Students of Musical Theatre at FAPA will take part in Drama, Dance and Singing all rolled into one fantastic evening. Classes include warm ups, games, dance styles, dance technique, singing and acting for musical theatre working towards performing in 2 shows every year!
We are very proud of all our students who train with us and we encourage hard work and determination.
Our classes will build confidence, develop skills, encourage new friendships and most of all have great fun!
A fantastic fun class for pre school children incorporating dance, song and mime, Pre School Musical Theatre will bring out the little dancer within! This class will also help encourage confidence and working alongside other children in a fun and exciting environment.
In the class sessions with younger children, the tutor will focus on making them fun but educational. Rhythm is introduced through clapping and teach traditional songs concentrating on pitch, tone and diction. As the children and young people progress, we use various vocal warm up techniques and material from musical theatre shows and current pop songs to teach harmonies and performance techniques.
Students will learn how to develop dance skills through dance steps and creative role play .
They will be encouraged to explore different qualities of movement and become aware of their different body parts and how they can move them to music .
They will also build confidence, make friends, and most of all have great fun !
An energetic and fun imaginative class containing games and sequences to help develop a young dancers inner ballet skills from early on
Our Ballet classes are set to music using precise and highly formalised set steps , exercises and gestures . We teach Ballet as it gives us the best grounding for every other dance style . It gives us a strong core, good posture, turnout and musicality!
Ballet is magical, exciting and also fun!
Jazz dance is an umbrella term that can refer to several related dance styles. All of which are connected via common roots, namely tap and ballet. It includes techniques which can be carried through to any style of dance and will quickly improve a child’s ability, strength and flexibility!
When people talk about commercial dance it encompasses a wide range of styles. It refers to dancing done in concerts, live shows, music videos, movies, etc. The styles that are seen in the commercial category include; hip hop, jazz, locking, popping, street and many more. Generally speaking, commercial dance is for feel good entertainment. Commercial dance classes is a great skill for hopeful dancing professionals!
In these classes we get our groove on and learn the fundamentals that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture. It includes a wide range of styles primarily breaking, locking, popping and waacking
Physical theatre is used to describe any type of performance that tells a story through primarily and secondarily physical movement and performance. A combination of dance and theatre, physical theatre will teach you how to portray emotion through movement.
A class that combines acro and dance, you will learn a range of things from street dance tricks to flies and tumbles. This class is the perfect prep for the partner & lifts class, however not compulsory, and will give you great skills for future auditions and jobs in the dance and performance world.
This class will focus on choreography that centres on partner work, including-weight bearing and weight-sharing lifts. In this class you will learn how to safely lift and be lifted. This class is open to everybody 10+, with or without dance experience.
A dance class that covers a wide range of commercial styles – from street, to urban, and many more – for boys aged 8+.
Dancing in heels has taken the world by storm, dancers and non-dancers alike have fallen in love with the sass and fierceness of the style. This class will unlock your inner Beyoncé, and teach you how to dance and strut like you never knew you could! Open to all (aged 15+), this class has a very supportive and encouraging environment, yet will push you to learn new and exciting styles.
This class will cover a range of styles, with different choreography every week to help dancers learn to pick up choreography quickly along with preparing them for possible future auditions. A fun and supportive class environment for dancers that wish to pursue performance as a career, as well as those who just love to dance!
MetaFit is a 30 minute HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workout. Formed by a former Royal Marine Commando and an international gymnast in 2010, Metafit is the original group X HIIT workout. 30 minute, non-choreographed, bodyweight only workouts that set the metabolism on fire. With each exercise having a range of versions, MetaFit is perfect for everybody! If you want to start getting your fitness up to scratch or if you want to maintain and improve your current fitness level!
No joining fee, no membership fee and only 30 minutes long!
Accredited by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA)
If you love to dance and would like to turn your passion for the performing arts into a full-time profession, our Professional Stage Dance Courses will provide you with the required training to give you a great start in your career as a professional dancer. Students can audition to enter a course at a level which is best suited to them.
Every week the students will explore various forms of musical theatre including script work and acting for modern and traditional musicals. in class we play games and build general skills that can be applied to musical theatre
FAPA Actors is a brand new group where the young people will have a say in the content of the class exploring text and script work. we will also explore the world of Devising. The class is designed to give the students a varied toolbox of skills which they can apply to any aspect of theatre