Become a Principal

Owning a PQA

With over 200 Academies across the UK, the Pauline Quirke Academy is a leading performing arts business for children aged 4-18 years. By owning a PQA, you will help to make a real difference to young people’s lives by helping them to grow in confidence, make new friends and experience amazing things.

As an owner of a Pauline Quirke Academy, you have the opportunity to run your business in your local area during hours that are suitable for your lifestyle. You will also become part of the PQA family, dedicated to supporting you every step of the way!

If you have professional performing arts training/experience and a desire to pass on your knowledge to the next generation, we would love to work with you.

Why choose PQA

Since 2007, we have worked closely with our Principals to grow and build rewarding businesses. So, as well as being able to set your working hours, managing your own teaching team, and running a successful Academy, you will also benefit from the below

  • - No start-up fee
  • - Recognizable brand and figurehead
  • - Fully supported by an extensive HQ team
  • - Continued Professional Development training
  • - Annual Principal Conference