Welcome . . .





We are very excited to announce the


continuing of our Acrobatics class on


a Thursday from 5pm - 6pm at the


Claygate Village Hall





It was with regret that we announced that the school’s founder, Jill Jackman, sadly passed away on 2nd July 2015.  Jill founded Chadsworth Stage School in 1969 and, with her husband Mike, built the foundations of today’s successful School. She retired from the School in 1991 and moved away from Claygate to live in the Isle of Wight. She often came back to visit us in Claygate and took a keen interest in the development of Chadsworth. Jill christened the School “Chadsworth” as this was the original name for the village of Claygate. Jill will be sorely missed by all her friends at Chadsworth.



The Chadsworth Stage School, First Steps and Starlets is a non-vocational part time stage school based in Esher (Surrey), specialising in many aspects of the performing arts. The school provides regular classes, usually outside school hours, in various areas of dance - ballet, tap, modern, singing, musical theatre and drama. The school also runs 4 Street Dance troupes called Kaos and 4 Bollywood troupes as well as our popualr Friday Project Juniors & Seniors.

Classes are held in Claygate and the School covers the following sylabus, RAD Ballet, ISTD Tap and Modern and LAMDA Acting, Verse and Prose and Musical Theatre. Examinations. Chadsworth is a locally run business and is like a family with a friendly atmosphere providing regular classes for children of all ages. Chadsworth also provides specialist classes for our Starlets aged from 1 to 5 and then First Steps from age 5 to 9.

For more details on Starlets and First Steps please click on the links where you will find information on timetables, fees, uniform and class notes.


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