Now Enrolling!


October 2020 Registration Now Open!

*** Places Limited ***

Our international award winning stage school is now enrolling for our studio classes and private lessons.

In order to adhere to the guided student ratios and social distancing measures places at the academy will be limited and awarded on a first-come-first-served basis.





The search is on to find 6 experienced Young Dancers aged 10-18 to work with professional Dancer Ksenia Zsikhotska from RTE’s Dancing With the Stars, in an exclusive Urban Dance Video Project. This is a fantastic opportunity for young aspiring dancers. 

To register contact:

Ksenia Zsikhotska teams up with Just Stage It Academy to train youth for an Elite Urban Music Video Project in




Young people will work alongside Dancing With Stars Pro Dancer Ksenia Zsikhotska to develop their dance and performance skills.


Ksenia is the United Kingdom and British Closed Latin Professional Champion, and holds the Latin Show Dance Title, she also had the pleasure of touring with Brendan Cole's 'A Night To Remember’ production. For 3 seasons Ksenia was a Professional dancer and choreographer on Dancing With The Stars Ireland and most recently she assisted In choreographing the Argentine Tangos on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing. Ksenia is currently touring with the Ballroom Boys Act 2.


Budding young stars aged 10-18 are invited to sign up for an Elite Urban Music video in Belfast, Armagh & Enniskillen

Armagh 3 day project 28-30th of October Marketplace Theatre

Enniskillen 4 day project running over 2 weekends 24th/ 25th of October and 31st October and 1st of November

Belfast is a 5 week project running over the weekend starting 7th of November 2020

At the JSI Studio in Carryduff


We also are registering for 6 week Hip Hop beginner and advance classes course starting 23rd of October 2020 aged 10-18 with Ksenia

And also junior performing arts on Sunday for young performers aged 4-8 starting on Sunday 8th of November for 5 weeks with Ksenia


JSI News

New Uniforms Available Now

Our new JSI t-shirts and hoodies can be ordered directly from us by clicking the button below.


Success for JSI student who was selected to appear in the next series of Donnacha’s Two Talented after successful audition

Success for JSI Elite Competition team at the Ulster Fitness & Dance Championships Online June 2020


Victoria foster full marks in overall competition

Year 8 Solo song & dance 1st place 

Year 8 Solo song & dance 2nd Marta Burns 


Year 8 contemporary movement 1st Place Emma Moffett

Year 9 solo song & dance 2nd place Calum McDonnagh 

Year 10 musical theatre dance 1st place Sarah hughes

Year 12 musical theatre dance 1st place Zoe Duff 

 Primary 7 solo song & dance 2nd place Cara Mailey 


Lockdown Projects

Time stood still, but nothing can stop our academy from working its magic to bring people together and share their talents with the world.

This was a tribute to all the Key Workers who are doing an incredible job! Miracles do happen you just need to believe.

JSI students were very privileged to have been taught the beautiful choreography online with the amazing Ksenia Zsikhotska.

The entire project was put together remotely.

Breaking out of Lockdown

Group 1

An amazing 4-day camp working with a fantastic group of talented young artists.

Choreographed & Directed by

Ksenia Zsikhotska

Produced & Vocally Coached by

Just Stage It Academy

Breaking out of Lockdown

Group 2

An amazing 4-day camp working with a fantastic group of talented young artists.

Choreographed & Directed by

Ksenia Zsikhotska

Produced & Vocally Coached by

Just Stage It Academy




Primary Ballet

Saturday 9:00 - 9:40


Tap Class

Saturday 9:45 - 10:25

Junior Stage School

Saturday 10:00 - 11:00
Saturday 11:15 - 12:15
Saturday 13:00 - 14:00


Senior Stage School

Saturday 10:30 - 12:00
Saturday 12:15 - 13:45


Junior Performance camp

Sunday 10:00 - 12:00


Elite Competition Team

Sunday 11:30

Speech & Drama

Thursday 16:30 - 17:15


Primary Creative Dance Movement

Thursday 16:30 - 17:15


Senior Creative Dance Movement

Thursday 18:00 - 18:45


Song & Dance

Thursday 19:00 - 20:30

Hip Hop

Friday 18:00 - 18:45


Private Lessons

We offer a range of 1-2-1 lessons for all levels and interests.
Pupils can work towards examinations with ABRSM and LCM.
Places available Monday - Saturday



Piano B&W


Musical Theatre




Learn Online

Wherever you are in the world, you can now learn ONLINE with JSI

We can prepare students for graded exams or perhaps you would just like to learn a new skill for fun. JSI has availability for new students and for students who temporarily want to continue with their learning but don’t have access to a teacher at the moment due to the current lockdown. 

For more information email


What we do

Just Stage It Academy is an international award winning school of performing arts. The Just Stage It Academy gives children and young adults with an interest in theatre and performing arts fantastic experience and excellent training at all levels of ability. The academy has performed on London's WestEnd, Broadway NYC, Disneyland Paris, and many venues around Ireland, including The Grand Opera House and The Lyric Theatre in Belfast.

JSI is looking forward to work alongside Ksenia this Autumn who has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the performing arts Industry. This will be a fantastic opportunity for any young budding performer who would like to take their talents to the next level. This exciting production will showcase a talented cast of 20 young performers and we would love for you to be part of this exciting journey with us.

The cost to take part is £100. To register for an audition pack please email 

Also starting in September 2020 Ksenia will be running 6 week beginner Hip Hop 8+ Dance Class on Fridays at 6pm starting on the 11th of September 2020 at the studio and also a 5 week Junior Performance camp on Sunday 10-12pm starting Sunday 13th of September. She will also be offering private 1:2:1 lessons in various Dance Genres for all ages for more information contact 


Contact Us

Unit 9, Lowes Industrial Estate, 31 Ballynahinch Rd, Carryduff, Belfast BT8 8EH, UK

07709 814583

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