Performance Preparation Academy

Performance Preparation Academy (PPA) has quickly become recognised as one of the UK’s leading institutes for exceptional performing arts training, with a strong emphasis made on employability and the needs of the profession delivered in a nurturing and supportive environment.

Located in the heart of Guildford’s vibrant town centre in state-of-the-art facilities, PPA together with validation partner De Montfort University (DMU) provides a selection of courses from Degree, Diploma and foundation in both Musical Theatre and Acting for Stage and Screen.

Offering a challenging, life affirming and inspirational vocational and academic theatre training and education, where all students are valued as an individual and mentored by a dedicated teaching faculty of highly experienced industry professionals.

Celebrating its 12th Anniversary this year, PPA’s alumni have already made their mark within the industry with numerous West End, UK & International Tours, Film & TV appearances to date.


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