Dance classes with Sharon Potter & Dena Smith School of Dance

Dance classes in Ballet, tap and modern dance in Corby - Oundle - Brigstock

Our Classes, venues and teachers


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Our dance school runs dance classes for children in Corby, Oundle and Brigstock and in addition we also have an adult ballet class in Oundle.

Our Venues


Corby Dance Classes

In Corby we hold our dance classes in 4 different premises offering ballet, tap and modern dance from 3 years of age, progressing via examinination through the grades to advanced level. We showcase a biennial display including all pupils.


Oundle Dance Classes

Ballet - Tap dancing - Modern from beginners, progressing via examination through the grades. We showcase a biennial display including all pupils.


Brigstock Dance Classes

Ballet from 3 years, progressing via examination through the grades to advanced. We showcase a biennial display including all pupils.


For the safety of the children in our school we do not publish class times. To find out more about our classes please fill in our contact form, email or phone us.

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Our Teachers



Miss Potter


Sharon Potter, principal of both The Sharon Potter School of Dance and the Sharon Potter and Dena Smith School of Dance (formerly Wendy Sharpe and Sharon Potter School of Dance) was trained by Wendy Sharpe in classical and theatrical branches and by Joan Strawson in ballroom and Latin American branches. Fellow, ballet, tap, stage branch tap, disco/freestyle, ballroom, Latin American and licentiate Old Time (now known as classical), grades and major examiner of the National Association of Teachers of Dancing (N.A.T.D.) in all the above disciplines both at home and abroad, lecturer and adjudicator. Also Senior Examiner in charge of the Modern Stage branch for the N.A.T.D., instrumental in creating a new stage branch syllabus launched in the Autumn 2014, demonstrated in all areas by pupils of the school.


Miss Dena

Mrs Dena Smith, known to our students as Miss Dena, has been with the school since childhood, progressing through the grades and majors and becoming head girl, joining the permanent staff after qualifying. Miss Dena is a fellow in ballet, tap and modern stage branches, specialising in acrobatic ballet. Dena teaches all levels in Corby and Oundle and Ballet in Brigstock. Dena has also, recently, been appointed an examiner for the N.A.T.D.



Hayley Grenfell
(formerly Hayley Johnson)

Hayley is a qualified Pilates and fitness instructor and ANATD, Ballet branch as well as being a professional dancer and choreographer. Hayley runs the theatre branch of the Oundle school, runs her own dance classes in Peterborough and is a support teacher for the Corby and Brigstock schools.

All of our teachers are DBS (formerly CRB) checked and qualified with formal qualifications from the National association of Teachers of Dancing (NATD).


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