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Kiss Me Quickstep

The students of The Jill Clewes Academy for Theatre Arts have spent over two months rehearsing for ‘Kiss Me Quickstep’ written by Amanda Whittington and directed by Theresa Heskins
opening on the 4th March at The New Vic Theatre until 19th March.

The students are very excited to be part of this professional production.

For tickets call the […]

Junior Associate Classes

Our Academy for Theatre Arts is offering a unique opportunity to junior associates of the school.

Pupils in Years 1-6 (Academy Babes) and Years 7-11 (Academy Associates) can sign up for a day of performing arts taught by professionals from within the entertainment industry. Sessions in commercial, street, contemporary, drama and singing will take place […]

Exam success!

A huge well done to all of our fantastic pupils who have taken examinations over the past few months.

We achieved a 100% pass rate in all of our Major Ballet exams. 50% gained distinctions and 50% high merits.
In our recent Jazz exams 85% of our junior students achieved distinctions with 2 pupils gaining full marks.
Everyone […]

Easter Holidays 2016

The school will close after classes on Saturday 26 March and reopen on Monday 4 April.

We hope you have a lovely Easter!


New Year, New You – adult dance and fitness classes

Ever fancied trying ballet? Feel the need to stretch out and tone up? Or would you rather jump around for an hour to some great tunes?

If you want to get active, stay fit and have fun in 2016, we have the class to suit you!

Your first class is FREE – click on the links below […]

Newsletter November 2015

Read the latest edition of the Jill Clewes Academy for Performing Arts newsletter.

Newsletter Nov 2015

Christmas Holidays

The studios will close after classes on Saturday 19th December 2015 and re-open on Monday 4th January 2016.

The final dance aerobics class before Christmas will be on Monday 14th December 2015. Classes will start in the new year on Thursday 7th Janurary 2016 (Monday classes will start back on Monday 11th Janurary 2016).

Academy for Theatre Arts Christmas Cabaret

The Academy for Theatre Arts proudly presents their Christmas Cabaret: A Traditional Christmas

Thursday 17 December to Sunday 20 December 7:30pm at Bradwell Community Education Centre

Tickets £12

Call 01782 660818 or email


Christmas Party 2015

Come and join us at the Jill Clewes Acadamy for Performing Arts Christmas party!

Saturday 5 December 7:30pm

At Bradwell Community Education Centre

£8 inc. buffet & disco

Get your tickets now from reception, call 01782 631895 or email

Contemporary Performance Class

Contemporary Performance Class with Gareth Ridge at Bradwell Community Education Centre

Working on contemporary work, performance and company work.

Wednesday 6pm to 7:15pm

Call 01782 631895 for more details – first class free!