Why and how to join us?

The Betty Wivell Academy was established in 1964. To date over 1000 boys and girls have studied with us in dance, singing and drama. We pride ourselves on providing a high standard of training, while developing a sense of commitment and building self-confidence. Read More

Classes & Venues

We hold classes in Norbury, Thornton Heath and Upper Norwood.

We offer classes in Ballet, Tap & Modern, Drama and Singing.

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Dates for your diary

  • 11th April BWA Opens
  • 15th May Star Tap Awards
  • 30th May- 5th June BWA half term
  • 30th May – 5th June Croydon Dance Festival
  • 6th June BWA Open
  • 16th July BWA Close
  • 21st July Cabaret Dress rehearsal
  • 22nd & 23rd July Cabaret
  • 25th – 29th July Summer School