Level 6 Diploma in Professional Dance
Level 6 Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre
All Diploma students work towards a vocational qualification in either Musical Theatre or Dance according to their skills.
The College aims to provide the broadest possible musical theatre and dance training, majoring on a student's individual talents and giving each student personal attention.
This enables them to graduate with professional confidence secure in the knowledge that they are prepared for whatever the industry demands of them.
The duration of our Diploma courses is three years and the minimum age of entry is 16.
The Core Disciplines
The foundation of all dance is ballet and all students have classes in classical ballet with the option to study further for those who have a particular aptitude and skill level. Other dance classes include; tap (free-style and American) / contemporary dance / pas de deux / jazz / modern dance / Pilates / gymnastics (for male students only).
Expert tuition in the art of professional musical theatre singing is an essential part of every student's course. Specialist teachers work with students individually and in groups. Practical classes include: vocal development, harmony, music rudiments and sight-reading, audition presentation, musical theatre repertoire and performance technique.
Acting is core to every subject and class taught at Laine. Whether it be singing a ballad or performing detailed choreography or reciting verse; students need to know how to act through song, dance and text. There are practical classes on improvisation technique, scene study, sight -reading, basic acting techniques, advanced acting and acting for the screen.