YiPA! ~ York's Independent Performing Arts School

Welcome to YiPA! ~ York's Independent Performing Arts and Youth Theatre Company, we're a brand new stage school for York backed by over 20years of performing arts experience, ran by professional specialist Performing Arts Teachers. Proud to be local and independent!

Stage School Classes

Our Stage School classes are separated by age and ability and incorporate the following disciplines:-

Our Acting and Drama classes focus on creating believable characters starting with devising and improvisation, physicality and vocal dynamics to more advanced …

Acting and Drama

Our Singing & Music Theatre classes provide breathing techniques from in depth vocal workouts to enable the voice to have a better range and tone to belting safely…

Singing and Musical Theatre

Our Dance & Movement classes are based on freeform contemporary to compliment drama and music theatre performances, targeted towards all abilities…

Dance and Movement

Our Performance & Stage Skills classes provide technical knowledge from stage directions to blocking and vocal projection to stage combat techniques…

Performance and Stage Skills

Our Casting & Auditions classes from industry professionals cover acting for camera and live auditions filming slates and showreels perfecting 8-16bar cuts…

Casting and Auditions

Our Syllabus compliments working towards optional drama and musical theatre exams so students can gain accredited qualifications from Trinity College London…

Accredited Examinations

We love all things Performing Arts so if you or someone you know loves Singing, Acting, Dancing and Performing we're the place for you!

Book a space on our Open Day

Arrange a Two Week Trial

Whether you're looking to gain experience and build confidence or you're an experienced performer who loves to tread the boards our age and ability based classes are designed for you! Read more about our Stage School...

Stage School

York’s New stage school NOW OPEN!

We’re York’s Independent Performing Arts company or YiPA for short!

We provide professional Music, Drama, Dance and Performance Tuition for 6-18year olds in age and ability separated classes at our York Stage School and provide specialist Early Years Performing Arts classes for 3-6year olds.

Accepting Entries for Our New Term!

We're now accepting entries for Our New Term starting on Tuesday 16th April 2024.

SPECIAL OFFER:

Refer a Friend and you both receive a 5% discount* on term fees when they join.
*Terms and Conditions Apply

We’re a new Stage School for York backed by a family run independent company with over 20years experience in the performing arts industry. All of our teachers are experienced performing arts specialists (fully DBS checked) with industry experience and a passion for all things theatre!

Get in touch to find out more about our York Stage School, discover our next FREE Open Day or to Arrange a Two Week no obligation trial.

Summer 2024 Holiday Club 

 Join us from Monday 5th August - Friday 9th August 2024 for a week of music, dance and drama in our Summer 2024 Holiday Club, Matilda! A Devised Musical Workshop Inspired by the Book, Movie and Musical!

Sing, dance and act your way through our week long musical workshop culminating with a performance for friends and family to watch! We provide the costumes!

SPECIAL OFFERS:

1. Book Before 31st May 2024 and receive a 5% discount* on Holiday Club Week fees, use code: EB24 on the registration form.  
*Terms and Conditions Apply

2. Refer a Friend and you both receive a 5% discount* on Holiday Club Week fees when you both signup, use the referral field on the registration form.
*Terms and Conditions Apply

View Our Holiday Club Fees

Register for A Summer Club Place

 Summer Holiday Camp Matilda 5th to 9th August 2024

Location

YiPA! Stage School York is held at:-

Manor C of E Academy
Millfield Ln,
Nether Poppleton,
York 
YO26 6PA

 

Recent News and Events

Free Open Evening at our York Stage School

Sunday, 25 February 2024

We'll be launching our new Stage School at Manor C of E Academy soon! As part of our launch we will be holding a series of Open Evening events, the next FREE Open Evening is on Tuesday 17th March 2024 at 6pm - 7pm. View our Free Open Day Page for more...

Summer 2024 Holiday Club

Monday, 8 January 2024

Join us from Monday 5th August - Friday 9th August 2024 for a week of music, dance and drama in our Summer 2024 Holiday Club, Matilda! A Devised Musical Workshop Inspired by the Book, Movie and Musical!

Sing, dance and act your way through our week long musical workshop culminating with...

New Stage School for York

Tuesday, 10 October 2023

York’s Independent Performing Arts (YiPA!) is a new Stage School and Youth Theatre company in York providing Music, Drama, Dance and Performance tuition for 6-18year olds in our Stage School Classes and 3-6year olds in our Yipees! Early Years Classes.

We’re a brand new stage school for York backed by a local...

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