#kickASSAlumni

 

AMY ALEXANDER

Amy is currently filming the lead role in Canadian comedy web series Kit & Kat.

Credits include: Rose in Outlander (Amazon Prime); Faking It (Hardwick Productions); Emmerdale (ITV)

SIMON ANTHONY-RHODEN

Simon recently finished playing Harpo in The Leicester Curve production of The Color Purple.

Credits include: Lola in Kinky Boots (West End); Mae & George (E4 & Netflix)

FILIPE BENJARANO

Felipe is currently appearing in the ensemble, and covering the role of Peron, in Evita at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.

Credits include: Guys & Dolls (Mill at Sonning); Legally Blonde (UK Tour); Mamma Mia (West End)

NADINE BENJAMIN

Nadine is about to release the operatic album Emergence – Emily Dickinson on the Stone Records label.

Credits include: Aida in Aida (Birmingham Opera Company); Tosca (Mediterranean Opera Festival) Clara in Porgy & Bess (ENO)

LEONIE BÖS

Leonie was the 2015 winner of Holland’s The Voice

Credits include: Sound of Music (Stage Entertainment)

RICHARD CASTRO

Ricardo is currently on the UK Tour of Motown.

Credits include: Motown (West End); Gobsmacked (Edinburgh & tour)

BABOU CEESAY

Babou recently starred as Manny in BBC’s Dark Mon£y 

Credits include: Into the Badlands (AMC); The Best of Enemies (STX Films); Rogue One (Disney); Damilola, Our Loved Boy (BBC); National Treasure (BBC)

ERIN CORNELL

Erin recently made it into team Delta on Austrailia’s The Voice

Credits Include: Bohemian Rhapsody (UK Tour); Neighbours (Channel 10); Cats (Australian Tour); Elpheba in Wicked (USJ, Japan)

DECLAN EGAN

Declan is currently playing Bob Gaudio in Jersey Boys (West End)

Credits include: The Book of Mormon (USA Tour)

FAE EVELYN

Credits include: The Magic Flute (Opera South East); Beowulf (Opera Chilmark and Cantata Dramatica; For the Love of Thorstein Shiver (Helios Opera Formations)

 

JANET FISCHER

Janet is currently singing the role of Carlotta in the The Phantom of the Opera (West End)

ASHLEIGH FLEMING

Ashleigh performs as one third of three part harmony group The Girls From Oz

Credits include: Phantom of the Opera (West End); The Sound of Music (UK Tour)

CARTIER FRASER

Cartier is currently on the UK Tour of Buddy.

Credits include: The Best of Wham! (Sweeny Entertainments & David Michael Productions)

SUSANNAH GIDLEY

Susannah performs as one third of three-part harmony group The Girls From Oz.

Credits include: Little by Little (Three Barks and a Bite)

DOUG HANSELL

Doug is currently appearing as Kevin T Come From Away (Australia)

Credits include: Coastguard (Lakeshore Entertainment); Beast in Beauty in the Beast (Regal Theatre)

LAURA HYDE

Laura recently appeared in Time and Place and Friday Night Queues at Southwark Playhouse

Credits include: Bark! The Musical (Edinburgh Fringe); Newsrevue (Canal Cafe Theatre); Dick! (Leicester Square Theatre)

WAYLON JACOBS

Waylon is currently appearing in Hamilton in the West End

Credits include: Yank! (Charing Cross Theatre); Chicago (David Ian Productions); Memphis (Stage Entertainment); We Will Rock You (Phil McIntyre Productions)

MATT KANE

Matt appeared in ABC’s Switched at Birth and Once Upon a Time

Credits include: Skins (Channel 4); The Dinosaur Project (Studio Canal); and indie film Auggie (Samuel Goldwyn Films) which he both wrote and directed.

JUSTINE KEHINDE

Justine recently appeared as Deloris Van Cartier in Sister Act The Musical (Cameron Menzies).

JAMIE LAMBERT

Jamie us a member of the award winning musical theatre band, Collabro.

They have recently signed a major record deal with BMG and will be releasing their 5th Album Love Like This on November 15th, to coincide with their 5th major tour of the UK.

MELVIN LEBLANC

Melvin is currently appearing in the UK and Ireland Tour of Disney’s The Lion King

Credits include: Afro Dance Xplosion (Blake Arts Assemble); Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (Obscure Pictures)

GUIDO GARCÍA LUECHES

Guido is currently on the UK tour of The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Credits include: It Happened in Key West (Charing Cross Theatre); Ordinary Days (Eidan Lipper); Fidel (Iris Theatre)

RYAN LYNCH

Ryan is one fourth of Irish male vocal harmony group The Four Harps

KING CAS AJANI

Cas is the creator of Brunch Brothers Podcast, a series dedicated to ‘open hearted, candid and healing conversations for men.’ 

ANNE FUGLSIG NISSEN

Anne recently appeared in The Prince of Egypt in Denmark

Credits include: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Denmark)

DAVID O'MAHONY

David is currently appearing in Mamma Mia (West End)

Credits include: The Bodyguard (West End); Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (West End); Aladdin (Qdos Entertainment)

JESSICA LOUISE PARKINSON

Jessica is currently appearing as Mrs Hathaway in School of Rock (West End)

Credits include: The Hired Man (Cadogan Hall); Jack Whitehall: At Large (Tiger Aspect)

JOANNE RENNIE

Credits include: Chicago (West End); Elf The Musical (UK Tour); Monty Python Live (O2 Arena)

REECE RICHARDS

Reece is currently on the UK Tour of Motown

Credits include: Playstation Playlink (Commercial); Dirty Dancing (Secret Cinema); Hairspray (Uk Tour);

NATALIE RUSHDIE

Natalie recently performed at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show for the fourth year running.

Natalie is known to her fans as The Voice of Wembley and has toured the UK with classical group Blake.

ESME SEARS

Esme recently finished recording the audiobook Arctic Zoo by Robert Muchamore.

Credits include: Bagheera in The Jungle Book (Derby); Return of The Soldier (Hope Mill); The Crucible (Storyhouse Theatre)

ALICE STOKOE

Alice recently appeared as Maggie in Zoltar at the Vaults Festival.

Credits include: When the Boat Comes In (The Customs House); Ticker (Cockpit); Sistar Act (UK Tour)

ADAM STRONG

Adam is currently playing the tole of Khashoggi in We Will Rock You (UK and Ireland Tour).

Credits include: Rock of Ages (UK and Ireland Tour); The Barricade Boys (Sisco Entertainment)

ASWINTHA VERMEULEN

Credits include: Waterloo Reloaded, Ein Musikalischer Weinachtsmarkt, and Let’s Celebrate E.P (Globe Theatre, Germany)

CHARLIE VOSE

Charlie is currently singing on cruise ships around the world. 

RACHAEL WARD

Rachael is currently on the Australian National Tour of Chicago the Musical.

Credits include: Evita (Opera Australia); The Wizard of Oz (Gordon Frost Organisation); Singin’ in the Rain (Theatre Orb); Jesus Christ Superstar (RUG)

TOM WHALLEY

Tom is currently appearing in Disney Starts on Parade at Disneyland Paris. He will be appearing as Buttons in Cinderella at Sunderland Empire this Christmas.

Tom also runs, and writes scripts for his own company Tom Whalley Pantomimes

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 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, 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 (www.associatedstudios.co.uk). 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.