Move It 2014

CAPA enjoyed a fantastic time at Move It 2014 at London Olympia.  Alongside a very busy exhibition stand, CAPA performed in the Showcase Theatre and taught a range of  sell-out classes including Ballet, Contemporary and Jazz.  CAPA’s resident company Momentum Dance also attended Move It leading a number of classes plus two main stage performances.

CAPA presents a sell-out production of Cinderella

CAPA and CAPA Juniors completed a sell-out run of Cinderella.  CAPA updated the classic Christmas Pantomime with a modern, contemporary twist jam packed with songs, dances and some very loveable and colourful characters.  Alongside the sell-out evening performances were  sell-out matinee performances attracting Primary School groups from across Yorkshire.  Cinderella was a truly collaborative CAPA production with the stunning design …

CAPA College Free School

Cathedral Academy propose to apply to the Department for Education to open a 16-19 Free School for CAPA College. If we are successful in our bid, CAPA College Free School will be a flagship Arts College for Post-16 students, with its own purpose-built specialist accommodation serving up to 350 students and offering a range of high quality training and education …

CAPA receives OFSTED praise

In July 2013, CAPA were visited by Ofsted.  Here are extracts of what the Ofsted team said about CAPA College…. …performing arts provision is highly motivational. Teaching is inspirational and as a result students make exceptional progress and attain highly. Overall, the sixth form is outstanding. “The leadership is outstanding. The curriculum provides memorable and motivational opportunities in which students …

Stepping closer to their dreams

It’s a huge goodbye and good luck to CAPA’s second year students who have successfully gained places at some of the UK’s leading conservatoires, colleges and universities. Arts Educational School, Northern School of Contemporary Dance, LAMDA, LIPA, Bird, Guildford, East 15, Urdang Academy, Central School of Speech and Drama, Backstage Academy, London College of Music are just a selection of …

CAPA high flyers – best results ever!

CAPA are again celebrating fantastic ‘above national average’ exam results with 100% pass rate and 94% A*-C and 74%A*-B. A huge well done to students and staff on such an achievement!

Les Miserables, It’s a sell out!

CAPA celebrated an amazing sell-out run of it’s full scale production of the hit musical ‘Les Miserables’. The CAPA creative team created a fresh, new adaptation of the classic musical, with outstanding performances from the whole cast resulting in standing ovations each and every night. Audience feedback was fabulous… “I’ve seen 30 versions of Les Miserables including West End and …

The Voice UK success for CAPA’s Fran Wood

CAPA Frances Wood on The Voice UK Year 2 CAPA student Frances Wood is through to the live finals on The Voice working with Will.i.am!  From over 25,000 auditionees to the final 20, all staff and students at CAPA are so proud of Fran and this amazing achievement. BBC Radio Leeds interview with Frances Wood and Claire Nicholson (Director of …

Welcome Back to The Eighties

Year 2 CAPA students performed a sell-out production of Welcome Back to the 80’s, an exciting, entertaining evening of stunning singing and dazzling dance. From Madonna to Kylie, Spandau Ballet to Wham, Welcome Back to the 80’s was a high-energy trip down memory lane featuring the best music from 1980’s.