Welcome to Footlight Performance Academy
Dance classes for children walking through to adults
Footlight Performance Academy, incorporating Born2Perform, is a long established organisation offering dance and musical theatre training to a variety of ages throughout the local area.
The Dorset based theatre school was established in 1987 and the school offers many years of experience in the performing arts profession from it’s many locations around Wimborne.
Classes are available in RAD Ballet, ISTD Tap and Modern, LAMDA drama, singing and DDMIX for adults.
Footlight offer a warm and nurturing environment for all ages, and many of the footlight students have gone on to work in musical theatre and with professional dance companies.
Their future is our passion.
Don’t just take our word for it…
My daughter has been dancing at Footlight for 8 years. I have watched her grow in confidence, gaining not only ability but a strong and lasting friendship group. We both look forward to many more years to come.
Sally Weaver (Parent)
Well footlight is like a second home and the minute you join you become part of the family. It’s something you can’t experience anywhere else.
Luke Pay (Student)
All at Footlight show great warmth, encouragement and friendliness to the children and parents, we really have chosen the best Dance school, Thank you
Anna Faulkner (Parent)
Footlight has helped a very shy and timid little girl start to grow into a much more confident and happy child
Sam Thompson (Parent)
Footlight have 11 convenient locations across Wimborne & Poole
Merley Community Centre
Merley First School
St Michaels Church
Colehill Methodist Church
St Nicholas Church
30 Warhead Road,
Corfe Mullen Village Hall
Wimborne (Leigh Park Community Centre)
Leigh Park Community Centre
St Barnabas Church
King John Avenue,
Bearwood Community Centre
King John Avenue,
Broadstone Scout Hall
Broadstone War Memorial