Sue Morris RAD RTS

Trained at the Ann Macdonald College of Dancing, Sydney and the Northern Ballet School. Sue is a qualified Royal Academy of Dance teacher.

Sophie Parton

Sophie trained at Performers College, London where she also gained her teaching qualifications. After a very successful career dancing professionally all over the world, she is now joining our school.

Jill Hadland

Jill trained at the Royal Ballet School and later became a Primary School teacher. Jill has assisted at our school since we started in Alderley Edge, 2001.

Covid 19

In order to comply with Government guidelines for the safe reopening
of dance schools, we are implementing all safety procedures as advised by them.


  • NEWS

    2022-06-19 18:17:27

    After 21 very happy years of our dancing school in Alderley Edge we have decided on a name change. We will soon be known as Alderley Edge Academy of Dance. Look out for our brand new website. Exciting times!

  • News

    2022-04-06 17:36:35

    New Acro Dance Classes in Alderley Edge with Sophie Parton at the Festival Hall.

    Also exciting new Saturday Morning Classes with Sophie in Alderley Edge at the Methodist Church Hall.

    Teenies upwards. Ballet, Tap, Street and Acro Dance.

    Contact Sophie on 07817 924086 for more information and to enrol.

    Please view our Saturday Timetable.


Terms / Timetables

Term Dates

Autumn Term 2021

Easter Term 2022

Summer Term 2022




All Ballet classes are held at the Methodist Church Hall, Chapel Road, Alderley Edge, SK9 7DU

10:00 am
10:30 am
11:00 am
11:45 am
12:15 pm
12:45 pm
2:30 pm
4:00 pm
4:15 pm
5:00 pm
5:15 pm
6:00 pm
6:30 pm
7:00 pm
7:45 pm


Classes are held at the Festival Hall, Alderley Edge, SK9 7HR

4:30 pm
4:45 pm
5:30 pm
5:45 pm
6:30 pm
6:45 pm
7:30 pm

Please open pdf to find out about our school uniforms.

Download Uniform Requirements

Exam Dates

There will be R.A.D. Ballet Exams this November for

Primaries, Grades 1, 2, 3 and 4.


  • Jazz & Modern

    Our jazz classes aim to teach students all the different jazz styles, ranging from the lyrical to the more commercial. The dances and strengthening exercises are performed to the latest music and are a brilliant way to keep fit.

  • Contemporary

    Expressive dance styles that combine elements of several dance genres, including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet.

  • Ballet

    Ballet is the basis for all other forms of dance and encourages good posture, strong core stability, self confidence and musical awareness. The School teaches the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus through all the Grades.

  • Musical Theatre

    Musical Theatre combines singing, dancing and acting. If you like the idea of learning and performing extracts from well known musicals, this is the class for you.

  • Baby ballet

    We believe one of the most important influences in a child’s development is their introduction to music and movement. Using musical stories to tap into their imagination, our classes are designed to enhance co-ordination, balance, musical awareness and listening skills. Sue is very proud of the fact that over the years, many of her baby ballerinas continued with her until they either left to go to university or went on to pursue a career in dance.

  • Street

    If you would like to learn hip-hop, body-popping, floor work and commercial street, ’step up’ and join this class!

Where To Find Us

Phone : Sue Morris 01625 58 37 56



keymarkerMethodist Church Hall, Chapel Road, Alderley Edge, SK9 7DU

keymarker2St Pius Church Hall, Stanford Road, Alderley Edge, SK9 7HR

keymarker2Festival Hall, Talbot Rd, Alderley Edge, SK9 7HR



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