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PQA Darlington

PQA Darlington is a dedicated performing arts Academy at The Education Village, with classes for kids and young adults in Comedy & Drama, Musical Theatre (singing, dancing and acting through song), and Film & Television.

Principal note:

We operate on a Sunday morning 10.00-13.00 at Hummersknott academy.

Our aim is to ensure a high level of performance industry training, while gaining confidence, developing life skills and having lots of fun along the way.

The academy has superb facilities that include a spacious performance hall, where students will learn to develop their comedy and drama skills. It is also perfect to showcase their talent.

The dance studio is air-conditioned, with sprung floors and mirrored walls, so you can strut your funky stuff, while in musical theatre.

The T.V. & film studio is a performance area with a removable green screen, so you can create any weird and wonderful set your imagination comes up with.

All our excellent practitioners deliver fun-filled, creative, high energy, action-packed sessions. Have a look, to see for yourself!

Try your hand at classes in Comedy and Drama, Musical Theatre and Film & TV. We also offer "Poppets" classes for our young pupils, which will be all of the above condensed into a shorter session, 10 am - 11:30 am.

From time to time we will also have masterclasses in street dance, theatrical make-up, clowning, and puppetry.

Other things to look forward to, as well as your weekly sessions, are; West-end shows, film premiere events, which you will be staring in. Plus, students have the opportunity to take part in Trinity College exams, at no extra cost.

If you have a passion for singing, a love of dancing, perhaps you want to be the next big film director, or you just want to have fun, while learning new skills, contact us today to book your free taster session.

Academy Details

Opening Times:

Sunday AM:09:45 - 13:00
Poppets:10:00 - 11:30

How To Find Us:

Hummersknott Academy, Edinburgh Drive, Darlington, DL3 8AR

Contact Us:

[email protected]
07936 546347

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