Professional Diploma in Performance UAL (Level 4) (Musical Theatre)

Level 4
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Are you interested in musical theatre? Are you thinking of applying for a specialist triple threat college?

This Diploma in Musical Theatre course is designed for students aged 18+ who have completed a three A Level programme, which includes drama / dance / music or an Extended Diploma in Performing Arts. The underpinning experience in dance, singing and acting gained on these courses is essential to engage fully with this one year intensive triple threat course.

Students will:

  • further develop a range of acting, voice and movement skills
  • be assisted in their preparation for auditions, including classical and contemporary speeches and songs
  • engage in a variety of performance projects in professional venues
  • work with professional theatre directors, musical directors and choreographers
  • attend a range of theatre performances
  • Have regular lessons in tap, ballet, commercial and jazz sessions
  • Learn about musical theatre history and context

May 2021

Key information

Entry Requirements

Three A Levels including drama and dance, or the Performing Arts (Level 3 Extended Diploma).
Entry by interview and audition.

Course Delivery

The course is delivered through various practical and theoretical units and performance projects. A large proportion of the work undertaken is of a practical nature and is assessed continuously. There are no examinations on this course. The course is full time and students are required to be available for up to 18 hours contact time per week.

Progression Opportunities

Students accepted on this course should be aiming to apply to specialist colleges or university.

Past graduates of the Level 4 Musical Theatre course have progressed onto a number of nationally acclaimed colleges including the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Mountview, GSA Conservatoire, Italia Conti, BiPA, and the Leeds Conservatoire, as well as various prestigious universities.

Additional Information

Past Level 4 performances have included Little Shop of Horrors and a cabaret revue entitled The West End After Dark.

Students are given the opportunity to experience a variety of performances and to take part in workshops with professional performers. They will also be expected to attend regular theatre visits.

A course fee of £450 covers workshops and master classes with industry professionals.

What do past students of this course have to say?

“I can’t thank the lecturers enough. They taught me skills and confidence. I enjoyed every second!”

“The amazing lecturers shaped me into the performer I am today. I feel like a much stronger performer with a big future ahead."

“This course is perfect for anyone who wants to take a year out to hone and perfect their triple threat skills for future success and progression."


Interested in studying this course?

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