Welcome to our Award Winning Family run Academy    


Sparkles Academy of Performing Arts

Talent and Casting Agency

Drama, Dance and Vocal Tuition for Children and Young People aged 3-18 years


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Both our Classes and Holiday Workshops run from venues with full accessibility to pupils and parents/carers with additonal needs and our Teachers are trained internally and externally to comply with all relevant guidlines. We pride ourselves on the strategies in place for SEN pupils; our Staff receive regular monitoring to remain updated with each child's individual needs, abilities and how best to provide the most appropriate tuition to relate to these, which allows the very best tuetlage for your child whatever their ability.


All pupils may audition for our FREE Talent and Casting Agency

Terms and Conditions apply


Pupils who have a Children's University Passport

may have it validated in any of our classes

as we are a Designated Learning Centre


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Welcome to Sparkles Academy of Performing Arts (SAPA)


We are an Exciting and Innovative Performing Arts Academy, based in Whitefield Manchester. We cover Whitefield, Sunnybank, Unsworth, Prestwich, Radcliffe, Bury and other surrounding areas.


We Provide:


* Drama Tuition

* Dance Tuition

* Vocal Tuition

* Private Tuition

* Competition Classes

* Arts Award

* Children's University Learning Destination

* Mentorships

* Apprenticeships

* Internships

* Holiday Workshops

* Parties (for all ages)



If you have landed here on our website, it most likely means that your child is interested in Performing Arts and or Dance ... Well you have come to the right place!


Sparkles Academy of Performing Arts (SAPA) is dedicated to providing the highest quality tuition in Performing Arts and Dance (with - or without - pressure) and we welcome you to browse through our pages and see what we have to offer you and your child.



Why Choose SAPA?



At SAPA we strive to provide safe, fun and educational classes to all our pupils, irrespective of gender, race and ability. We understand that no two children are alike and as such, modules are designed to suit each child's individual personality, ability and needs. 


We not only provide the opportunity for our pupils to learn to Sing, Dance and Act, we also provide them with the ability to grow in confidence and learn important life skills through our fun and exciting classes. We provide carefully planned and varying modules to enhance aesthetic development, resulting in a Performance Showcase each term.


All SAPA Teachers are qualified and experienced; all are DBS checked, Safeguarding and First Aid trained.



What are the benefits of Performing Arts Tuition? 


One of the most obvious benefits of Performing Arts is the development of skills in self presentation. Your child will learn how to present him or herself in front of an audience, be it big or small. They will develop the ability to converse with adults in a mature manner. Participattion in the Arts allows them to grow in self-esteem and self-confidence, developing poise and learning to overcome anxieties. Performing Arts are also about social interaction and cooperation.


In many studies, researchers are now linking involvement in the Arts to better child development and higher student achievement.


So, whether it's acting in a play or performing in a dance, encouraging your child in Performing Arts is a great way to create a well rounded education and your child will also no doubt make life long friends with those who share the same passion as they do. 



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We look forward to hearing from you in the very near future.


Stephanie D'Aubney (Steffi) - Principal

Sparkles Academy of Performing Arts (SAPA)

www.sapamanchester.co.uk   steffi@sapamanchester.co.uk

Facebook @sparklesacademy

0161 3070502   07958 179355



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At Sparkles Academy of Performing Arts, we strive to provide fun and educational classes to all our pupils, irrespective of gender, race and ability. We understand that no two children are alike and as such, each module is designed to suit each child's individual personality and needs. Our quality tutoring covers Drama, Dance, Vocal and Private Tuition, along with Holiday Clubs, Parties and Competitions for children and young people aged 3-18 years.