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Act Now!

Performing Arts Academy

Act Now! Performing Arts is an independent non-franchised extra curricular drama school and has been established in St Albans for over 14 years.

Classes are taught by qualified professionals who, together, have over 50 years combined experience of performing, directing and teaching.  Our mission is to inspire young people in all areas of Performing Arts, so that they may grow in confidence and have a continued sense of achievement and self-worth.

Act Now! has built a solid reputation as a friendly, happy, fun Performing Arts School for children, teenagers and adults aged 4 – 104, where all students are treated as important individuals, who naturally grow in confidence through creativity, teamwork, support and encouragement ..our results speak for themselves – we are second to none!

With an unbroken 100% Trinity Guildhall pass rate, National Awards for Performing Arts, highly acclaimed Productions, fantastic Holiday Courses and TV & Film appearances, Act Now! is the ideal drama school providing excellent performing arts training for any student with performing aspirations or for those who wish to simply grow in confidence and have a great time!

You can attend a weekly three-hour Performing Arts class covering Acting, Singing and Dance from Shakespeare to modern dramatists, improvisation to devising, west end shows to Contemporary, In addition you can also, attend an extra Dance class or train for Solo and/or Duo Trinity Guildhall examinations in Acting, Shakespeare, World Dramatists or Musical Theatre.

Each year students in Performing Arts classes will participate on stage in our annual Showcase and also enter group Trinity Guildhall Examinations in either Group Performance or Musical Theatre.

During the Summer Holidays we run a two-week Summer Youth Theatre for ages 8 – 19 culminating in a fully staged Musical.

You are most welcome to join our drama classes at any time for a FREE TRIAL LESSON

Class times:

3 Hour Performing Arts Classes

Thursdays – THEsBIZ Class
Seniors Ages 16 – 19,  6pm – 9pm

Fridays – Footlights Class
Young Teens – Ages 11 – 15,  5pm – 8pm

Saturdays – ACTivate Acting Class
Young Teens – Ages 11 – 15, 10am-1pm

Saturdays – Stardust Class
Juniors – Ages 6 – 11,  1.30pm – 4.30pm

1 Hour Classes

Wednesdays – Time To Shine Adult Acting Workshop
Ages 21 – 101, 8.30pm – 10pm

Thursdays – Spotlight Individual Acting Skills
Ages 11 – 19, 5pm – 6pm

Saturdays – First Act
Ages 3 – 6, 9am – 9.45am

For more information call: 01727 760046 / 07920 855410 or email us at: