Arts for All

Crescendo Performing Arts gives young people the opportunity to learn, develop and show their artistic skills in a number of ways - termly awards shows, public performances, community work, festivals, original musicals and much more.
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Matilda (in uniform)
Mia - I'm losing again
Senior Song
Upper Junior Drama
Broken in two
Senior Dance -

Lower Junior Drama
Maeve - Your eyes say it all
Ella Solo
Junior Dance -
Senior drama
Waterloo - 

Welcome to Crescendo Performing Arts
Guided by our experienced, DBS-cleared teachers; students learn to focus their energy and enthusiasm into creative, progressive learning. Crescendo students are encouraged to express themselves, work creatively with others and to put in place key skills and techniques that will enable them to produce focused, public performance. We also ensure that they'll have FUN... and lots of it! We believe passionately in creating a fun, safe environment where our students can express and enjoy themselves whilst developing into performing artists through, song, dance and drama. We aim to be a positive and encouraging presence in the local community and we love people who love the arts! Be part of the family - whether you fancy being involved in drama, singing, dancing, musical theatre, filming, songwriting, directing, script-authoring...
...Crescendo Performing Arts is for you!

Classes and Fees
Saturday's at Whitehouse Primary School, Milton Keynes
Minis (age 3 - 5 Years)
£30 each half term
9.30 - 10.30am Saturday
Midis (age 6 - 8 Years)
£30 each half term 9.30 - 10.30am Saturday
Juniors (age 9 - 12 Years)
£60 each half term 10.30am - 1.30pm Saturday
Seniors (age 13+ Years)
£60 each half term 10.30am - 1.30pm Saturday
To pay subs please email for bank details by clicking here


Sian Gates
Trained in Ballet, Modern, Tap, Character, Ballroom, Latin and Jazz as well as being Rock & Roll champion, Sian's experience is extensive! Her exams were taken at the Royal Academy of Ballet in London, and later she also trained with Frantic Flo in Street Dance.Sian is also an outstanding vocalist. You'll see Sian working with all age ranges.

Frank Scarito
Frank has enjoyed enormous success as composer, vocal mentor, film-maker. His acclaimed original musical 'Reach Out' was our first major production and his song-writing workshops have produced exciting new pieces composed by our students. We are currently preparing to perform another two of his original musicals - the 1980s based 'Student', and 'Cafe L'arte' which is being taken to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Carys Elliott
Dance Teacher
Training at Italia Conti, Carys has worked in a number of musicals including Matilda on west end, and toured around England with The Zoo Co theatre company. Aside from Musical Theatre she is also  currently filming for a new Netflix show and has a true passion for performing!

Say Hello

We'd love to hear from you so do get in touch.

Give one of our staff members a call

or send us an email at




Auditioning for Student the musical
On Saturday 20th May we will be auditioning for our upcoming original Musical 'Student the Musical'. Click the logo above or here for the script and songs required for the audition, or click here to go straight to the songs  (lyrics to the songs are in the script)

Café L'Arté
Click here to find out all about Café L'Arté and read the wonderful reviews we got for the 2017 performances. Click the logo above for the workshop site


Just before our performance at Milton Keynes Theatre
In Edinburgh for our Musical Café LArté
Time out in Edinburgh 2023 between performances
audience review in Edinburgh
another audience review from Edinburgh
Review by Jasmine Storm theatre reviewer


Crescendo Performing Arts - Milton Keynes Café the Musical