Performers Theatre Company is a performing arts school that provides high quality performance-based classes for five to eighteen year olds. Classes are taught by professionally trained teachers who exude passion and commitment to their field of work.
Since opening in 2022, Performers has grown exponentially. Operating out of Havant and Fareham, our services reach over 200 young people each month through weekend and weekday classes in addition to providing exceptional opportunities through local school partnerships.
Our vision of 'Be your Best' underpins all that we do as a school ensuring that children and young people from all walks of life are given the opportunities to excel and thrive both in the performance industry and within their own personal lives.
BA (Hons), PGCE, NTS
Welcome to Performers Theatre Company.
I am proud to be Principal here at Performers and am incredibly thrilled to see how our school has taken off since opening in May last year.
It has been my goal for many years to open a performing arts school and now that goal has been achieved my sole focus is to offer as many children and young people the best performance opportunities possible allowing them to thrive and prosper both professionally and personally.
What makes us different? Simple - we are led by respected, highly trained professionals who are caring and family orientated. This means that you can ensure your child will receive high quality performing arts training whilst being in the hands of adults who put the wellbeing of their pupils at the forefront of everything that they do. Click here to read what our supportive community thinks of us.
Performers are a family and I hope to be able to welcome you to our family soon. Please do get in touch - we are here to support in any way we can.
WEEKEND AND WEEKDAY CLASSES
Musical Theatre classes take place on Fridays and Saturdays in Fareham and Havant respectively. Fridays take place from 5-8pm and Saturdays take place from 9am-12:30pm. These are our primary classes and comprise of 45 minutes acting and 45 minutes dance. We also offer singing tuition, acting technique and jazz classes as well as Pop Tots for our youngest children.
Classes are engaging, challenging and fast-paced allowing students to thrive and be their very best.
Our 5-day intensive summer schools take place each summer, focus around a popular and well-known musical and build up to an end of week performance for the pupil's families to enjoy.
The week focuses on the three main disciplines as well as offering pupils the opportunity to learn about audition technique, stage make-up and prop-making.
Each year, we produce one popular full scale production, allowing all children (including those not enrolled) the chance to take part via a formal audition process. A rigorous rehearsal and production schedule allows those involved to experience the excitement as well as the challenges faced when producing a large scale show. In June 2023, we produced Annie Jr and in June 2024, we will showcase Matilda Jr.
MASTERCLASSES AND PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES
Pupils are given regular opportunities throughout the year that expose them to different performance styles, usually with expert industry professionals.
More recently, pupils have taken part in masterclasses with West End performers Jacob Fowler and Paul Wilkins and worked with X Factor star Scarlett Lee on the set of her Christmas single music video. In July 2022, students choreographed and filmed a music video to Matilda's Revolting Children.
Since November 2022, we have partnered with a number of local schools to provide engaging after school classes focused around Musical Theatre.
Our vision to build a large network of young people where talent and creativity can be shared imaginatively has never been more important and we are committed to building our partnerships even further.
Are you interested in working with us?
From September 2023, our very own talent agency will open, allowing local talent the chance to be given the very best opportunities to thrive in the industry.
Formal auditions will be held to ensure that we find the right young people who need representation in order to take the next step in their career.
Park Community School
Middle Park Way
Havant PO9 4BU
Henry Cort Community College
Fareham PO15 6PH
Saturday 21st October 2023
Screen Acting Masterclass
Monday 23rd - Thursday 26th October 2023
Oliver! Half-term School
Tuesday 7th November 2023
Matilda Jr rehearsals commence
Saturday 11th November 2023
December 2023 (date TBC)
Christmas Fayre and performance
Friday 31st May - Saturday 1st June 2024
Matilda Jr production
Wicked Summer School