Hi from R/A stand @cyd_uk Echo Arena. Having a great time with Martin Howland in the ‘Technique Zone’ doing his amazing #howlyballet Make sure you check us out at the stand today, see you all at our open day on November 11th #technique #renaissarts #thriveandsucceed #dance pic.twitter.com/NxtzItS4hP
— Renaissance Arts College (@RENAISSARTS) September 30, 2018
Renaissance Arts Open Day 2016 was an overwhelming success today, with classes for both full-time students and scholars demonstrating their talent and versatility.
From Ballet to Jazz, Vocals to Drama, Musical Theatre to Commercial, the day has been a showcase of Renaissance Arts beliefs in creating the next generation of professional performers.
We would like to thank the support of all who attended in observing and participating with the classes today. The Directors and faculty of Renaissance Arts thoroughly enjoyed welcoming you into their lessons.
This month we celebrate our 5 year anniversary and we look forward to continuing to set the highest standards of training in the UK
For those that did attend we would be great full if you could please fill out this short feedback form.
Presenting Ben Lancaster
Ben is a talented young man with a natural ear for music. His influences are that of organic musicians. Currently in his second year at Renaissance Arts Ben is releasing an EP called Covering The Basics. The EP is to help him along with his performances in Leeds. In Bens final year at Renaissance Arts he will record three of his original songs in the studio. The Music Study would like to thank Jimmy Naylor from the Pigeon Detectives for his recent work with Ben. On August 18th Ben will be performing at The Wardrobe in Leeds supporting Bryan Emerson. Bens covers EP will be released 1st June 2015.
‘CATS MASTERCLASS’ 8/2/15 with current West-End Cast Member Joel Morris @ Yorkshire Dance 10:30-18:00
Cats continues its dominance of theatre around the world with its recent revival at the London Palladium and 2 years on from Joel’s first Masterclass with Renaissance Arts we are delighted to announce his return to Leeds for what is certain to be another inspiring day of repertoire and choreography from one of the best in the business.
Training: Joel trained with Gillian Cartwright and later at the Central School of Ballet London.
Credits include: Principal roles in Coppelia, The Nutcracker, Carmen; Carabosse and Blue Bird in The Sleeping Beauty; Swan Lake; Me and You; Markitanka; Somebody to Love; Juke Box Gentlemen; Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet; soloist roles in Cinderella(the Jester); Don Quixote (Gamache and Sancho Panza); works by Ashton (Les Patiners); Ballenchine (Who Cares); Hans van Mannen (Five Tangos). Also Pouncival and Mr. Mistoffelees in Cats (South Africa).
The previous masterclass was a sell-out so get booking your places early. You will also receive masterclasses in ballet, jazz, and vocals by Renaissance Arts highly acclaimed faculty.
To book your place please visit
For queries regarding ages and level required for Masterclass please visit the FAQ page on the website
We look forward to seeing you for a challenging and inspirational day of Dance & Musical Theatre.
Vocalist Required for EMI single TOBY (feat YOU)
On 8th & 9th December TMS and R/A are holding auditions for a new single produced by EMI producer Toby Farrugia. The track (already designated to EMI) requires a strong vocal. The chosen candidate will receive vocal rights, credits and record their vocals in the studio next week for presentation to Toby and EMI
(The successful singer(s) will be offered a contract/buy out fee).
Applicants are to be aged 17 upwards and must send a vocal demo to firstname.lastname@example.org along with head shot and a short description. The dance track can be sang by either a male/female vocalist or boy/girl band. If selected in email application the artist will receive a copy of the track with and without vocals and a lyric sheet. A full extended remix will also be provided. The producers have stated that the lyrics and guide track are for reference only and the artist auditioning may change melody, arrangement & lyrics to suit them. Further details will be sent too successful candidates by e-mail. To apply please send your details to email@example.com ASAP as audition slots are limited.
On Tuesday 2nd November Claire Rogers (Penny) DIRTY DANCING will be teaching a masterclass to Renaissance Arts Students. Claire’s credits also include Chicago, Moulin Rouge & La Varieté. We are delighted and welcome the Royal Ballet trained professional to our esteemed list of guest faculty two weeks after the college visited Leeds Grand Theatre to watch the show.