Jigsaw Performing Arts School Ilford *

020 3733 2314

Jigsaw Performing Arts School Ilford *

Drama, Dance and Singing Classes for Children in Ilford

Welcome to Jigsaw Performing Arts School in Ilford

Drama and dance classes in IlfordOur Performing Arts Classes take place every weekend during term time and are for children from 3 -18 years.  

  • Jigsaw was established in 1995 with a desire to pass on the joy of performing arts.

Every student can benefit in some way from our performing arts classes. Whether they wish to form a firm foundation for a professional performance career, or to unlock their hidden talents or increase their confidence whilst developing valuable social skills.

However, what all students enjoy is having fun through drama, singing and dance classes, while making lots of new friends.

All our 3-6 year olds at our Ilford School attend a 90-minute session divided into three sections of dance, drama and singing.

Our older students attend a three-hour session comprising an hour of drama, an hour of singing and an hour of dance, each with a specialist coach.

Jigsaw Weekend Drama Schools in Ilford

Jigsaw Arts provides training in all three disciplines in order to create a well-rounded performer. To establish an environment that builds confidence, regardless of individual ability, students are divided into appropriate age bands. All students will be challenged to their full potential. The three age groups rotate between the three disciplines.

The sessions are designed to develop the children’s confidence, focus and social skills from an early age, giving them a head start in life. It also provides a great introduction to performing arts for students wishing to take part in our more advanced course from 7 years upwards. To ensure each child gets personal attention there is a maximum of 16 students per class.

  • Drama

Children are introduced to basic stagecraft – through stories, plays and poetry. This encourages self-expression and stimulates the imagination, while developing focus. 

  • Dance

Our dance activities are designed to improve children’s posture, co-ordination and spatial awareness. Through fun and funky routines, children develop a basic dance vocabulary. 

  • Singing

An introduction to basic vocal exercises and rhythm is provided to children, through their enjoyment of singing along to a selection of musical theatre and pop tunes. 

Children's acting classes in IlfordTwice a year family and friends are invited to watch a presentation or show.

This is an excellent opportunity for students to put their performance skills into practice.

All teachers are specially trained by Jigsaw Arts to work with these age groups.


Students are awarded certificates at the end of every year that they attend. We are rewarding commitment and effort rather than ability as we feel every student has personal objectives within the course. Students who reach 3 years or more are then awarded medals every year.


During our technique term, students concentrate on building and improving their skills, exploring many areas of the performing arts.  During this term, parents will be given a written report on their child’s progress. The school manager is also available for ongoing verbal feedback.

Children’s Agency

Singing classes at Jigsaw IlfordJigsaw Arts Management is our theatrical agency. It represents children and young people from Jigsaw Performing Arts schools.

We give our students the chance to audition for professional work, using the strong link between Jigsaw and the performing arts industry.

 We’re proud to announce that some of our young stars are already doing great things! Here’s what a small selection of them have been up to…Click HERE

If you would like more information on our Singing, Dance and Drama classes in Ilford please contact us by calling 0203 733 2314 or Click here to email us.

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Contact Details

Contact Name:
Megan Rainbird

School Address:
The Ursuline Academy>>>
Morland Rd
United Kingdom

Telephone: 020 3733 2314

School Website: https://www.jigsaw-arts.co.uk/performing-arts-school/ilford/


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From Our Timetable:

Drama, dance and singing classes in Ilford

Saturdays at Various

Jigsaw Weekend schools 



  • Jigsaw Ilford - The Ursuline Academy, Morland Road, Ilford, IG1 4JU

Saturday Afternoons

3 - 4 years 2.30pm - 4.00pm

5 - 6 years 2.30pm - 4.00pm 

7 - 18 years 3.00pm - 6.00pm

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