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Shine Performing Arts

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

Shine Studios

Our Shine Studios have introduced a film and television class focusing on this area of the industry.


SPA agency represent all our children for professional work in the industry.



We have many exciting projects here at Shine. Our ongoing film topic “Hartington Keep School of Magic” sees that all our classes have the opportunity to participate in. Each class will represent a house and have their own storyline. Students will be expected to develop a character and plot. Students can work independently creating their own script.

Current Projects

Superhero High for Ashurst Juniors

Hartington Keep for Hythe- The Diary of Nimbelwort’s Ghost

Hartington Keep for West End- Jewel of Duplication

New Project coming soon for Hedge 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 and the Greatest Showman, which does seem to be a firm favourite with our Students.

Current Projects

Beauty and the beast musical, Annie and Mamma Mia.


Our Ongoing television show “Why Don’t You Shine” is produced by the students and offers presenting, interviewing and public speaking as well as gaining self confidence.

Song current projects

The Greatest Showman, A million Dreams and This Is Me.

Showcase Performance

Each class will visit a local musical. Students will be given the option to choose what they would like to perform in the summer term for the parents, guardians and peers.

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. 


All students will be given the opportunity to take exams for LAMDA and New Era in both drama and musical theatre. Students will have an exciting opportunity to compete in the Southampton Drama Festival in March.

2023 Class Schedule

West End

Every Wednesday 

4:30pm to 6:30pm

for age group 4 to 17

New term starts 13.09.23

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


Every Thursday

4.30pm-5.30pm for age group 4 – 6 infants 

 4.30pm-6.30pm for age group 7-12 Juniors

 6.30pm-8.30pm for
 age group 13-17

New term starts 14.09.23

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

Hedge End

Every Tuesday

5pm to 7pm for age group 5 – 17

New term starts 12.09.23

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

Chandlers Ford 

Every Monday

5pm to 7pm for age group 5-11

New term starts 11.09.23

Toynbee School
Bodycoats Road,
Chandlers Ford,
SO53 2PL


Every Wednesday

4:00pm to 6:00pm

For age group 5 to 17

New term starts 03.10.23

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


Every Tuesday

4.30pm to 6.30pm

Commencing 03.10.23

St Marks Church,
Ramley Road,
SO41 8GQ

After School Camp

Every Friday

3.05pm to 4.15pm

Foxhills Junior School
Foxhills Lane,
SO40 7ED

After School Camp

Every Tuesday

3.10pm to 4.10pm

Bursledon Junior & Infants School,
SO31 8BZ

Adult Group

Over 18’s only

Every Friday

6pm to 8pm

Commencing Friday 08.09.23

St Mark’s Hall,
Archers Road,
SO15 2LU