Reynolds Performing Arts

Reynolds Performing Arts


Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at our agent showcase filming day⁉️

Here’s and Ethan working their magic! Huge thank you to the both of them for being so amazing💜

Showcase footage is coming soon, so stay tuned….👀

We are so sorry to hear about the closure of ALRA. We are sending all our love and support to their staff and students💜

If anyone was a current learner or had a place for September and is now without, please do get in touch with us as RPA are here to offer support and guidance.

There was so much talent in our studios at our latest audition today🔥

Huge thank you to all that came to audition and for sharing your passion with us!
We even had auditionees travel from as far as Sweden to be with us😮

Lots of exciting things happening at RPA in the next few months!

One of those things is the Acting Pathways Big Play! This year they are putting on by Chris Thompson and we couldn’t be more excited to watch the final performance🤩

More details to come soon👀

We had such an amazing day today at careers event! Super exciting to see so many inspiring young people✨

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is just that little “extra” and that’s what makes RPA so special - always striving to champion every one of our students to be the best they can be and never give up!

Careers fairs are always a great place to promote professional and ethical practice, mix with competitors, showcase what we do and above all gives the opportunity to provide impartial information, advice and guidance💜

Thank you for having us, we had a great time:)

Ever wonder how we cast our end of year production⁉️Here’s a look into what our in house audition days consist of!

Huge thank you to for putting the students through their paces and leading killer audition classes for us🔥🔥

Our next audition for September 2022 entry is on the 6th of April so make sure you book your place to avoid missing out‼️

Head to our website to book!

or email [email protected]/call 01322 275807📞

Rolling into the weekend☀️

Today were the auditions for our annual end of year production ’PEAK’ and the talent was through the roof🔥🔥🔥

Huge congratulations to all students! You absolutely smashed it out the park✨

This lot absolutely smashed their agent showcase last week! We are so incredibly proud of their efforts and dedication to making this a killer show🔥🔥

So many amazing things are coming their way🤩

Lots more footage to come, so keep those eyes peeled👀

Today we welcomed the incredible .nkem to RPA🔥

Josh is currently playing Thad on the UK Tour of Hairspray, which is currently playing at the in Dartford✨

Thank you for inspiring and bringing all the energy to our studios today🔥🔥

Our Level 3 MT And Dance Pathways absolutely smashed their performance of ‘Wonderland’ last week✨

Being a swing is not an easy challenge, but this lot stepped up and smashed it! The dedication and versatility shown by every student was incredible🔥

Huge congratulations to RPA Graduate who is off to Greece this summer as a dancer for 🕺☀️

We are very proud and wish you the best contact!✨

Understudy project ✅
Our Acting pathway absolutely smashed their understudy project yesterday!

They performed the Play ‘Shakers’ with their original cast, names were then pulled out of a hat as to who they would play in the next performance and with only 5 minutes to prepare they were on stage in their new role🔥

Huge congratulations to all involved!

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Operating as usual


Mega congratulations to 2023 graduate .puttock, who is progressing to in September to continue her training 🙌🏽 She's also already represented by - she's just that good! Can't wait to watch you soar 🌻


Shannon (our Head Girl for 2022-23) graduated RPA just one month ago and has managed to bag an agent (), book a job AND begin her vocal contract in that time! Talk about quick work - absolutely buzzing for you, congratulations!


Countdown to the new academic year: 4 WEEKS TODAY!! It's a bit quiet round here; we're getting so excited for term to start. Can't wait to see our 2023-24 cohort - the RPA studios just aren't the same without you 🌻


Incredible stuff. is still at the top of the charts, it's just amazing to see SO many RPA alumni starring! Alfie, Caitlyn, Fay, Hannah, Josh, Summer - loving your work, so proud 🔥


Congratulations to RPA alumnus Bertram Okoro, who will be joining The Lion King: Rhythms of the Pride Lands at Disneyland Paris as Rafiki!


We are so, so proud of RPA graduate Tianna Chambers, who is a featured dancer in the new Warner Brothers film ‘Wonka’ starring Timothée Chalamet. Congratulations Tianna, we can’t wait to see you do your thing!✨


Emotions ran high as the RPA MTVoX singers paid a visit to the Priory Mews Care home in Dartford, spreading joy among residents and staff!


