Our Team

Sally Taylor   
Director
Vocal / Musical Theatre Coach- PCE-ABD 

From the age of 4 Sally trained with both Doreen Anthony in Retford and then

the Julie Beech Stage School before continuing her training at Laine Theatre Arts in Epsom, Surrey where she gained her Major Exams (many with Honours) in ISTD Tap, Ballet and Modern and RAD Ballet.

Sally won the IDTA Miss Dance of Great Britain and went on to have a  successful career playing lead roles in the West End in Musicals such as 'Cats', 'Starlight Express' and 'Singing in The Rain' to name a few. TV appearance include 'Gary Wilmott's This is your Life', Channel 4 Celebration, Song for Europe BBC1 and Open House with Gloria Hunniford.

Often asked to Guest teach and Lecture in Collages in and around London it made sense that eventually she would start her own school, which she did in 2007 in Hertfordshire. (Performance Central)

She relocated back home to Retford and opened Performance Hub in January 2016.

Qualified with a Professional Certificate in Education, Sally has taught at the Elizabethan Academy, Retford. North Wheatley Primary School, Ranskill Primary and Ordsall Primary.

Since opening Performance Hub, Sally is an Affiliate Member of ABD ( Associated Board of Dance) and Performance Hub is a registered centre for Lamda examinations.

Heather Turner
Dance Teacher
abd Dance Teacher.

Heather was the East Midland Ballet Champion in 2000 and achieved Honours for ISTD Advanced 2 modern and ISTD Advanced 1 Tap. 

Trained at Staples School of Dance at the age of 15 Heather gained a place at the Northern Ballet School in Manchester with a full three year scholarship. During the 3 years she performed with the Jazz Galore Company and Manchester City ballet.  Heather passed RAD Advanced 1 Ballet with Honours and left with an NQF level 4 diploma in Performing Dance and NBS Dance Diploma.

In 2003, Heather taught for Staples School of Dance for 2 years, helping to choreograph festival performances.

In 2005, she started working at Portland School in Worksop where she taught many dance clubs and helped to set up and teach key stage 3 dance and GCSE dance. Heather also taught the Dance Unit for the Princes Trust Award.

In 2010 Heather moved to the Elizabethan High school in Retford as an English TA, setting up and running many dance clubs. She has also taught GCSE dance as lead teacher and various units of the BTEC Dance.

Sarah- Jane Honeywell
Drama Teacher

Sarah-Jane Honeywell has worked in the entertainment industry for many years. Best known today for her work as a comedy actress , with over 30 episodes of 'Higgledy House' currently showing across the world, and as a kids TV presenter, with over 100 episodes of BBC's magazine show 'Tikkabilla' and kids sports show 'Mighty Mites'.

Sarah-Janes career began at a very young age, appearing in TV commercials and live shows, while training as a dancer and acrobat from the age of just 2. She has worked extensively as an actress, tv and radio presenter, dancer, contortionist, acrobat, aerialist and skin character - including Panzee in Zingzillas (series1).

Her varied work includes playing the part of 'Electra' in 'Cats' the musical West End. She has recently appeared in some British Films including horror and sci-fi movies. She writes her own award winning blog 'Honeymumster' and is an inspirational speaker for businesses across the UK.

Sarah is super excited to be working as a teacher at 'Performance Hub' in her home town and hopes to inspire its super talented pupils to lead the way in all areas of the Performing Arts.