Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts Tonbridge in Kent

0845 673 2022

Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts Tonbridge in Kent

Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts Tonbridge in Kent  

Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts in Tonbridge Kent offers drama classes, musical theatre classes, tv acting classes and stage combat classes in Tonbridge Kent.

Drama classes in Tonbridge at The Pauline Quirke AcademyPQA is available to ALL children aged 4-18 and provides Comedy and Drama Classes, Musical Theatre Classes and uniquely Film and Television Acting Classes. In addition we offer our Creative Stages programme providing feedback on your child's progress, specialist masterclasses, performances every term, local cinema screenings for the students work and the chance to perform in the West End.

At the core of our philosophy is a belief that our students should really enjoy their time with us. Our modules are all about having fun as we build their confidence, self-esteem and expand their imaginations all the time learning valuable skills essential for everyday life.

Our classes cover the following modules:-

Comedy and Drama

Classes In Comedy & Drama you'll get to grips with everything from improvisation and devised theatre to mime and mask work, scripts and vocal techniques – including projection and diction.

Musical Theatre Classes

We combine elements of singing lessons, dancing classes and acting lessons in this module because, in a musical, you need to use all three to convey your story to the audience.

Film and Television

Acting for camera is very different to acting on stage. The camera picks up every single twitch of the face and every little tone of voice. We look at the very honest and truthful acting style required for the screen in this module – but it's not just about acting!

You'll also get a chance to see how writing for TV and film works as well as trying the roles of director, cameraman and all the other people on set. You'll work from a mixture of real TV and film scripts along with stuff you'll come up with yourself.

  Pauline Quirke Academy  of Performing Arts Tonbridge Kent runs performing arts classes,  drama classes, musical theatre classes and TV acting classes within K College, Brook Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN1 2PW and attracts students from Tonbridge Kent, Hildenborough, Bidborough, Hadlow, Golden Green, Pittswood, Pembury and surrounding  areas in Kent.

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Contact Details

Contact Name:
Verity-Rae Martin

School Address:
Tonbridge Grammar School Deakin Leas
Deakin Leas
United Kingdom

Telephone: 0845 673 2022

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From Our Timetable:

Main Academy for Ages 4 -18 yrs

Saturday at 14:15 - 17:30

Drama Classes at The Pauline Quirke Academy in Tonbridge Saturday Sessions 2:15pm - 5:30pm

After you've signed your child in, he or she will join their friends in a group warm-up. Students then divide into groups according to their age and rotate through hour-long sessions in Comedy & Drama, Musical Theatre and Film & Television, working with specialist tutors in each discipline.

The content of the classes is tailored to the age groups and there is a short break during the sessions so that students can have a drink or snack. Between 4-6 weeks after joining PQA, your Principal will sit down and have a short chat with both you and your child to assess how they are settling in and what they've enjoyed so far.

Following this they will receive their 'Acceptance Certificate' and membership pin along with their PQA T-shirt and carry bag. They can then embark on our unique Creative Stages programme.

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