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


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  • We are passionate about nurturing local talent and inspiring young people to shine.

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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 7 – 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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Easter Holiday Workshop

Join us for an egg-citing day of acting, dance and singing workshops led by our show stopping team of industry professionals. Children will work towards creating a spectacular Musical Theatre showcase to be performed to family and friends at the end of the day. Only £30 per child! All children 3 - 16 years welcome (not just NLD pupils).

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In The Spotlight...


NLD has just announced the launch of more classes to cope with the demand for extra places at their popular theatre school by expanding its scope with a new Saturday Stage School. Northern Lights Drama (NLD), the now highly respected East Yorkshire based independent theatre school, was established by local actors Hannah Levy and Tilly Oakshott just six years ago in 2013 and now holds 20 classes for over 300 young people each week...

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