Thursdays 6pm - 9pm
Ages 16 - 21
THE BIZ! is a three hour performance based class combining musical theatre and ACTivate skills at an advanced level, with all lessons leading to an exam or a performance.
This class will give invaluable experience to any student wishing to pursue a career in performing arts.
Also this is an excellent support class for students studying Drama at GCSE, A Level or BTEC or for anyone who simply
wishes to build on their skills and self-confidence.
Each academic year students will perform and participate in:
The Biz Production at Trestle Theatre and/or
Group Trinity Guildhall Exam in Performing Arts or Musical Theatre and Annual Showcase
Make new friends, develop your imagination and creativity and increase your skills in all areas of Performing Arts including Musical Theatre, Acting, Mime, Improvisation, Singing & Voice Control, Street Theatre, Dance, Movement, Physical Theatre, Group Audition Practice, Acting for TV & Film, Stage Combat, Audition Skills, Getting an Agent, Working in the Industry. Explore practitioners such as Stanislavski and Brecht and work with styles and playwrights from the Greeks right through to modern-day new writing.
Students will also explore production roles (including technical, directing, costume,) and explore careers in performing arts.
class is an excellent step towards further/higher education in
Past students have attained places at Drama Schools
(including LIPA, Central School of Speech and Drama, The Arts Educational School, Rose Bruford College and E15 Acting School), Dance Schools
(including The Laban Centre), Universities, The National Youth
Theatre, The National Youth Music Theatre, as well as having secured professional work in Film, TV and
Following their 99% Distinction at Grade 7, THEsBIZ! class of 2012 senior students took their Grade 8 (Highest Grade) Group Performance Arts exam and attained an outstanding 100% perfect score Distinction!
They are double Trinity Guildhall National Award Winners!
Act Now! Performing Arts Academy..
So much more than just a drama school!