Welcome to LAR Performing Arts - Welwyn

Welcome to  LAR Welwyn!


We offer...




  • `1-2-1 LAMDA / SINGING / PIANO Lessons 

Performing Arts Class

Led by Zac Cooke, our 90 minute Performing Arts classes include Singing, Dancing and Acting. We focus on Musical Theatre, Jazz Dance, Script Work and LAMDA Acting.

This class builds confidence and key performance skills.

WEEKLY PASS - (includes all classes for applicable age group)

MINI - £17.50



Or book individual classes from £5 via the timetable below: 



8th January - 3rd April (inclusive)

Excluding half-term 17th February - 21st February

LAMDA Exams 29th March

Letters will be sent out on 8th January. Deadline for payment / entry - 1st February 2020.



22nd April - 12th July (inclusive)

Excluding half-term 25th May - 29th May

Summer Show-  Sunday 12th July 2020

Deadline to sign up for Summer Show - 1st June 2020.

Updated timetable (classes on Thursdays & Fridays with Weekly Pass option) available after Easter
Book A Holiday Club by clicking here

Wednesdays - Street Dance 

Venue: Digswell Village Hall, 30 Harmer Green Lane, Digswell, Welwyn, AL6 0AT





Mini Street Dance

Inter / Senior Street Dance

4PM - 4:45PM

4:45PM - 5:30PM

Ages 4 to 7

Ages 8 to 16



Thursdays - POP CHOIR

Venue: Digswell Village Hall, 30 Harmer Green Lane, Digswell, Welwyn, AL6 0AT





Pop Choir


Private Singing Lessons

4:30PM - 5:30PM


Various times (click book to view)

Ages 6 to 16

Ages 5 +



£15 per 30mins

Fridays - Limited Places Available

Venue: Digswell Village Hall, 30 Harmer Green Lane, Digswell, Welwyn, AL6 0AT

Performing Arts class includes Drama, LAMDA, Singing & Jazz Dance.





Mini Performing Arts

Mini Drama

Mini Singing

Mini Dance

Junior Performing Arts

Senior Performing Arts

Private Singing Lesson

Private LAMDA Lesson

4PM - 5:30PM

4PM - 4:30PM

4:30PM - 5PM

5PM - 5:30PM

5:30PM - 7PM

7PM - 8:30PM

Various Times

Various Times

Ages 4 to 6

Ages 4 to 6

Ages 4 to 6

Ages 4 to 6

Ages 7 to 11

Ages 12 to 16

All Ages

All Ages










Our Teachers at LAR Welwyn

Louisa Alice-Rose - Principal of LAR Performing Arts


Louisa teaches Singing at LAR Welwyn. Her classes include the opportunity to take LAMDA Musical Theatre and ABRSM Singing Exams. Louisa works on developing a safe and secure vocal technique, acting through song & learning how to read music.

Louisa is a professional soprano and actress. She graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music with a First Class Honours Degree in Vocal Studies and Opera in 2016. Other training includes The Fourth Monkey Actor Training Company and Tring Park School for the Performing Arts.

Louisa's love of singing began with her West End debut in Les Miserables (aged 8). Performance highlights include solos at Hampton Court Palace, Windsor Castle, the Royal Albert Hall and The Actors' Church, Covent Garden. Louisa represented England at the semi-finals of the Llangollen Eisteddfod in July 2019 and was nominated for a Classic BRIT Award in 2018.

Find out more here: www.louisaalice-rose.com

Julius Wills - Vice-Principal of LAR Performing Arts

Julius teaches our Drama classes & Private LAMDA Lessons. His group classes include preparing for optional LAMDA Acting / Verse & Prose Exams.

Julius focuses on developing the skills required for vocal projection and articulation. His classes build confidence and encourage children to be brave by thinking outside the box. A skilled actor himself, Julius is able to stretch our older children and teenagers to really 'become' another character and explore another world.

Julius trained with the Year Out Drama Company, based in Stratford-Upon-Avon and then continued his studies with the Fourth Monkey Actor Training Company.

Julius' professional credits include Edmund in Shakespeare's King Lear, Lopahin in Cherry Orchard, Bertram in Shakespeare's All's Well That Ends Well, Rodrigo in Shakespeare's Othello, Benedick in Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing and Antonio in Shakespeare's The Merchant Of Venice. Most recently Julius played the role of Buttons in Cinderella.

Zachary Cooke - Musical Theatre Teacher & Pop Choir Leader


Zac runs our Pop Choir, and is our group Performing Arts Teacher on Fridays. He also teaches 1-2-1 Singing and Piano. Zachary is an experienced Musical Director. In his classes, he accompanies the children on piano and teaches them how to read music as well as developing vocal technique and performance skills.


Zachary trained at the London School of Musical Theatre and Canterbury College.

Professional Credits include: Musical Director/March Hare in ALICE IN WONDERLAND (Kew, London), Head Chief Rabbit in THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS (Kew, London), Performer/Ensemble in HAIR THE MUSICAL (West End Live), Puppeteer in THE SMURFS LIVE ON STAGE: THE SMURFS SAVE SPRING (KSA, Saudi Arabia), Ensemble in JACK & THE BEANSTALK (Hall for Cornwall), Head Chief Rabbit in WIND IN THE WILLOWS (Kew Gardens Open Air Theatre), Ensemble in DICK WHITTINGTON & HIS MOUSEHOLE CAT (Hall for Cornwall), ASM/understudy in JURASSIC ADVENTURES (UK Tour), Goody in FAME (Tallink Silija Cruise),Cat in THE ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO (The Castle, Wellingborough) & Silly Simon/Choreographer in JACK AND THE BEANSTALK (Granville Theatre, Kent).

Ruby O'Connor-Sage - Street Dance Teacher


Ruby began dancing at the age of 4 and started competing both regionally and nationwide at the age of 11, in ISTD Disco Freestyle, Latin American and Ballroom and Rock and Roll. After finishing her A-Levels Ruby enrolled at Stella Mann College of Performing Arts to gain her Diploma as well as her Degree in the Arts. Ruby teaches in both curricular and extra-curricular settings as well as working professionally within the industry. Credits include performances for the Make A Wish Foundation, Ideal Home show, Move It and the X-Factor.


Ruby focuses on encouraging students to become more confident with trying a range of performance techniques and skills as well as concentrating on the joy and excitement of the arts. Creating a fun and enjoyable atmosphere is key to Ruby's sessions as she has found this to be the best environment for children to learn and express themselves creatively, without the concerns or worries of what others think. Ruby is able to spot the strengths students naturally possess and build upon these to develop well rounded performers ready for the stage.  

About Us

We believe that every child should have the opportunity to develop an interest in the arts, and that this should be nurtured. Our classes enable children to develop an in depth knowledge of each discipline, to gain confidence and grow as a person. Learn more...

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