Weekly Clubs & Activities (4-12 years) North Leeds

Theatre & Drama

Act 1 Beginners

Fun-filled drama classes for children aged 4-16 years of any ability. Friendly atmosphere focusing on building confidence and developing performance skills, including music and dance.

Tuesday:  Ages 9-16

Wednesday: Ages 4-8 and ages 9-16

Adel & Ireland Wood Community Centre, New Adel Lane, LS16 6AZ

Tel Jane to book a free trial class: 07951 699260

Big Red Curtain Stage School

Big Red Curtain is a local independent performing arts school and casting agency,  our stage school has over 20years of industry experience and specialises in high quality tuition of music, drama and dance for 6 to 18 year olds.

Saturday, 2pm-5pm, Boston Spa Village Hall

Tel: 0113 2822186

Cre8 Drama

All abilities of students are welcomed and nurtured with no audition to join. Performing is highly valued at Cre8 Drama, with students working towards at least three public performances a year at local theatres.
Classes are taught by experienced professionals who are fully CRBd and insured.
Wednesday (in term time)., 5.30-7.00 pm.
Parochial Hall, Roundhay. Tel: 07736 937982


The school prides itself on professional standards and high quality teaching in a friendly and welcoming environment.  Offering a range of classes including: Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz, Freestyle, Street Dance for boys and Tiny Tots an introductory class for pre school children from age 2.

IDTA examination sessions are held at least twice a year and an Annual Showcase is held every July.

Danceology Studios, 15 Erivan Park, Sandbeck Way, Wetherby, LS22 7DN. Tel: 01937 581198

Deborah Coultish School of Dance

A friendly fun dance school offering expert tuition in ballet, tap, modern, musical theatre, cheerleading and commercial dance.  Children taught from age 2 upwards.  Believe that all students, irrespective of initial ability, should be given the opportunity to grow and develop.

Classes run Mon, Tues, Fri & Sat at Alwoodley Park Methodist Church.

Tel:  0113 217 6873 for more information.

Drama Rama

A drama session including lots of fun, drama, games and play with the chance to put on mini productions. Suitable for ages 5-8 years. First session free.

Monday & Tuesday, 5pm-6pm

Meanwood Institute, Green Road, Ls6 4JU. EmailL reegibee@gmail.com

Elevations Academy

Elevations Academy Leeds hosts over 50 classes every week for Children and Adults of all ages and levels in Chapel Allerton.

·        Ballet
·        Tap
·        Jazz
·        Musical Theatre
·        Contemporary
·        Cheerleading
·        Break Dance
·        Jazz
·        Gymnastics (From Holt Park Leisure Centre)
·        Street Dance

The school is fully registered with the Royal Academy of Dance and the International Dance Teachers Association. Students have the option of taking yearly examinations with these worldwide organisations.

Chapel Allerton, Tel: 07790225385

Flex Dance Inc

Flex Dance Inc delivers high quality dance tuition for all abilities whilst encouraging freedom of creativity. Their mission is to get everyone involved in dance as a means of keeping fit and healthy whilst meeting new people and having fun!
Students learn a combination of Musical theatre & Street dance in a happy and safe environment.
Tel:07792 332169

Helen O’ Grady Drama Academy

The Helen O’Grady programme is a unique, developmental drama programme, which creatively develops language, communication, confidence and self-esteem.

No auditions required and no experience necessary.

Classes in Roundhay, Cookridge, Headingley and Farsley.

Tel: 01423 541834/07759 489941

Inspirations Central -MICT-UP: (Musically Inspired Creative Theatre and Unique Performance)

Tuesdays: 5:30 – 6:30pm. £5 per session, paid in termly blocks

A brand new and creative approach to the theatre. Explore all the theatre can offer from the acting, music, stage design and props. A class where children aged 5-11 can experience many forms of expression and find their own creativity and really be a part of the whole process. There’s something to excite every young mind.

Unit 15, Unity Enterprise Centre, LS7 3DZ. Tel: 0113 400 1077


Just for Fun Theatre Group

A Children’s Theatre Group based in Boston Spa. This is not a drama school, but a fun based Theatre Group who perform two shows per year.  We play lots of confidence building games, put together role plays, and as show-time approaches we work really hard on our pieces.

Tuesday, Wetherby Methodist Hall
Wednesday, Boston Spa/Clifford
Thursday, Tadcaster

Tel: 07793 557932

Razzamataz Leeds

Razzamataz Theatre School provide affordable, performing arts training for children and young people. Using theatre arts within small class sizes to nurture a child’s confidence and self-esteem, all the time making sure every student has a lot of fun whilst they are learning new skills and making new friends.

SATURDAY: Carr Manor Community School Carr Manor Road, LS17 5DJ    TEL:07906 795689 or 07788 646029

Rebel Performing Arts

An upbeat and friendly school with inspirational young teachers. All students are treated as individuals and encouraged to reach their full potential in the Performing Arts. Accept students from 3 to 18 years

Classes include: Creative Arts, Drama, Musical Theatre, Performing Arts, Singing and Tap

St Edmunds Hall, Roundhay. Tel: 01484 603736

Stagecoach Alwoodley & Horsforth

With over 30 years experience Stagecoach Leeds Alwoodley and Horsforth provides children 4-18 years with the opportunity to participate in all three performing arts disciplines – drama classes, dance classes and singing classes – helping to develop confidence, physical awareness, communication and articulation – as well as being educational and lots of fun.

Classes take place in Alwoodley, Horsforth and Bramhope

Or contact Cris on 01943 817414

Stagecoach Alwoodley – Main Stages

Main Stages (6-18 years) where young people learn new skills in each of the complementary Musical Theatre disciplines of singing, dancing & drama.

Leeds Grammar School – Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Wigton Moor Church Hall – Tuesday

Adel St John Church Hall – Monday

Principal Cris Salvador, 01943 817414

Stagecoach Roundhay – Main Stages

Main Stages (6-18 years) where young people learn new skills in each of the complementary Musical Theatre disciplines of singing, dancing & drama. Nurture the shy and apprehensive, until they find their feet and voice, whilst at the same time developing and channelling those with bundles of talent, confidence and energy.

*Offer two week trial *

SATURDAY: Roundhay School, Old Park Road, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS8 1ND.

Call: 0113 361 2393

Stagecoach Wetherby

Stagecoach Wetherby provides high quality part time training in the performing arts for children aged 4 to 18. We nurture and develop potential through singing, acting and dance classes, encouraging creativity and developing confidence, physical awareness, communication and articulation – while being educational and fun.

Saturday, Wetherby High, LS22 6JS

Tel: 07799 622880

Tonicha Lawrence Academy TLA

TLA is the professional training platform to performing arts in the North. Classes in Drama, Dance, Singing and Music are the key factors to what makes the school so incredibly popular amongst casting directors, visiting TV and Theatre directors and established tutors.

SATURDAY: Gateway’s School, Leeds Rd, Harewood LS17 9LE

Tonicha 07766415996 /0113 289 3433


Vibe Performing Arts Academy

Learn to act, sing and dance in our fun-filled theatre school.

Offering something for all children and teenagers. Training for professional performance, unlocking hidden talents, making friends, and developing valuable life skills such as interaction and confidence. We seek to inspire and nurture in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Wednesday – Cookridge Methodist Hall, classes for 4-7 years, 8-10 years and 11-18 years.

Saturday  -Abbey Grange Academy, classes for 4-7 years and 8-10 years.

Phone: 0770 103 3877