st Modern in the Mixed age group
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – 2nd Overall and 1st Small Group in the Kidz age group

Richmond Dance Festival

We had a great week at Richmond Dance Festival with a lot of dances making their debut appearance on stage.

We are please to announce that 3 of our group dances have made it through to the 2017 All England South East Regional Finals.

Circle of Life – Intermediate Modern Group
In The End – Senior Modern Group
Hey! Pachuco – Senior Modern Group


On Saturday 14th January our Junior and Senior Company competed at the Semi-Finals of Thats Showbiz Competition at Blackpool Opera House

Hey! Pachuco – 1st Place Cleanest Routine (Out of 101 dances!!)
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – Adjudicators Choice Award – Through to the Final

Congratulations to both groups who performed so professionally!


Congratulations to our Musical Theatre Classes and Company who over 2 weekends performed at 3 local events – Gordons School Christmas Fayre, Lightwater Fayre in the Square and Major & Minors Christmas Open Day.

We have had some lovely feedback on your professionalism and high standard of work! You were a credit to the school!


Once again we have had fantastic results.
All students entered got marks between 83% – 90% and nearly all of our results were Distinction (85+).

Congratulations to Savannah who got Distinction, 90 for her Grade 5 Ballet.

Congratulations to Miss Nicola who took her IDTA Level 4 Teaching Diploma in Ballet and got Distinction, 94%

A fantastic session and we continue with our ‘A’ standard and 100% exam pass rate.


On Monday 31st October something spooky was happening in our studios….. our students became beautifully scary and our dancing became haunting! Great fun had by all!

Check out the photos on our Instagram and Facebook pages.



Tudor Rose Festival
Intermediate Modern/Modern Lyrical Stage Groups
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – 84 (4th)
Circle of Life – 84 (4th)

Senior Modern Stage Groups
In The End – 85 (4th)


Our Aladdin Summer School was a huge success with over 40 children aged 4 – 14!
In just 4 days the students worked on 12 musical numbers, script, games and activities and on the 5th day they performed their very own version of Aladdin the Musical!
One of the highlights of the week was our trip to see the West End Show which was extremely inspiring for the students.

A Musical Dream - Show 2016

Our Bi-Annual Show was a huge success! With standing ovation at every performance audiences said ‘it was the best show yet’ ‘it just keeps getting better’
HUGE Congratulations to everyone that took part, you are a credit to the dance school!

Easter School 2016

We had a great week of performing fun at our first ever week long Easter School. The girls where taught various genres of dance from Hip-Hop, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Singing, Acting and even Stage Combat to name a few!!! All classes were taken by industry professionals

Woking Dance Festival 2016

Our Company Members competed in Woking Dance Festival, February 2016.

12 Years and Under
Modern Quartet ‘Beautiful People’ 4th Place
Modern Group ‘Circle of Life’ 2nd Place

15 Years and Under
Modern Group ‘In The End’ 4th Place

Christmas Carols

Over the Christmas period our Musical Theatre classes sang at our Local Residential Home. They sang beautifully and shared their Christmas spirit.

November Exams 2015

Fantastics results – once again everyone passing with flying colours!

IDTA Exams July

Congratulations to all those who took exams in July 2015. Everybody passed with exceptional marks.
You should all be very proud of yourselves.

Indigo O2

In June 2015 36 Dancers performed at the West Ends Indigo O2! Alongside other dance schools the girls performed 2 ROCK numbers in a world famous venue. A fantastic experience that will stay with them forever.

Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday to us as Terri Jayne School of Dance celebrates its 23rd Birthday! With past students dancing professionally, younger students with the ambition to dance professional and 100% exam pass rate we are exceptionally proud to be such a well established school.
Plans are already underway for the schools 25th Celebrations in 2017, a year not to be missed!!

Easter Course

In April we held our 1st Easter workshop for both Junior and Senior Students, it was such a success and so much was learnt by all that attended.

IDTA March Exams

Congratulations to all those who took exams In March 2015. Everybody passed with exceptional marks.
You should all be very proud of yourselves.

Festival News 2015

Congratulations to Miss Nicolas quartet that came 2nd at Woking Dance Festival and placed at Guildford Dance Festival.

IDTA November Exams

Congratulations to all those who took exams at the end of the Autunm term 2014. Everybody passed with exceptional marks.
You should all be very proud of yourselves.


