Welcome Back
Welcome Back

New term dates
18th September -
18th December

Free Taster Session
Free Taster Session
September 2021 Timetable
September 2021 Timetable
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Welcome to The Tiptree Academy of Performing Arts. We have been welcoming the children of Tiptree and North Essex through our doors since January 2014.

Our classes not only offer the best pre-professional training to our students, but also help them to develop their confidence, communication skills and creative thinking. Most importantly all this takes place in a supportive and encouraging family environment where our student’s happiness and well-being is our number one priority.

If you want to have fun and learn the skills required for all disciplines then ‘Young Performers‘ or ‘TAPA Juniors‘ is the class for you! If you wish to take exams and receive recognised qualifications we also offer I.S.T.D Dance, LAMDA Solo Acting  and Musical Theatre exam classes.

All our classes take place every Saturday for talented young performers aged 2-18 at St Luke’s School, Church Road, Tiptree, CO5 0SU.

Fabian had a fantastic time with you at TAPA from its inception through to him completing his LAMDA grade 8. Through the enthusiasm, patience and support of all the teachers, Fabian is now embarking on a career as an actor. He will take with him from all the teachers at TAPA a love of performing, understanding of professionalism and consideration for his fellow actors. Fabian has gained skills which have added joy to other areas of his life and will continue to help him throughout his life, from his teachers at TAPA.

Caroline A

TAPA has been a part of our family forever. Both of our daughters have grown up with TAPA, helped along the way by the TAPA principals and their amazing support team. They can’t imagine life without it on a Saturday – even after 14 years!   With LAMDA , singing and dance exams too numerous to count under their belts, they’ve fully embraced all that TAPA has to offer. They’ve both seized  the opportunity to help in classes where they can and act as role models for the younger students.   You can embrace it all, or not, either way it’s a wholly inclusive environment where everybody is seen and heard, irrespective of talent or ability.  My girls love it. 

Julia B