Performance Academy for Children & Young Performers Aged 3-14

Be a Sharpe Performer

We welcome students of all abilities aged 3 to 14.

VENUE: Watersmeet, High Street, Rickmansworth, WD3 1EH

Classes take place on Saturday Mornings 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.

9am-9.45am - ACT 1
10am-12pm - ACT 2 & ACT 3

In July 2019 Rickmansworth students aged 6-14 will perform CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG

Chitty Upcoming

4.30pm-9.30pm - (Timetable)

Contact us to book a trial class


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Rickmansworth Team

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Dates for your Diary


    AUTUMN TERM 2018

    September - 15th, 22nd, 29th
    October -
    6th, 13th, 20th
    November -
    3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th

    SPRING TERM 2019

    January - 12th, 19th, 26th
    February -
    2nd, 9th
    March -
    2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

    SUMMER TERM 2019

    April - 6th, 27th
    May -
    4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
    June -
    8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th


    Rickmansworth students are NOT taking
    part in The Addams Family Musical


    Tuesday 2nd - Saturday 6th July 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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