WELCOME TO TAFPA
North Staffordshire and South Cheshire's leading Performing Arts Academy
The Academy for Performing Arts is founded upon an irrepressible enthusiasm for the performing arts and uncompromising commitment to high standards informed by years of outstanding practice.
We offer an extensive curriculum of performing arts classes taught by fully qualified professionals comprising: Musical Theatre, Street Dance, Ballet, Tap, Irish Dance, Pre-School Dance, LAMDA Speech & Drama, Contemporary Dance and Instrumental & Vocal Coaching.
We provide opportunities for all students to take examinations in order to gain nationally recognised qualifications with The Royal Academy of Dance, British Ballet Organisation, International Dance Teachers Association and The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing in addition to regular opportunities to perform. Our primary aim is nurture the stars of tomorrow with the utmost integrity, whether it is just for fun and enjoyment or the first steps to a career in the performing arts. Our committed team of professionals are well placed to inspire, advise and guide every student every step of the way.
Education Services for Schools
The Academy also provides unrivalled innovative performing arts education services to schools, successfully undertaking contracts for complete performing arts provision in the primary, secondary, start and private sectors. Our education services extend to: Consultancy, CPD and Curriculum Management and Delivery from foundation stage through to GCSE. We recognise and uphold the value of the arts to the social, creative and intellectual development of each and every individual. We believe a performing arts education should be rooted in knowledge and understanding, but above all that it should engender creativity, innovation, enjoyment and ultimately performing excellence.