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LAR Performing Arts - Tring
 

Welcome to LAR Tring!

At LAR Tring we are all about building confidence and learning key performance skills!

Our year at LAR Tring:

Term 1 (September to December) - we work towards our Christmas Shows at The Court Theatre, Pendley, our Pop Choir, Elite and Street Dance groups perform at Tring Christmas Festival and we begin working on LAMDA pieces in our Drama & Performing Arts classes.

Term 2 (January to April) - we work towards LAMDA Exams (taking the exam is optional) in our Drama and Performing Arts classes, we compete and perform at Chesham Arts Festival at The Elgiva Theatre and Watford Speech & Drama Festival. 

Term 3 (May to July) - we work towards our Summer Shows at The Court Theatre, Pendley, our Pop Choir, Elite and Street Dance groups perform at Tring Summer Carnival.

Meet The Team

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Helayna Liviero

Street Dance & Musical Theatre

Read about Helayna here

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Julius Wills

Artistic Director

Read about Julius here

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Louisa Alice-Rose

Founder & Principal

Read about Louisa here

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Syanne Day

Dance Teacher

Read about Syanne here

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Ashley Turner

Singing Teacher

Read about Ashley here

The Team

 

All of our Teachers have Enhanced DBS Checks and First Aid Training. 

At LAR, we are all about building confidence. Our class sizes are kept small, so that all children receive individual tuition and feedback from our teachers. 

LAR Performing Arts was founded in January 2018 by Louisa Alice-Rose.

LAR has since grown to encompass 3 locations around the country, each with individual timetables tailored to the children in each area. Julius and / or Louisa (husband and wife team) teach at every location and know each student personally. 

The success of LAR Performing Arts led to the founding of LAR Talent Agency in 2020, representing both adults and children for professional work in theatre, musical theatre, television and film.

LAR Tring Class Timetable 

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Venues:

Tuesdays & Thursdays - Tring Community Centre, Silk Mill Way, HP23 5EP

Saturdays - New Mill Baptist Church, New Road, HP23 5EY

Please email Louisa at larperformingarts@gmail.com to register interest in 1-2-1 lessons or book via the 'book here' link. 

 

UNIFORM

Please visit our Uniform shop here

All children need a LAR T-shirt with leggings or jazz pants and jazz shoes (dance trainers for Street Dance).

FEES

Payment for classes is termly, half-termly or pay-as-you-go (spaces permitting). There is a discount for booking the full term in advance. 

SIBLING DISCOUNTS

Please use the discount code SIBLING-2 for two children (10% discount) or SIBLING-3 for three or more children (15% discount).

TERM DATES 2023

TERM 1

  • Term dates - Tuesday 12th September to 16th December (no classes w/c 23rd October for half-term)

  • Christmas shows at The Court Theatre - Sunday 3rd December (timings tbc)

Class Information

Performing Arts - Singing, Dancing and Acting taught by Louisa, Julius and Syanne. This class offers the chance to take LAMDA Solo Acting or Verse & Prose Exams (count towards UCAS points). Taking the exam is optional. We perform in our two shows at The Court Theatre and compete as a group at Chesham Music Festival.  £11.50-13 per class

Street Dance - learn the foundations of Street including locking, popping and hip hop with Helayna. We perform in our two shows at The Court  Theatre and at Tring Christmas Festival and Summer Carnival. £6.50-7 per class

Musical Theatre - singing / dancing /acting with Helayna, focussing on one script / musical per term. We perform in our two shows at The Court Theatre and compete as a group at Chesham Music Festival. £6.50-7 per class

Pop Choir - an auditioned choir, focussing on harmonies and solo singing. We perform in our two shows at The Court Theatre and at Tring Christmas Festival and Summer Carnival. We also compete at Chesham Music Festival, and students can take individual Trinity Rock & Pop Exams. £7-7.50 per class

Elite - an auditioned Musical Theatre class. We perform in our two shows at The Court Theatre and at Tring Christmas Festival and Summer Carnival. We also compete at Chesham Music Festival. £8.50-9 per class

Group Singing - build confidence and develop a healthy singing technique. We explore a variety of musical genres and perform in our two shows at The Court Theatre. £7-9 per class

Group Drama / Actor's Toolbox - We offer the opportunity to take Solo LAMDA Exams (these count towards UCAS points). We perform in our two shows at The Court Theatre and compete at Watford Festival of Speech and Drama. £8-12 per class

Recent Student Success
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2023 Exams, Festivals & Competitions
  • 2023 LAMDA Results: 88 students took individual Acting, Musical Theatre or Verse & Prose exams with us, we maintained our 100% pass rate and we received 64 Distinctions with lots of lovely feedback from our five LAMDA examiners! Special congratulations to Olivia Palmer-Walker, Charlotte Sellars, Isabella West and Rochana Jha who achieved their LAMDA Bronze Medals (GCSE Equivalent) and to Millie Gathard, Ella Kumar, Annabelle Winston and Violet Swatman who all achieved more than 90%.

  • 2023 1-1 Singing and Pop Choir students - 100% success rate for Trinity Classical Singing and Rock & Pop Singing Exams 

  • LAR Talent Agency success includes roles in the following musicals in the West End / UK Tour: Les Miserables, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Beauty and the Beast, The Osmonds, The King And I, Matilda Netflix Film, The Phantom of the Opera

  • CHESHAM ARTS FESTIVAL RESULTS 2023

The vocal classes were held at The Elgiva Theatre in Chesham. Congratulations to all of our students for wonderful singing!

•Popular Song Ages 13 to 18

TROPHY WINNER Laura Hardy (age 14) with HONOURS

•Ensemble ages 14 & under

JOINT WINNERS LAR Tring Pop Choir & LAR Welwyn Elite with DISTINCTION

•Show Songs, 10 years & under

SECOND PLACE Annabelle Winston with HONOURS

Wilf Dudley - DISTINCTION

Violet Swatman - DISTINCTION

Sarah-Lea Shapton - DISTINCTION

•Show Songs age 12 & under

Leia Swatman - DISTINCTION

Natalia Luberda - DISTINCTION

•Show Songs ages 14 & under

Laura Hardy - DISTINCTION

•Popular Song Ages 12 & under

Natalia Luberda - DISTINCTION

Huge congratulations to our students Phoebe, Matilda and Sarah-Lea for wonderful performances at Chesham Drama Festival!

Matilda Samuels was awarded the Woodstock Cup and has been invited to perform at the Final Concert.

• Poetry for School Years 5 & 6

WINNER Matilda Samuels (year 6) with HONOURS

Sarah-Lea Shapton & Phoebe Castleton COMMENDED

• Monologue for School Years 5 & 6

3rd Place Sarah-Lea Shapton (year 5) with DISTINCTION

Congratulations to our students for wonderful performances at the Watford Festival of Music, Speech and Drama

SONGS FROM THE SHOWS

* School Years 9 to 11

SECOND PLACE - Laura Hardy with Distinction

Morgan Slade - Special Merit

* School Years 7 & 8

SECOND PLACE - Alinah Dagpin with Distinction

Natalia Luberda - Special Merit

* Open

SECOND PLACE - Maisie Berry with Distinction

Sophia Alves - Special Merit

* School Years 3 & 4

Annabelle Winston - Special Merit

SOLO ACTING

* School Years 5 & 6

Sarah-Lea Shapton - Special Merit

* School Years 7 to 9

Charlotte Winston - Special Merit

Natalia Luberda - Special Merit

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