Benefits of joining PQA

PQA is more than just a performing arts academy, our students gain access to a multitude of benefits that enriches their education in a fun and rewarding approach. From masterclasses conducted by industry professionals, red carpet cinema screenings of our students work, to performances at the Fringe Festival Edinburgh!

The Pauline Quirke Academy encourages students to be amazing, just by being themselves!

West End Shows

Imagine the thrill and buzz from performing on stage at a top West End theatre.…

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PQA Cinema Screenings

Your very own movie screened at your local cinema! Each Academy organises a hugely exciting…

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Quirky Kidz

Students at The Pauline Quirke Academy appear in top West End productions, TV programmes, films…

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RSL PQA Qualifications

PQA believes in inspiring and rewarding our students, celebrating progress through our RSL PQA awards

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Our masterclasses are run by industry professionals, often between their work on well-known TV programmes,…

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Our Academies offer at least two performance opportunities a year which can be attended by…

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A few words from Pauline

Pauline discovered acting at the age of 9 when a couple of after-school clubs were formed by local teachers. One was Country Dancing, the other was a Drama club. Not fancying Country Dancing, Pauline joined the Drama Club and has not stopped entertaining the nation since.

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