Academy Principal


Plus we do not charge a franchise fee!

The Pauline Quirke Academy (PQA) are looking for performing arts professionals with the creative flair and drive to open new academies in Dorset. PQA offers fresh, exciting performing arts tuition through our innovative combination of modules; Comedy and Drama, Musical Theatre and Film and Television.

PQA is a weekend performing arts academy providing tuition for young people from 4 - 18 years. The PQA model has been put together by people who work professionally in the performing arts industry and the education sector. This means our classes deliver high educational value combined with realistic industry practice, ensuring our students get the best possible experience.

Our Principals choose PQA due to our unique performing arts experience, which makes it easier for them to attract new students, and through the incredible range of opportunities offered, retain them. We are the only national performing arts Academy with a well-known figurehead who takes a fully active role in the business. Our Principals receive full Head Office training and support - we have experts in every field waiting to help, from advice on teacher recruitment, planning your projects and performances, to running your business and marketing your Academy. The vast majority of admin is taken care of centrally including the collection of tuition fees, allowing you to focus on delivering a top-notch experience with your own team of teachers. Not to mention facilitating amazing performances opportunities for your students, such as red-carpet cinema screenings to their West End debut’s.

Hugely rewarding with a great income and unparalleled business and creative support.


How to apply

To find out more please visit and we will send through an information pack or call us for a chat on 0800 531 6282 and speak to Kelly Jones