Academy: Sunderland

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PQA Sunderland

PQA Sunderland is a dedicated performing arts Academy at the Thornhill School, with classes for children and young adults in Comedy & Drama, Musical Theatre (singing & dancing) and Film & Television.

Principal note:

PQA Sunderland operates on Saturday mornings from Thornhill School, Sunderland.

We have excellent facilities at our Academy in Sunderland including a drama room and dance studio for our musical theatre classes.

Our teaching staff are all dedicated teaching professionals with extensive professional experience in the fields of theatre and TV & Film. The team are dedicated to providing first class, action packed sessions that are lots of fun. We deliver Musical Theatre, Comedy & Drama, Film & Television and Poppets for the younger children.

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Academy Details

Opening Times:

Saturday AM:09.45 - 13.00
Poppets:10.00 - 11.30

How To Find Us:

Thornhill School, Thornholme Road, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR2 7NA

Contact Us:

[email protected]
0800 531 6282

Meet The Sunderland 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…



Poppets are our performing arts experience for four and five-year olds.


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