True Colours Performing Arts is an Independent Dance and Musical Theatre School Based in Milton Keynes.

Offering class in Ballet, Tap,  Adult Dance, Musical Theatre, Private Singing Lessons, PBT (Progressing Ballet Technique), Contemporary Modern Jazz

COVID-19

Following the arrival and spread of the Coronavirus we are constantly checking Government guidelines during these difficult times. We have put together a layout of the hall and how it will look and also a video showing how we will operate our classes. All the information can be found on our Policies & Procedures page.

About Us

True Colours Performing Arts is an exciting new dance and drama school ​based in Hanslope Village Hall on the South Northamptonshire / Milton Keynes border.  We offer classes from ages 3+ in Ballet • Tap • Contemporary Modern Jazz • Musical Theatre and from age 6+ in PBT (Progressing Ballet Technique). We also offer Dance/Fitness Classes for Adults and Private Singing Lessons.

The school was set up by Peter and Katie Corrigan after they both qualified in their respective fields. Katie is a Qualified Level 4 (Diploma) Ballet Teacher with the IDTA and Peter is a Qualified Musical Theatre (Diploma) Teacher with the IDTA. They are Fully DBS and CRB checked and have trained in Paediatric First Aid. 

To read more about the teachers click the button below.

Meet the Team

Meet our talented and experienced teachers

Katie Corrigan

Katie is a Qualified Level 4 teacher with the IDTA     (6 Distinctions), holds a Certification in Progressing Ballet technique (PBT) , IDTA Anatomy & Physiology Diploma, Paediatric first Aid, fully CRB checked, qualified with a Theatrical makeup and wigs Diploma, NVQ level 3 in Childcare and has 13 years experience working backstage at Milton Keynes Theatre.

Katie began dancing at the age of 4 locally with Kathleen Woollard (RAD Presidents award) and Myra Tiffin (ISTD Chairman/Senior examiner). Achieving Major grades in Ballet, Tap and Modern dance, Katie was also a demonstrator for the RAD and ISTD.

Alongside this she was an Associate of the Birmingham Royal Ballet and was chosen by Sir Peter Wright to perform in his new production of the “Nutcracker” at the Birmingham Hippodrome. Katie then continued her training at Tring Park and also successfully auditioned to perform with the Lewis London Ballet (Janet Lewis – English Youth Ballet) in their production of “The Nutcracker”.

Katie has been involved on and off stage with local performance companies; Roundabout Theatre and MKAOS. She directed “The Wedding Singer” at Stantonbury Theatre, and will be directing for Roundabout Theatre in 2020. You may also see her playing her cornet with Milton Keynes Brass Band at various concerts and competitions around the UK.

Peter Corrigan

Peter is a professional Actor and Musical Theatre Performer and teacher.
 
He holds an IDTA Musical Theatre Teaching Diploma (Distinction), an IDTA Anatomy & Physiology Diploma and works professionally on stage, TV, Film and backstage at Milton Keynes Theatre. He is qualified in Paediatric first Aid, and holds a full Chaperones Licence.
 
Peter has recently appeared in a Facebook Privacy Ad for all online platforms and billboards around the country, a Promo for “Drag SOS” on Channel 4, A new Musical “Quantum” at the Edinburgh Fringe, and in the feature film “Goodbye Mary”.
 
His other credits include:-
 
Priest / Understudy Jesus – Jesus Christ Superstar UK & Ireland Tour, Really Useful Group
 
Sammy – Blood Brothers UK & Ireland Tour, and West End, Bill Kenwright Ltd
 
Father / Soldier / Announcer – Men Who March Away, Damatico Productions, Mike Batt

Jocelyn Lygo-Baker

Jos is a Associate of the ISTD, qualified in Ballet, Tap, Modern and National.
 
She is also fully qualified in safeguarding, is a fitness instructor and is a trainer for basic life support, choking and anaphylaxis.
 
Having danced herself from the age of 7, Jos is an experienced dance teacher with over 25 years experience teaching children of all ages and capabilites from beginners to advanced adults.
 
Jos studied dance and teaching under ISTD examiner Maureen Headford at Bournemouth. Having studied Ballet, Tap, Modern, National,
Spanish and Ballroom, she is a fully qualified teacher.
 
Since qualifying, Jos has been teaching in some of the most prestigious schools for UK examiners.
 
With an excellent eye for detail, Miss Jos has 100% pass rate with all her pupils in dance exams across all disciplines, achieving the highest grades.

Class Timetable

All our classes take place in Hanslope Village Hall, Hanslope on the South Northamptonshire / Milton Keynes Border.
Please take a look at our classes below (scroll down for more classes!) and if you find the one that’s right for you or/and your child simply click on the Info & Booking button for more information about that class. Here you will be able to ‘Book this Class’ by clicking on that button.

PLEASE NOTE: True Colours Performing Arts website is integrated with ‘ClassForKids’ which is a booking & management system which makes it very easy to book your class. ‘ClassForKids’  is GDPR compliant and the booking system is completely safe and secure. To find out more information please go to  https://clubs.classforkids.co.uk/

Because ‘ClassForKids’ website is tailored for kids it can be a bit confusing when booking a class for Adult Dance. If you want to book a class for yourself just follow the process through but instead of booking for a child book the class in your name!

If you have any problems please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Contact Us!

For more information please send us your enquiry below and we will be in touch very soon.

How To Find Us

All our classes take place at:
Hanslope Village Hall
Newport Rd
Hanslope
Milton Keynes MK19 7NZ

www.hanslopevillagehall.co.uk