Scene II Performing Arts Academy or SPAA is its now known, has a great philosophy and ethos: The Scene II Performing Arts Academy is dedicated to providing a first class education in the world of entertainment.
Whether the stage or screen is your calling, or you are destined to teach we can help make that happen.
At SPAA the emphasis is on employability. SPAA encourages all students to take their examinations in at least one teacher qualification.
SPAA is one of the top performing arts colleges in the UK. SPAA has designed one of the best Musical Theatre Courses and with its fully equipped studios and studio theatre; it is well on its way to meeting its goals.
SPAA have designed a multi purpose course which focuses on employability. As a Musical Theatre star, you must have be a “Triple Threat” Whether you are a: Dancer, Actor, or a Vocalist, we can help fulfil your dreams.
SPAA’s course encompasses all three aspects to give you an all round education. SPAA’s Musical theatre course, will cover:
The first year at SPAA is an introduction to core subjects by providing a thorough grounding in technique. You start to strengthen your core skills whilst preparing you for the profession.
Within the training, the first year aims to set you up with good practise and the strength to become a successful performer.
You work towards a showcase at the end of each term to show your progression. You will have assessments in all classes and personal assessment days towards the end of each term.
You will take your Grade 7 / Silver, Grade 8 / Gold drama exam and some appropriate Ballet and Tap exams.
The second year of the course aims to build on core subjects and furthering strengthening and broadening your technique.
You will start working on your PCERT LAM as well as Ballet and Tap exams if thats your preference.
The second year will give you a chance to explore the concept of TIE (Training in Education)
Pantomime and at least three shows, including the chance to write your own Devised piece.
The main emphasis in the third year is to prepare the students for the profession.
Workability is a key to success. Working towards your PCERT Lam and DDI/DDE ISTD gives you the ever needed something to fall back on. We will encourage you to go on auditions to gain experience as well as work experience in this field.
In February you will go on a College trip to New York to undertake series of workshops and theatre trips as well as Industry professionals.
You will participate in three shows including the graduation show in a central London Theatre. Which we invite various agents, directors and choreographers.
Towards the end of the course, you will be asked if you wish to take on a part-time Scene II theatre School branch.
This three year Musical Theatre course equips a performer with the necessary skills to work as a professional.
This Performing Arts Course will enable each student to reach their own potential.
Why choose us?
Would you like to see what it's like to be on a 3-year Musical Theatre course?
SPAA offers a great chance to do just that....
We offer just 3 opportunities in the year to join our open days.
Just press the button below, fill in the form and we will book you in.....
IMPORTANT: Our open days are 100% free
To audition for this 3 year Musical Theatre course you will need to prepare...
2 monologues (1 classic, 1 modern)
2 Vocal pieces (1 Musical Theatre, 1 popular. Music on an iPod/Mac or CD, no sheet music)
Dance piece of your choice.
You will also need to bring with you some evidence of previous training and experience (please see application form)
You can apply online, see below.
You will receive a reply to say whether you have secured an audition and a date and time.
Please bring all evidence with you.......
The Kerry Ellis Scholarship Fri 16th May at Pineapple Studios
Tues 1st May 2018 at SPAA
Tues 12th June 2018 at SPAA
Tues 3rd July 2018 at SPAA
Professionals with experience...
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At The Scene II Performing Arts Academy our Patron is Kerry Ellis.
We are looking for talented people who are looking to train in Musical Theatre. You Must be dedicated and want to work in this business more than anything else in the world. 100% of our current graduating students have gained Top Agents. We offer a intense three year Musical Theatre Course based in Essex. You must be prepared to want to work hard for 3 years... We are looking for serious people who want to dedicate their next three years to training.... please DO NOT Apply if you are not serious!
Once a year we old The Kerry Ellis Scholarship award event... at Pineapple Studios... Through this event we (or Kerry if she is available) choose 1 Recipient of a 100% Scholarship.
The Kerry Ellis Scholarship event is booked for 16th March 2018, 10am until 2pm.
This will be for the Academic year starting September 2018. Please sign up online or download (and email back) the form below:
download the application form
Here is the 2017 winner of the Kerry Ellis Scholarship
"I am absolubtly over the moon about being awarded the Kerry Ellis Scholarship by SPAA, when I found out I cried, and I just couldn't believe that I had been chosen! It is beyond my wildest dreams and I feel like I have won the lottery.
I am so excited to continue my journey as part of SPAA and I'm going to work so very hard to show my appreciation for this fantastic opportunity. I can't wait to start in September."
We're always updating our prospectus to bring you latest information about our Academy. You can download the latest version now, here:
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Work Experience: Wicked the Musical - Original London Cast Act Productions London 2006-2007 Lord of the Rings the Musical - Original Cast Kevin Wallace Productions London 2007-2008 We Will Rock You the Musical - Queen Theatrical London 2008-2010 Flashdance the Musical - Original London Cast David Ian Productions London 2010-2011 Royal Caribbean Productions - Principle Singer on the Royal Caribbean Freedom of the Seas 2011-2012 Hello Dolly – Curve revival production Leicester Dec 2012- Jan 2013 Evita (UK Tour) – Mar 2013 – Nov 2013 Hairspray – Curve Leicester– Feb 2014 – April 2014 Carousel – Arcola Theatre London June 2014 – July 2014 Teaching: Whilst working in theatre I have taught at numerous schools including V&A Academy in North London, Glendale in Worthing, Scene II Performing Arts Academy and DuPont Dance Stage School in Leicester. I have lectured for the ISTD and the IDTA on 'Choreography through Music and Idea'. I have also done a great deal of successful choreography for festivals and competitions, with some of my work winning at the All England Finals in London. I am trained in tumbling, ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, national, pas de deux, classical greek and musical theatre/vocals, (beginners through to advanced).
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Please fill this form in and let us know why you think you should win the scholarship. Winners will find out during the first week of January 2017