THIS August Big Little Theatre School is teaming up with actor Albey Brookes to bring performing arts students aged 12-19, the opportunity to train with West End stars in Bournemouth.

Albey has joined forces with the school to deliver ten exciting and individual one-day performing arts masterclasses over the summer, in Bournemouth.

Each workshop will be run either by Albey himself or by one of his West End friends, giving students the opportunity to work directly with creatives who are currently working in the business.

Guest practitioners for these masterclass sessions include: Jamal Crawford, Llandyll Gove, Adam Denman, Jessica Fossey, Filippo Coffano, Inez Budd, Lauren Hall and Emily Goodenough. Albey himself will also be heading up three days of masterclasses.

The programme is listed below - a single day’s workshop costs £40, and there is a 20 per cent discount for booking four or more workshop days across the fortnight.

The workshop timetable is as follows:

  • Monday, August 1- Grease with Albey Brookes
  • Tuesday, August 2 - Back to the Future with Jamal Crawford
  • Wednesday, August 3 - American Idiot with Llandyll Gove
  • Thursday, August 4 - Fosse and Tap with Albey Brookes
  • Friday, August 5 - Disney with Jessica Fossey. The disney workshop is for students aged 8-13.
  • Monday, August 8 - Jive/Lindy Hop Partner Work with Albey Brookes
  • Tuesday, August 9 - *Double Bill* (This day runs 9.45am - 5pm) Hamilton with Filippo Coffano and Heathers with Inez Budd
  • Wednesday, August 10 - Singin' in the Rain with Lauren Hall
  • Thursday, August 11 - Kiss Me Kate with Emily Goodenough
  • Friday, August 12 - Tap Bootcamp with Albey Brookes and Adam Denman

For more information and to book a masterclass visit