About us

Associated Studios is one of Britain’s leading Performing Arts Academies, dedicated to providing top level training in Musical Theatre and Opera for aspiring performers who have the potential and ability to pursue a professional career. 

Associated Studios provides uniquely tailored training, with greater attention to the practical needs of its students in terms of flexibility and finance than any other UK Drama school. Diploma courses are written to allow students to continue supporting themselves through part-time work, whilst participating in a rigorous training schedule led by eminent industry professionals from the West End and abroad. Not only our Diplomas, but also our part-time Foundation and Advanced courses have been designed to cover all aspects of vocational training, and have produced some of the best performers working in the industry today.

Our patrons

Sir Tim Rice, Jeremy Irons, Rory Bremner, Scott Alan, Timothy West, Jeremy Herrin Rosalind Plowright OBE, Danielle Tarento and Alastair Lindsey-Renton

What’s On

MUSICAL THEATRE MASTERCLASS SERIES:

 

27th January, 12.00 – 3.00, Arts Theatre: Alice Fern, currently playing Elphaba in the West End, on Acting through Song

 

Sunday 17th Feb, 2.00 – 5.00, Arts Theatre: West End Supervisor & MD Gareth Valentine on Sondheim

Sunday 3rd March, 2.00 – 5.00, Arts Theatre: Audition Technique with Cameron Mackintosh MD/ Supervisor Graeme Hurman

Sunday 31st March, 2.00 – 5.00, Arts Theatre: Producer Danielle Tarento on Audition Technique

Please e-mail info@associatedstudios.co.uk to book

BOOK NOW:

Next Audition Day for all 2019 Musical Theatre Courses:

Sunday 3rd February, 1.00 – 5.00, Arts Theatre Leicester Square

To book your Audition workshop day please e-mail info@associatedstudios.co.uk

Please note that you will be asked to sing two contrasting songs and prepare a short 3 min speech. There will also be a Dance Audition. You will have a chance to work with our tutors on Dance, Singing and Acting before your audition. The panel will be ready to answer any questions including which of our courses is the most suitable for you. We look forward to meeting you!

2019 MUSICAL ANNOUNCED:

 

We are thrilled to announce our show this year:  SISTER ACT playing for 5 performances at THE VAULTS, Waterloo.

 Performances:

Thursday 6th June –  7:30pm

 Friday 7th June – 1:00pm and 7:30pm

Saturday 8th June – 2:30pm and 7:30pm

Please keep your eye on the website for ticket information and for the creative team announcement.

MUSICAL THEATRE

We pride ourselves on understanding industry requirements and have a network of dedicated and highly experienced Musical Theatre practitioners, ready to offer you help and advice whilst you are studying with us, and after you embark on your career.

OPERA

Associated Studios have a reputation for delivering world-class practical opera training, giving students a crucial understanding of all the aspects of their craft, as they prepare for a career in the industry.

ACTING

As a central part of all courses, students work with leading industry professionals including directors, vocal coaches, musical directors, repetiteurs, conductors, agents, casting directors, producers, choreographers and well-known performers. Students not only gain from the wealth of knowledge and experience of such industry luminaries but also develop valuable professional contacts.

About Our Founder

Leontine Hass is an internationally renowned Vocal Coach and Principal of the Associated Studios London Performing Arts Academy.

Leontine teaches workshops and lectures internationally on singing, voice and performance. She rehabilitates voices after surgery, or as surgery prevention. She has taught at leading Music & Drama Schools including GSA Conservatoire, the Oxford School of Drama, Mountview, LSMT, YMT, The Brit School, La Salle (Singapore), the Queensland Conservatorium, Centre Stage and The VCA (Melbourne).

Leontine has acted as vocal consultant to various music management/production companies, including ITV and the BBC. Leontine is vocal coach for ‘The Voice’ for BBC TV. She was featured as a mentor/vocal coach on the Gareth Malone show, ‘The Naked Choir’, for BBC2 and will also be involved with Series 2. She is a regular columnist at voicecouncil.com and for The Stage newspaper. She is a contributor to ‘The Singer’s Complete Guide to Vocal Health’ (Oxford Uni. Press), and advisor/contributor to ‘The Ultimate Guide to Singing’ published by TC Helicon in 2014.

Having originally trained as a classical singer (BA, Melbourne Uni, BMus. Kings College London, Dip. RAM), Leontine has performed as a singer and actress in concert, theatre and TV.

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Testimonials

“Having completed the part time Musical Theatre course at Associated Studios and also had individual coaching with Leontine my confidence has improved massively and I would not hesitate to recommend them both.”

Alice Stokoe – Mamma Mia, American Idiot

“Nothing could have prepared me for the sheer volume of talented performers, directors, conductors and tutors I worked with throughout my time on the opera course with Associated Studios.”

Emma Walsh – Soprano