Abstract was founded 7 years ago by Principal, Amber Leigh Mitchell at 20 years of age whilst in her final year at university studying for a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree. Abstract has grown tremendously and now has10 schools in Hampshire and West Sussex, a large performing arts centre and studios in Portsmouth and a casting agency.

Abstract prepares students as young as toddlers with  correct foundations and professional education in a fun and supportive environment  to fully prepare them for the high demands of the performance industry. Abstract's multi-award winning and exceptional training provides transferable life skills, and fills its students with passion and accomplishment. Students are given an array of opportunities to be involved with including performance companies, shows, performances, auditions, examinations, awards, trips, workshops, holiday camps and more!

Abstract has achieved above and beyond in every aspect leading Abstract to win many awards including the Overall Winner of Dance School of the Year in Europe, this award was the highest possible acclaim and included dance and theatre schools, franchises, colleges and teacher training centres. Our Principal has also achieved many awards including Young Business Woman of the Year and Business Personality & Achievementof the Year! The speed of growth and success Abstract has achieved in its short time of being open is unprecedented and the non-stop achievements and opportunities is unparalleled.