Our Story

Angus Centre for Performing Arts was established by Fiona Forbes in 1996, originally under the name Fiona Forbes School of Dance. The school started in the Carnoustie Leisure Centre with only two Modern dance classes and Fiona was the sole director and teacher. In 2003 due to it's rapid growth the school moved to it's current location on Terrace Road. Fiona began to bring more teachers on board in order to offer a wider variety of subjects, and the school name was changed to encompass this in 2007. Since then Angus Centre for Performing Arts has gone from strength to strength.

Now in it's 3rd decade, the centre provides training in Classical Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz, Irish, Contemporary, Commercial, Street Dance, Musical Theatre, Singing, Acrobatics, Body Conditioning, and Drama. Our class options start with our popular 'Baby Boogie' adult and toddler groups, and continue through all ages including adults. We provide training for all abilities, from social dancers to vocational level. Our students have access to many exciting opportunities including graded examinations, performance opportunities, competitions, scholarship schemes and advanced training programs. Have a look at our Further Opportunities page for more details.

Angus Centre for Performing Arts prides itself on being continually active within the community. We strive to support as many events as possible in both our immediate and wider areas. This has led to the centre being awarded with The Best Community Business Award 2017 at the Angus Business Awards. This is an achievement that we are exceptionally proud of.