About Us

At the Academy you will gain the performing art skills needed in drama, acting, singing and dance including styles such as hip-hop, street, b-boying (break dance) to lyrical and modern! You will be taught by fun, creative, professional artists who have all been selected to work for us due to their teaching energy, raw talent and originality!  – All teachers are DBS checked, insured, fully qualified in their field of expertise and have performed professionally in the UK and overseas. The Managing Director is also fully first aid trained.

OTE Academy is the most tip-top, hip-hop, flip-flop Dance Group ever!
Bethany, Senior Dance Class
I would highly recommend OTE Academy to anyone and look forward to what the future brings for me here
Rachel, Senior Dance Class
Since the age of 8, I have loved OTE Academy and everyone in it and I always will!
Melissa, Senior Dance Class
I wake up every morning on a Wednesday and Thursday looking forward to the evening when I can go to cheerleading and dance.
Rachel, Senior Dance Class
The staff and students are all really kind, I love it here!
Thomas, Junior Dance Class


Academy classes run on a term basis of three months per term. In the run up to a performance, competition or event coming up, our students will be required to attend extra rehearsals and added classes maybe added throughout the week.

Our vibrant and energetic Academy give students the chance to achieve incredible technique and performance skills in a exciting variety of current forms. What is unique about us is that we provide the opportunity for On The Edge students to take part in other disciplines in exciting and exclusive workshops only available to the Academy. We provide specialist workshops in other fields of the arts that are not easily accessible such as in costume design, music making, stage and film making.

Classes are dived into different age groups, however ability level is also taken into account. Our three age groups are: 4-7 years, 7-11 years and 11+ years and this has been set to correlate the Academy’s curriculum. The age groups are colour co-ordinated as follows: