Welcome to Suzanna Raymond School of Dance
Established over 30 years in Teddington, Suzanna Raymond School of dance continues to offer a high standard of Classical Ballet, Jazz, Modern and Tap for children of all ages in Teddington & Hampton.
We aim to encourage a love of dance, whilst developing sound technique and a balance of enjoyment and discipline. Suzanna and all her staff believe, Dance is an art, and an artist needs to be inspired to achieve their best work.
Principal: Suzanna Raymond
Having trained as a scholar at the RAD, She was taught by Winifred Edwards amongst others. She then went on to the Royal Ballet School where she gained her Advanced RAD qualification also under the supervision of Winifred Edwards and Barbara Fewster. On joining the Royal Ballet Company in 1962 she was taught by the likes of Valentina Pereyaslvec, Hector Zaraspe, Brian Shaw, Gerd Larson, Terry Westmoreland, Madame Nijinska, Ninette De Valois, Kenneth Macmillan, Svetlana Beriosiva, Stanley Williams, Frederick Ashton, Michael Somes, Pamela May & Antoinette Sibley to name but a few.
She was also lucky enough to dance in the Royal Ballet Company with Rudolf Nureyev, and Dame Margot Fonteyn as well as Frank Freeman, Lynn Seymore, Wayne Sleep and many others.