Noise & Chance School of Dance

Find Out About Us And Our Team

Who We Are

We are a professionally run ISTD, UDO and ATAP (The Royal Ballet School) qualified dance school based in King’s Lynn, West Norfolk, offering a wide variety of 12 genres of dance tuition (and 6 sub-genres), alongside theatrical development. Focused around the qualified tuition we offer and the structured progression of our dancers, we nurture the individual, artistic and creative performer.

Learn More

Noise and Chance School of Dance opened in December 2001, and has been a very vibrant and active community ever since, building to date a dance family of currently around 250 pupils! We are an ISTD, UDO and ATAP (The Royal Ballet School) qualified dance school, teaching from the ages of 2+ and we pride ourselves on the physical, educational, cultural and wellbeing development of all our students. We focus on nurturing the individual artistic and creative performer, by encouraging their theatrical and technical development to prepare them for a professional career should they choose to pursue one. We deliver qualified and structured syllabus tuition, alongside industry experienced training, making dancers who are have a solid foundation of technique and are industry ready. We pride ourselves on creating dancers that are versatile, not only in terms of genre, but also in their balance of technique, performance and creative intelligence. In the past 22+ years we have achieved so much and showcased so many different performances and genres.


  • Performing at London’s Royal Albert Hall and at Her Majesty’s Theatre
  • 1st place successes for three years running at Can You Dance (junior, senior, costume and chorography), alongside many other competing successes & placements there for the last 10 years
  • Numerous successes at both the BDO and UDO competitions (qualifying for both the European and World championships)
  • Having 5 students training with “Tap Attack” and a further student who was offered a place in their adult company
  • Multiple students joining the Royal Ballet as junior associates
  • Students who have gained places with Dance East, including scholarship places
  • Dancing at the UK famous “Lifestyles Festival”
  • Winner of Norfolk Arts Awards 2022; "Greg Tebbel Outstanding Contributiton to the Arts Award" "Best Indiviual EDP People's Choice Awards 2022" to both Trina and Emily
  • King's Lynn Mayor's Awards; "Business Innovation Award 2023"
  • We had many dancers perform (under our direction) in the professional UK tour of “Annie”
  • Our children have been selected to dance and perform in various other professional tours such as “Essence of Ireland”, “The Stars of Strictly”, “Pasha”, & “Broadway & Beyond”
  • We had dancers selected to be in the UK tour of world renowned opera “Aida”
  • We have had dancers selected to be in various professional resident pantomimes, including some under our direction
  • We made it to the third stage of Britains Got Talent in 2017
  • We were selected to perform along world famous street dance artists in the world premiere tour of “Breakin’ Convention”
  • We also have an 100% exam pass rate in both our UDO and ISTD examinations
  • Exam session 2023 - 100% distinctions in Tap and Vocational exams, alongisde a 99% mark for a grade 5 modern student

We now reside in a purpose built dance studio facility in the heart of West Norfolk’s King’s Lynn, close to both the Corn Exchange Theatre and the St George’s Guildhall Theatre – Britain’s oldest working theatre and the only theatre in the world that can claim Shakespeare performed there! Our dance family is continually growing and expanding and we have many wonderful and enriching future plans for the artistic development of our local children. We also operate our ATAP (The Royal Ballet School) programme from the gorgeous Duke's Head ballroom on the Tuesday Market Place; an absolute delight for our children and parents alike.

Our Team

Emily Rose

UK Dancer Emily Rose trained professionally at the Arts Educational Schools, London. Emily’s teaching career spans 13 years of experience in 12 genres of dance, alongside drama and singing tuition.

Emily has taught for 13 years at Noise & Chance, during which time she has brought an array of experience and opportunities into the school due to her still active position in London’s dance community. She has also spent 4 years as a lecturer at CWA in dance, musical theatre & singing, and currently works at D16 Performing Arts college. Emily says her mission statement is:

“It is always my end goal to see children/young people from all areas of the UK benefit from the same level of artistic opportunities, regardless of their locality or background”.


  • Loserville the Musical 2018, Garrick Theatre, London (ensemble)

  • “Prayed Up” Music Video for Emeli Sandé, Aug/Sept 2020 (dancer - including freestyle and improvisation)

  • “TEARS” (Ziey Kizzy Remix) Music video for “Rtizt” Aug 2020 (dancer & choreographer of own work, alongside Turbo [Got To Dance 2011])

  • “Ghost Light” – November 2020 (choreographer, editor, filming) – theatrical project for Noise & Chance

  • The Pilmore Project, August 2021 (dancer for Josh Pilmore in a group project)

  • Taught at “OH MY GOSH YOU CAN DANCE” dance convention March 2021 (commercial) - London


  • BA Hons (1st class with honours) in Performing Arts - 2018

  • Arts Educational Schools London: FMT (Foundation in Musical Theatre) 2009

  • UAI: UDO Street Dance full syllabus (10 grades)

  • ISTD: ISTD contemporary syllabus

  • LCM Grade 8 Musical Theatre

Learn More

Trina Lee

Trina's dance journey began at the age of 4 years old. Born and raised in King's Lynn she began treading the boards from a tender age, at the Guildhall of St George in King Street.

Fast forward to many years later, a Mother of four children and a fully qualified dancer teacher herself, in ISTD Imperial Classical Ballet, Tap, Modern Theatre Dance, ATAP (The Royal Ballet School), and Zumba. Trina founded her dance school; Noise and Chance School of Dance in December of 2001 and subsequently gained her Associate, FDI and DDE ISTD qualifications. She prides herself on giving local children and adults the very best mix of a dance education at her studio in Chapel Street, offering a high standard of tuition that's fun, safe, progressive, professional and rewarding.

Not only does Trina enjoy delivering lessons through storytelling to children age 2yrs old, right up to her vocational students, but she is forever overjoyed to witness the success and happiness expressed by her students when they achieve their dreams or long awaited goals.

Young students of Trina's have been accepted by the Royal Ballet School for training, where she has had the pleasure of observing their tuition in Covent Garden London. She has watched many of her older students fly the nest, to become very successful students studying in top Performing Arts colleges in and around London.

Her moto is..... 'you never stop learning'. Which is why to this day she still continues to train and further her own knowledge in dance education, thus continuing to give her pupils their very best dance journey possible.

Learn More


Noise And Chance Provides Excellent Training For My Daughter. Her Technique In Many Different Aspects Of Dance Has Improved Hugely Due To The Excellent Teaching She Has Received. But, Just As Important, Is The Feel Of Being Part Of A Dance Family, The Friendships Made, The Self-Discipline And Determination I’ve Witnessed In My Child And The Happiness She Gets From Dance. It Always Brightens Her Day.