OUTSTANDING RESULTS AND A 100% PASS RATE FOR WILDCATS IN LATEST ROUND OF LAMDA EXAMINATIONS
Award winning Wildcats Theatre School have again managed to retain their 100% pass rate at their latest round of LAMDA examinations. The children, aged 4-16 years from Stamford, Rutland, Bourne and Peterborough took examinations in Musical Theatre and Verse and Prose back in February and have just received their results. The exams were held at Stamford Arts Centre and since then the children have been waiting patiently for their results. The school have a 100% pass rate and this has been retained with an excellent 16 Distinctions, 29 Merits and 10 Pass grades being awarded.
The weekly classes are designed to be fun and enjoyable as well as developing skills in musical theatre, public speaking and confidence. The students get many opportunities to perform at various events and are currently learning pieces from the hit musical 'Wicked'. Wildcats Theatre School have their own private LAMDA examination centre, which allows them to enter students 3 times per year at a local venue, and so far over 350 individual children have achieved a LAMDA award with the Wildcats.
Among the high achievers were Annabel Otterburn, age 10 from Uffington who gained a distinction in her Musical Theatre Grade 2 exam. Helen Holroyd, age 15 from Stamford achieved a merit at Grade 2 and Jessica Auciello, age 9 from Ryall also achieved a distinction grade at Grade 3. One of the youngest entrants, Sofia Burrows, age 5 from Carlby also gained her Introductory LAMDA award with Merit. Luke and Alannah Daly from Hampton both passed their first LAMDA exams, Jessica Wise from Stanground achieved a distinction in Entry Level Musical Theatre. Lottie Voce also from Hampton achieved a distinction grade.
Jasmine Skelding, age 12 from Stamford gained a merit in her Grade 3 Musical Theatre. She said ‘I am really happy, I worked extremely hard to practice and learn the songs. I had to perform Mamma Mia and the song This is me from Camp Rock. The examiner was really nice but I was very nervous’.
Caz Dolby, of Wildcats said 'This latest round of exams has proven again that our methods of teaching really work. We aim to deliver the LAMDA syllabus in such a way as to really excite children about the magic of musical theatre. We are looking forward to another busy term of performances across Stamford, Peterborough and surrounding areas as well as developing further the West End Wildcat troupe, who won in London back in January’.
Wildcats run classes and children’s entertainment across the Stamford and Peterborough areas. Wildcats Theatre School was established in 2008 in response to requests from parents in the Stamford and surrounding area for drama classes that worked towards the prestigious LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts) grades, but combined this with creative, fun and lively stage activities that would appeal to a wide range of tastes and abilities.
Since the opening of Wildcats classes in September 2008 the school has grown from one class a week and 6 students plus a few school holiday sessions to 16 regular classes a week with over 250 students plus courses open to all – current students and those wanting to try it out - in the school holidays, theatre workshops and a currently full diary of weekend children’s parties. In November 2010 the school were successfully auditioned to be part of a show in London’s West End, and on 30th January 2011, 45 students performed in a competition at Her Majesty’s Theatre, London against talented theatre schools from across the country. Wildcats proved to everyone how talented they were and won the show.
For more information please contact Caz on 07725 915333 or go to www.wildcatstheatreschool.co.uk