about act ii academy

The Act II Academy has been established for over fifteen years and has built up an excellent reputation for high standards in all areas of expertise. We are friendly and approachable, more than willing to advise on further or alternative training for all ages and abilities. Our classes are FUN and engaging whilst maintaining correct and safe teaching techniques.

Classes and Locations

Classes are held in Weald Sevenoaks and Tunbridge Wells in Kent and Oxted in Surrey and cater for little ones from 2 1/2 years old to Adults. 

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Subjects taught

  • Ballet - including  'Baby Ballet' through to adults
  • Modern Freestyle Jazz
  • Tap - including 'Baby Tap'
  • Musical Theatre
  • LAMDA Acting, Verse and Prose and Public Speaking
  • Performing Arts Companies - Act II Beginners (4-8years), Act II Juniors (8- 11years) and Act II Seniors (11-teens)
  • Teacher Training in Theatre Subjects
  • Wedding ' First Dance' choreography
  • Private lessons and individual coaching for Auditions, Amateur players and Scholarship applicants

Classes coming soon

  • Strictly Latin and Ballroom for children
  • Cheerleading
  • Burlesque - fun and flirty movement classes ideal for Girls Nights and Hen Parties
  • Adult Drama Workshops
Optional exams and Medal Tests can be taken at regular intervals in most subjects with world recognized Associations such as IDTA, LAMDA and PDT. These can be as an individual or in small groups of four, up to groups of eight or twelve according to subject.

So Why Attend The Act II Academy?

  • Well established and respected reputation
  • Highly trained, caring and fully experienced staff
  • Reasonable termly fees
  • Holiday Courses
  • Special Training Events
  • Regular Shows and Performance opportunities, locally and in London and further afield
  • Costumes Provided
  • "Shoe Swop" loan arrangement (to help keep costs down)
  • Class/exam wear (i.e. leotards, skirts, tights etc.) to purchase at discounted prices, as well as smart school printed T-shirts and jackets.
  • First Aid trained staff, including paediatric care
  • Enhanced DBS checked staff
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • IDTA recognized Exams
  • LAMDA exam preparation
  • PDT exams undertaken
  • In the process of CDET certification (Council for Dance Education Training)
  • But above all we want EVERYONE to love performing and have FUN!
Our aim is to provide access to enjoyable performance training of the highest standard at the most competitive fees.