LIPA 4:19 Wanstead Part-time Academy for Performing Arts

020 8472 8845

LIPA 4:19 Wanstead Part-time Academy for Performing Arts

Acting, Dance & Singing in Wanstead, London E11

Stage School in Wanstead LIPAAffiliated to The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA), we offer high standards in Musical Theatre training for ages 4 to 19.

All students follow a structured curriculum in Acting, Dance & Singing leading to Trinity Guildhall Exams in Musical Theatre and Performance as well as productions and concerts.

Our success as a Part-time Performing Arts Academy has been reported in the National Press (Daily Mirror)

Based at Wanstead High School, a Performing Arts College, our students enjoy the benefit of purpose built accommodation including Theatre, Dance and Music Studios.

Dance Class at Wanstead School LIPA
Our vibrant team of staff comprises of industry professionals with a wide and varied experience of the Performing Arts that have been selected for their excellent teaching skills ensuring the very best in Theatre Education.

Most are currently working in the West End.

All staff have an enhanced CRB check.

LIPA believes strongly in Performing Arts are for everyone; and welcomes all abilities. There are no auditions; and we work consistently to build and develop confidence and skills.

Kids Drama Club WansteadAt LIPA 4:19 Wanstead, we strive to create a safe and supportive environment for all our students where all students are encouraged to work as a team and help each other to realise their full potential as performers.

Alongside, the academy we run a Theatrical Agency offering opportunities in both film and theatre. Membership to the Agency is optional and free to existing students.

Course Information Classes run on Saturday Mornings from 9:30 to 12:45 during term time with 12 sessions per term.

LIPA Wanstead Singing ClassClasses are divided into:

Early Years for ages 4 to 6  (90 mins session)
Academy 7:9 for ages 7 to 9  (3 hr session)
Academy 10:12 for ages 10 to 12  (3 hr session)
Academy 13:15  for ages 13 to 15 (3 hr session)
Academy 16+ for ages 16-19 (3 hr session)

The Early Years Classes are taught throughout by an Early Years Specialist with skills in Acting, Dance & Singing.

All the older students in the Academy groups rotate through 1 hour sessions in each of Acting, Dance & Singing with a specialist in each field.

All teachers follow The Liverpool Institutes’ Teaching & Delivery Scheme of Work ensuring a structured approach to each student’s development. In addition, there are frequent monitoring visits from the main Institute.

Free Trial sessions are available to new students; and there is a range of payment options available including discounted fees where applicable.

Visitors should note that we use the entrance to the Wanstead Leisure Centre which leads into back of the School where the Performing Arts Suite is located. There is ample Car Parking available.

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Contact Details

Contact Name:
Michael Da Silva Pearce

School Address:
Wanstead High School
Redbridge Lane West
E11 2JZ
United Kingdom

Telephone: 020 8472 8845

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From Our Timetable:

7:15 Academy

Saturday at 09:30 - 12:45

Students attend 3 x 1 hour sessions in Acting, Dance & Singing with specialist teachers in each discipline. All teachers are trained by the main institute and are also currently working in Theatre, TV or Films.

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