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 Summer production is: Sunday 14th July, at 5pm at Liphook Millenium Hall.  Autumn Term starts on 16th September 2019.

Summer School 2019

The weekly Summer Schools will take place on 29th July – 2nd August 2019 and 5th – 9th August 2019. This year we are performing our own musical version of ‘Alice in Wonderland’.  Please click here to download details and application form.


At the Bognor Music Festival:

Our Adult Tap Group won First Place and a trophy.

The Junior Character Group, “In Munchkinland”, also won a trophy.

This was our first participation at Bognor. In total, 21 medals were won.

We had record success at both British Arts Finals in London and the Hampshire Festival

At the British Arts Finals:

First Place Trophies were won by:

NEAPOLITAN: Senior Small Ballet Group.

ONLY HOPE: Senior Small Modern Group.

PANDEMIC: Junior Large Character Group.

IN MUNCHKINLAND: Baby Large Character Group.

THINGS THAT STOP YOU DREAMING: Senior Own Choreography – Sophie Weekes.

ONE MORE TIME: Junior Choreography – Toula Brockett, Francesca Clay and Isobel Kidd.

Individual awards: Shakira Alleyne: Aggregate Cup, Highest Lyrical Cup and Highest Modern Cup.

Maryam Likohugu: Highest Greek Trophy.

Toula Brockett: Highest Junior Aggregate Cup and Highest Junior Ballet Cup.

Isobel Kidd and Toula Brockett: Junior Classical Duet Trophy.

Saskia Lambot: Most Promising Inter / Senior.

Anna MacKinnon and Saskia Lambot: Inter / Senior Stage Duet Trophy

Senior Character Group: Highest Classical Group mark of the festival.

Solos and Duets: Shakira Alleyne, Tia Alleyne, Toula Brockett (3), Isobel Kidd (2), Anna MacKinnon (2), Amy Taylor Eardley, Emma Taylor Eardley (2).

Other Medallists were: Saskia Lambot (second), Jemima Burdett (third) and Isobel Kidd (two 4 th. places).


Hampshire Festival results:

14 First Places, 20 Second Places and 17 Third Places.

14 Trophies were also won:

Highest Classical Group, Senior Character Group.

Shakira Alleyne (4), Toula Brockett (3), Isobel Kidd, Saskia Lambot (2), Maryam Likohugu and Anna MacKinnon.


News of recent ex-pupils:

Jerome Barnes (brother of Shakira and Tia Alleyne) is now First Artiste with Scottish Ballet.

Efa Niven has just gained a place on the Associate Scheme of The Royal Ballet School.

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