Haslemere Performing Arts – Dance Classes in Haslemere

Due to the current Coronavirus situation, we will be finishing classes this Friday 20th March until further notice. Please check the website for future changes.

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 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 13th January 2020.  The next musical production is: 11th and 12th July.

Summer School 2020

The Summer school will be putting on our version of the Addams Family Musical. There will be two, one-week courses on 27th – 31st July and 3rd – 7th August 2020. The timings will be 10am – 2pm each day with a 3pm performance on the Friday.  Please click here to download a registration form:

Online version (docx)

Print and post version (pdf)


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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