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Musical Theatre Training at its Finest

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Musical Theatre Training at its Finest

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Musical Theatre Training at its Finest

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Musical Theatre Training at its Finest

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About Us

Associated Studios is a leading British Drama school.

We are 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.

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.

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Jeremy Irons Bursary

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

Meet the Patrons

Sir Tim Rice


Gloria Onitiri


Jeremy Herrin


Alastair Lindsey-Renton


Timothy West CBE

Director | Actor

Rosalind Plowright OBE


Mike Dixon

Musical Director

Jeremy Irons


Scott Alan


Danielle Tarento

Producer | Casting Director

“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.”

Sir Tim Rice

Our Alumni

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 of the Opera, The Lion King, Come from Away, Evita, Thriller, Motown, Rock of Ages, Jesus Christ Superstar, Singing in the Rain, Chicago, Cats, The Producers and more.


Recent Credits include:

Ensemble and Second Cover Christine in The Phantom of the Opera (West End)


Recent Credits include:

Coricopat in Cats (International Tour)

Beau Bells, the Spirit of the Bells (Principal) in Dick Whittingtion And His Cat (Norwich Theatre Royal)

Joe in Elegies For Angels, Punks & Raging Queens (Gradfest)


Recent Credits include:

Knave of Hearts-Jack in Queen of Hearts (Greenwich Theatre)

Anton in Icon of Betrayal (Tapping Frog Productions Ltd)

Mutumbo in Book of Mormon (West End)


Recent Credits include:

Ensemble in I Should Be So Lucky (UK Tour)


Recent Credits include:

Singer/Dancer in Alan Partridge-Stratagem Live (Phil McIntyreLive Ltd. & Baby Cow)

Ensemble in Thriller Live UK & International Tour (Flying Music Company)


Credits include:

The Hired Man (Cadogan Hall)

Jack Whitehall: At Large (Tiger Aspect)

Mrs Hathaway in School of Rock (West End)



Recent Credits include:

Father Alexander / Ensemble in Mamma Mia (West End)

The Bodyguard (West End)

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (West End)


Recent Credits include:

Bagheera in The Jungle Book (Derby)

Return of The Soldier (Hope Mill)

The Crucible (Storyhouse Theatre)

Rose in Gaze (Northern Stage)

Eve (First Woman) & Hummingbird in The Genesis Inquiry (Inquisitive Theatre)


Recent Credits include:

Soloist in A Night At The Musicals (Southwark Playhouse)

Dancer in In The Absence Of Justice (Burnt Lemon Theatre)

Chris in Going Outside (The Space Theatre)


Recent Credits include:

Rock of Ages (UK and Ireland Tour);

The Barricade Boys (Sisco Entertainment)

The Sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood (Daryl Back/Crossroads Pantomimes)

Betty Barnum (Dame) in Goldilocks and The Three Bears (Crossroads Pantomimes)

Meet the Team

Leontine Hass is an internationally renowned Vocal Coach and Founding Principal / CEO of 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.

Our teaching staff are made up of top industry professionals working in the industry now. We support our impressive offering of Theatre practitioners such as established Musical Directors, Directors, Agents, Casting Directors, Vocal Coaches, Performers and Choreographers by enabling them to teach for us ‘in-between’ shows and professional work commitments.

Meet the Team

Charlotte Scott

Dancer & Choreographer | Dance Tutor

Ben Papworth

Musical Director | Musical Theatre Tutor

Michael Fry

Director & Writer | Senior Acting Tutor

Greg Arrowsmith

Musical Director | Musical Theatre Tutor

Scott Harrison

Deputy Principal | Vocal Coach

Leontine Hass

Founding Principal | Vocal Coach

Tim Jasper

Musical Director | Musical Theatre Tutor

Mark Hedges

Director & Choreographer | Musical Theatre Tutor

Dean Austin

Musical Director | SEnior Music Tutor

Kathy Taylor-Jones

Vocal Coach & Singer | Singing Tutor

Sam Spencer-Lane

Choreographer & Director | Senior Dance Tutor

Martina Laird

Actor | Acting Tutor

Mark Turnbull

Actor | Acting Tutor

Cressida Carré

Director & Writer | Acting & Dance Tutor

“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

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