ABOUT US Associated Studios is one of Britain’s leading Performing Arts Academies, dedicated to providing top level training in Musical Theatre, Opera and Acting 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.
Sir Tim Rice, Jeremy Irons, Rory Bremner, Scott Alan, Timothy West, Jeremy Herrin Rosalind Plowright OBE, Danielle Tarento and Alastair Lindsey-Renton
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.
Our teaching staff are made up of top industry professionals working in the industry now. We enjoy consistent and hands-on support from many industry luminaries including Performers, Agents and Casting Directors, as well as our patrons.
Our Alumni Work
Our training is purely vocational. Our objective is to train the next generation of working, successful performers. We have an excellent track record of alumni succeeding in gaining lead roles internationally, on tour and in the West End. We train artists.
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 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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