Welcome to Joco Dance and Theatre Arts

Achieve – Excel – Enjoy!

Professional tuition in a friendly environment

Hello and welcome to the Joco Dance and Theatre Arts website! Here you will find up-to-date information on all things ‘Joco’ – a fun and welcoming Ashtead-based Performing Arts school with classes for everyone from toddlers to adults. (No previous experience necessary!)

We offer expert tuition in Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz, Contemporary, Street Dance, Musical Theatre and Gymnastics plus fun-filled movement classes for toddlers and their grown-ups. We are based at our purpose built, air-conditioned dance studio - fully equipped with mirrors and barres situated within Ashtead Squash and Tennis Club.

Do it big.
Do it right.
Do it with style.

Fred Astaire

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Meet Jo Clarke

Jo has immersed herself in the performing arts and dance since the age of 4, utimately achieving a scholarship with the prestigious ‘London Studio Centre’ Jo achieved a BA (Hons) Degree in Theatre Dance...

Our classes Ballet

A graceful and athletic style of dance which can help with posture, flexibility and fitness.

Our classes Tap

A cool style of dance with its origins in various percussive dance styles.

Our classes Modern Jazz

This creative form of dance draws from ballet technique to produce a modern and progressive style with high kicks, turns and expressive choreography.

Our classes Contemporary

Freely expressive, partly improvised and emotionally connected; contemporary dance can be challenging but rewarding.

Our classes Street Dance

Up to date and popular in the media, street dance is a fun and funky dance style allowing the dancer to push the boundaries of the more formal dance styles.

Our classes Musical Theatre

Incorporating singing, drama, acting and dance, musical theatre classes at Joco are fun and relaxed with group and solo work producing confident and impressive performances.

Our classes Gymnastics

Building strength and technique, gymnastics is a great way to burn off some excess energy while learning discipline and gaining confidence. 

Lisa Z

My daughter loves her Tuesday class of both Ballet and Tap! Really inspiring them at a level they can understand.