This professional development course focuses on evolving, encouraging and refining your existing vocal, acting and dance skills, whilst simultaneously cultivating you as a versatile, multi-skilled performer. The part time nature of the course allows
you to continue your regular work whilst taking the opportunity to develop and polish your skills. There are a maximum of 18 participants on the course, allowing unparalleled intensive individual attention for each performer. You will be on a dynamic and
rigorous schedule over an intensive 7 months. A key ethos of our training is allowing you to focus and develop in accordance with your individual needs, and developing you skills with eminent theatre practitioners including Directors, Musical Directors, Casting
Directors, Agents, Writers and Performers.
Auditioning monthly, this part-time course will commence September 2016 and end in June 2017.
Who should apply:
- recent graduates new to the industry
- performers wishing to re-focus their career
- seasoned performers looking for a safe space to create. courses are about individual journeys and the opportunity to expand and develop your skills.
- Applicants must be over 18 to apply, and we welcome international applicants.
Audition fee: £30 audition fee (non-refundable) payable prior to auditioning.
FEES AND FINANCE
- £5,200 for the 7 month part-time course, or £5,520 including eight 1-on-1 coaching sessions
- Following acceptance of an offer to join the course, the deposit for the course is 25% of the full fee (50% for overseas students)
- All Course fees may be paid in instalments. In instances of financial difficulty we sometimes allow lengthy instalment plans.
The Associated Studios are a Professional and Career Development Loans registered Learning Provider, registration number 21311. A Professional and Career Development Loan is a commercial bank loan that you can use to help pay for work-related learning. For further information on financial assistance to support your learning, please visit the GOV.UK website or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.
MASTERS CONVERSION OPTION
A graduate student who is undertaking or has completed this course can apply for credits for prior learning on the MA Ensemble Theatre at Rose Bruford. Students would apply to Rose Bruford to receive an exemption for 30-60 credits of the Rose Bruford MA programme. Were this option to go ahead, Rose Bruford would organise research methodologies for them around the commitment to Associated Studios.
How to Apply:
We are auditioning on a monthly basis. Performers interested in applying should apply by submitting the form on the right or send their current CV and headshot to [email protected] or call us on 020 7385 2038. Places are strictly limited to a maximum of 18.
There is a £30 non-refundable application fee. This applies to all applicants and covers the cost of the panel, venue and accompanist.
We welcome international applicants. If you are unable to attend an audition, your application should also include a DVD or demo tape of at least two contrasting songs, and nominate two industry members of standing to support your application. Please complete the form below. Alternatively, send your application by email to [email protected], or to the following address:
Associated Studios London, The Hub @ St Alban’s Fulham, 2 Margravine Road, London W6 8HJ, UNITED KINGDOM
Please note: The Associated Studios London are unable to assist with any visa or migration related issues. To verify you fulfil the criteria to enter the UK, please check with the UKBA.
Course modules include:
- ACTING: Acting Method, Improvisation, Sight-reading
- MUSIC/VOCAL: Performance Class, Vocal Workout, Acting Through Song
- DANCE: Ballet (Advanced / Beginners), Jazz (Advanced/Beginners), Tap (Advanced)
- OTHER: Historical Context, Pantomime, Repertoire, Audition Technique, Mock Auditions, Marketing and Life as an Actor.
The Course culminates with a London showcase cabaret for industry guests.
The course leader is Principal and West End vocal coach Leontine Hass.
Guest Musical Theatre Coaches include:
Scott Alan • Anthony Drewe • Jeremy Sams • Che Walker
Marina Caldarone • Michael Fentiman • Kate Golledge • Ian Good • Robert McWhir • Neil Rutherford • Jeremy Sams
David Allwood • Sarah Day • David Lee • Laurie Scarth
Greg Arrowsmith • Barney Ashworth • Niall Bailey • Nick Barstow • Dan Bowling • Bob Broad • Jason Carr • Tom Deering • Mike Dixon • Michael England • Joel Fram • Noam Galperin • Magnus Gilljam • Sean Green • Chris Guard • Graham Hurman • Theo Jamieson • Nathan Jarvis • Tom Kelly • Nigel Lilley • Martin Lowe • Tony McGill • Jodie Oliver • Stuart Pedlar • John Rigby • Matthew Samer • Nicholas Skilbeck • Gareth Valentine
Rosemary Ashe • Simon Callow • Hugh Grant • Tim Howar • Jeremy Irons • Daniel Koek • Gloria Onitiri • Nigel Planer • Matt Rawle • Sir Patrick Stewart • Peter Straker • Timothy West
Jim Arnold (Pippa Ailion Casting) • Stephen Crockett • Jill Green • David Grindrod • Benjamin Newsome • Debbie O’Brien • Neil Rutherford
Andy Charles (VSA) • Shane Collins (Shane Collins Associates) • Gavin Denton-Jones (CAM) • Lesley Duff (Diamond Management) • Michael Garrett (Global Artists) • Alastair Lindsey-Renton (Curtis Brown) • John Markham (The Markham Agency)
Martin Dodd (UK Productions) • Michael Harris (Riverside Studios) • Paul Taylor Mills • Danielle Tarento • George Wood (First Family Entertainment)
Leontine Hass (Vocal Coach) • Kathy Taylor-Jones (Vocal Coach) • William Lester (Vocal Coach) • Paul Martin (Cabaret) • Janine Fletcher (Clowning) • Charlotte Tomlinson (Confidence Coach) • Yvonne I’Anson (Marketing Consultant) • Stacey Jenson (Accent/Dialect Coach) • Mitch Leow (Yoga) • Ronin Traynor (Stage Combat)