About School Of The Arts
School Of The Arts (SOTA) was established in 2005 to deliver high quality, all round performance training for children and young people. Performing arts is a valuable way for young people to explore their creativity, build confidence and develop skills - for some it is also their future career choice.
SOTA is committed to providing outstanding training taught by talented and qualified teachers and professionals with experience of working professionally in the entertainment industry. Whether performing is a hobby or an intended career; at SOTA your children can receive all round training in the performance arts – which they will need if they are to go on to pursue a successful career.
Learning from the best
Every teacher at SOTA has had professional training and performance experience in the subject they teach. Our staff; qualified experts in technique are also professional performers with real industry experience. We ensure our pupils receive the best possible instruction and that each staff member is CRB checked. Meet the team here.
Impressive Guest Teachers
We regularly invite guest teachers who are also professional performers to give pupils a diverse and world class learning experience. Previous Guest Teachers have included:
- Jai Ramage from Cats and We Will Rock You
- Michael Quinn from Beauty and the Beast and Jailhouse Rock
- Steven Houghton - Laurence Olivier Award winner
- Craig Turner from Mary Poppins
Christian Burgess, Head of Acting, Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Alison Guill from Phantom of The Opera
Excellent Customer Service
Beyond experiencing outstanding tuition our customers also benefit from:
- access to our 'members only' online Backstage Area where parents and pupils can download learning resources, script excerpts, lyric sheets and rehearsal notes.
- environmentally friendly and money saving 'SOTA Seconds' uniform recycling service.
- close working relationship between SOTA and the Agency at Pinewood.
- staff who are offered Continued Professional Development (CPD) training opportunities.
- 'LAMDA Play Library' our money saving play lending service.
- 'SOTA Sharers' our unique lift share scheme.
- quick online fee payment service via this website.
- hassle free online uniform ordering service via this website.
- convenient uniform delivery service direct to your childs SOTA venue.
If you would like to find out how to Enrol at SOTA follow our link. If you have questions about SOTA you can Contact Us
SOTA – All round training for the complete performer – in Reading, Windsor & Bracknell.