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SHARPE ACADEMY NORTHWOOD
Performance Academy for Children & Young Performers Aged 3-16

Be a Sharpe Performer

We welcome students of all abilities aged 3 to 16.

VENUE: The Centre, St Helen's School, Eastbury Road, Northwood, HA6 3AS

Classes take place on Sundays during school term time. Performance is an integral part of Sharpe and our students perform at least twice a year. The majority of students attend our classes to build confidence and skill in the performing arts. We also welcome gifted students who are aiming for a stage, television or film career.

SUNDAYS
9am-9.45am - ACT 1 (Class 1)
10am-10.45am - ACT 1 (Class 2)
11am-1pm - ACT 2 & ACT 3
2pm-5pm - NORTHWOOD COMPANY

In February 2019 Northwood students aged 6-16 will perform THE ADDAMS FAMILY MUSICAL

Addams Upcoming


Acrobatics Timetable
Tech Timetable

Contact us to book a trial class trial

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  • ACT 1
    Musical Theatre Class (Ages 3-6)

    PERFORMANCE based learning including Singing, Dancing & Public Speaking.

    ISTD Primary Modern & LAMDA Introductory Syllabus included.

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  • ACT 2
    Musical Theatre Class (Ages 6-9)

    PERFORMANCE based learning including Singing, Dancing, Acting & Performance.

    Optional ISTD Grade 1 Modern and LAMDA Acting available.

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  • ACT 3
    Musical Theatre Class (Ages 10-14)

    PERFORMANCE based learning including Singing, Dancing, Acting & Performance.

    Optional ISTD Grade 2 Modern and LAMDA Acting available.

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  • NORTHWOOD COMPANY
    Musical Theatre
    (Ages 11-16)

    PERFORMANCE based learning including Singing, Dancing, Acting & Soloist Training.

    Optional ISTD Dance , Acrobatic Arts & LAMDA Acting examinations available.

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  • TECH (Combined Tap & Modern)

    TECH (Combined Tap & Modern)


    Tech is an advanced dance class for students who wish to work on both Tap and Modern using the ISTD syllabus. We begin Tech from Grade 3 and currently have classes in all Grades up to Intermediate level. This is a great additional class for students to take alongside the Northwood Company or London Company.

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  • ACROBATICS

    ACROBATICS


    Acrobatic Dance or Acro, as dancers commonly refer to it - is the beautiful fusion of classic dance technique and the precision and athleticism of acrobatic elements. Acro technique includes balancing, limbering, tumbling and partnering, based in flexibility, contortion and strength. Sharpe Academy teachers are certified in the ACROBATIC ARTS Syllabus.

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Dates for your Diary

  • NORTHWOODDATES

    AUTUMN TERM 2018

    September - 16th, 23rd, 30th
    October -
    7th, 14th, 21st
    November -
    4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

    SPRING TERM 2019

    January - 13th, 20th, 27th
    February -
    3rd, 10th
    March -
    3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st

    SUMMER TERM 2019

    April - 7th, 28th
    May -
    5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
    June -
    9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

    THE ADDAMS FAMILY

    Tuesday 19th - Saturday 23rd February 2019

    CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG
    (Northwood Company Principals Only)

    Tuesday 2nd - Saturday 6th July 2019
    Northwood students aged 12 & under are NOT
    taking part in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

    LITTLE STARS 2019
    (ACT 1 Showcase)

    Sunday 7th July (Time TBC)
    The Centre, St Helen's School, Northwood

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    The London Academy of Dramatic Arts – is the largest speech and drama examination board in the world. Sharpe Academy has been teaching LAMDA exams since we opened in 2008 and has a 100% pass rate. The Sharpe Academy LAMDA programme allows our students to study Introductory Poetry Grades in ACT 1 as part of their class and Acting Grades in ACT 2 & ACT 3 as an optional extra.

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    The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing – is one of the worlds leading dance examination boards. Sharpe Academy can enter students for exams in Modern, Tap and Ballet and has a 100% pass rate. All our ACT 1, ACT 2 and ACT 3 classes include ISTD Modern Dance tuition. This is to allow our students to work on balance, posture, flexibility, rhythm, skill and presentation. Examinations usually take 1-2 years to complete.

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    Sharpe Academy has strong links with the professional world of theatre, television and film. Our agency clients are all members of Spotlight - the UK's largest casting database. Credits include Les Misérables, The Railway Children, The Go-Between, Fathers and Sons; Commercials for ASDA, Lloyds Bank, T-Mobile, Capital One; Television Series The Missing, Silent Witness, Peter and Wendy; Films including The Justice League

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    Acrobatic Dance or Acro, as dancers commonly refer to it - is the beautiful fusion of classic dance technique and the precision and athleticism of acrobatic elements. Acro technique includes balancing, limbering, tumbling and partnering, based in flexibility, contortion and strength. Sharpe Academy teachers are certified in the ACROBATIC ARTS Syllabus.

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