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Shine Performing Arts

SHINE PERFORMING ARTS has a number of different venues across the south coast. Classes offer a range of different genres in drama and performance.


SPA agency represents all our children for professional work in the industry and assists with auditions, self-tapes & showreels.



We have many exciting projects here at Shine. 

Current Projects

Spiriter – in production with a cast of adults and children from Shine.

Sylleths Tavern – beginning production for each class in Spring 2024

Superhero High for Ashurst Juniors

Hartington Keep productions for Hedge End & Chandlers Ford to be filmed Spring 2024

Noughts and Crosses coming soon for Ashurst Seniors

Havendale Heights coming soon for West End

Previous projects

West End/Bitterne Class- Hartington- Keep Tv Series, Acting Up- a comedy mockumentary for age group 10-14 and Shadow Theatre for age group 5-9.

Ashurst- Age 5- 8- shadow theatre- into the storybook, for age group 9- 11- Gravekeeper’s curse and for age group 11-13 Vampire.

Hartington keep school of elements don’t get caught


We will also be producing a musical showcase of live performances from across the classes, which will feature songs from the musicals.


Environmental Project – all classes to research and produce a topical TV show.

Showcase Performance

AWARDS NIGHT 21/09/2024 – We aim to show film projects that students have been working on during an evening of extravaganza of merit and achievement. Children can celebrate achievements through the term. 

Filming Hartington Keep at Embley School – 21/03/24

Joe Gash Musical Theatre Workshop based on Grease at Hanger Farm – 29/10/2024


All students will be given the opportunity to take exams for LAMDA in drama.

2023 Class Schedule

West End

Every Wednesday 

4:30pm to 6:30pm

for all age groups 5 to 17

Townhill Farm Community Centre, Wessex Road, Southampton
SO18 3RA


Every Thursday 

4:30pm to 6:00pm for ages 4 to 7

4.30 to 6.30pm for ages 8 to 12

5.30 to 7.30pm for ages 13 to 17

Ashurst & Colbury Church Rooms, Deerleap Lane,
SO40 7EH

Hedge End

Every Tuesday

5pm to 7pm for all age groups 5 – 17

The Dart Community Arts Centre, Wildern Lane
Hedge End,
SO30 4EJ

Chandlers Ford 

Every Monday

5pm to 7pm for all age groups 5-17

Toynbee School
Bodycoats Road,
Chandlers Ford,
SO53 2PL


Every Wednesday

4:00pm to 6:00pm

For age groups 5 to 17

Dibden Purlieu Community Hall
22 Lunedale Road
Dibden Purlieu, 
SO45 4QP


Every Tuesday

4.30pm to 6.30pm

St Marks Church,
Ramley Road,
SO41 8GQ

After School Camp

Every Tuesday

3.10pm to 4.10pm

Bursledon Junior & Infants School,
SO31 8BZ

Adult Group

Over 18’s only

Every Tuesday

6pm to 8pm

Commencing 16.04.24

Freemantle and Shirley Community Centre, Randolph Street, Shirley, Southampton, SO15 3HE