Associated Studios is a leading British Drama school, dedicated to providing top level training in Musical Theatre for aspiring performers who have the potential and ability to pursue a professional career. Teaching staff at Associated Studios are experienced industry practitioners who care about you as an individual and will challenge you to work hard and excel. Associated Studios offers rigorous training in all the disciplines required to become an outstanding, professional Musical Theatre performer including singing, music, acting and dance. The School has produced some of the best performers working in the industry today. Alumni have featured as leads and swings in a host of West End shows, UK and international tours including Mamma Mia, Phantom, Lion King, Come from Away, Evita, Thriller, Motown, Rock of Ages, Jesus Christ Superstar, Singing in the Rain, Chicago, Cats, The Producers and more.

Sir Tim Rice: ‘Associated Studios will prepare you for a competitive but thrilling business and inspire you as a performer. You will be working with brilliant practitioners who have an extraordinary wealth of knowledge.’

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

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Modular Courses

We have a ‘Modular course structure’ at Associated Studios. Most courses can be taken on a full-time or a part-time basis. We pride ourselves in having a flexible approach with our curriculum. This means we timetable specifically for each student cohort. 

Jeremy Irons

Jeremy Irons Bursary 

The full Jeremy Irons bursary was awarded to Gibsa Bah, one of our first year Core Diploma Students. This bursary was created by Patron and Actor Jeremy Irons to allow an exceptionally talented performer access to industry leading musical theatre training.

Kander and Ebb Revue Associated Studios

Class of 2020

We are very proud of our 2020 Graduates who recorded a Kander & Ebb Revue in the award-winning Uptown Studios. The recording is now available to be listened to here or on Soundcloud!

Class of 2021


Graduating Actors from Associated Studios Performing Arts Academy presented HAIR the Musical, directed by Danielle Tarento, choreography by Cressida Carré, and musical direction by Greg Arrowsmith, performed at The Playground Theatre.

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.

About Our Founding Principal:

Leontine Hass is an internationally renowned Vocal Coach and Founding Principal/ CEO of the Associated Studios London and Melbourne. Leontine has a busy private practice comprising commercial recording artists, West End Musical Theatre performers and younger, aspiring students. She teaches workshops and lectures internationally on singing, voice and performance. She rehabilitates voices after surgery, or as surgery prevention.

Leontine has acted as vocal consultant to various music management and production companies including ‘Motown’ at The Shaftesbury Theatre West End. TV work includes ‘The Voice’ (BBC/ITV), The Gareth Malone show, ‘The Naked Choir’(BBC2), ‘SING ON! (Netflix) and The Michael McIntyre Show (BBC).

She has served as a columnist at various publications including and 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’.

Having originally trained as a classical singer (BA, Melbourne Uni, BMus. Kings College London, Dip. RAM), Leontine went on to study Musical Theatre at the Royal Academy of Music. She has performed as a singer and actress in concert, theatre and TV.


Opening Up – The Theatre world gets back to business

Opening Up – The Theatre world gets back to business

How joyous it has been for the past couple of months to see the aggressive return of theatre! The sheer bravery of producers to give the ‘go ahead’ to pre-pandemic sized productions has strengthened the morale of creatives and theatre staff nationwide. Monday 16th...

Jim Arnold listens to students sing.

Jim Arnold listens to students sing.

“Julie Andrews once said an amateur rehearses until he gets it right, but a professional rehearses until he can't get it wrong.” On Monday, March 29, our group of second-year students at Associated Studios had the opportunity to sing for casting director, Jim Arnold,...

“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