Sending a heartful thank you to all the incredible performing arts tutors who guided us on this magical journey. Your dedication, passion and expertise have shaped us into confident artists ready to take on whatever the future holds ✨

Photos from Reynolds Performing Arts's post 30/06/2023

Our graduating year took their final Jazz class yesterday, and all dressed as their childhood career goal!

They even roped tutor Leyla into making a TikTok.

We’re going to miss this lovely bunch.


We are very proud of 2023 graduate Zac Meddah, who has been offered a place at RADA ✨ can't wait to see where the next stage of your training takes you!


Finishing our amazing term of workshops with the incredible Khalid Daley - and having just come out of the West End cast of Hamilton playing the dual role of John Laurens and Philip Hamilton, he brought a bit of it to us! We will see Khalid soon in ‘The Great War’, a new documentary drama for the History Channel playing the major role of WWI American war hero Henry Johnson.

His credits include: War Horse (UK and International Tour), Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (UK & Ireland Tour) and Dick Whittington (National Theatre) as well as playing the leading role of Clyde in Careen - The True History of Bonnie and Clyde (Birmingham Repertory Theatre).

We had a blast and we can't wait to have you back at RPA!


Big announcement 🚨

Reynolds Performing Arts present PEAK 2023: TO BE OR NOT TO BE…

Get ready for our biggest performance of the year - you do not want to miss out and you have 3 chances to see it!

Performance dates:
Tuesday 4th July - 19.30
Wednesday 5th July - 17.00 and 19.30

Refreshments will be available before the show and during the interval. Tickets are £15 and they are available now! Book today to avoid disappointment. Email
[email protected] or call 01322 275807 to book your tickets. ✨


This week we had a delightful workshop with Jacob McIntosh!

His credits include Kinky Boots (UK Tour), Hairspray (Crewe Lyceum), Aladdin (Grove Theatre), and Sleeping Beauty (Churchill Theatre). Jacob will be also performing in Book of Mormon at The Prince Of Wales Theatre London this autumn!

We had a blast and we cannot wait to have you back!

Photos from Reynolds Performing Arts's post 15/06/2023

In last week's ballet class at RPA, we did an exercise that challenged tacit knowledge and reminded learners how much they need to think about when executing even the simplest of steps!


We are very proud of our graduate Chloè, who’s heading back to Disneyland Paris for its 30th year celebrations cast. Congratulations!!!


It's Pride month!
RPA supports each and every individual to be themselves both professionally and personally. We aim to create a safe and welcoming space for everyone. 🌈


Our 2023 soon-to-be graduate Hannah Besant has been offered her first professional acting job at the London Dungeons!
Congratulations Hannah!


Last week we had the pleasure of welcoming back the incredibly talented performer and choreographer Gracie Marie Stiling, who has credits such as: P&O Cruises Australia with Grayboy Entertainment, ELF the Musical (UK Tour) and the Whitney and Tina concert shows 'Queen of the Night' and ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It' for Live Nation.

She brought the energy, we loved it! Thank you so much Gracie!


While we’re hosting Open Day today, we don’t want you to forget about our final audition date for September 2023 entry, happening this time next week!

If you would like to start your journey in performing arts, book an audition by emailing us at [email protected] or calling us on 01322 275807.


One week until our final Open Day of the year!

Meet our student reps and RPA tutors, our programme manager Carly Dodds will provide a presentation to answer any questions you have, and join in all our classes throughout the day! Have a taste of Broadway, Screen Acting, Singing Repertoire and Contemporary Fusion to name a few - we can't wait!

To book your space go on our website or call 01322 275807. Looking forward to seeing you here!


GCSE exams are starting today and we want to wish the best of luck to all our 2023 September starters! We know you'll smash it! 🍀


Two weeks until our final Open Day of the year!

On Tuesday 23rd May you can join in all the incredible classes we have going on and get a feel for RPA life while our current placeholders enjoy their Taster Day 💃Our Head student and student reps will also be on hand to chat and answer questions, and our programme manager Carly Dodds will provide a presentation and Q&A.

To book your space go on our website or call 01322 275807. Can't wait!


