Summer School of Rock 2019


Another amazing year of the school of rock learning drums guitar ukulele keyboards singing all ending in a fantastic performance/

Zombie Nights Halloween Panto


Come along to the Arts Academy Halloween Panto running this October dates are Thursday 25th 7 30 pm Friday 26th 7 30 pm Saturday Matinee 2pm and Saturday Night 7pm. Family friendly event for this mid term break for the kids. Tickets can be purchased on the Alley Theatre website from the link below.


Time The Musical in The Alley Theatre Fri 26th Sat 27th May

The Arts Academy proudly presents an original musical by David Oliver & Cat Mc Ginty- ‘TIME’. This musical is brought to you by the production team that created ‘Gutz’ and ‘Balo Bale’. This is a unique and colourful musical that sees Tom a hard-working father transported trough time and space to a world where kids have fun all day. Join us o a trio back to the 1990’s with an inspired original soundtrack and musical which will delight the whole family. Performance fri 25th May Matinee 1 pm FRI Night 7 pm Saturday 27th 1 pm Matinee and Saturday Night 7 pm with a Full live band performing all the songs.
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Sleepy Hollow Halloween Panto in the Alley Theatre @ 7 30 Thursday 26th fri 27th Sat 28th October 2pm and 7 30 pm


Join us for a superb Halloween inspired show that is unique to Strabane for a night of song, dance & comedy! Creativity, originality & freedom of expression sets this show apart & as usual who knows what will happen on any given night?
**Raffle on the night & spot prizes for best dressed Halloween costume!
THE FARMERS HOME 10.30 – LATE…Live music by ‘Off The Rails’

Get your tickets online or call the alley box office

Summer rocks music workshop at The Alley Theatre

What an amazing week we had from monday the 19th until our final showcase on Friday 21st of July in The Alley Theatre Strabane. The Kids learned about lots of different elements of music from playing samba drums to guitars, keyboard, bass and singing lessons. Also we had a technical session where the kids learned about using the lighting and sound desk which they all loved. It was amazing to see the final performance of Chasing cars by Snow patrol, Sweet Home Alabama and Im your by Jason Mraz. Thanks to everyone in the Alley Theatre Strabane for helping make this possible. Roll on next summer. Watch the video here to get an idea of some of what we do at the Arts Academy. The North west leading Arts Academy get in touch if you want your child involved in drum lessons, guitar lesson, piano, singing , drama and musical theatre all access NI checked fully qualified tutors.
Watch the Chasing cars video










Summer Rocks Music Workshop in The Alley Theatre Monday 16th Friday 21st July

Come along this summer to a
fun week of music workshops with The Arts Academy, children will explore guitar, drums and keyboard skills along with group singing
and stagecraft. Children will also engage with music technology
and recording with song writing workshops. The week will end with a group musical performance. This week will help the children to build confidence, learn new skills and make new friends.

Course runs from the 17th July -21st July Cost is £50 for the 5 sessions per child, £45 two siblings $40 three siblings.arst academy drums

New Show Balo Balo

The Arts Academy proudly presents an original musical by David Oliver & Cat McGinty – ‘BALO BALO’. This musical is brought to you by the production team that created ‘Gutz’, ‘Mulan’ & ‘Spook House’. This is a unique and colourful musical that sees the animals of the jungle meet for the first time to decide who will be Balo Balo of the Jungle. This exciting show features all the talent of the Arts Academy and is bursting with meanings and messages that will lift the heart & soul. Drummers, Guitarists & singers feature on stage as well as an eight piece live band. This original, creative work showcases the superb and dynamic talent that is thriving in Strabane. A unique & entertaining musical not to be missed!!
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TWO nights performance in the Best of the Alley

The Arts Academy has been selected to take part in the best of the Alley which celebrates some the best performance groups that have taken to the Alley theatre stage in Strabane in the last 10 years.
tickets can be got here

African Drumming Workshops

We are running African drumming workshops in conjunction with Artscare NI The Pushkin Trust facilitated by Play Percussion and The Arts Academy.


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