Our aim is to produce musical theatre performers, dancers and actors that have the skills, knowledge and attitude to be successful in an increasingly demanding profession. The studios staff and graduates have an excellent reputation within the industry. Recent success stories include Oliver Ormson performing in the Addams Family UK Tour, Mike Eborall performing in Miss Saigon UK Tour and Tommy Sherlock headlining the Tenors of Rock in Las Vegas. Students at LTS who are 19 and over are eligible to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan. The college is regularly visited by professional bodies such as Trinity College London and the Council for Dance Education and Training.  So what makes us unique? Our students all get individual professional attention which focusses their individual skills and talents to lead them to a successful career in musical theatre or acting. In addition, students receive excellent careers guidance and audition preparation enabling them to gain employment in the industry. Destinations include the West End, UK tours, cruises, pantomime, TV, film and theatre work.


BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Dance or Musical Theatre 

Our BTEC Level 3 Extended diploma in performing arts (Musical Theatre) equivalent to three A levels are aimed to prepare students for the next stage of their vocational training. Great emphasis is placed on developing technique and nurturing talent, specific guidance will be offered in the second year in readiness for your next career move. This two year full time performing arts programme is designed for students age 16 – 18 who are passionate about making it in the musical theatre world. Students take part in a carefully choses variety of workshops and classes including: Jazz, Commercial, Lyrical, Acro, Singing and Acting along with relevant theoretical units. The course is delivered by professional experienced teachers.
All places are fully funded, entry is via audition and relevant academic qualifications. Please contact us for audition application form.


Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre Level 6   (Three Year Course) 

This diploma is devised for talented students of 16 years and over who want to be successful in Musical Theatre and is a level six qualification validated by Trinity College, London.
The aim of the course is to develop our students into triple threats that can make it in the West End. We instil the versatile and dedicated work ethic into our students so they are able to achieve in the extremely demanding musical theatre industry.
We make sure students get the attention they deserve by making sure none of our class sizes exceed 16 students. This works in tandem with our intensive, exciting and extensive teaching of singing, acting and dancing.
Students will have weekly performance workshops, audition preparation and career development sessions. Every week students will take part in individual singing lessons that will develop their technique and repertoire. Keeping fit is an important aspect of performing at the highest level we ensure you have an excellent level of health and fitness through diagnostics, body conditioning, Pilates and nutrition sessions.
Expert teaching staff, guest lecturers and visiting directors ensure you continuously strive to meet your personal challenges. To help you maintain your high standards, individual progress is closely monitored. Regular tutorials and assessments ensure you receive continual feedback and support.

Year 1
Students focus on a broad-based core curriculum concentrating on achieving strong basic technical skills in dance, acting and singing. Contextual studies in anatomy, health & safety, history of musical theatre and theatre studies provide related academic content. In-house student productions allow for the development of artistic confidence and peer co-operation.

Year 2
The second year of the course aims to build on the core subjects with the emphasis on further strengthening and broadening of technique and integrating projects are worked on. Students are now focusing on developing skills and knowledge and encouraging an analytical and artistic approach to the practical and theoretical work in preparation for the graduating year.

Year 3
The main emphasis in the third year is to consolidate the students’ training for their intended profession. Professional Employment Skills are key, and individual career aims are addressed. A main feature of the third year is performance experience. Three productions for the course are prepared: a play, a showcase both in the North West and London where invited agents attend, and a musical. All students take part in the annual college show, which culminates in the celebration of graduation day.
All students perform several times during the year.

Diploma in Professional Dance – Contemporary Dance (Level 5)

The Diploma in Professional Dance at LTS is a Level 5 Qualification. It is a full -time course lasting two years. The academic year begins in September and ends in July and consists of three semesters. Dance is your key skill for performing in the industry. Throughout the course you will study many genres of dance. Classical ballet, contemporary, hip hop/ commercial, body conditioning and tap. In addition to these subjects Jazz Partnering and Adagio work will also be studied in year two. Guest teachers visit LTS on a regular basis throughout the year, offering workshops in a variety of dance genres. The course is designed to prepare you for both the technical and performance demands of the industry. You will learn the skills required to audition successfully for dance work by gaining strong technique and exploring the artistry within dance. With your continued commitment, energy and focus you will graduate with all the skills needed to gain longevity in your careers.

Level 4 Diploma in Dance Education (DDE)

The Level 4 Diploma in Dance Education (DDE) is an achievable and streamlined teaching qualification that provides student teachers with a clear and cohesive pathway to becoming a qualified dance teacher with the ISTD. As a regulated Ofqual recognised teaching qualification, the Level 4 DDE is structured to equip initial teachers with a strong foundation to ensure they are safe and confident to start their teaching career. The Diploma in Dance Education is recognised as a mark of quality worldwide and will enable graduates to access a number of different teaching pathways and institutions. The regulated qualification itself holds 120 credits and can enable graduates to transfer credits to other FE/ HE institutions in order to access degrees or alternative qualifications at Level 5 or 6. 



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To apply for any Liverpool Central Studios course please email us at auditions@liverpoolcentralstudios.com





Welcome to Liverpool Central Studios

Home of Liverpool Theatre School & Liverpool Central Studios.

Success stories continue for LTS and LCS with graduates currently appearing in Back to the Future, High Fidelity, Royal Caribbean, P&O and Norwegian Cruises. With our extensive and comprehensive experience in musical theatre, Acting and Dance, we can offer you the highest quality training for your future career. Liverpool Central Studios prides itself on the consistently high employment rate of its graduates which has brought recognition and respect from within the industry.




Testimonial –

“It is my honour and privilege to be associated such tenacious students with the rewards of their hard work and determination to succeed.”

Wayne Sleep OBE – LTS PATRON




We produce a variety of productions and performances for our students throughout the year. You will have seen Liverpool Theatre School and Liverpool Central Studios at ‘Unstoppable – The Performance 2021’ which was performed at the M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool.


To apply for any Liverpool Central Studios course please email us at auditions@liverpoolcentralstudios.com