Meet our Team of Teachers.
All our teachers are highly professional, CRB checked and hold a First Aid Certificate.
PENELOPE LAMBERT AISTD dIP.
Founder & Principal
Penelope Lambert (Miss Penny) started dancing at the age of 3 years old. She trained at the Sylvia Bebb Academy of Ballet and Theatre Arts and later Laine and Kilburn College where she gained her teaching qualifications. Penny appeared professionally as Clara in with The Southern Ballet Company, Thumberlina with the Hans Christian Anderson Touring company, Was one of The Freddy Anthony Dancers in Germany and in pantomime. Theatre has always been a big part of Penny’s life and from a young age she enjoyed performing in shows and taking part in competitions. She won the All England Competition with her duet partner and her trio. Penny opened her first dancing school at the age of 14 in her mothers lounge. By the age of 20 she had two school and over 300 pupils. She now has over 25 years of teaching experience. Penny has managed the Justine Garner School of Dance and taught at The Bristol School Of Dance where she taught ballet and Musical Theatre. Penny has been teaching at the Saturday Theatre School since she opened it in 200. She teaches at Many schools in the area as a guest teacher - St Cuthberts Junior school and The Blue School in Wells giving classes in Dance, Fitness, Zumba, Kids Zumba, Drama & Glee Club!. Penny also teaches at Wells Cathedral Junior School where she teaches drama and music lessons, 'Fitness Friday' and leads the Sing and Swim Toddler Group- She is a fully qualified Zumba teacher for Adults and Children and is an assessor for the Trinity Arts Award. She has lived in Wells for the past 19 years with her husband Malcom and has a seven year old son Henry. Her passion is to inspire children and help them to discover the joy of performing and the confidence it can bring. Penny was thrilled to be one of three finalists in the Pride of Somerset Awards 2014 for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts Award.