Big Expo rehearsals are in full swing! Our Dance pathway students - Alice, Hannah and Lottie went for a little park trip to take their dance movements out of the studio space. That brings ‘Secret Garden’ rehearsals to another level!


Starting Soon - West End Week at Reynolds!
We joined forces with Vibe Arts and we’ve prepared an incredible week that will give you a taste of musical theatre!
The days will run from 10am until 4pm from the 29th of May for five days. Join us for the week for only £180, or £40 a day. Workshops are designed for anyone aged between 7-21. To book or for more information, please call us on 01322 275807 or email [email protected].

Photos from Reynolds Performing Arts's post 05/05/2023

🚨The BIG projects are two weeks away!

On Thursday 18th May we present Big Expo and Big Play as a stunning double bill, beginning at 7.30pm. Get ready for The Secret Garden and Zero For the Young Dudes!, performed by our Dance and Acting pathways - you do not want to miss out! For £15/£13 concessions you can see both pieces (and enjoy a themed cocktail, maybe?)

On Friday 19th May we present Big Musical - The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, performed by our Musical Theatre pathway and kicking off at 7.45pm. Entry to the bee is £15/£13 concessions, and you might even be asked to spell... 👀

Refreshments will be available before performances and during the intervals, and tickets are available now! Email [email protected] or call 01322 275807 to book!


We are very proud of Alice, who graduated RPA last summer and has just jetted off to Cyprus for a contract performing in the ABBA Duo Show! Keep up the good work!


Happy International Dance Day! Today it's a day dedicated to all things dancing, moving, grooving and shaking!


Another of our amazing West End Week professionals is Matthew Ives! Matt is an incredible performer and choreographer. He’s previously starred in The Osmonds, The Addams Family, The Boyfriend and La Cage Aux Folles! We’re so looking forward to his sessions!


Next up is the incredible - Scott Sutcliffe! Scott is a successful choreographer as well as a major triple threat, and has performed in loads of West End shows - such as Wicked, Mamma Mia and Book of Mormon! How lucky are we?


West End Week presents the first of our workshop tutors - Kelsie-Rae Marshall! Kelsie, one of our newest RPA tutors, is also returning for our West End Week as a workshop leader! She’s been performing in ALW’s Cinderella, Joseph, Dirty Dancing and Chitty Chatty Bang Bang to name a few. We can't wait for this one!


We are super excited to announce WEST END WEEK is coming to Reynolds this May! Join us for a week of singing, dancing and acting! We have teamed up with the incredible Vibe Arts to offer a week run by west-end professionals, including Matthew Ives, Kelsie-Rae Marshall and Scott Sutcliffe!

Each workshop day will run from 10am to 4pm, from Monday May 29th through to Friday June 2nd. Join us for the whole week for only £180, or pick and choose individual workshops for £40 a day. The workshops are ideal for anyone aged between 7-21. To book or for more information, please call us on 01322 275807 or email [email protected].


...but now, now, now, I see a Brand New You 🎼 Our Focus On Musical Theatre performers left it all out there for this one! Vocals and choreography by Carly Dodds.


The Commercial X company bringing some fire moves to the Spring Showcase! ✨Choreography by Amie Mills.


How stunning? Our MTVox and Jazz X Companies performing ‘Believer’ ✨Vocals by Carly Dodds, choreography by Leyla Pellegrini.


Next up we have the Focus On Contemporary Fusion dancers performing ‘Scars’ ✨

Choreography by Amie Mills.


We are so proud of our alumni Conor Ashman, who is now a part of the West End cast of Wicked!


One week until our audition day! If you would like to start your journey in performing arts, book an audition by emailing us at [email protected] or calling us on 01322 275807.


Spring Showcase rehearsals are underway! We are all hard at work getting everything ready. We can't wait for Thursday!

Choreography by Claire Brazier


Happy International Theatre Day!

Today we are celebrating the beauty, artistry and hard work that goes into all of the aspects of theatre production!



Have a look at our third years doing the most amazing job at their Agent Showcase! They smashed both the full-on day of filming and their live performance. It's been an intense week and our soon-to-be graduates were fabulous as always!!!

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2 weeks today until we open‼️ Our 7.30 performance is SOLD OUT but we still have tickets available for our 5pm performan...
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Wednesday 8:30am - 5pm
Thursday 8:30am - 5pm
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