About Us


Janice Sutton Theatre School is the longest established dance and performing arts school in Skegness.

Hundreds of local children attend the school, where they take part in lessons and examinations for all the major dance disciplines alongside sessions in acting and singing. Producing excellent summer season and Christmas song and dance spectaculars and professional pantomimes at the Embassy Theatre Skegness for the past 25 years.

The School has a full production company with a large professional wardrobe which is the hallmark of our successful productions. All the teachers are professionally trained and have had experience in the world of theatre, with west end credits and world tours.

Professional Teachers

Janice Sutton – Principal

FIDTA (MJ) LIDTA - BT.TC.T.GYM DIP

Fellow and Licentiate International Dance Teachers Association

Janice is a fellow of the IDTA and principal for over 50 years of the Janice Sutton theatre school, the oldest established dance school in Skegness and one of the most successful on the east coast.

A talented and inspirational teacher, Janice has taught thousands of pupils many of whom have gone on to exceptional professional careers. She nurtured former royal ballet principal, Deborah Bull and introduced renowned theatre star Ramin Karimloo (phantom - love never dies) to a west end stage and well known choreographer & director of thriller in the west end Gary Lloyd.

Numerous other pupils have continued their training at top London theatre colleges finding work in the west end, on cruise ships, TV and in summer seasons and cabaret shows worldwide.

Joy Everett - Dance Teacher

LIDTA (MJ) BT.TC.GYM DIP - Licentiate International Dance Teachers Association. Member of The Royal Academy of Dance.

Andrew Davison - Dance Teacher & Choreographer

Associate Modern Jazz – IDTA - 12 years Professional Dancer / Dance Captain

Claire Smith - Drama & Musical Theatre

BA Hons ATJD Mountview Conservatoire (London)

Keith Weston - Singing & Vocal Coach

Musical Director






Find Out More

If you would like to find out more about the dance and production classes we provide here at Janice Sutton Theatre School & Productions, please do not hesitate to get in touch today. We look forward to answering any questions you may have.