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Strictly Ballroom Dance Academy

Modern Ballroom & Latin American Specialist Dance Tuition


A Warm Welcome to Strictly Ballroom Dance Academy

The nationwide interest in dance, due to the most popular BBC television series "Strictly Come Dancing" is mirrored in the town of Selsey, Chichester, West Sussex.

Strictly Ballroom Dance Academy is the area's leading and most successful professional, local authority performing arts dance school, based in Selsey in the dance studio at the Selsey Centre.

Rosemary Cole, is director and professional choreographer of Strictly Ballroom Dance Academy, established in April 2007.

Rosemary Cole has over thirty five years of professional teaching experience and ensures that the delights of dance education and a very impressive array of professional choreographed Strictly Steps dance courses and Advanced Academy workshops are available for aspiring dance students and Cunard cruise dance hosts!

Strictly Ballroom Dance Academy has an established reputation as the best and most successful performing arts Advanced Academy in West Sussex, preparing dance students for regular professional performances and auditions, while being trained by the area's top professional teacher.

Rosemary Cole was trained by her late father Howard Oswald John Davies, from Slough who was a fellow member of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing. Howard was professionally trained by the famous Miss Eve Tynegate-Smith, (first committee of the ballroom branch of the Imperial Society) where he achieved his professional masters IDMA examination in London in 1947.

Rosemary was 12 years old, when she was part of the winning Slough Junior Modern Ballroom Formation Team, professionally trained by Blanche Ingle and Ken Bateman, competing at the prestigious Tower Ballroom in Blackpool, for the famous BBC television series 'Come Dancing'.

Rosemary has competed in the British Open Competitions at World Class Level, she has also competed in the International Championships at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

Rosemary Cole has professionally taught Modern Ballroom and Latin American dance tuition in Adult Education classes at Chichester College in Chichester, West Sussex and South Downs College in Havant, Hampshire.

Learn to dance Modern Ballroom and Latin American dances in the Selsey and Chichester area with Strictly Ballroom Advanced Academy.

Strictly Ballroom Dance Academy teach well choreographed strictly steps dance classes in Modern Ballroom, Latin American and Salsa to put the absolute beginner, intermediate and advanced academy dance students at ease on the dance floor. 

Strictly Ballroom Dance Academy teach the Modern Ballroom dances, the Waltz, Quickstep, American Smooth, Tango first in order to develop basic skills and then with that experience the Slow Foxtrot can be approached from a position of strength. The Salsa, Rumba, Samba, Cha Cha Cha, Jive (American Swing) Argentine Tango and Paso Doble are all taught in the Latin American Strictly Steps dance classes.

Choosing a dance school can be a very important decision, Strictly Ballroom Dance Academy believes in offering our dance students quality professional instruction in a friendly atmosphere, developing and accomplishing the disciplines of being well trained, with professional integrity, and above all, we encourage our dance students where potential can be realised.

Strictly Ballroom Dance Academy is a professional dance school and  not associated with any other local dance group trading under a similar name.


Learn to dance Strictly in Style with the area's leading professional performing arts Advanced Academy, Professional Cruise Dance Host Workshops and Advanced Academy Dance Workshops are available throughout the Winter Term, practice evenings now available in the dance studio, advanced bookings are essential, contact Rosemary Cole WDC BDF A.I.D.T.A. 01243 605468.

Advanced bookings are now being taken for the Winter Term commencing January 2022, new six week beginner's dance courses are available, to enrol contact Rosemary Cole, professional private tuition is also available. 

E-mail [email protected]

Strictly Ballroom Advanced and Intermediate dance courses are available throughout the Winter Term, learn new variations in the Waltz, Quickstep, Tango and Foxtrot and the Cha Cha Cha, Rumba, Samba, Salsa, Paso Doble and American Swing, Strictly Steps ten week intermediate dance courses enrolling now, pay as you go options are now available, new 1st wedding dance lessons and advanced class practice evenings are also available throughout the Winter Term advanced bookings are recommended and essential.

Contact Rosemary Cole Director of Dance 01243 605468 or mobile 07368 529408 


Strictly Ballroom Dance Academy accepts payments for 1st Wedding Dance Tuition, Private Lessons, Strictly Steps Dance Classes, Advanced Academy Workshops and Professional Events by bank transfer, view the Contact Us page.

Give the gift of dance this christmas and for all special occasions, luxury gift cards are now available for all strictly steps dance courses, specialist private lessons and advanced academy workshops.

E-mail: [email protected]

Telephone: (01243) 605468 Mobile 07368 529408

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