Monday, 22 April 2019 - About lipanewsknutsford | Contact Us | Rss

Alison and Becci Welcome you

to LIPA 4:19 Knutsford a franchise of the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts 4:19 academy Co-founded by Sir Paul McCartney in 1996.


Launched in September 2011 LIPA 4:19 Knutsford was the first affiliated Performing Arts Academy to open it's doors to the talented Children of Knutsford and Cheshire.


Our unique classes stretch imaginations, build self-confidence and bring the magic

Early Start 4:6


For students aged 4-6 classes last 90 minutes. The early start classes are all about enhancing natural creativity and developing self-confidence. The lessons are taught with warmth and passion for Acting, Dancing and Singing and there is plenty of fun along the way.

Acting Games, exercises and themed workshops will stretch the imagination, build self-confidence and help with self-expression. This will help language development and improve communication skills.

Dancing Dance is introduced using choreographed movement and physical exercise. Students develop balance and co-ordination as well as the ability to follow instruction and remember steps.

Singing Children will learn songs from different musical styles and enjoy general musicianship exercises. They will learn to recognise and understand rhythms.



Academy 7:15

For students aged 7-15 weekly lessons are 3 hours. 1 hour dedicated to each discipline. Once students reach the age of 7 classes are split as follows: 7-9 years, 10-12 years and 13-15 years. All classes help develop the skills and confidence that underpin any progress in the performing arts. They are designed to ensure that the students journey to proficiency is fun, invigorating and rewarding. Acting Focus is placed on building knowledge and understanding of the acting process. Techniques include characterisation work and vocal projection. Students are encouraged to devise their own material as well as improvising with scripted material.

Dancing The skills range includes choreography, stage presentation, physical and spatial awareness. Styles of dance include street Jazz, musical theatre, lyrical and contemporary. These classes will help develop the body to use movement expressively.

Singing We cover vocal technique training designed to secure the health and longevity of the voice, as well as developing understanding of how the body produces the sounds. We cover a wide range of music styles such as pop, musical theatre and jazz.



Contact us to arrange a free trial for your Child.



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About Becci Francis

I am the co-principal of LIPA 4:19 Knutsford, also the Dance teacher for the 7-19 academy... read more