Associated Studios’ New Home

Over the last few years, Associated Studios has been based in Barons Court, West London renting spaces from St Albans Church. But as the reputation and the school continues to develop and grow, it was time for the school to find its own home. The success of the...

Returning To Musical Theatre… Back To Life

Contributed as Part of Our Students Testimonials Series I recently started the 4 Month Advanced Musical Theatre Course at Associated Studios. Only being 7 weeks into the course, I can say that I’m very impressed with the standard of the classes, directors I’ve worked...

FREE AUDITION DAY

Here at Associated Studios, we have a long history of awarding bursaries and scholarships to talented individuals from underprivileged backgrounds. Past recipients have gone on to have considerable success in the Musical Theatre industry. Alumni feature in lead roles...

Sister Act – Musical Announced for 2019

We are thrilled to present the smash hit, Sister Act. Sister Act is the feel-amazing musical comedy, based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony and 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Newsies, Beauty And The...

Paul Wiegard – Patron of Associated Studios Australia

We are thrilled to announce that Paul Wiegard is a Patron of Associated Studios Australia   Paul is co-founder of Madman Entertainment, a leading independent film distribution and rights management company, with offices in Australia and New Zealand. Madman has...

Daniel Koek – Patron of Associated Studios Australia

We are delighted to announce that Daniel Koek will be a patron for Associated Studios Australia.   Daniel is an Australian born performer and starred as the original Jean Valjean in Les Miserables West End cast. He has landed leading roles in international touring...

From Down Under to London

As a New Zealander who is coming to the end of two wonderful years in London, it’s hard not to reflect on what a great career move it was. Being from a smaller part of the world, whilst the Theatre industry is bustling, it was hard not to yearn towards the bright...

Audition ‘Tips and Tricks’

Hi all and happy hump day! As I sit here at my desk on this lovely Wednesday afternoon, I decided to jot down some thoughts about going to train at a performing arts school. I myself, studied Musical Theatre at the London College of Music a few years back. Since then,...

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.