Basics Junior Theatre School, Burnley, East Lancashire

Basics Junior Theatre School in Burnley, East Lancashire is a unique, award-winning and dedicated junior musical theatre and performing arts school established over 29 years ago. We pride ourselves on providing a professional yet family-like environment where our young performers are educated and inspired to deliver performances to the standard the professionals would be proud of.

We provide theatre arts and vocal training in Burnley, East Lancashire for youngsters aged 4-19 – developing confidence, skill, professionalism and passion for the performing arts. We are ideally located to serve those living in surrounding towns such as Nelson, Colne, Accrington, Blackburn and the Ribble Valley.

We invite you to learn more about the musical theatre sessions and vocal groups on offer here at Basics and hope very much to meet you soon.

Committed to Excellence in Musical Theatre

Our musical theatre and vocal sessions include –

Basics Little Stars
School years: Reception, Year 1 & Year 2

Basics Rising Stars
School years: 3 – 7

Basics Shining Stars (audition only)
School years: 4 – 8

Basics Shooting Stars (audition only)
School years: 3 – 7

Basics Seniors (audition only)
School years: 8 – 13

Vocalize Juniors
School years: 3 – 7

Vocalize Seniors
School years: 8 – 13


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  • Half Term
  • Remember it's half term holiday and there's no classes on the following dates - Saturday 28th Octo [...]
  • Autumn Term
  • We're very much looking forward to welcoming you all back at the start of the autumn term! Normal ti [...]
  • May Half Term
  • There are no classes Saturday 27th May, Monday 29th May, Wednesday 31st May, Thursday 1st June. Enjo [...]
  • Check out our BRAND NEW LAMDA classes open to all Basics students. Reserve you place NOW! [...]
  • Summer Holiday School
  • Announcing our Summer School 2017 - Beauty & The Beast! Places are limited and will fill up fast [...]