The preparational education programme Vob/Vmb/Vtb helps talented primary school pupils prepare to continue education within the performing arts. Lessons take place after school and on Saturdays.
- Vob (junior preparational education group)
corresponds to primary school groups 3 and 4
- Vmb (middle preparational education group)
corresponds to primary school groups 5 and 6
- Vtb (intermediate preparational education group)
corresponds to primary school groups 7 and 8
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- VbbN (after-school upper secondary preparational education)
In this programme, pupils attend 10-12 hours worth of classes on Friday evenings and Saturdays.
Binnen dit traject volgen leerlingen 10 tot 12 uur lessen aan LMIPA op vrijdagavond en zaterdag.
- VbbM (preparational secondary education for secondary vocational education programmes – Mbo)
This is a daily preparational programme combined with a regular Vmbo education. It aims at preparing pupils for continuing arts education on the Mbo level. The VbbM programme in Amsterdam is offered by LMIPA in collaboration with Zuiderlich College.
- VbbH (preparational secondary education for higher education programmes – Hbo)
This programme integrates the regular Havo or Vwo education and the preparational education at LMIPA. It aims at preparing pupils for continuing arts education on the Hbo level. In Amsterdam, this programme is offered by LMIPA in collaboration witGerrit van der Veen college under the Dance and Music license for preparational education (DAMU).
An audition is required to be admitted to one of the preparational programmes. There is only one audition round. During this audition round, you would take classes in several disciplines, including Pop Theatre Musical Dance (PTMD™), Ballet and Singing. Additionally, you will take an athletic test. The auditions can also be concluded with a medical examination.
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