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Noodle Performance Arts

Noodle Performance Arts – performing arts classes both you and your child will love

Noodle Performance Arts offers fun, informal and affordable performing arts and dance tuition in Sheffield. Our classes are held in venues across Sheffield and Rotherham for a range of ages starting from the moment your little one can walk.

Our experienced and friendly teachers will help your child fulfil their potential with energetic and imaginative sessions at parent-friendly prices. As well as teaching singing, dancing and drama, Noodle classes help your child develop valuable life skills, build their confidence and boost their self-esteem. Children also have the opportunity to take part in performances including our annual summer show.

Unlike some other performing arts and dance classes, we don’t ask our children to wear a uniform or take nerve-wracking exams. Instead, the focus is on having fun, making friends and discovering new talents.

To find out more or book a free taster session, call Nikki on 07984 461711 or e-mail

We have classes in Beighton, Handsworth, Ecclesall, Totley, Crosspool, Hillsborough, Walkley, Whiston and High Green.

The classes we offer are:

Performing Arts (age 3-16)

Our performing arts classes teach singing, dance and drama in one affordable hour-long session. Children learn valuable theatre skills but in a less intense and formal environment than traditional stage schools.

Noodle teachers are professional performers with extensive experience on the stage. They understand that no child is the same and our fun and friendly approach ensures we get the best out of all our pupils from the very shyest to the most boisterous.

Everyone taking one of our performing arts classes gets the chance to put their new skills into practice and show their family what they have learnt in an annual show and other performances. We have sessions which cater for preschool children and those at primary school as well as special classes for toddlers.

Noodle Ballet Tots (walking to age 3)

Ballet is a fantastic way of developing your child’s co-ordination, posture and self-confidence. Noodle’s Ballet Tots classes brings all the benefits of ballet to toddlers with a gentle, fun and engaging class which captures their imagination and allows them to express themselves.

The 30-minute parent and child sessions introduce basic ballet moves with fun activities, music and singing. Ballet Tots is suitable from walking age up to three-years-old and is perfect for both girls and boys. Ballet wear is not compulsory, although many of our little ones enjoy the opportunity to dress up. We have competitively priced ballet shoes and clothing available at our classes for those who would like it.

Noodle Tots (walking to age 3)

Noodle Tots is a great introduction to the performing arts for toddlers. The 30-minute classes use singing, music, dance and drama to help little ones develop their social skills, build their confidence and have lots and lots of fun.

Youngsters are welcome at our Noodle Tots classes from the moment they can walk until around the age of three. Creative games and activities capture the interest of even the smallest participants. Sessions are carried out with parents or carers but confident, older children can be left in class when you feel they are ready.

Noodle Ballet (age 3-11)

Our ballet classes are the perfect way to introduce your child to ballet. With classes from the age of three, youngsters get all the benefits of learning ballet but without the pressure of exams. Unlike many dance schools, we do not ask our children to buy a uniform and the lessons can be done in bare feet and comfortable clothing.

Learning ballet is great for your child’s strength, control, posture and confidence. But at Noodle, the main focus is on enjoying dance and our classes are a fantastic place to make friends, have fun and learn new skills. All children taking Noodle Ballet classes are given the opportunity to take to the stage and perform at our annual show.

Street Dance (age 3-7)

Our energetic Funky Street Dance classes are suitable for children aged from three upwards. With street dance becoming more and more popular in the UK, this is the ideal introduction for young children.

The sessions are suitable for all abilities and are great exercise and lots of fun. Street dance helps develop teamwork skills and boosts confidence and self esteem.

At Noodle, we also offer a range of children’s character and dance parties and full details can be found here. 


Lifestyle Centre, High Street, Beighton, Sheffield, S20 1HE

5.96 miles  

Nikki Johnson

At Noodle Performance Arts, we are passionate about performing arts and dance and we want the children who come to our classes and workshops to love them as much as we do. Children learn best when they are enjoying themselves so the focus of all our sessions is to have fun.

Our story began in September 2011 when Noodle’s founder and managing director Nikki Johnson realised lots of young people wanted the opportunity to dance, act and sing without having to take stressful exams or wear a strict uniform.

Nikki decided to start her own classes which offered a more relaxed and affordable alternative to traditional stage and dance schools and valued children of all abilities. Noodle Performance Arts started life as a small performing arts class for preschool children at Beighton Lifestyle Centre.

The informal approach and high quality teaching soon proved to be a success and in 2012 Noodle won the Netmums award for best preschool classes in Sheffield.

Now the business has expanded to cater for a wider age range and classes are taught in venues all over Sheffield and Rotherham.

Naughty but nice Puddings!

Naughty but nice Puddings!

Check out our delicious puddings, my favourite is the limoncello trifle, not suitable for the kids, but there are some other scrummy recipes that the whole family can enjoy! Take a look in our pudding section for recipes to make summer BBQ's and eating alfresco all the more tasty! My girls LOVE the chocolate pizza - making it, but mostly eating it!

Raring2go! KidsZone

Raring2go! KidsZone

Over the weekends and holidays there are always times when your children need some chill out time, or to fill an hour or so, or they say the dreaded 5 letter word - BORED! Well, our KidsZone is here to rescue you and them from these moments. Full of puzzles, colouring in sheets and activities from films and programmes there is lots to keep busy!