About us / Our dance family

  • Academy Principal Suze laughing with her pupils

Suze Bailey is proud to present the Elizabeth James Dance Academy. A highly motivated dance teacher, she has a passion for performance and technique.

Suze's background

Registered with the Royal Academy of Dance and the International Dance Teachers Association, Suze has been qualified to teach for seven years. During this time she has celebrated outstanding exam results with pupils across London. Suze is determined to ensure each individual's needs are met in a creative and nurturing environment.

Suze graduated in 2003 from the Northern Ballet School after a 3 year intensive Performing Arts course as a qualified Associate Ballet Teacher with the ISTD. Suze has danced professionally in London and Los Angeles performing in commercial and theatrical works. Now she is concentrating on fulfilling her lifetime ambition by opening her own school.

Child safety

Child safety is of paramount importance at Elizabeth James Dance Academy. All teachers have a recent, fully enhanced CRB check, and adhere to our own set of class rules to ensure your child’s safety during class.

We follow the recommended age limits for grades supplied by the R.A.D. and the I.D.T.A to ensure the physical safety of your child, and our teachers have studied and taken exams in Anatomy in Dance.