About Mac the Monkey™


Our Mac the Monkey was established in 2009 and has developed to incorporate a range of pre-school classes, animations, food products, an app and online animations with more exciting developments in the pipeline. 

Our Mac the Monkey Licencee Performing Arts teachers look forward to welcoming you to a class.  To get in touch with a centre in your area and get involved with Mac events then have a look at the locations page and contact the relevant school. 

If there isn’t a class in your area then persuade a local dance or performing arts school to get in touch !

Mac the Monkey and his creation

Mac the Monkey was created in July 2009 by Rachel Mearns. Rachel has qualifications in nearly all styles of Dance, Musical Theatre, Pre–School Gymnastics, Acrobatic Gymnastics and Anatomy and Physiology and has a Law Degree. She has over 20 years experience in teaching dance, drama, singing/music, gymnastics and sports skills to children and adults of all ages.

Alongside the creation of Mac the Monkey, Rachel also has her own Performing Arts School, Aberdeen Academy of Performing Arts, Has an Acrobatic Gymnastics CLub and was Principal of AAPA College – The North East Scotland’s only full time college delivering Musical Theatre, Professional Dance and Acting and Performance HND Qualifications.

Our Mac the Monkey class lesson plans and curriculum is devised by Rachel and her experienced team of teachers in dance, drama, musical theatre, music, singing, gymnastics and sports. Our Mac the Monkey classes from the age of 6 weeks old teach key technical skills in gymnastics, sports and all performing arts areas. Children develop Key life skills through participation in Mac the Monkey Classes.  Don’t delay – get along to a class today !