• Due to the Government’s measures against the spread of COVID-19 all classes have been postponed until September 2020.


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  • “A fantastic school and great teachers. Both my daughters attend and their confidence has grown tremendously.”


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  • We deliver professional performing arts training for 3-18yrs in Hull & East Yorkshire.


    We are not a franchise

  • We are proud to work collaboratively with a range of partners to provide outreach projects for local children and young people.


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Welcome to NLD

Find out more about the classes we deliver across Hull and East Yorkshire

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Our Acting classes for children aged 12 – 18 years are a fantastic introduction to professional actor training. Pupils explore new acting skills and techniques each week to help them to think on their feet and respond imaginatively to different scenarios through performance.

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Musical Theatre

Our Musical Theatre classes for children aged 3 - 18 years explore the three different elements of Musical Theatre: Drama, Dance and Singing. Each pupil is encouraged and supported by industry professionals to become a confident and well-rounded performer.

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LAMDA Examinations

LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) is one of the UK’s oldest and most respected awarding organisations. The exams are about achievement, recognising and rewarding the endeavours of each individual, but they are also about empowerment.

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Saturday Stage School

Our Saturday Stage School in Swanland is for young performers aged 6 – 18 years looking to take their skills to the next level. Pupils attend a 3 hour weekly session led by our team of industry professionals with over 25 years experience in nurturing local talent and inspiring young people to shine.

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Production Club

Production Club gives our pupils the opportunity to work on a full show, directed and choreographed by industry professionals. Open to NLD pupils only (8 - 18 years) children must attend one of our weekly classes in order to be part of production club. Please note Production Club runs every other year.

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First class is completely free!

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In The Spotlight...


We wanted to update you on our plans to reopen the theatre school. As it stands, we plan to reopen classes w/c Monday 7th September. Clearly this may change as new advice is released, however, we remain positive and think it is important for us all to have a date to work towards. The team are working very hard behind the scenes, keeping up with new guidance to ensure that when when we can reopen, we will do so in the safest possible way. Parents will be contacted over the summer regarding plans for each of our venues...

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