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Acting

Our dynamic Performing Arts Diploma prepares aspiring actors for the demands of the industry.

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Musical
Theatre

Students hone their performance skills in acting, singing, and dance, but also develop knowledge of how to become independent practitioners.

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Performing
Arts

Our two-year full-time Diploma in Performing Arts is for students looking to develop within all areas of performance.

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WHO WE ARE

Our team is comprised of industry professionals who are experts in their field, providing performing arts tuition of relevance and quality.

WHAT WE DO

We train individuals who are passionate about the performing arts to recognise and achieve their full creative potential.

HOW WE DO IT

Our vibrant arts venue in the heart of Islington provides a base for our students to learn through practical application of developed skills.


full time performing arts school

Our Principal
PAULINE QUIRKE

PERFORMING ARTS DIPLOMA
Two Year Course

The Pauline Quirke Full-Time Academy

Study Facilities

All students receive access to our VLE which includes Moodle and use of their own Office 365 account; they also have regular vocational tutorials with our Head of Curriculum.

Pastoral Care

Students will have regular sessions with our student mentor, who is a fully trained NLP practitioner, nutritional therapist and coach.

Industry Collaboration

Casting directors, agents, producers and representatives from major drama schools will provide practical advice to our students.

Performances

Students will perform frequently both in-house and externally.

Masterclasses

We host regular workshops with guest industry practitioners to facilitate expert training in specific fields of study.

PERFORMANCE AT THE EDINBURGH FRINGE

At the end of their first year, our students gain valuable industry experience by performing and working at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Cinema Screening

Our students walk the red carpet to watch an exclusive viewing of their film work.
PAULINE QUIRKE FULL-TIME ACADEMY at PQA STUDIOS LONDON

Based at PQA Studios in the heart of London’s vibrant Islington, our Full-Time Academy is only a 5-minute walk from King’s Cross and 10 minutes on the tube from the West End theatre district. Our facilities include a fully-equipped in-house theatre and several large, high-spec rehearsal studios designed to meet the needs of our students. PQA Studios is also available for hire, and enquiries can be submitted via info@pqavenues.co.uk

London

Our students are lucky to be training in one of the most diverse and exhilarating cities in the world, where creativity and ambition combine to produce a theatre and film scene respected worldwide. From Shakespeare at the Globe Theatre and the award winning West End on our doorstep, to London’s Fringe scene providing the opportunity to be fully immersed in the very best of Comedy, Jazz and Theatre, London itself forms part of our students’ education as their inspiration is continually fuelled by the performers they aspire to become.

  • the voice explained

    We receive guidance and support on our voice and singing curriculum from The Voice Explained. Their team of certified teachers are the most qualified Estill practitioners in the UK.

    The Voice Explained

  • True Edge

    Our Stage Combat unit and BADC Award are delivered in partnership with True Edge Combat.

    TRUE EDGE STAGE COMBAT

  • Trestle

    Renowned physical theatre company Trestle deliver masterclasses and support our mask performance projects.

    Trestle

  • Little Angel Theatre

    Our students work with Little Angel Theatre to explore techniques required to master puppetry.

    Little Angel Theatre

  • OCR

    Our Extended Diploma in Performing Arts is validated by OCR.

    Oxford Cambridge and RSA

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