Academy: Colchester


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PQA Colchester

PQA Colchester is a dedicated performing arts school, with classes for kids and young adults in Comedy & Drama, Musical Theatre (acting singing and dancing) and Film & Television.

Our Colchester Academy operates from the Philip Morant School every Saturday from 9.45-13.00 and 13.45-17.00. We welcome students aged 4-18 years based in Ardleigh, Braintree, Brightlingsea, Coggeshall, Clacton-on-Sea, Frinton-on-Sea, Halstead, Harwich, Great Bentley, Lawford, Lexden, Maldon, Marks Tey, Manningtree, Mersea Island, Oakley, Ramsey, Stanway, Sudbury, Tiptree, Wivenhoe and Walton-on-the-Naze with an interest in developing their passion for theatre and performing arts.

Principal note:

In addition to our Academy sessions, PQA Colchester offers holiday workshops, Easter and summer schools, while also providing a wide range of specialist events both locally and nationally.

Our students have participated in various performance opportunities at the Headgate Theatre, Lakeside Theatre and Mercury Theatre in Colchester, as well as having performed alongside 'Popera' group G4 at the Princes Theatre in Clacton-on-Sea. Some students have even been lucky enough to tread the boards at Shaftesbury Theatre in London's West End!

Academy Details

Opening Times:

Saturday AM:09:45 - 13:00
Saturday PM:13:45 - 17:00
Poppets:10:00 - 11:30

How To Find Us:

Philip Morant Academy, Rembrandt Way, Colchester, Essex, CO3 4QS

Contact Us:

[email protected]


Primary Student £92.00 per calendar month
Sibling Student £69.00 per calendar month
Poppets Student £46.00 per calendar month

Meet The Colchester Team

Our Modules

Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre classes combine singing, dance and acting. We teach our students a range of…


Film & Television

PQA is the largest provider of Film and Television education in the UK for under…


Comedy & Drama

Our Comedy & Drama lessons provide our students with the knowledge of theatrical forms and…



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