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Welcome to the Tonicha Lawrence Academy

TLA was formed in September 2008, after Tonicha had been successfully teaching professionally trained actors. The academy started with only eight children and has since grown from strength to strength.

Opportunities in the academy include speciality masterclasses in clowning, mime, stage combat and voice and dialect work. There is also the opportunity to audition and become part in the newly formed Show Team which works professionally throughout the year.

Situated between Harrogate, Wetherby, Leeds and York, TLA is the professional training platform to performing arts in the North. Classes in Drama, Dance, Singing and Music are the key factors to what makes the school so incredibly popular amongst casting directors, visiting TV and Theatre directors and established tutors. LAMDA is also available for those wishing to take their exams.
Our actors regularly work in Theatre, Television, Commercials and Short Films with the agency forming good relations with Casting Directors and Directors nationwide.

In 2011, Tonicha streamlined the agency and took inspiration from the American style of representation, favouring Boutique Agencies and Personal Management. This allows Tonicha to build closer working relationships with her clients, seeing that everyone works to achieve their own professional goals.

With a packed calendar for the year of shows, work opportunities, teacher training and workshops there is no need to look anywhere else for your training. Children, adults, professional actors and trainees are seeking Tonicha’s unique style of training to get their careers on the right path from the start!

There are also Franchise opportunities within the organisation so please feel free to enquire should that interest you.

Browse the website for all your information needs and please don’t be shy in getting in touch!

Twas the Night Before Christmas

Tickets are literally soaring out of the door after the success of our March show “Ruby’s”!...

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Sonia Allam workshop

16th November 2014

Lime Pictures casting director comes to TLA to workshop...

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