About Us


We have been established in North Norfolk for 25 years and we are recognised as one of the foremost Dance Training Establishments in Norfolk. We can offer superb facilities in our Studio, with ample parking nearby.

Here at Marlene’s School of Dancing, we can offer all round Dance tuition from tots to adults, for both the social dancer and those who wish to make dance a career, including Training for Teaching Qualifications.

Our childrens classes are designed to improve confidence, communication, and life skills.

We are one of the few CDET Recognised Schools (Council for Dance Education and Training)offering fully qualified, dedicated Teaching Staff, covering all dance subjects.

We teach both Children and Adults with Classes available in all subjects;

Ballet, Tap, Modern-Jazz, Theatre Craft, Musical Theatre, Street Dance, Ballroom, Latin, Salsa, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Jive, Lindy Hop, Zumba and Fitsteps

Teaching Faculty

Marlene Duniam    FIDTA

Natalie Day            FIDTA

Gillian Bonnett      AIDTA AISTD

Guest Teachers

Polly Duniam         LIDTA

Sophie Duniam      LIDTA

Millie Duniam 

We regularly provide students for professional shows such as the end of the pier show Seaside Special, Christmas Seaside Special, and other professional touring shows as well as our bi-annual show which gives students the opportunity to experience stage work. We also regularly take our students to dance festivals, Freestyle and Streetdance competitions and scholarships. We like to have school days out to the circus, move it and to Norwich Theatre Royal to see some of our past students performing in touring shows. We regularly hold childrens Halloween and Christmas parties, medal presentation parties as well as Ballroom and Latin Dinner Dances for Adults.We hold exam sessions with the largest Dance Teaching Organisation in the world; International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA) with 100% pass rate.Some of our former students have been accepted for professional training at some of the most respected Theatre Colleges in the UK; Laine Theatre Arts, Performers College, London Studio Centre, Italia Conti, Northern Contemporary, Stella Mann, Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama, Doreen Bird College and Millenium, leading to them appearing in Professional Shows across the UK and Europe.