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Evening &
Weekend Classes

70+ classes each week
For children, for young people, for adults

Sixth Form

Full Time Vocational training (16 - 19)
Equivalent to 3 A-Levels
Dance, Acting & Musical Theatre
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Arts1 was founded in 2006 by Principal Rebecca Carrington and Creative Director James Grimsey. Our award winning school is proud to be founded in Milton Keynes and our wonderful team of specialist teachers and coaches nurture the talents of over 500 young people and adults each week.


We have an incredible range of part-time classes for children, young people and adults that take place on weekdays after school and at the weekend.

Evening & Weekends

Take a look at our range of Performing Arts classes in Milton Keynes for young people and adults. Lessons for children and young performers aged 3 – 21.


Individual Coaching

Arts1 School of Performance: Craig Sanderson

Student Story

Craig Sanderson

Craig has recently finished in the UK No.1 Tour of Carnaby Street where he originated the part of Keith and covered the parts of Wild Thing, and Lead Guitar. Craig Graduated the Royal Scottish Conservatoire of Music and Drama with a Degree in Acting, he has worked consistently, building a successful performance career thanks to his wide-ranging performance skills which include Fire eating, stilt walking and juggling!

My time with Arts1 gave me solid foundations in order to continue training in a professional sector. I believe it's the only establishment to teach true Musical Theatre training in the area.

The variety of opportunity, the personal approach and the method in which it is delivered makes the school unique, and of very high quality. I cannot thank the team enough for their continued support since I have left, and for the remarkable teaching and opportunities that I have received.


Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Carnaby Street The Musical