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Here’s the latest news from Northern Lights Drama.

‘TRIPLE THREAT’ TEENAGER’S GOT TALENT

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Rebecca Collier (16), from Elloughton, East Yorkshire, is living the dream after winning a full scholarship to study Musical Theatre at the Hammond in Chester; a nationally recognised centre of excellence for dance and a leading provider of vocational musical theatre, drama and music training. Rebecca was up against hundreds of young hopefuls, both from the U.K and abroad, ranging from 16 – 20 years old.  Settling…
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NEW DRAMA INITIATIVE FOR LOCAL ADULTS WITH ADDITIONAL NEEDS

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The well-known power of drama to develop communication and interpersonal skills is being harnessed in a new initiative by an established local theatre school to help adults with additional needs in Hull and East Yorkshire.  Northern Lights Drama Theatre School has announced that it will launch the new acting class next Monday 3 September with a free taster session at Hessle Town Hall from 6.00…
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PROFESSIONAL ACTOR, JESSICA DUFFIELD, TO LEAD CLASSES IN COTTINGHAM

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We are so excited to have professional actor Jessica Duffield join the team, leading our Saturday Acting Classes in Cottingham, passing on her expertise knowledge and skills to our pupils… Hi I’m Jessica and my very earliest performance came at age three, singing a solo of Bobby Shafto! I quickly fell in love with the theatre and performed regularly in pantomimes, school productions and play competitions.…
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Feature Film Debut for NLD Pupil Eloise Groom

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We cannot wait for the cinema release of ‘The More You Ignore Me’ this Friday 6th July. Our talented pupil Eloise Groom plays the part of Young Alice alongside a stellar cast including Sheridan Smith, Mark Addy and Sheila Hancock. ‘The More You Ignore Me’ is a warm comedy drama focusing on the life of an unconventional family in 1980’s rural England, based on the…
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WE WELCOME MICHAELLE TO THE TEAM

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We are thrilled to welcome Michaelle to the team who will be leading our Commercial Dance Classes in Welton… Hi, my name is Michaelle and I am originally from Ecuador. I started dancing from a very young age; this was thanks to my mother who saw I had the potential to dance as I was very flexible and picked up movement quickly. Ballet was my…
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NLD PUPILS TO WORK WITH OLIVIER AWARD WINNING DIRECTORS IN THE SUMMER SEASON AT THE NEW SHAKESPEARE ROSE THEATRE IN YORK

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We are extremely proud and excited to announce that three of our pupils have been cast in the Summer Shakespeare Season at the new Shakespeare Rose Theatre in York. James Lewis who attends our Acting Classes in Anlaby has been cast as Prince Edward in RICHARD III, directed by Olivier Award Winning Lindsay Posner. Eloise Groom who attends our LAMDA Classes and William Simpson who…
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RECORD HIGH LAMDA EXAMINATION RESULTS

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A big congratulations to all pupils who took their LAMDA Acting Examinations in March 2018. 100% pass rate with all pupils achieving a Merit grade or above. Over 60% of pupils were awarded the highest grade of Distinction with some marks in the 90s!!! These are the best set of results since launching our LAMDA Examination Classes in 2016. We are so proud of all…
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ZOE TAKES CENTRE STAGE AS ELLE WOODS IN ‘LEGALLY BLONDE – THE MUSICAL’

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Our fabulous singing teacher and assistant Zoe is on the front page of The Journal this month!!! Zoe is the lead, playing the part of Elle Woods in ‘Legally Blonde – The Musical’ produced by Beverley Musical Theatre at Hull New Theatre 19th – 23rd June 2018. This is a must see show so don’t miss out. Show your support for Zoe and have an awesome…
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WE ARE LOOKING FOR DANCE TEACHERS TO JOIN THE TEAM

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WE ARE HIRING! We are looking for DANCE TEACHERS to join the team. We run weekly COMMERCIAL DANCE and MUSICAL THEATRE classes (term time only), regular Holiday Workshops, Masterclasses, and a week long Summer School across the East Riding. Are you a reliable individual who is enthusiastic and passionate about teaching dance and working with children? Please apply by sending your CV and covering letter…
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Ben Ainsworth to Appear in Emmerdale on ITV

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Ben Ainsworth (10), from Lund, will appear as a cheeky schoolboy within a classroom scene in Emmerdale on ITV this Tuesday 17th April. “This is a great achievement for Ben” said Hannah Levy, Head of Acting at Northern Lights Drama Theatre School. “Ben is a very talented actor and we are extremely proud to have one of our pupils appear in this popular tea time…
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