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Performing Arts ...up to 24 hours of contact time every week!


Our intense two year, full-time Performing Arts programme provides students with a recognised qualification in Performing Arts equivalent to one, two or three A-levels. LS6 students receive up to 24 hours of contact time a week and up to 5 hours a week for events and productions.

Train and study in Acting, Singing, Dance and Musical Theatre, combining the best of focused, vocational training with excellent academic achievement to equip students with the diverse range of skills required in these highly competitive industries. Working with your existing training provider we will further develop and endorse your creative skill set. Performing Arts at LeAF Studio provides learners with a strong grounding in the arts.

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As part of your intense training and qualification you will explore a wide range of the Performing Arts industry including:

Your Training at LS6

Your BTEC Performing Arts course

1:1 Singing Contextual studies of performing arts practitioners
Acrobatic Arts Devising and choreographing
Acting / Acting Company Exploration of dance and acting styles
Acting through Song Musical theatre and its development
Audition Preparation Working from stimuli
Advanced Dance Company Developing performance skills
Ballet Being a healthy performer
Contemporary Dance Company Roles and interrelationships of creatives
Dance Performing to a range of audiences
LAMDA Creating a digital promotional portfolio
Musical Theatre
Strength & Conditioning
UCAS and College Applications
Vocational Development/Integrated Performance


Performance Opportunities

Where next?

Move It Convention, London Excel Vocational college/conservatoires
Annual musical/ showcase at Lighthouse, Poole Specialism university
Intimate vocal evenings in-house and locally Teaching
Dance showcase in-house and locally Academic pathway at university
Local corporate events Employment in the industry
In-house plays Dual career
Local care homes and adult learning centres
Termly performance assessments

Why LS6 for Performing Arts?

  • Workshops and auditions with some of the UK’s top vocational colleges/universities
  • Perform at the world’s largest dance convention
  • Perform locally at every opportunity
  • Large amount of contact time
  • A proven track record of alumni success
  • A faculty of award-winning teachers and coaches
  • Regular trips to the theatre