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We are now holding all our classes in our studios – 80 St Marys Road, Market Harborough.

Welcome to Harborough Academy of Performing Arts


Modern Jazz
Street Jazz
Gymnastic Dance
Musical Theatre Singing
…for boys and girls from 3 years to adults.
Classes are held in Market Harborough & Uppingham
Each child is an individual and we take care to ensure that they fulfil their full potential in an enjoyable and supportive environment.


Founded in 1995 by professional dancer and choreographer, Linda Greene, Harborough Academy of Performing Arts offers excellent facilities and is well known as one of the leading training establishments for all styles of theatre dance, drama and musical theatre singing classes in the Midlands, with a varied timetable offering classes 6 days a week.
Whether children aspire to a professional career performing or teaching, or simply enjoy dance and singing as an exciting and fulfilling pastime, parents can be assured that their training is in the hands of qualified experts. The skills they develop at Harborough Academy of Performing Arts are not solely for the stage – our pupils learn valuable lessons for life-promoting self-confidence, expression, self-reliance, team work, physical strength, co­ordination and agility.

At Harborough Academy of Performing Arts our best advert is our pupils’ success and enthusiasm. All children have the opportunity to perform regularly in our shows at local theatres and at our annual summer schools. They gain top awards in competitions and festivals and outstanding results for their progress in the examination syllabi of the Royal Academy of Dance and the ISTD (Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance).

Our pupils have been selected to appear with professional companies including various productions at the Leicester Haymarket Theatre, Leicester Curve, Pantomimes around leicestershire, English Youth Ballet, Melton Theatre and the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company.

Many of our pupils have successfully auditioned to gain places to continue their performing arts training at top professional colleges: Elmhurst School of Dance, Performers College, Tring Park, Arts Educational, Laine Theatre Arts, Epsom; Bird College, Sidcup; London Studio Centre; Northern Ballet School, Manchester; Urdang, London.