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Easter Acting Intensive Course

Easter Acting Intensive Course

Dates: 9/4/2018 – 13/4/2018
Times: Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm
Cost: £480 (Deposit: 25% of the full fee / 50% for overseas students)

This one-week intensive Easter Acting course offers participants a chance to immerse themselves in building the skills required to work as an actor.
You will work with Associated Studios’ eminent team of industry practitioners.
This course is suitable for those performers who are considering further training in Acting or are a little rusty and want to throw themselves back into practice in a safe and inspiring environment.


Monday 9 April
9.30 – 10.00 Welcome and Meet & Greet
10.00 – 12.00 Acting with Marina Calderone (Author of ‘Actions: The Actors’ Thesaurus’) ‘How do you stay in the present?’
12.00 – 1.00 Break
1.00 – 2.00 Voice Craft with Vocal Coach Leontine Hass
2.00 – 5.00 Strasburg Sensory work with Sonny Beycher

Tuesday 10 April
9.30 – 12.00 Introduction to Text with Theatre Director Robert Fried
12.00 – 1.00 Break
1.00 – 2.00 Q&A with Lesley Duff from Diamond Management, the UK’s longest running Agency.
2.00 – 5.00 Improvisation & Physical Theatre with Andrew Pugsley

Wednesday 11 April
10.00 – 12.00 Impulses and Viewpoints with Sonny Beycher
12.00 – 1.00 Break
1.00 – 2.00 Voice Craft with Leontine Hass
2.00 – 5.00 ‘Working with Shakespeare’ with Drama Tutor Victoria Evaristo

Thursday 12 April
10.00 – 12.00 Alexander Technique
12.00 – 1.00 Break
1.00 – 5.00 Scene Study with Actor Nigel Whitmey

Friday 13 April
10.00 – 12.00 Sight reading for Auditions with Doug Hansell
12.00 – 1.00 Break
1.00 – 2.30 Industry Q&A with established West End performers
2.30 – 5.00 Scene Study with Actor Nigel Whitmey
5.00 – 6.00 Q&A with The Stage’s Career Advisor John Byrne

*Timetable subject to change

Our courses are about individual journeys and the opportunity to expand and develop your skills. We offer training at the highest levels, and focus on allowing performers to develop in accordance with their needs, whilst allowing you to build contacts with eminent theatre practitioners from all sides of the industry. Applicants must be over 18 to apply, and we welcome international applicants.

If you would like to participate in this course please send an e-mail detailing your performance experience to info@associatedstudios.co.uk



Date: April 09, 2018

Duration: 1 week

Days/Times: Monday – Friday, 10am – 5pm

Fee: £480

Attendance: Full-time

Address: Associated Studios, The Hub @ St Alban’s Fulham, 2 Margravine Road, London W6 8HJ

Phone: 020 7385 2038

Email: info@associatedstudios.co.uk

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.