When established in 1990, Cathy-Lea was unique in its performing arts curriculum. 35 years later, we are still striving to lead the way in performing arts education, offering programs that are educationally informed, responsive to children's diverse learning needs, and preparing graduates for the demands of the performing arts industry, in an environment that is positive, inclusive, encouraging and fun!
To nurture students' passion for the performing arts.
To develop well-rounded performers with skills in a range of performing arts disciplines.
To train students to high technical standards so they can pursue careers in performing arts.
To offer students diverse performance opportunities including charitable and performance events.
To develop personal skills such as self-awareness, perseverance, resilience and confidence.
To instil inter-personal values such as commitment to others, empathy and teamwork.
To develop skills such as creativity, musicality, fitness, agility and co-ordination.
To recognise all students regardless of ability or involvement level.
To discover, develop and display the dazzling ‘star’ in every student.
Expert Tuition from highly qualified teachers and industry professionals.
Extensive Curriculum of performing arts classes in Dance, Music and Drama.
Exciting Performance Opportunities including concerts, competitions, cabarets and community events.
Excellent Outcomes in accredited examinations and at competitions with many students gaining scholarships and awards each year.
Elite, Exam & Recreational Classes so you can choose the intensity of training and involvement that suits you.
Exceptional Educational Environment that values every child, nurtures individual learning styles and supports those with learning differences.