School Principal & Teacher


Penny started her career as a professional dancer graduating from Laine Theatre Arts. She then spent 15 years in the industry, working in film, television and theatre. A growing interest in music took her to The Musicians Institute (Los Angeles) where she graduated after a year in 1994.

Following a year working in U.S.A. she came to England and started her dance school in Hampshire. 

Penny also teaches Modern Theatre at the Lewis-Allsopp School of Dancing in Winchester.

She enjoys art, food, travel and watching her pupils grow into strong, sensitive performers.


Training:             Bush Davies, Romford.

                             Ivy Baker, Clacton

                             Christina Ballard, Chelmsford

                              Laine Theatre Arts, Epsom, Surry (graduated 1980)

                              Musicians Institute Vocal Institute of Technology – Los Angeles (graduated 1994)

                              Licentiate was awarded in October 2003

                              C.D.E. awarded in March 2007




Performance /Choreography


Olivier Briac Company (1979);

Alcazar de Paris, Paris (1982);

Vogue Productions – France; Alfa Romeo Trade Show – Monte Carlo (1983);

Paradis Latin, Molly Molloy, Japan Tour (1983);

Paradis Latin, Paris (1983);

Johnny Halliday Show, Zenith, Paris (1984/85);

Le Stirwen, Carnac (1984/5);

Ray Parker Junior – Ghostbusters, television promotion (1985);

David Christie  vocals/dancer/choreographer (1990);

Sacha Distel, Galas and television performances. Olympia, Paris. Backing singer & choreographer (1991-3);

China Tour – Patrick Gaspard backing singer (1992)


Modelling; Lacoste;  Lyvia Sportswear; Studio Line, L’Oreal (Cannes) video and show

Commercials; Vittel, Eram, Yoplait, Coca-Cola, Orangina

Teaching; Gymnase Club, Paris; Nirvana, Reading; Italia Conti, Wokingham; Suzanne School of Dance, Andover; Twyford Preparatory School, Winchester; Lewis-Allsopp School of Dance, Winchester