David Essex OBE

Arlene Phillips CBE

David Wood OBE

 Junior School – Children’s classes from 3 years to 18 years old

We offer childrens classes from 3 to 18 years of age in Ballet, Tap, Commercial Jazz, Modern Dance, Musical Theatre, Freestyle, Gymnastic Dance, Theatre Craft and Acting, evenings and weekends.

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Pupils have the opportunity to attend the Summer School in the holidays finishing with a show for parents and friends in our very own on-site theatre.

We provide an all-round dance and drama training in a happy but disciplined atmosphere, encouraging grace, confidence good posture and co-ordination.

There is an opportunity to enter for examinations when pupils have reached the required standard with the International Dance Teachers Association and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Every year the Academy presents an Annual Showcase for part time pupils.

Highly qualified resident tutors are drawn from TV and Theatre in all fields of performing. The children’s theatre school is accredited by the Council for Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre Training. All classes take place in our state of the art studios with sprung floors, barres, mirrors and air conditioning affording the best facilities in Nottingham. We offer on-site car parking facilities, changing rooms and waiting areas for both parents and pupils. All our Tutors have a full CRB.
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Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama
Century House, Building B,
428 Carlton Hill