Showtime - Westend Academy


Tel: 01248 361306


Academi Westend Academy is extremely proud of our history of fantastic productions that we have performed in over the years.

Our shows are performed every 18 months -2 years, as well as the school having the opportunity to be involved in many other performances.

All pupils – Dancin’ Dotz to Adults have the opportunity to take part in this very special experience which is developed to a high standard of choreography, costumes and production.

Our shows are the ideal way for pupils to show off what they have learnt in class and see the progression of each child in confidence and ability since previous shows.

Pupils are expected to maintain regular attendance in the run-up to the show and to attend ALL rehearsals and performances at the theatre. Failure to do so not only lets down their teachers but their class mates as well.

To take part in the show, pupils will be required to pay a costume hire fee for each dance they appear in and parents will be required to sign a consent form for their child to be involved.

Over the years, Academi Westend Academy has been lucky enough to be involved in:

  • Performers on the Main Stage at numerous Carnivals and Crowning ceremony events
  • The Wayne Sleep Workshop in Llandudno
  • The Welsh Rugby Players Dance Programme for the Daily Post
  • Numerous appearances for welsh children’s TV show ‘Uned 5’ on S4C
  • Choreography by Natalie Robb on Welsh TV show Tipyn O Stad
  • Choreography for Bangor Panto Youth Company

Past Performances

1997 An Evening of Dance Beaumaris Leisure Centre
1999 Wizard of Oz with Divertissements Beaumaris Leisure Centre
2000 Dance 2K Theatr Gwynedd
2001 2001 A Dance Odyssey Theatr Gwynedd
2003 On The Road to Fame Theatr Gwynedd
2003 The Children’s Variety Performance Her Majesty’s Theatre, London
2004 Love in Llandudno Venue Cymru, Llandudno
2005 Simply Come Dancing Theatr Gwynedd
2005 One Nite Only Venue Cymru, Llandudno
2005 Beaumaris Festival Beaumaris, Anglesey
2006 A Nutcracking Christmas Theatr Gwynedd
2006 One Big Show Venue Cymru. Llandudno
2006 Peter Karrie and Friends Galeri. Caernarfon
2007 A Little Christmas Show Warrington. Cheshire
2008 Wonderland Dreams Theatr Gwynedd
2010 Molly Mocha’s World of Candy Venue Cymru, Llandudno
2010 Bangor Carnival & Crowning Ceremony Bangor. Gwynedd
2011 George & Georgina’s Shamrockin Adventur. Venue Cymru, Llandudno
2012 Sheila’s Wish Charity Ball Academi Nightclub, Bangor
2012 Bangor Carnival & Crowning Ceremony Bangor. Gwynedd
2012 Jubilee Day Celebrations Boatyard Inn. Bangor
2012 Llangefni Carnival Concert Llangefni, Anglesey
2013 Magic In Toyland Venue Cymru. Llandudno
2013 Bangor Carnival  Bangor, Gwynedd
2013  Switching on Caernarfon Christmas Lights at the Castle Caernarfon, Gwynedd
2014  Switching on Caernarfon Christmas Lights at the Castle  Caernarfon, Gwynedd
2015  Cupid’s Tale  Venue Cymru, Llandudno
2015  Travelling Under the Star’s  Beaumaris, Anglesey
2016 Wizard of Oz Pantomime Pontio, Bangor
April 2016 Bobby Dazzlers performance Her Majesty’s Theatre, London
June 2016 Crowning Ceremony Bangor University.
December 2016 Bangor Christmas Cracker
June 2017 Bangor Crowning Ceremony Bangor University
July 2017 Bangor Carnival
September 2017 Queen’s Baton Relay Pwlleli
September 2017 20th Anniversary of ‘Gwynedd School of Dance & Performing Arts Centre’ (now Academi Westend Academy) Pontio, Bangor
December 2017 Cracyr Nadolig Bangor Christmas Cracker 2017
December 2017 Ser Nadolig Stars Berea Newydd
February 2018 Beauty & the Beast Pantomime Pontio
May 2018 Bangor Crowning Ceremony Bangor University
June 2018 Opening Act for Debenhams VIP night
June 2018 Bangor Carnival
July 2018 Betsi Cadwaladr ’70th Anniversary of the NHS’ Ysbyty Gwynedd
July 2018 GSDPAC Fundraising Awards night £1222.56 raised towards Awyr Las
November 2018 Llandudno Christmas Fayre
December 2018 Cracyr Nadolig Bangor Christmas Cracker
December 2018 Official opening of Academi Westend Academy by Mayor John Wynn Jones
December 2018 Awyr Las Fundraiser Bangor Rugby Club
January 2019 Academi Westend Academy Open Day
March 2019 St Davids Day performers Dieniol Centre, Bangor
April 2019 Hafan Menai Day Hospice performance by invitation
May 2019 Bangor Crowning Ceremony Bangor University
July 2019 Molly Mocha’s World of Candy 2019 Pontio, Bangor
August 2019 Bangor Carnival
October 2019 S4C filming for Heno at Academi Westend Academy ‘World ballet Day’
November 2019 Llandudno Christmas Fayre
December 2019 Switching on of Bangor’s Christmas lights
December 2019 Bangor Star Christmas Markets
March 2020 Viva Opera performance
August 2021 AWA Summer School performance
December 2021 Light up Christmas for Awyr Lâs Bangor Pier
March 2022 Soup & Song day Management center, Bangor