The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (ages 18+)

LIPA is a specialist university-level provider of world class learning for performers and those who make performance possible. By studying a Degree or Foundation Certificate, you become part of a creative community where you can grow, experiment and succeed. Our aim is for you to spend your life doing what you love and are good at, while being paid to do it. Put simply: sustained work.

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The LIPA 4-19 Academy (ages 4 - 19)

LIPA 4-19 performance academies offer children and teens aged 4 to 19, of all abilities, the chance to go on an exciting journey to stretch their imagination, develop their creativity and grow in confidence. There are enjoyable classes in acting, singing and dance that take place either on weekends and/or after school over 12 week terms.

For more information, please visit the LIPA 4-19 Performance Academy website


LIPA Primary School (ages 4 - 11)

At LIPA Primary School we believe all children should receive outstanding teaching from expert and well qualified teaching staff. We ensure that the creative and performing arts are used to enhance children's experiences across the curriculum to develop their learning.

For more information, please visit the LIPA Primary School website


LIPA Sixth Form College (ages 16 - 18)

LIPA Sixth Form College opened in September 2016 and is a creative and performing arts-focused free school for young people aged 16-18. It was created to offer young people world-class performing arts training, preparing them to progress to higher education at industry-leading performing arts institutions or directly into sustained work in their chosen disciplines.

For more information, please visit the LIPA Sixth Form College website