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Welcome to NLD
Northern Lights Drama is a highly respected independent drama school and agency that delivers Stage and Screen training for 4 – 18 years in East Yorkshire.
LIGHTS, CAMERA…ACTION! Our signature 1.5-hour weekly class that introduces children to the world of STAGE & SCREEN. Split into 3 terms, we focus on ‘STAGE’ (all things theatrical, acting technique, character work, improv, devising, script work), ‘SCREEN’ (the world of Film & TV, a huge selection of real scripts, life on set, the roles of cast and crew, self-taping, filming and screenings) and a PERFORMANCE term putting everything we’ve learnt into practice! An exceptional weekly class for budding young performers of all abilities.
Saturday Stage School
A 3-hour weekly session for young performers looking to learn more about the industry and take their skills to the next level. Each week pupils work in age appropriate groups taking part in focused ACTING (strong focus on film & TV), SINGING (voice, acting through song & voiceover work) and DANCE (dynamic choreography & routines from hit musicals) on rotation. PLUS special guest visits from Industry Professionals (Casting Directors, Film & TV cast & crew, West End performers) to give pupils a real insight into all areas the industry.
LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) is one of the UK’s oldest and most respected awarding organisations. Northern Lights Drama is proud to be a private LAMDA Examination centre meaning we can offer LAMDA Acting syllabus tuition (Entry Level – Gold Medal) and hold examinations at our premises in Hessle. Northern Lights Drama has a solid track record of pupils achieving OUTSTANDING RESULTS in LAMDA Examinations with 90% of pupils achieving a Distinction in our most recent set of results.
We offer holiday workshop days during half-term and Easter breaks and a week long Summer School each year. Our workshops are available for 4 – 18 years and always sell out so early booking is advised! Our workshops are a brilliant way to experience what Northern Lights Drama is all about!
NLD is now a Spotlight registered agency meaning we can provide a platform to submit our pupils for exclusive castings and opportunities to be seen by the UK’s top casting directors. The agency offers representation, support and guidance for emerging young actors 4 – 25 years.
First class is completely free!
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“My son had an amazing time at his Greatest Showman themed party He especially loved the dance routine, it’s already been re-enacted! Thank you!”
“My 5yr old son has just come back from your Easter holiday workshop and absolutely loved it! He hasn’t stopped talking about it since we got home. Now he can’t wait to go to the Theatre Summer School. Thank you!”
“My son just started NLD and absolutely LOVES it! I’m so amazed at how confident he appears to be. He comes home buzzing after every session.”
“The theatre school is amazingly professional. The joy on, not only my sons, but all children’s faces as they leave class is an obvious testimony to how brilliant every class, and every member of staff is.”
“My daughter really looks forward to the online sessions each week, it has been such a welcome break from home schooling!”
“Jessica had a wonderful time attending her online Musical Theatre class tonight. She finished the session feeling very happy. Was lovely to see her smiling. Thank you so much!”
“I’ve been with NLD since I was six and I’ve loved every session! The teachers are so kind and talented and it’s become my second family. If anyone is looking for a theatre school, this is the best one you could ask for!”
“Scarlett has grown in confidence and her love of dance, drama and singing just shines through her. Thank you to each and every one of you for making the lessons engaging, fun and challenging.”
“Annabelle from Northern Lights came to my daughters 5th birthday party as Jojo Siwa, she was amazing! Fabulous dancer and joined in the party games with the kids. The children loved her! Highly recommend.”