Lamont Casting Agency

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Lamont School of Speech and Drama

The Lamont School of Speech and Drama, founded in 1982 by Principal Diane Lamont, is now recognised as one of the leading drama schools in the North West. Pupils aged 4 – 18 are taught in age-banded groups – with the drama school boasting an unusually high proportion of boys – using role play, improvisation and drama games. Pupils can also enter festivals and take examinations. The emphasis is on developing confidence and imagination, learning drama skills, getting on with everyone in the group, but, above all, having fun!

Lamont Casting Agency

The Lamont Casting Agency runs independently alongside the drama school and has members from across the North West, as well as pupils from the drama school. Under the personal supervision of Diane Lamont, the agency is now one of the region’s foremost suppliers of young talent to the world of film & television, advertising and radio. Lamont Children are renowned for being natural and expressive as well as highly professional.

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Go Grace! - Many congratulations to Grace Wingate. The 15-year-old Lamont student has been accepted on the Musical Theatre Course at LIPA. Talent runs in the family! She will join her brother Harry who is on the Music course. Grace is just about to embark on her Grade 8 Gold Medal LAMDA examination. Good luck Grace for both!   […]
Our Simon back on TV! -     Former Lamont Drama pupil and Lamont Drama Assistant Teacher Simon Lennon returns to our screens this week in the hit BBC TV series ‘Our Girl’.   Simon has played the part of Private Harry ‘Brains’ Wiggerty since it first hit our screens as a pilot in 2013. In 2014, it returned as a […]
100% Distinctions for Lamont LAMDA pupils! -   LAMDA RESULTS FEBRUARY 2020 The latest results are in and all pupils who took their exam in February at our own centre achieved Distinction!         Speaking of Verse and Prose Entry Gadowl Oyedeji Grade 1 Aakash Muraleetharan Grade 3 Josh Sikdar, Akshaara Muraleetharan Grade 5 Vaishali Ilanko, Jemima Brooks, Verity Clark Grade […]
Sefton Festival Goes Ahead! - Sefton Festival went ahead and proved a great success! LAMDA adjudicator Louise Blackwell praised the high standards of the festival before presenting the festival’s Challenge Trophies to Martha Last (Junior) and Jasmine McElhinney. They achieved the highest winners’ marks across verse speaking, prose reading and solo acting.                 […]
Wow! Rave Reviews for Isla Gie as first-ever UK Cindy Lou Who - Eight-year-old Isla’s success story continues as she tours the country as the first-ever UK Cindy Lou Who in Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical. Isla has completed her run in London and Edinburgh and is now in Birmingham performing to standing ovations. The incredible cast led by the amazing Edward Baker-Duly as […]