Who we are

Byron Bure Academy of Theatre Arts is a boutique school in the heart of Cape Town, offering individualised education to people of all ages and skill. With classes aimed at developing the necessary expertise to conquer the performing arts industry in the drama, musical theatre and dance genres, our qualified and professional teachers give everyone an opportunity to become the best performer they can be.


We offer both scholar and adult classes, catering to all ages with the full belief that it's never too late to start.

Adult Classes

Group drama, musical theatre and dance adult classes are offered in the late afternoons and evenings for the benefit of the working adult, with individualised tutorial slots scheduled around your personal timetables for your convenience. Internationally recognised Drama and Musical Theatre qualifications are available through Trinity College, London.

Classes Offered

  • Ballet (Various Levels)
  • Broadway Jazz (Various Levels)
  • Cabaret
  • Contemporary
  • Dance Stretch and Conditioning
  • Hip Hop
  • Open Choreography
  • Tap (Various Levels)
  • Yoga
  • Piano
  • Drama Tutorials
  • Drama Group Classes (Various Levels)
  • Drama History
  • Open Drama
  • Page to Stage
  • Physical Theatre
  • Musical Theatre Singing Tutorials
  • Musical Theatre History
  • Music Theory

Scholar Classes

Extra-mural scholar drama and musical theatre classes are offered for different school grades, giving students opportunities to work with other scholars from different schools and backgrounds; a necessary skill to use in the industry.

Individual tutorials, that are examinable internationally, are also offered in these genres. Scholar dance classes are offered in the afternoons on weekdays, giving scholars an opportunity to pick up various styles of choreography whilst learning and developing of technique of the specific genre. (Singing classes and basic pianos lessons are also offered on a Saturday.)

Classes Offered

  • Drama
  • Singing
  • Musical Theatre
  • Broadway Jazz
  • Tap
  • Ballet