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Student Complaints Policy

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Equality and Diversity Policy

Associated Studios Performing Arts Academy (hereinafter referred to as Associated Studios) is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and providing a supportive and inclusive environment. We proactively demonstrate our deep commitment to widening participation and this commitment encompasses our students, staff, freelance tutors and other people who work with us. (…)


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Harassment and Bullying Policy

Associated Studios Performing Arts Academy (hereinafter referred to as Associated Studios) is does not tolerate any form of Harassment, Bullying or victimisation and expects all students, staff, freelance tutors, visitors, contractors and other people who work with us to treat each other with respect, courtesy and consideration. Associated Studios is committed to maintaining a working, learning and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all people are respected. (…)



Safeguarding Policy

Associated Studios Performing Arts Academy (hereinafter referred to as Associated Studios) is committed to protecting individuals from maltreatment, abuse and neglect and to preventing harm to their health development and wellbeing. We provide and safe and supportive environment for our students, staff, freelance tutors and other people who work with us. Associated Studios currently work with persons over the age of 18 and whilst there is no legal directive regarding safeguarding adults this policy covers the principles in which we work. Failure to follow this safeguarding policy would constitute a matter of concern for Associated Studios and may lead to disciplinary action and/or dismissal. (…)


Disability Policy

Associated Studios Performing Arts Academy (hereinafter referred to as Associated Studios) is committed to the provision of equal opportunities for all students and staff as outlined in the Equality Act 2010 and in order to meet the Disability Equality Duty. (Dec. 2006). Students with Disabilities: All students wishing to attend Associated Studios will be considered for a place regardless of disability.




“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

“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 – Appeared as Extraordinary Girl in American Idiot in London’s West End

Leontine Hass – CEO

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

Leontine Hass is currently vocal coach for Motown at The Shaftesbury Theatre London. She has served as vocal coach to Matt Henry (Lola in Kinky Boots West End), Alice Stokoe (Sophie in Mamma Mia, West End), Gloria Onitiri (Lead in The Bodyguard & Hair, West End), Claire Sweeney (Tell Me on a Sunday) and many other leads and swings in the West End, national and international tours of productions such as Thriller-Live, Oliver!, Carousel, Parade, Tell Me on a Sunday, The Lion King, The Phantom of the Opera, Witches of Eastwick, Nine, The Wizard of Oz, Ragtime, Sweeney Todd, Cats, Sister Act, We Will Rock You, Footloose, Wicked, The Sound of Music, Ghost, Hairspray, Porgy and Bess, The Bodyguard, Jesus Christ Superstar, Jersey Boys, Barnum, Miss Saigon, Book of Mormon, Mamma Mia, In the Heights, The Color Purple, Memphis, Spamalot, Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Aladdin, Chicago, The Pyjama Game, Kinky Boots and the upcoming production of Dreamgirls.

Leontine coaches members of The Swingle Singers, Collabro, The Magnets, The Sons of Pitches and classical singers with ENO, Welsh National Opera and ROH, as well as Pop/Rock/Jazz singers. Leontine was the Vocal Coach for shows including the London premiere of Bernarda Alba the Musical, and currently the a cappella hit, ‘Gobsmacked’.

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 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, Melb. Uni, BMus. Kings College London, Dip. RAM), Leontine has performed as a singer and actress in concert, theatre and TV.

Leontine is the CEO/Founding Principal of the Associated Studios Performing Arts Academy London, which she founded in 2007, then based at The Royal Academy of Music. Associated Studios provides full-time and part-time training and professional development in Musical Theatre and Opera ( The Board of Directors includes Rory Bremner (Chair), Patrick Lawrence QC and Dr Christopher Stewardson. Patrons include Sir Tim Rice, Jeremy Irons, Jeremy Herrin, Timothy West and Scott Alan.

Leontine is represented by Lesley Duff at Diamond Management.