Carol Purton

I.D.T.A, F.L., A.F, A.B, A.RR, BDC

Carol is a renowned teacher with many years' experience teaching at all levels within school's, college's, studio's and theatres around the UK before founding the 'Young Stars School Of Dance' in 2006.

Carol has been a Fellow Member and adjudicator for the International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA) for over 35 years.

She is responsible for choreographing many dance scripts being published and used by teachers around the UK.

Carol is also a member of the British Dance Council and a registered coach with Active Norfolk.


Lauren Morgan

DDI I.S.T.D, I.D.T.A, A.MJ, A.T, BDC - ARTS AWARD ADVISORProgressing Ballet Technique (PBT) Certified Teacher

Lauren graduated from The Centre Performing Arts College as a professional dancer. Achieving her teaching qualifications with both the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) and the International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA). Further qualifying as an Arts Award Advisor with Trinity College London and most recently becoming a Certified Teacher of Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT).

Lauren's professional work includes: Dancer ACCESS 2 ALL AREAS - George Sampson, Dancer STRONG AGAIN - N-Dubz, Performing on the main stage of London's most prestigious dance exhibition MOVE IT 09, 10 and 12, Dancer ON SHOW 2010 - Royal Albert Hall, Dancer/Model HAIR SHOW for Keune Company - Salon International 2010 Excel London.

Lauren now resides in Norfolk teaching at Young Stars, sharing her passion for the Performing Arts.


Hayley Purton

I.D.T.A, A.F, BDCBAST MemberBoogie Bounce Certified Instructor - IP25

As a previous student at Young Stars School Of Dance, Hayley showed a real passion for choreography and vocal arrangements, gaining her qualifications with the International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA) becoming a member of the British Dance Council.

Hayley also holds a LAMDA and BAST Membership, choreographing and arranging vocal sessions and scripts for various shows, performances and displays for the Royal Norfolk Show, Her Majesty's Theatre and in house Productions.

Hayley is a successful certified Boogie Bounce Instructor for IP25 running Adult Courses in house, here at the Studio.


Cerys Adcock


In 2009 Cerys joined the Young Stars School Of Dance as a student, showing a flair in a wide range of genres and styles of the Performing Arts. Throughout her training with us Cerys dedicated her time volunteering in class and displayed a passion to learn all aspects of teaching and choreography within the Dance field.

Cerys gained her teaching qualifications with the International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA) becoming a member of the British Dance Council.

Cerys has choreographed for our yearly shows as well as event displays and ensemble productions.


We're always happy to hear from teachers or performers who are interested in holding workshops or joining our team.

Please send a Cover Letter / CV to:

Young Stars School Of Dance Performing Arts CentreUnit 5 Thetford Road Business ParkWatton, Thetford, NorfolkIP25 6HN
Or Email:yssod@hotmail.co.uk