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PQA Leicester

PQA Leicester is a dedicated performing arts school at the City of Leicester College, with classes for children and young adults in Comedy & Drama, Musical Theatre (singing & dancing) and Film & Television.

Principal note:

As Principal of PQA Leicester, I want every young person who trains with us to leave the Academy every weekend with a smile on their face and buzzing with tales from their classes!

There are so many exciting opportunities for our students at PQA; professional masterclasses with industry stars, the opportunity to perform in an original show on a West End stage, cinema screenings of our students’ work, FREE Trinity exams and much, much more!

At PQA Leicester we pride ourselves on providing exciting weekly classes led by inspirational professionals. All of our team have an enhanced DBS check, take annual child protection courses and the majority are First Aid trained too: the safeguarding of our students is of paramount importance to us.

If you are looking for performing arts training in a fully inclusive and supportive environment, look no further! Our academy is like a second family to our students and their parents, and we look forward to your child (and you!) joining us soon!

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Academy Details

Opening Times:

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

How To Find Us:

City of Leicester College, Downing Drive, Leicester, LE5 6LN

Contact Us:

[email protected]
07850 468141

Meet The Leicester 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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