By providing the best teachers to nurture and help students grow.
By giving young people opportunities regardless of background.
By providing a place where children and young people can learn in a supportive, non competitive atmosphere
We offer classes for the smallest dancers from 3 years to develop motor skills, memory, listening skills and social interaction.

CovID-19 Update

The current term of online classes end on Friday 17th July.

We are currently eagerly awaiting government guidelines as to when we can open our studios again and putting procedures in place to ensure the safety of all when we eventually do return.

In the meantime – register your interest for classes starting in September.


New London Performing Arts Centre is a children’s charity providing fun, exciting, quality and affordable dance, drama, singing and music classes to children and young people from the age of 3 to 19 in a nurturing, non-competitive environment. 

We also offer holiday workshops throughout school holidays, dance teacher training and education outreach.

NLPAC was founded by the principal, Emily Byron MBE over 20 years ago. It is a registered charity and all profits go back into providing classes and workshops for our students. NLPAC is an ISTD (Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing) accredited dance centre offering the DDE Teachers Training qualification.

NLPAC assists local schools by providing education outreach programmes to primary and secondary schools to augment their performing arts curriculum.


NLPAC is a Recognised School with the Council for Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre and has been awarded the Council’s certificate of good professional practice. Schools awarded CDMT’s Recognised School Award demonstrate to students, parents and guardians that they adhere to the standards demanded by the industry; standards designed to protect and safeguard young people whether dancing for leisure or with an eye to a career in the profession. 

At NLPAC we offer a full range of dance, drama, singing and musical theatre classes for all ages and abilities as well as one-to-one sessions in music and singing. Our classes cater for those who want a fun, social, healthy hobby to those who wish to pursue a career in the industry with the option to take recognised examinations in Ballet, Tap, Modern, Acting, Musical Theatre, singing and musical instruments. NLPAC is a accredited dance centre with the ISTD and an exam centre for ABRSM and Trinity examinations. 


We offer many different dance styles from Ballet to Acro Dance. Students can dance for fun or work towards graded examinations . We also offer the best pre-vocational training for those who wish to continue their dance studies in further education. 


Drama and Singing classes are offered as fun weekly classes or examination classes working towards recognised qualifications and are hugely popular at NLPAC. Our excellent pre-vocational training enables students to process on to study at full time conservatoires and colleges as well as performing in theatres and west end productions. 


We have 14 different stage schools running at NLPAC for students who love dance, drama and singing as a package. With Performing Arts Club, Stage School, Saturday Performance School and Boys Performance School, there is something for everyone! 


One-to-one lessons in musical instruments, singing and music theory are offered 6 days a week, from Drumming to Flute!. Students can study for ABRSM or Trinity exams or play and sing for fun.


As an ISTD Accredited Dance Centre, NLPAC offers the DDE (Diploma in Dance Education) level 4 qualification in Ballet, Tap and Modern to those who wish to study to become an ISTD qualified teacher.