(3-5 YRS)

9:20am - 10:05am
£65.00 per term

‘Tiny Tots Musical Theatre’ is a class aimed at children between the ages of 3 and 5. It encompasses all aspects of performing arts; the children will be learning popular musical theatre and classic songs, funky routines and performing poems, rhymes and improvisations. We will also be playing lots of different games to build confidence, self-belief and imagination. The perfect starter class for any child; it really is 45 minutes of excitement and laughter!


(6-9 YRS)

10:15am - 11:15am
1:10pm - 2:10pm
£78.00 per term

‘Junior Musical Theatre’ is a class aimed at children between the ages of 6 and 9. This class is focused on perfecting and performing musical theatre numbers; anything from Rodgers & Hammerstein to Andrew Lloyd Webber! We will start each class with a fun cardio warm up and then work on some technical dance steps from corner to corner. Next is a singing warm up where the children will start to learn about breathing and diction. Then we will begin to learn a musical theatre number, both the lyrics and the moves. This class is perfect for anyone who wants to sing & dance and have an hour of fun!


(10-18 YRS)

11:25am - 12:25pm
£78.00 per term

‘Intermediate Musical Theatre’ is a class aimed at children between the ages of 10 and 18. This class is focused on pushing the students to reach their dramatic potential; working on harder technical dance steps, complex harmony and more demanding solos, as well as performing in full scenes and skits. This class is perfect for all budding performers who are keen to work hard whilst having a great time!


(14-18 YRS)

11:25am - 13:00pm
£92.00 per term

‘Senior Musical Theatre’ features a half hour extension class for children between the ages of 14 and 18. In this class, all students perform full musical theatre solos and work on multiple scenes & numbers. This class aims to push the students to their fullest potential, aiding them in their dramatic pursuits and any onward journey in the theatre arts.

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Home Studio in Downley & AVAILABLE ONLINE
£40.00 per hour / £20.00 per half hour

Whether you want to concentrate on technique, add to your repertoire, prepare for auditions, work towards vocal exams, or just gain some more confidence in singing, Emma can provide you with a fun and rewarding singing lesson!

Emma is an extremely experienced vocal coach and currently teaches beginners through to advanced students -  children, students & adults. She can help prepare you for the following options if desired...

  • Auditions for Professional Music College/Drama School - Past students have gained places at the following colleges: ArtsEd London, Laine Theatre Arts, The Urdang Academy, Italia Conti, Bird College, London Studio Centre, Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, Performers College, Rose Bruford College & Cambridge Performing Arts at Bodywork Company.

  • Auditions for Professional Work 

  • ABRSM Examinations - Past students have achieved Distinction grades

Barr Academy students receive a discount of 25% off any private singing lessons booked.


TERM DATES 2020/21


SEPTEMBER - 13th, 20th & 27th

OCTOBER - 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th

NOVEMBER - 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th


October Half Term: Monday 26th October - Sunday 1st November  (NO CLASSES)

  • Christmas Presentations: DECEMBER 6th


JANUARY - 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st

FEBRUARY - 7th, 14th & 28th

MARCH - 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th​

February Half Term: Monday 15th February - Sunday 21st February (NO CLASSES)


APRIL - 25th

MAY - 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th

JUNE - 13th, 20th, & 27th

JULY - 4th, 11th, 18th

May Half Term: Monday 31st May -  Sunday 6th June (NO CLASSES)

  • Summer Show: JULY 18th

Terms run for 10-12 weeks and we break for half term at the same time as the local schools.

TERM DATES 2021/22


SEPTEMBER - 19th & 26th

OCTOBER - 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th

NOVEMBER - 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th

DECEMBER - 5th & 12th

October Half Term: Monday 24th October - Sunday 31st October  (NO CLASSES)

  • Christmas Presentations: DECEMBER 12th


JANUARY - 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th

FEBRUARY - 6th, 13th & 20th

MARCH - 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th

APRIL - 3rd

February Half Term: Monday 21st February - Sunday 27th February (NO CLASSES)


APRIL - 24th

MAY - 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th

JUNE - 12th, 19th, & 26th

JULY - 3rd, 10th & 17th

May Half Term: Monday 30th May -  Sunday 5th June (NO CLASSES)

  • Summer Show: JULY 17th

Terms run for 10-12 weeks and we break for half term at the same time as the local schools.

I would highly recommend the Barr Academy - the emphasis is on "learning while having fun" yet standards remain high - hard work and dedication is expected and willingly given by all the students. The upshot - happy, confident students who improve year on year

Viv McMillan