What ages do you cater for?

We cater for all ages from toddler all the way to the more mature. Contact us for a more detailed plan of what classes are available for your age range.

What performances do you do?

We do a range of performances throughout the year, as we want our students to experience a variety of performance types. We perform regularly at events that are usually held in the town centre, such as Halloween and Christmas. Other styles of performance we do are variety, immersive events, plays, pantomime, musicals, revues, shakespearian plays and our yearly showcase. For more information on our performances and events please see the following pages: Performances Events

Do you do exams?

Yes we do. Students are currently able to take examinations in singing, acting and musical theatre. The boards we submit for are as follows; Trinity College, RADA Shakespeare, ABRSM, Rock School. Exams are entirely optional and can be taken as solo, duo or even group exams. Please talk to the appropriate teacher or contact us to find out more detail.

What private classes do you have?

We offer private classes in acting, singing, dance and musical theatre. We also offer audition preparation courses which are usually taken as private classes.

Am I safe to leave my children with you?

Of course you are. All of our full time staff are DBS checked and hold chaperone licenses, so you can always be assured of your childs safety when they’re studying or performing with us.

What experience can students gain while studying with Nine Lives?

Students that join the company will get the chance to be in regular performances of all varieties. They also have the chance to perform alongside professional performers and in professionally produced productions. We instill a certain work ethic in all of our students that prepare them for working in a professional environment. We also offer casting opportunities that come up to those students who fit the criteria at the time. Here at Nine Lives we give all of our students a wealth of knowledge from our own experiences in the industry and can always help advise the next steps for students to take on their journey with performing arts.

How do you pay for classes?

We ask that all group classes are paid for monthly or termly, whichever suits you better. Private session payments are arranged with the teacher who’s running those sessions. Workshops and Summer Schools should be paid in full by the start date and a deposit is usually required to confirm your place at the time of booking. You can pay via cash, BACS, PayPal (extra charges may apply) or cheque. All options will be shown in your invoices.

How much are classes?

Please check the class page of the specific classes you’re interested in for the price. For private sessions please contact us for details.

Do I have to have any skills or previous performance experience before joining?

Not at all. We specialise in teaching all levels and helping grow the confidence and skills of anyone who joins, whether they’re a beginner or advanced.