Welcome to Performing Arts Local

The performing arts is a broad term that includes the disciplines of theatre, film, drama, comedy, music, dance, opera, and magic. Artists who work in these industries are collectively known as performers, and they include actors, comedians, singers, dancers, and musicians.

So if you dream of being the next Jake Gyllenhaal or Cameron Diaz, or long to perform with the Royal Ballet like Sylvie Guillem or Edward Watson, then you'll probably need specialist training to become an actor or dancer. And even if acting and dancing is not your chosen profession but an enjoyable hobby then you'll want to join an amateur dramatics group or dance club to mind like-minded people. Luckily you're in the right place because performingartslocal.co.uk has all the information you'll need about dance and drama in the UK.

Here you'll find a comprehensive listings guide for hundreds of drama and dance schools around the UK, including the country's top drama schools, such as the Sylvia Young Theatre School and Stagecoach drama school. There is also plenty of advice about how to get into acting and dance through drama school, dance schools or by joining a local theatre or dance club, along with information about the benefits of getting involved in performing arts. So what are you waiting for? Find the right drama or dance school for you or your child today, and begin living your dream!