Blackfriars Theatre Academy

Fantastic training with industry professionals, live performance opportunities & full scale musicals, encouraging children and young people to become hard working, passionate, dedicated and skilled performers.

The new term begins on Saturday 9th September.

As always we are happy to offer a FREE taster session to anyone looking to come along and join the Academy. Contact Amanda or Box Office to book your taster session. Scroll down to see class times and ages.

Our weekly performers classes start back on the 11th September as follows:- 

Mondays - Seniors 15+ -  8pm - 9.30pm
Cost - £5/wk for Academy Members
£6/wk for Non Academy Members

Tuesdays - Mids 9 - 14 yrs - 6pm - 8pm
Cost - £6/wk for Academy Members
£8/wk for Non Academy Members

We will be working towards the performance on the 30th November. 


We are also proud of the progress of our BTA Dance group……

Abi Kingsley-Parker will continue to teach Associated Board of Dance classes on Mondays, working towards ABD exams following the below syllabuses-

Infant / Junior Class
4.00 - 5.00pm  Ballet/Tap/Modern  - £5 per class

Senior Classes
5.30 - 6.00pm Ballet
6.00 - 6.30pm Tap / Stage

Mid Classes
6.30 - 7.00pm Tap / Stage
7.00 - 7.30pm  Ballet

Mid/Senior Combined
7.30 - 8.00pm  Modern / Commercial

Mid and Senior Classes are £3 per half hour class or £6 if you would like to attend all three classes.

Contact Abi on for more information.
Call Box Office on 01205 363108 to book your place in class.

Finally we are excited to announce our new....

Suitable for ages 15+ and taught by Courtney Hunt.

Class costs £5/wk.

Contact Amanda for more details on


For more information on pricing and to book your space please contact the Box Office on 01205 363108.

Blackfriars undoubtedly plays a very important role as Boston's centre for entertainment and the arts. It is home to two very successful local amateur dramatic and operatic groups, as well as hosting a varied program of professional stage productions.