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This Diploma course offers two years of intensive practical training, providing you with all the skills required to become an outstanding, multi-skilled Musical Theatre performer. Students are trained by industry practitioners from the West End and abroad. Each day comprises the practice of Singing, Acting and Dance (Ballet, Jazz, Tap). We believe that performing takes regular, frequent practice and facilitate this by keeping numbers of participants strictly limited to a maximum of 20 students. Associated Studios provide unparalleled individual attention in order to develop you as an individual and as an artist.
At Associated Studios we have forged strong and trusted links with industry professionals over many years. We pride ourselves on understanding industry requirements and having a network of dedicated and highly experienced theatre practitioners, ready to offer you help and advice whilst you are studying with us, and after you embark on your career.
What sets this course apart from the rest is that the standards of teaching rival the top Musical Theatre training institutions in the UK, and yet Associated Studios provides a ‘family’ environment which is challenging and nurturing in equal measure.
As the course runs from Sundays (1pm – 8pm) through to Wednesdays, students are able to support themselves on the other three days. Associated Studios objective is to make full-time, top-level training available to all talented, aspiring performers. Therefore we offer instalment plans for fees, making our training accessible to all who have the potential to work in the industry.
All our coaches are leading industry practitioners including Musical Directors, Directors, Choreographers, Writers, Composers, Casting Directors and eminent performers (see Meet the Team). The Course Director is Founding Principal and West End Vocal Coach Leontine Hass (www.leontinehass.com)
Singing and Performance classes include:
Acting and Voice Classes include:
Dance and Movements classes include:
Industry classes include:
Projects throughout the course include:
“Having worked professionally as an actor and a singer/musician for over ten years I have had the opportunity to study with some remarkable mentors. None have unleashed the passion, joy, focus and clarity of sound that Leontine Hass has, by virtue of her extraordinary breadth of knowledge, vast experience and her ability to immediately assess and tap into an individual’s vocal potential.”Doug Hansell – (AS alumni) recently starred in ‘Titanic’ at the Charing Cross Theatre.
“Since doing the first Associated Studios course I went from strength to strength – I secured a great new agent who I’ve been with for many years now and who I count as a friend and a rock… and have now wracked up two West End contracts, an Arena tour around America and I know there’s still great things ahead. Leontine Hass and the directors, MD’s and choreographers from Associated Studios have remained in my life as friends, mentors and as fellow professionals. When you’re ‘resting’ these people will be the ones who drive you forward.”David O’Mahoney (AS Alumni) recently starred in ‘The Bodyguard’ with Beverley Knight. Currently plays Swing in the London West End production of ‘Beautiful’.
The Associated Studios Diploma in Musical Theatre
Students will be assessed in classes and projects throughout the course and marked accordingly. Those students who successfully achieve the required standard will be awarded an Associated Studios London Diploma in Musical Theatre.
There is a £40 audition fee to cover the cost of the panel and accompanist. The fee must be paid in advance of your audition to complete your application. You will then be contacted with a choice of audition dates.
Please note that this fee is non refundable.
Audition Dates: We audition monthly throughout the year
Associated Studios is a young school, founded by Principal Leontine Hass in 2007. In that time Associated Studios has paved a path for excellence in teaching, delivering course content which reflects industry requirements and passionately providing attention to the creative journeys of individuals. Recent graduates of Associated Studios have worked for BBC television, ITV, Channel 4, the National Theatre and secured leads and ensemble roles in London’s top theatres. Many Associated Studios alumni are now well-known actors and singers. Some have taken up producing, writing and directing, enjoying notable careers.
Our patrons, Jeremy Irons, Sir Tim Rice, Rory Bremner, Timothy West, Jeremy Herrin, Scott Alan and Rosalind Plowright OBE are hands on and often teach at the Studio. Masterclasses have included the likes of Patrick Stewart, Peter Kosminski, Hugh Grant, Jeremy Irons, Simon Cowell, Sir Richard Eyre, Timothy West and many more.
One of the distinctive features of training at Associated Studios is that we are committed to only accepting a small intake of students. Year groups are strictly limited to 12-18. Associated Studios buildings are unpretentious offering a comfortable, bright working environment. We are a small organization led by eminent creatives and industry practitioners, providing accessible training to a diverse range of talented, aspiring performers.
Date: September 24, 2018
Duration: 2 years
Days/Times: Sundays – Wednesdays
Address: Associated Studios, The Hub @ St Alban’s Fulham, 2 Margravine Road, London W6 8HJ
Phone: 020 7385 2038