Turning Point Theatre Arts is much more than a performing arts school based in Lancaster, it is a team and a family! As well as offering numerous opportunities, trying new genres, making new friends and gaining the confidence to achieve individual goals, our emphasis is on the pure enjoyment of expression, creativity and participation, for children and adults of all ages to experience.

Established since 1984, the school has built upon it’s excellent reputation and guarantees to deliver professional tuition in every field. 

We offer a free taster session for new starters. TPTA - Free taster session



Performing Arts Accreditation

Here at Turning Point Theatre Arts we teach to the very highest of standards and have accreditation with the following professional bodies:


istd-registeredmember-logo-richblue – Kristi's Dance Academy The ISTD is one of the world’s leading dance examination boards with the widest range of dance genres available.



The British Ballet Organization (BBO) is a dance Awarding Organisation of the CDET, offering teacher training and examinations in classical ballet, tap, modern and jazz. Its qualifications are offered nationally and internationally and recognised by the regulatory authorities for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, OfQual


         The International Dance Teachers’ Association is a leading dance qualifications                       awarding body and membership association for professional dance teachers.

         IDTA teachers are  trained across a wide variety of dance forms, focusing on                            performance, skill development, and professional practice for all ages & abilities.




Image result for acrobatic arts logo Dancers who train through Acrobatic Arts have balanced development, are stronger, more flexible and fearless.  Studios that implement this program will see dancers with more skills, who have fewer accidents, and are less likely to develop chronic injuries.