Everything we offer at MHPA is optional and no child or family ever have to take part in any of our productions, exams, medal tests or shows etc...



Badges & Certificates:

In our ballet, tap, jazz & pre-school classes we have now been offering the children the opportunity to take and attempt to pass a badge, each term, for over a year. If successful the badges can be purchased, but they are always optional. We will be introducing the badge and certificate scheme to our street and musical theatre classes in April 2019.



Attendance Awards:

We award a certificate each term to all students, in a dance or performing arts class, who have a 100% attendance record, for the whole term.



Effort & Progress Awards:

Trophies and certificates are awarded to one student, in every performing arts class, who has demonstrated & excelled in both effort and progress, throughout the whole term.



Medal Performance Awards:

Our annual medal performance awards are where the children perform a dance, song or drama piece, in a costume, to an audience and an external examiner to achieve a grade, certificate and medal.



Workshops & Summer School:

We hold regular holiday workshops with both internal and external teachers. Our next external workshop is a Matilda workshop in June 2019, with a West End Performer from the show. We also hold an annual summer school for the children - this years Summer School is in July 2019.



Theatre Shows:

We put on a whole school production in a Theatre every other year. Our last show, 'Movies and Musicals' was on the 01 July 2018 and 138 children took part. Our next show is on 04 & 05 July 2020 and all children in the school, will be offered the opportunity to take part, shoudl they wish to.




We follow the ABD syllabus and all exams are optional. Children can still progress and move on in their grades, without taking an exam. We recognise that not all children will want or need, to take an exam to advance and progress in their classes.



We support and educate our dance and performing arts students with external auditions for many professional and amateur productions.



Musical Hands Performing Arts (MHPA) offer fun, friendly and professional classes in Maidenbower, Crawley.


We also offer opportunities with professional performers - the photo to the left shows our students at the Hawth Theatre in Crawley, with G4, when they performed as the support choir in their show.


We offer Ballet classes, Tap classes, Jazz Classes, Modern Classes, Street Dance classes, Cheerleading classes, Drama classes, Singing lessons, Musical Theatre classes, Baby classes, Toddler classes, Pre-School classes and more! For children from 3 months - 15 years.



Please get in touch for further information or to join a class