A new training programme has been launched for performing arts graduates at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre.
London Theatre Runway is aimed at aspiring professional performers who have recently graduated or those already working in the industry who would benefit from the training.
It consists of three terms, each of which is 10 weekends long, with no more than 20 people in each class.
The Saturday sessions will include classes in areas including acting, ballet, technical jazz, musical theatre jazz, body conditioning and contemporary.
On Sundays, directors, casting directors, musical directors and choreographers will host masterclasses and offer tailored feedback and guidance through Q&As, mock auditions and observation sessions.
Masterclass leaders joining London Theatre Runway’s first year include Roy Alexander Weise, Matthew Xia, Aletta Collins, Rachel Kavanaugh, Nikolai Foster, David Grindrod, Rachel O’Riordan and Adam Penford.
The cost of the programme is £1,200 per term. Students can join term by term or for an entire year. If they need to leave the course due to employment, they can roll over the cost of classes they have missed into the next term.
Choreographer Matt Cole, one of the founders of London Theatre Runway, said: “The Saturday sessions are all about training and keeping fit and ready for the next challenge. They are specifically geared towards strength and technique in all disciplines - singing, acting and dance.
"The Sunday classes are unique, as they are geared toward connecting you to the industry and putting you in front of the highest level of industry professionals. [Those professionals] are the best of the best in their field and will be working with you, offering guidance that can help take your skills as a performer and your career to the next level."
Cole added: "This is a tough industry and this bespoke programme is designed to help people who want to help themselves to navigate their way through the maze with leading support and guidance, at a cost which breaks down to less than £9 per hour across the programme."
Applicants are required to have trained at drama school or a vocational performing arts programme for a minimum of two years. Applications are open until July 27.