RDC Performing Arts School (R - Yr 11)

RDC Performing Arts School


2.30pm to 5.30pm

Open to anyone aged 4 to 16 (School Years Reception-Year 11)

An all round experience for those keen to develop their dance, drama and singing skills. The afternoon sessions are split between each one of these areas and are energetic and exciting ways to explore what performing arts are, and what a performer can do.

The school produces a public production once a year and a sharing for family and friends at the end of the other terms.  

Previous productions incude

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Little Mermaid, West Side Story and Oliver!

The course runs every Saturday of termtime and one Saturday of each holiday. We ask for a termly commitment.

What parents say...

"I just wanted to ... say a HUGE thank you to absolutely everyone involved in the show. My child had an absolutely fantastic time, he loved every minute. I honestly can't thank you enough for making it such a fantastic experience... He can't wait for the next one."


£19.50 per session  - paid termly

Summer term begins Saturday 27th April


Our Teachers

Owen Smith - Dance

Owen Smith (Choreographer) trained with the Palmerstone Stage School and was a syllabus performer for the Royal Ballet School. As a performer his theatre credits include: Annie (UK National Tour), A Chorus Line, ‘Dean’ in Boogie Nights, Brad – A Rocky Horror Picture Show, and 10 years in Seasonal Pantomime. As a Creative, Owen’s Choreography and Directing Credits include; The Magic of Eurovision - P&O Cruises, Resident Director for the Summer Season in the Isle of Man working with ‘Sam Barks’, Trash, The Musical (Belgium), The Fall - a new Ballet, RDC, Santa’s New Sleigh, The Arts Theatre London, and Ishq -The Musical, Saddlers Wells Theatre.

Leon Ockenden - Drama

Leon is an English actor, director and writer who works in TV, film, theatre and radio. He studied performing arts at the College of Further Education in Plymouth, then received a scholarship from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, where he took a three-year acting course and graduated in 2003.

He is best known for acting in Mr Selfridge, Waterloo Road and Coronation Street.

Aaron Nice - Singing

Aaron trained at Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, and is an experienced performer, Musical Director, and singing teacher.

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