Sue trained with the late Madame Helena Lehmiski and, after completing a teacher training course, taught at the Birmingham Theatre School whilst dancing professionally in and around the Midlands. She then opened her first school in Birmingham and, since then, many of her students have graduated to examining, teaching or professional work, including West End Productions and television. During this time she has also been asked to choreograph many productions with operatic societies and professional groups in the county.
As an examiner she has travelled to many parts of the world including Australia, Cyprus, Holland and Norway. Sue is an Adjudicator for The British and International Federation of Festivals.