Haslemere Performing Arts – Dance Classes in Haslemere

  Haslemere Performing Arts is a Dance and Musical Theatre school whose Principal is Angela Cantan. The school was first started in 1968 and has grown and developed over the years. There are many lessons run each week with with classes in Haslemere, Liphook and Beacon Hill.

What’s Available

Haslemere Performing Arts provides the opportunity to learn Ballet, TapModern Dance and Streetdance as well as coaching in Musical Theatre, Pantomime and Vocal Coaching.  The school is focused on developing young children from preschool age all the way to school levers and provides syllabus classes, Fun Workshops for all ages. Some former pupils have returned as fully qualified teachers and now teach. All our teachers and tutors are experienced and qualified and fully CRB checked.   For more details on classes etc. go to the Contacts page

Shine Musical Theatre Group

StageShine – Haslemere Performing Arts’ Musical Theatre Group StageShineLogo Mondays at Our Lady of Lourdes 6-13 yr olds : 5.00pm – 6.15pm (£65 per term). Free trial lesson available Classes start back on Monday 7th January 2019.  The production dates are: Sunday 14th July at Liphook Millenium Hall (Keep all day free).  Also Dress rehearsal on Saturday July 13th at Liphook Millenium Hall from 3pm to 7pm.  Some principals may be required on Friday 12th July after 4.30pm.

Summer School 2019

Summer school will take place on 29th July – 2nd August 2019, 5th – 9th August 2019. Production yet to be finalised – any suggestions welcome! Please email us for details.


In 2018 at the Chichester Music Festival, our Adult Tap Group won First Place with 87 marks. The dance can be seen in this show (Part 2: No 17). The Mexican & Junior Greek Groups also won trophies with 87 marks each. All pupils did well — unfortunately, too many to list.

At the British Arts Competition, Toula Brockett won the ‘All-Rounder’ award in the Junior Medalist section and Isobel Kidd won the ‘All-Rounder’ award in the Junior Novice section.  Other pupils who  won places in the British Arts Finals were: Shakira Alleyne, Tia Alleyne, Isobel Chatten, Francesca Clay, Adrienne Johnson, Maisie de’Lemos, Maryam Likohugu, Lila Marshman, Jemima Rowe, Amy Taylor-Eardley, Eva-May Tokar and Dolly Vann. Hampshire Festival results: Highest Mark Classical Duet – Toula Brockett and Isobel Kidd. Highest Mark Lyrical Solo – Martha Woods and Anna MacKinnon. Highest Mark Greek / National Solo – Sophie Weekes and Shakira Alleyne. Junior Aggregate Cup – Toula Brockett. Most Promising Inters – Shakira Alleyne and Tia Alleyne. Senior Aggregate Cup – Sophie Weekes.

Next results in May 2019.


Sofia Zaman is continuing into Year 10 at the Royal Ballet School (White Lodge). Jerome Barnes (brother of Shakira and Tia Alleyne) is an Artist with Scottish Ballet. Lavinia Fitzpatrick has joined Strictly Ballroom – The Musical as a ‘Swing Dancer’. She has also been transformed by Disney animators into a pink flamingo in the new Mary Poppins film. Grace Jennings and Fiona Johnston are continuing their dance training at Ballet West in Scotland. Finally, congratulations to Martha Woods for winning a CATS Scholarship. CATS offers a limited number of scholarships for students of exceptional merit.

© Copyright Haslemere Performing Arts - Site by Spun Sugar