Education in Stage and Theatre Arts (ESTA) the Saturday Drama School that started in Chiswick goes from strength to strength! The school which was started by international casting director and award winning TV producer Esta Charkham is heading into its 13th year. Three hours of music, movement, improvisation, drama and sheer fun for young people 7 – 18 every Saturday in term time. Terms start each September, January and April.
ESTA also has an agency and this year alone - members have appeared on CBBC,on CITV, on ITV, on Nickelodeon, at The National Theatre, The Royal Court, and in major motion pictures.
ESTA’s Summer Schools are very popular and children join from all over the world as well as London! Do contact us for dates.
(Discounts on mentioning All4Kids)
For info and applications:
Tel: (020) 8741 2843
Established since 2007; The Academy Arts in Essex is a youth theatre organisation developed to give young people a true insight into the workings of London’s West End musical theatre.
Under the supervision of West End performers, choreographers, Directors and musicians; students are encouraged to reach their full potential.
For girls and boys aged 3-6. Fun, exciting classes aimed at building confidence. Students can progress to the main school.
Academy Arts School
Classes for ages 7-24. The classes are fun, focussed and driven aiming at improving technique and covering all aspects from auditions through rehearsals to the all-important Opening Night.
Many of our students graduate to top drama academies including Italia Conti, Arts Educational School and East 15.
Join the Academy Arts Theatre School & Agency for the ultimate West End experience!
Join us this summer for some amazing courses:
SUMMER SCHOOL FILM WORKSHOP (12 and up)
MUSICAL THEATRE (6 – 11) and ACTORS TOOLKIT (12 – 18) (electable half day and full day classes)
Method Acting ~ Stage Combat ~ Sight Reading and Audition Technique ~ Devising And Scriptwriting ~ Film And TV Technique ~ Clowning ~ Accent Workshop
GLEE CLUB (6 – 11) and PLAY IN A WEEK (12 and up)
ACTING BOOTCAMP FOR JUNIORS (6 – 11) and CIRCUS SKILLS (6 - 11)
YATI THEATRE SUMMER PRODUCTION (7 – 16)
We also offer term-time drama classes which are loads of fun and a great way to learn all about performing. Our members gain confidence and skills that are useful not just on stage but in life!
We offer classes in four age groups:
- Tots (under 6)
- Juniors (6 – 11)
- Seniors (11 – 16)
- Adults (16+)
We also offer Singing and Street Dance Classes.
We have an in-house agency: ‘YAT Management’ which represents clients from 6 to 24 years old. Our clients are currently working in film, TV and theatre both nationally and internationally.
Our experienced team of agents work closely with our models, actors and clients to provide an excellent service and great opportunities for our artists. Our clients include catalogues and in-store posters for Litttlewoods, Mamas & Papas, Matalan, Tesco Clothing, Aldi, Argos and JD Sports - just to name a few! Television productions include Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Hollyoaks and Doctors. EuroKids young TV actors include Dev’s twins Aadi & Asha on Coronation Street and one of our film stars was 5 year old Lilli-Ella Kelleher who starred as the 'Young Sophie Neveu' in 'The Da Vinci Code' with Tom Hanks.
Is your baby or child our next top model or TV/Film star?
We are looking for babies to teens to meet the demands of our clients who are looking for fresh, new faces and talent.
We want to see your photos! Send your child’s details and photos via our website or ring for more information.
WEEKEND STAGE SCHOOLS: Children aged 4 and 5 years attend a 2-hour session where they discover the delights of the performing arts in an informal, but safe and caring environment. Children aged 6 – 17 years attend a 3-hour session.
AGENCY: Top Talent Agency represents Top Hat students for professional work in the West End and Television Commercials as well as films and modelling jobs, an ex pupil is Rupert Grint. Join Top Hat and your child could take their talents to a more professional level. www.toptalentagency.co.uk
WEEKEND STAGE SCHOOL LOCATIONS: Potters Bar, Welwyn, Stevenage, St. Albans & Hertford
STREET DANCE CLASSES available in Potters Bar and St Albans. See our website for full details.