Dance, Theatre, Singing & Drama Academies for Schools in Surrey and Hampshire

Who are we?

Showshack is a Farnham based company which offers children a supportive, enthusiastic and creative environment for their development in the performing arts. Showshack Academies aims to bring the experience and influences of their professional staff to its students, encouraging their skills in the Performing Arts, nurturing and refining their singular talents and developing their confidence and self-esteem as individuals. Established in 1995, Showshack enjoys a truly excellent reputation in it’s field having taught over 15,000 students.

Our Aims

We provide excellent quality, fully accredited Performing Arts programmes to schools. Showshack’s very own QCF accredited syllabi and methodology are designed to capture students imaginations and develop key skills and knowledge whilst maintaining their enthusiasm. We remember that learning should be fun!


The specially devised syllabus for schools is based on the three disciplines of Musical Theatre; Dance, Drama and Song. Our teaching material contains all the necessary key skills, presenting the material in an up-beat and informative manner.

Minis Session (Yrs R, 1, 2 & 3)

All students must wear a Showshack Academies t-shirt, see booking form, with black jogging bottoms/leggings or shorts, plimsolls – see dress code. Lesson Formatphoto 4 Lessons are taught in groups and last for 1 hour. They are timetabled to fit in with school term dates.


Performances are held at the end of each term as parent viewings. The children may from time to time perform during a school assembly demonstrating the skills they have acquired. It is an essential part of their learning to perform in front of others. Children who excel in this programme may wish to enrol on our accredited LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) individual or duo lessons – please contact the Showshack office on 01252 723956 for further information.


Fees are £9.75 per week payable in advance each term. Term lengths vary between 10 and 12 weeks. Please contact the Showshack office for payment details. If paying by cheque please make payable to ‘Showshack’ with your child’s name on the reverse side. All Showshack tutors are fully checked for their suitability for the role – this includes a police check via an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Dress Code

Showshack t-shirt and black jogging bottoms/jazz pants or leggings. Students must wear appropriate footwear, black plimsolls, black jazz shoes or jazz trainers. Please note that Ugg style boots or loose sandals/flip flops are not suitable footwear for Showshack. Girls or boys with long hair must bring a hair-band to tie back hair.


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