Affordable Classes

Classes start from as little as £4.50 and we offer a wide-variety of disciplines in dance, cheerleading, drama & acting, singing and acrobatics across five days a week.

Ages 3-18+

Classes are delivered in a safe, inclusive and supportive environment.

COVID-19 Secure Setting

We have carried out a COVID-19 risk assessment, have cleaning and hygiene procedures in place, 2m distance areas and small group bubbles for each class.

Small Group Bubbles

This means we have complied with the government’s guidance on managing the risk of COVID-19.

Access for All

OTE strives to provide each and every student the opportunity to take part in our annual productions, competitions, qualifications, projects and performances both within the UK and internationally.


We will support you in having a growth mindset to realise your individual talents and to excel your skills beyond what you thought capable.

We are a forward-thinking, innovative and exciting academy specialising in the performing arts. Welcoming students from all backgrounds and abilities – we cater for individuals from beginner all the way to our competition squads.

Our faculty qualified teachers and coaches are also professional performers ensuring our classes are current and up-to-date with the latest trends in the industry. For instance, we were one of the first places in the North West region qualified to offer the Acrobatic Arts syllabus in 2015, a programme that has now, taken the world by storm.

All classes have a Lead Teacher and Captain. Our cheerleading and acro sessions also benefit from a Head Coach, Coach and Assistant. All pre-school and foundational classes are supported by a Class Helper.

OTE is registered and licensed with the ISTD, Acrobatic Arts, LAMDA, Twinklesteps Ballet, UKCA and BGU. In addition to this, all Lead Teachers and Head Coaches hold a degree in the performing arts or PGCE (QTS).

The Academy is divided into 4 different stages – Early Stages, Juniors, Seniors and Adult. For more information and to find out what classes we offer, please select the relevant stage above.