Saturday 6th September marked the official opening of The Dance Studios in Lightwater.
It was lovely to see so many people come and support what has been a very long process but one that has been worth the wait!
We had Bunting, Balloons, The Mayor, Mel from Surrey Police, Ex Mayor Tim Dodds, Teachers, Lovely Parents and Pupils, Lightwater Business associates and new children who we are looking forward to welcoming them to the school. It was a lovely surprise to see Stephanie Gibbons Ruane (my first pupil) turn up and my mum from Kent.
Thank you for all of your continued support, I hope the new facilities bring you lots of dancing happiness.

IDTA Classical Award

Congratulations to Lillian Everidge, Rose Roberts, Nicole Sturke, Savannah Grove, Isabelle Powell, Lucy Doran, Hannah Gordon and Rebecca Dade who qualified to take part in the Classical Award competition held by the IDTA in Addlestone
The girls took part in an hours class that was being adjudicated by dance professionals.
A HUGE Congratulations to Lillian and Nicole who made it to the final with Honours.
All the girls danced beautifully and were a credit to the school

The Circus came to Lightwater!

Our 2014 Summer School was once again a huge success. We had a week of fun, dancing, face painting, singing and lots of laughter as we put together our mini musical Barnum. The Children had a great week in our new studios , making lots of new friends and learning so much in such a sort space of time. The parents loved it and so did the teachers.
We cant wait for next summer!!

May 2014

Our show on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th May 2014 was a huge success. ‘The Cruise’ saw 300 dancers performing 4 shows to full audiences at The Camberley Theatre where many pupils have performed at before in our previous Bi-Annual shows as well as other shows with professional companies.

Congratulations to all the pupils that performed at the Lightwater Village Fete! The girls did a great job performing numbers from our recent show THE CRUISE in their trainers; out LOYALTY to Lightwater showed as the sun came out while we danced!

February 2014

Good Luck to Miss Nicola who has left us for a short while for a Professional Dance Contract.

January 2014

Welcome to our new teachers, Gemma, Lizzie and Inma. Welcome back to Miss Tiffany after her short maternity break.

December 2013

Our Senior Company perform at The Mayor’s Christmas Party. Our Musical Theatre groups perform at various locations.

Grace Cottage, Elizabeth Franks, Katie Watts and Emily West perform in Woking’s Pantomime. Miss Nicola performs at Camberley Pantomime.

November 2013

Emily West performs with a Russian Ballet Company at The Camberley Theatre.

75 exams.

Miss Nicola performs in Eastender’s Albert Square for ‘Children In Need’.

September 2013

Work begins on our New Dancing Home. 2 Studios.

July 2013

5 Day Summer School. Our own version of the ‘The Wizard of Oz’.

Elizabeth Franks successfully auditioned for the English Youth Ballet at Wimbledon Theatre later in the year.

June 2013

Exam Results – 160 exams taken.

May 2013

50 Pupils performed at The Royal Albert Hall. They danced to ‘At the end of the Day’ from Les Miserables.

March 2013

90 exams.

Planning accepted by Surrey Heath Council – our new Dancing Home.

December 2012

4 pupils appearing in Dick Whittington pantomime, Woking.

November 2012

80 exams taken – 50 honours, 25 highly commended, 5 commended.

The Musical Theatre Class and Yr4 Ballet Class performed at Camberley Shopping Centre for the ‘Switch On’ of the christmas lights.

October 2012

36 dancers performed 2 dances at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London.

August 2012

Grace Cresswell performed with English Youth Ballet.

July 2012

5 Day Summer School – Mama Mia and a trip to London to see the production.

170 exams – 140 honours, 36 highly commended and 4 commended.

March 2012

5 Shows at ‘The Camberley Theatre’ 16th/17th/18th March 2012

December 2011

7 pupils in professional pantomimes.

September 2011

Well done to Emily West and Darcy Brown who performed ‘Coppelia’ with the English Youth Ballet at Woking Theatre.

July 2011

4 day Summer School – Grease

May/June 2011

Lots of fete appearances.

Congratulations to Lauren Brook, Abigail Buck and Laura Perry who were nominated for the I.D.T.A Ballet Awards in Manchester February 2012.

January 2011

We performed our own show with Holly Steele (finalist of Britain’s Got Talent) at Leatherhead Theatre.

December 2010

7 pupils in professional pantomimes.

November 2010

Mardi Gras Competition at Sadlers Wells Theatre, London.

September 2010

Good luck to Nicola Bowen who starts a 3 year full-time course at Italia Conti, Megan Makin, who starts a 2 year course at PPA in Guildford and Jenny Keast who will be attending Guildford Dance College.

May 2010

Our show – ‘TIME’ at The Camberley Theatre (5 shows)

December 2009

9 pupils in professional pantomimes.

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