City Academy is the London based performing and creative arts academy specialising in singing, acting, dancing, musical theatre, comedy, filmmakingscreen, writing, life skills classes and fitness dance classes for people from all walks of life. We have been featured on the BBC and Channel 4 and in Vogue, The Times, The Telegraph, Evening Standard and Time Out, to name just a few.

Whether you are looking to learn a new performance or production skill, to build confidence or simply have fun and feel fully alive, City Academy will have the course for you - and you won't have to skip work to attend as City Academy's courses are designed to fit around your life.

Offering after-work evening classes, weekend and weekday courses, our team of expert teachers run inspiring, hands on classes in everything from Ballet to BollywoodScreen Acting to Salsa and Choir to Comedy.

Our courses run in some of London's most prestigious venues, including Sadler's Wells Theatre, the Dominion Theatre and Soho Theatre.

From beginner through to advanced levels, City Academy's exciting mix of expert tuition, practical experience and live performance has something for everyone whether a nervous first timer or seasoned performer.

So if you fancy trying your hand at acting or improving your tap dance skills, singing like a pro or having a crack at storytelling, with over 800 classes and courses to choose from, City Academy has the perfect option for you.

If you have any questions our team is here to help. You can call us on 0207 042 8833 or email info@city-academy.com 

We look forward to hearing from you! 


Please note - City Academy is an adult academy for anyone 18 years and above.
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Our Team

This is our London based management team - click on the profiles below to find out more.

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Studio Locations

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Office Location

Our office can be found at: City Academy Office, 51-53 Mount Pleasant, London, WC1X 0AE.  

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Our Story

In the spring of 2006, City Academy founders Michael Ward and Anna Fiorentini started talking about offering after-work performing arts classes for...

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Read testimonials from past City Academy students and see what they have said about their experience. Suzanne Snowden (Tap Classes) "I just want to...

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Video Gallery

Welcome to the City Academy video gallery. We have a selection of demo videos featuring our course tutors, along with videos from shows and classes....

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Our Pricing Policy

We follow a simple pricing policy at City Academy designed to help us regulate class sizes to ensure the best experience for all of our...

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Want to read up on that dance class you're taking? Perhaps you want to know about the terms used in singing before you begin your lesson? No matter...

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Acting Classes

Acting Classes

We offer acting and drama classes of all levels, from beginners to advanced.

Dance Classes

Dance Classes

Put your dancing shoes on with an extensive range of dance styles and classes.

Singing Lessons

Singing Lessons

Develop your voice with professional singing lessons across London.

Musical Theatre Classes

Musical Theatre Classes

Our musical theatre classes are designed for all levels; from beginners to advanced.

Filmmaking Classes

Filmmaking Classes

We offer a range of classes to guide you through the entire process of Filmmaking.

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Our Locations

Our Locations

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