Simone Cornelius teaches foundational performance skills through a mix of fun and challenging exercises. Students also work together to devise end of term performances. The Saturday sessions run continuously throughout the academic year. 2022 Autumn term 17th September - 22nd October (6 weeks) no session on 29th October 5th November - 3rd December (5 weeks) 2023 … read more
Hosting a variety of events at McQueens Theatre & MAAD Vegan Restaurant
Ten piece bands, jazz jams, immersive theatre for kids, spoken word, open mic nights, competitive wrestling, film screenings and the list goes on!
Under Paul Lyall's guidance, young writers interrogate meaning, style, and form to create their own response pieces. Students spend time writing individually and as a group. Sessions usually end with … read more
Our singer-songwriters train with Simone Cornelius. They alternate week-by-week, working on singing technique one week and learning and practicing their songwriting skills the next. This way students can focus on the individual skills and hone them whilst … read more
Making use of our on-site fully operational, multi-booth music studio, Tony Mahama instructs budding producers, songwriters and rappers. Students work using Logic Pro X and have access to a wide range of microphones, … read more
A chance to explore the actor in movement and a host of supporting skills to enhance your performance training with Steve Medlin. Lessons are in mime, mask, and pantomime blanche, stage combat and acro-balance. Alongside this, students explore highly stylised forms to understand how they fit into the modern world of theatre, TV and film. … read more
Led by Celia Greenwood, our young actors are guided through the next stage of performance skills and dramaturgy. With a new focus on text analysis, students explore character, action and voice. Students are encouraged to take ownership of their work and newly acquired drama skills by performing monologues and scenes. The Saturday sessions run continuously throughout the academic … read more
Led by acclaimed actor, writer & director Ché Walker. This class is designed for semi-professional actors aged 16+. Our current cohort ranges from ages 17-30. These sessions guide those in the process of applying to drama school, those who have already attended or those who wish to circumvent the drama school path altogether and begin working professionally. Students can also … read more
A chance to join a company and start to make theatre. Alongside writer/director Ché Walker and movement director/devisor Steve Medlin plus several visiting artists you will develop original work throughout the year and get the chance to perform at our in-house theatre to the public. The academic year will end with a drama showcase to the professional … read more
McQueens is our community theatre, named in honour of 5 supremely talented figures sharing this name, including: Steve, Butterfly and Alexander. The space is fit for live theatre and music, workshops, conferences and film screenings. McQueens is also home to Collage Voices’ drama & music youth programme.
MAAD is a plant-based fast food brand, a favourite amongst vegans London-wide. They run a variety of gigs including rap and hip hop nights, and talks with industry specialists. Formerly known as Karamel, the space still hosts our jazz and world music events.