Italia Conti Associates

Open Your Own Associate School

Do you have a passion for the performing arts and an interest in inspiring the next generation of performers?

Would you like to run your own performing arts school?

We are expanding the part-time Associate School side of the business and are looking for passionate, talented, enthusiastic people interested in starting their own business.


What started as a small dream has become a family of world class theatre schools. Our brand and legendary support create an uplifting experience for your customers and a lasting relationship with you. If you match any of the descriptions below, we could be looking for you.

– People who have a passion for performing arts and those who are interested in inspiring the next generation of performers and children’s education.

– Commercial awareness.

– Local knowledge and networks for the area you wish to open a school.

– Commitment to Italia Conti, its values, training programme and history.

Full training and support is given in all areas of administration, finance, safeguarding, marketing, creative content and business management so that you can focus on delivering excellent classes in your School.


Our part-time Associate Schools take place predominately at weekends and in the evenings across the week offering classes for 3-18 year olds.

We offer a variety of dance classes including Acro, Aerial, Ballet, Contemporary Dance, Hip-Hop/Street, Jazz/Modern, Tap, and Modern, and drama and performance courses including Acting, Musical Theatre, and Singing.

We give full training and our team at Head Office will support you in all areas of administration, finance, safeguarding, marketing, creative content and business management to ensure you are providing outstanding performing arts training to the high standards we expect across the Country. Then you can focus on delivering excellent classes in your School.

We will pass on the knowledge we have developed from years of experience of operating performing arts schools all over the UK.​

We understand that it is not always easy to find the funds to start your own business which is why we have in place an exciting new plan in order to keep your initial outlay very low.

This is a great opportunity to be part of an established performing arts brand but with the ability to bring your own creativity to the business.

Please get in contact to find out more about running your own Italia Conti Associate School. In the first instance, please contact us giving us your name and the name of the town that you would like to operate your School in.

One of our friendly team will contact you soon.

About Italia Conti: specialist performing arts school

We are proud to be a prestigious institution, offering world-class training. Italia Conti and our Associate Schools are supportive places where students can develop a wide range of skills. Everyone at our Schools, from actors to dancers to teachers, benefit from our renowned education.

We encourage individuality above all else, and the training process at Italia Conti is designed to nurture confidence and self-esteem.

We support individuals to realise their technical and artistic potential as creative and entrepreneurial artists, enabling them to respond to the needs of an ever-changing and demanding profession.

By opening your own Associate School, you will become an exciting part of the Italia Conti world. We can’t wait to have you join us.