it all started : In 1996 the
“Lights, Music, Action!” Summer School took place
proved to be so popular we’ve never looked back. The course
since expanded to offer the chance to study the many areas of
The week long LMA course gives students the chance to experience all
aspects of Performing Arts. Whether they have been performing since the
year dot, or have never set foot on the stage LMA offers an exciting,
friendly environment in which creative and performing spirits come
The course is be open to students age 7 to 18 split into three main groups. Age 7 to 10; Age 11 to 13; Age 14 to 18. And will include Musical Theatre, Acting and Dance.
Students will perform in the final showcase, which incorporates Acting, Singing and Dancing from all genres. They can experience many aspects of the course through workshops in acting, puppetry, opera, audition technique, musical theatre, physical theatre, dance, improvisation, body conditioning, stage fighting and percussion.
Students do not have to attend LMA Stage School to take part. LMA aims to increase student's confidence whilst learning about many different aspects of the performing arts. The students will work towards a performance which parents will be invited to watch on the last day.
Workshops will be run covering Musical Theatre, Acting and Dance. Whilst there is not a separate band element this year, students who play an instrument might have the opportunity to perform in one or more of the projects: if you are interested please make LMA / Phil aware of this in advance.
The traditional 'team' element of the summer school week will be ever present, so be prepared for some team games!
: King Edward VI Upper School, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. IP31 3RN
Dates : Monday 5th August - Friday 9th August 2013
Times : 9am - 5pm Monday to Thursday & 9am - 8pm Friday – performance at 6.00pm
The week will be filled with hilarity, exhaustion and eternally
memorable moments. It is open to instrumentalists from grade 2/3 (or
equivalent), and singers, dancers, technicians and actors of any
experience..... See you there!
Cost: £150.00 full course fee per student.
Registration fee of £50 payable with application and the balance of £100 payable by 1st July 2013.
Tutors: Will be LMA Staff that run the weekly Stage School classes and / or the LMA Staff that normally run our Residential Summer School program. All Staff are CRB checked and many are also qualified 1st Aiders. A qualified first aider will be present for the duration of the week.
Food: Students need to bring a screw top drink or sports bottle preferably water, or fruit juice (no fizzy drinks!). Enough for lunch and tea breaks. A healthy packed lunch (fruit, sandwiches etc), please avoid crisps as these nearly always end up all over the floor! You will need a packed tea for the last day as well as lunch.
You will not be able to leave the school to buy food / drink.
Kit: Jazz shoes or gym shoes but not trainers. Students should wear loose comfortable clothes suitable for active wear as they will be required to do a lot of movement. NO HIGH HEELED SHOES/ MINI SKIRTS / TIGHT JEANS etc. Please make sure all clothing is clearly labeled! Jazz shoes are available from LMA at a cost of £16-18 please ring to pre-order.
Want to know more? Please contact LMA
for more information or to request
a brochure OR choose from the following .pdf files to download and
peruse at your lesiure :
Brochure & Application Form (2013)