This course provides the foundations for a career on the musical theatre stage.
This course is for you if:
- you are passionate about the world of musical theatre and musical production.
This course offers a combination of acting, dance, performance and music. Students can develop their skills in some or all of these areas.
This course is part of our Creative Arts Academy.
What will I study on this course?
You will study and develop the vocational skills needed for a career on the musical theatre stage: acting, singing and dancing. You will have multiple opportunities to perform during the course. The department also run numerous trips to see shows in London’s West End and more locally at Southampton’s Mayflower theatre to inspire you. You will also have the opportunity to receive subsidised singing lessons.
Possible units of study include:
- Musical Theatre Performance
- Variety Performance
- Dance Performance
- Singing Skills for Actors and Dancers
- Auditions for Actors
- Developing Contemporary Dance Technique
Extended opportunities and enrichment
Students will take part in showcases throughout the year and go on visits to theatres, dance studios and world renowned destinations.
Where can this course lead to?
Many students go on to study a similar subject at university degree level or seek employment in production and the performing arts industry. This course is worth UCAS points for university entry.