Saturday 9:00 – 10:30
Tiny Little Actors is a class for very young children to come along with their parents or guardians and take part in a small group session. Incorporating dancing, singing and acting, with the use of story telling, sounds, lights and costumes, your little ones will socialise and have fun whilst developing sensory techniques and enhancing their coordination in their early stages.
Juniors Drama & Musical Theatre
Saturday 10:30 – 12:00
The Junior class is the first stage of drama and musical theatre training. Aimed at youngsters who either want to follow drama and musical theatre as a career or just come along and have a great time whilst making friends, this class forms the foundations of their training and allows them to grow and develop at their own pace.
Intermediates Drama & Musical Theatre
Saturday 12:00 – 15:00
The intermediates class is the second stage of drama and musical theatre training. In this class, they learn to apply what they have learnt and begin to form ideas and integrate different concepts to create their work. They still have great fun and make friends, but they also train hard, learn loads and really start to understand the different things they learn each week.
Seniors Drama & Musical Theatre
Saturday 12:00 – 15:00
The seniors class is the third stage of drama and musical theatre training – here most of the students are preparing for the Graduates class. In seniors they apply technique, create ideas with integrated concepts and build on their skill set. They undertake small independent projects in class and explore their own interests within the performing arts. Many seniors train with the hope of furthering their career, but there are others who come due to the friendly, welcoming and great fun environment.
TLA Graduates Drama & Screen
Saturday 15:00 – 18:00
TLA Graduates are the top of the school. These students are seriously passionate about performing arts and have a two hour intensive class. They take on self directed projects, polish their skills, and push themselves to explore new avenues, challenge their thinking and break down barriers. They receive excellent training from professionals and they develop not only their drama skills but they continue to grow as young adults. Many of our graduates go on to top drama schools with our most recent leavers securing places at schools in London and Liverpool!
TLA Graduates Broadway (Musical Theatre)
Saturday 16:30 – 18:00
Broadway is the top class of TLA for Dance. Here they train for an hour in drama then attend the hour long session in Dance. These dancers are passionate about their art and hope to pursue it as a career. They learn complex routines, continually develop their existing techniques, increase flexibility and continually raise standards.
Screen (TV and Film)
Saturday – 15:00 – 16:00 (Screen 1)
15:30 – 16:30 (Screen 2)
Screen class is designed to prepare TLA actors and actresses for TV and Film work and focuses on the specific skill set required to act on Screen.
A variety of techniques for both in front of and behind the camera are worked on and students learn how to audition, record self tapes and also how to plan, shoot and edit their own films and screen plays.
Screen class is divided into two classes with the Intermediate and Senior Section Screen running 3.30pm – 4.30pm and the Graduate screen class taking place at 3pm – 4pm.
Saturday – 9am – 10.30am (Genesis)
10.30am – 12pm (Origin)
Street Dance is for those students who love to dance – street style – and who want to compete in dance competitions.
Taught by Erin, our dance teacher, who is, herself, a National Street Dance Champion, TLA’s Street Crew have gone from strength to strength having formed in September 2019. They are dedicated and passionate about dance and are promising great things!
Currently working towards winning more competitions in 2021 – TLA’s two Street Crews – Origin and Genesis – are fierce, focused and have loads of fun, and if you would like to join them, give us call and come along for an audition!
Saturday – 9am – 10am
(Stand Alone Workshop)
Contemporary class is currently available to sign up to now!
Learning Contemporary Dance is a exploratory dance style that combines strength, flexibility and power together with a feeling that evokes a passion for dance unlike any other. Contemporary Dance provides core strength training, gives discipline and focuses the young performer.
Megan, our Contemporary Dance teacher, captures each students imagination as she teaches her choreography, drawing on each individuals strengths and skills and helps them over come any obstacles they may face.
*This is a 10 week workshop
Saturday – Various Times Available
LAMDA is offered at TLA for students who wish to gain qualifications in Drama. Taught by professionals, LAMDA is offered on a 1 to 1 basis and is a very popular at TLA. With a 100% pass rate, the students train hard and continue to develop their drama knowledge, whilst receiving recognised qualifications, that at a certain level, accumulate UCAS points.
To book your LAMDA lessons, please see Lisa, Head of LAMDA or Jen, Principal on a Saturday before or after your normal lessons.
Online lessons are also available, please call Jennifer directly to discuss these options.
*Please note we now have a waiting list for face to face lessons, so please see Lisa if you would like to put your name down*
The Agency- WRAP MANAGEMENT
Wrap Management was formed in 2020, formerly known as TLA Boutique Management, which was established in September 2008. TLA Boutique Management primarily looked after professionally trained child adult actor, before branching out into the very successful world of children. In 2020, Wrap Management was born after an extremely successful TLA Boutique Management decided to broaden it’s talent pool to capture the wonderful actors in the North. Detaching from TLA, Wrap Management is now a stand alone agency that represents Northern Actors.
At TLA, both Jennifer and Tonicha train actors from as young as 2 years old, developing their acting talent in a naturalistic television style technique. This has led to many of their clients working in Film, Television and Theatre. TLA students have a dedicated audition day held bi-annually to join Wrap management.
Wrap Management operates on an invitation to join basis only and any actor under the age of 18 years old must be trained by a reputable drama/ musical theatre establishment/ or be willing to commence training upon joining the agency, with immediate effect. Actors outside this age group can apply to the agency but must be either at a reputable drama/ musical theatre college or university, have a trained background in LAMDA or experience in screen or Theatre.
The agency office runs from Monday – Friday 10am -6pm and any calls outside these hours will be at the agents discretion only.
A full interview/ audition will be conducted for every client and a personal development folder for each individual created.
Wrap Management expect all their clients to be passionate, disciplined and focused on their journey into the professional world of acting and any client not adhering to the very strict standards may be asked to find alternative representation.
Please make any enquires and applications directly to: firstname.lastname@example.org
WM books are currently open.
For full detail see https://www.tlacademy.uk with the hyperlink