A Lichfield centre specialising in performing arts is to hold auditions.

Courses are available for those aged over 16 at Elite Teacher Training Academy to prepare students for auditions at top London colleges for degrees, higher education and work in the performing arts field.

The academy boasted a 100 per cent success rate this year, with students gaining places at London Studio Centre, Millennium, Urdang and Body Works. Previous students are currently studying at Ramberts School of Contemporary and Ballet, Arts Educational, London and Laban.

A spokesperson said: “We offer classes for CPD for teachers who wish to continue their training to fellowship level.

“GCSE and A Level dance are offered from age 12 and, new for September, drama performing arts is also offered.”

Auditions will take place throughout June and July. For more information contact elitedancing@hotmail.com.