West End Kids also operates the WEK: Training Musical Theatre School - a tough, challenging & elite Saturday theatre school in Central London.
WHO IS IT FOR?
Perfect for ambitious, aspiring young performers (9-18yrs) - WEK: Training provides, without doubt - the toughest part-time training available today.
It is made up of the best / most ambitious young performers from the Home Counties.
Ultimately, the WEK: Training Musical Theatre School program is for frustrated singers and dancers looking to for a challenge and to be pushed - prior to joining the West End Kids Song & Dance Troupe and/or obtaining places within full-time Musical Theatre colleges and, as a result - long lasting, professional careers.
REHEARSALS & PERFORMANCES
All members of the WEK: Training Company will perform 3 times a year at a Central London theatre alongside the West End Kids. WEK: Training also perform alongside the West End Kids at selected events.
Rehearsals take place on Saturdays in Central London at the London School of Musical Theatre, London Bridge.
At present 85% of the famous West End Kids Song & Dance Troupe is made up of performers promoted from WEK: Training.
The WEK: Training Theatre School program is all designed around achieving results. Everything in the design of WEK: Training revolves around delivering results & improvements.
Students receive detailed weekly feedback specific to them and also receive the most comprehensive appraisal of any school or group including comment, scoring and grading on more than 32 key performance attributes.
Each term, members of the WEK: Training Company will cover;
★ Vocal Repertoire
★ Vocal Technique
★ Vocal Harmony
★ Acting through song
★ Ear Training
★ Combing vocal & choreograpahy
★ Routine memory
★ Precision dance
★ Stamina & Fitness
★ Partner work
★ Prop work
★ Hip Hop
★ Lindy Hop
★ Musical Staging
★ Audition technique
★ Audition experience
★ Soloist opportunities
★ College audition preparation
★ Performance psychology
★ Performance experience
★ Professional development
WEK: Training is for those serious about improving, looking to become one of the famous West End Kids, and who are keen to gain a place in their choice of full-time performing arts course.