Performance Academy for Children & Young Performers Aged 3-12

Be a Sharpe Performer

We welcome students of all abilities aged 3 to 12.

The Drama Barn, Bishop Ramsey School,
Hume Way, Ruislip, HA4 8EE

Classes take place on Saturdays during school term time. Students work on Singing, Acting, Dance and Performance. 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. Older students aged 11-18 can progress into our Northwood Company.

2.30pm-3.15pm - ACT 1 (Ages 3-6)
3.30pm-5.30pm - ACT 2 (Ages 6-11)
3.30pm-5.30pm - ACT 3 (Ages 9-12)

Dance & Acrobatics


  • Bishop Ramsey School

    Bishop Ramsey School

    Parking available on site
  • Drama Barn

    Drama Barn

    Drama Studio & Dance Studio
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Ruislip Team

Dates for your Diary

    The Drama Barn, Bishop Ramsey School,
    Hume Way, Ruislip, HA4 8EE

    AUTUMN TERM 2019

    September – 21st, 28th
    October – 5th, 12th
    November – 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
    December – 7th

    SPRING TERM 2020

    January – 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
    February – 1st, 8th, 29th
    March – 7th, 21st, 28th

    No Classes on
    Saturday 15th & 22nd February
    Saturday 14th March


    SUMMER TERM 2020


    April - 18th, 25th
    May - 2nd, 9th, 16th
    June - 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th
    July - 4th

    No Classes on
    Saturday 23rd & 30th May

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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. Dance can allow 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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