Zazz an award winning dance and performing arts school, providing dance & performing arts education in the heart of Houghton-le-Spring, Tyne & Wear, incorporating The Zazz Theatre a cabaret style venue. Just around the corner is our Dance wear shop 'Zazz Dance & Theatre Boutique' supplying you with everything you could possibly need. We also have our Laser, Sound And lighting Department supporting all of Zazz events as well as external events including Houghton Feast incorporation with Sunderland City Council And the Houghton Feast Trust

Established in 1984 by principal Anne Thompson, Zazz has grown to become one of the largest Dance and Performing Arts centres in the North-East

Classes in Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Ballroom, Latin American, Sequence, Street/Freestyle, Cheerleading, Irish Dancing,  Drama, Singing, Musical theatre, Acro Arts, Contemporary Dance, Hoops and Silks Aerial

Pupils perform regularly within Zazz Theatre as well as performances at Sunderland Empire, Newcastle Tyne Theatre, Durham Gala, Sadler's Wells London, Her Majesty's Theatre London, Shaftesbury Theatre London, The Royal Albert Hall, Cruise Ships, Disneyland, television and radio

Former pupils have gone on to study at top performing arts colleges across the UK and follow a career in the industry, including London's West End

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