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Amanda-Jane Manning - LAMDA EXAMS/DRAMA & VOICE Tutor in Westminster

Amanda-Jane Manning Acting Coaches (West London)

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  • Professional Qualification The Royal Academy Of Music
  • Professional Qualification PGDip DipRAM ALAM ADPA
  • Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) Check Equity Actors Union, British Voice Association, LAMDA Teachers Association
  • Professional Membership LAMDA Teachers Association
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Personal Message
I am a fully qualified Drama and Spoken Voice Teacher, teaching Drama,Speech and LAMDA exams to students from 5 to 18 at a variety of West End Schools and Colleges. I have worked as a professional Teacher and West End actress for 20 years.
Which subject(s) do you teach?
Drama, Spoken Voice, Elocution,Audition preparation, LAMDA Examinations in Acting, Verse and Prose and Spoken English, Public Speaking, Acting and independent school interview preparation.
Tell me about your qualifications.
LAMDA Associate Diploma - ALAMDp
The Royal Academy Of Music - PGDip and DipRAM (Distinction)
The Italia Conti Academy Of Theatre Arts 3 year Performing Arts Diploma.
ADPA Dip (Ofqual Level 4 Teaching qualification)
Estill Certification Levels 1 and 2
What kind of experience do you have?
I am the LAMDA teacher at The Sacred Heart High School in Hammersmith,London,which is rated as one of the most Outstanding Secondary Schools in London.

I am the LAMDA Teacher at Stagecoach Theatre Arts,Kensington.

Several of my young students there have now appeared in various television/film and West End shows.

I have worked as a professional Acting and Speech teacher at a variety of London Theatre Schools and Colleges.

I have also worked as an actor and appeared in a variety of West End and International Productions across the U.S.A and Europe.

My profession roles include SUNDAY AT THE MUSICALS - The Phoenix Club/Theatre-West End, The Green Girl in SHOUT! The Mod Musical, Elphaba in WICKED (NCL,Miami), Rizzo in GREASE, u/s Young Viv in SPEND, SPEND, SPEND,(Germany). Janet in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (West End and U.K/European Tours)Soprano soloist in the Thursford Christma Shows, Ensemble in JASON ROBERT BROWN(West End), Super Nanny in TWISTED T.V, THAT’S HOLLYWOOD and SING IT & SWING IT (Miami and Los Angeles. The Royal Albert Hal (Stonewall concert).

I also appear on The Rocky Horror Show Live Album with Jason Donovan and also as a solo artist on Petula Clark's Album - In Her Own Write singing ”My Love Will Never Die” for Sepia Records.
How much do you charge?
LAMDA tuition - £40 an hour (within Central London)
Independent School Interview technique and confidence coaching - £50 an hour
Public Speaking/Vocal Coaching - £40 an hour

*Siblings can opt for a combined lesson/split lesson depending on their ages and level.
Where do you teach?
I can sometimes travel to students' homes only within central London. W1,W2,W9(Maida Vale)or NW8(Swiss Cottage/St Johns Wood),NW3(West Hampstead/Hampstead) or nearby to those postcodes.
When are you available?
I will have availability for Saturday students starting on MARCH 10th 2018.(please contact me a.s.a.p) as spaces are limited and Saturdays are very popular when there is availability.
I also offer intensive courses(2/3 lessons a week) over School Holidays with the intention of taking an exam within 4/6 weeks.
Which ages and levels do you teach?
Children aged 5 and upwards.
I teach at all levels.
Which qualifications do you prepare your students for?
Acting,Verse and Prose and Public Speaking LAMDA Examinations.
Level 1 – Grades 1, 2, 3
Level 2 – Grades 4 and 5
Level 3 – Grades 6, 7 and 8 (Bronze Medal, Silver Medal, Gold Medal)
Introductory Examinations* for pre school and younger primary age students who are taking the first steps in memorising, reciting, and communicating.
Do you have an up-to-date DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service, formerly CRB) Certificate?
Yes, (up to 2019)
Describe your arrangements for online tutoring.
Do you belong to any professional organisations?
Equity Actors Union
The British Voice Association (BVA)
LAMDA Teachers Register
The Royal Academy of music Alumni
The LAMDA Teachers Association
Where and with whom did you train?
The Italia Conti Academy Of Theatre Arts,London.
The Royal Academy OF Music,London.
The Actors Centre,London.
Tell me about some of your current students.
Past and present students have gained successful places at many Independent Schools including,City Of London School for Girls/Boy, Channing School for Girls,Francis Holland School,Haberdashers School,Notting Hill & Ealing High School,Highgate School,Radley College,South Hampstead High school.

Also places at Theatre schools including The Italia Conti Academy Of Theatre Arts,Sylvia Young Theatre School and Arts Educational schools.

Past and present pupils have appeared in West end shows including The Lion King,The Bodyguard and Kinky Boots.
Do you have a personal message for students?
Drama and Theatre Arts subjects are a fantastic way to help improve your overall confidence and improve your creative abilities. All of my students have passed their LAMDA exams with either a Merit or a Distinction Award. While I do encourage my students to take exams in Acting,Public Speaking and Verse and Prose,it is not essential to do. I also help students prepare for interviews to Secondary Schools and Colleges by helping with presentation skills,interview technique,confidence building and improving their speech and language skills when under pressure.