Academy: Norwich


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PQA Norwich

PQA Norwich is a dedicated performing arts school at the Open Academy, Salhouse Road, with classes for children and young adults in Comedy and Drama, Musical Theatre (singing and Dancing) and Film and Television.

We run classes every Saturday for students age 4 – 18 years in the Norfolk, Norwich, Wroxham, Taverham, Acle, Wymondham, Longwater, Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft areas.

Principal note:

Hello and a very big welcome from all at PQA Norwich. My name is Zac and I am your academy principal.

After many years of wanting to run my own school one day, my dream came true in 2016 when I teamed up with PQA and our Norwich academy was born. We operate classes at the Open Academy with its state-of-the-art facilities equipped with purpose-built dance and drama studios, with fully sprung floors, mirrors and the latest sound and light equipment. We also have a media class for our Film and TV lesson too.

Being born and bred in Norfolk, I knew very well what we had on offer here in terms of training for the arts. I wanted to bring something new and fresh to the arts community here in Norwich that I knew we didn’t already have and so PQA was born. With my professional expertise partnered with PQA we have created something really unique here for children training in the arts. Whether that is performing in one of our West end shows, walking down the red carpet at one of our film screenings, having a photo shoot with our in-house agency Quirky Kidz or just giving the students that little bit of extra confidence in everyday life.

Here at PQA your children will leave each week feeling excited, inspired, engaged and with feeling a sense of achievement ,which is something that yourselves, and the team here at PQA Norwich can all be proud of.

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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:

Open Academy, Salhouse Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR7 9DL

Contact Us:

[email protected]
07436 930193


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

Meet The Norwich 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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