Clairefontaine (B), Luxembourg

Theatre Summer School: Scaling the Heights

when 23 July 2023 - 29 July 2023
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 930

8-day residential theatre training based on two main courses (students choose one of the four options offered in each course) with sharing, interweaving and collaboration in a nuturing and supportive environment.

Course 1: How to Succeed at Being a Failure (acting in Chekhov), Modern Parts (exploring contemporary plays), The Hairpin and the Wolf (devising through physical impulse), Taking a Part (musical theatre singing/acting through song)

Course 2: Cracking the Character Code (creating contemporary characters), In Search of Magical Moments (ensemble work), Get up and Make it Happen (directing), A Century of Song (20th century songs).
Shorter practical acting/leading/devising project

Intensive, quality training by experinced and creative tutors who share the LEATSS objective of process over performance.

Course leader

Graeme Du Fresne MA (London Metropolitan), former Head of Music and Singing (BA Acting) at Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, Musical Director and singing teacher (BA Acting) at Drama Centre, London.

Target group

Actors, directors and music theatre singers as well as writers/devisers. LEATSS is particularly suited to amateurs and younger professionals who wish to develop and improve their practical skills, knowledge, understanding and capabilities. Because the emphasis is on process and not product (how can we do it, not how well do we perform), we can encompass a wide range of age, experience and skill.
LEATSS is primarily an adult school.

Course aim

Our aim is to enrich, nourish and nurture. To do this we provide expert professional tuition within a friendly and fully supportive environment. All tutors have a wide and impressive track record as professional theatre practitioners and teachers and our tutor-to-participant ratio is high.

Fee info

EUR 930: Tuition, full board and lodging (8 nights, shared accommodation), tea/coffee, picnic
EUR 1000: Tuition, full board and lodging (8 nights, single accommodation), tea/coffee, picnic


Five scholarships are offered at a fee of 370 € (only shared accommodation) to people who otherwise couldn't afford to attend.