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ArtsEd

College Details

Location : 14 Bath Road, Chiswick, London W4 1LY

Phone : +44 (0)20 8987 6666

Website : http://artsed.co.uk 


Course : BA (Hons) Musical Theatre (validated by City University of London) – 3 years (full time)

Course Details: 

ArtsEd offers exceptional triple-threat training. An exciting and extensive curriculum prepares you to become a world-leading performer across all disciplines and in all genres.  Our tutors are all inspiring and experienced industry professionals, committed to working with you to develop your full potential in singing, dancing and acting.

Dynamic and diverse with a focus on excellence, this vocational three-year BA (Hons) Musical Theatre course will develop your technical skills through practical classes, 1:1 singing tuition and performances.  During the course you will:

SINGING

  • attend weekly one-to-one singing and repertoire tuition
  • Learn correct technique and how to form a consistent sound
  • Learn a varied collection of songs from musical theatre and contemporary repertoires

ACTING

  • Learn how to form characters and portray them with honesty
  • Develop excellent control of speech, movement and voice
  • Develop confidence in a range of acting styles and theatrical texts

DANCE

  • attend regular classes in Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Contemporary and Pas de Deux

CONTEXTUAL STUDIES

  • Learn about the history of musical theatre
  • Discover the work of major composers, librettists, dramatists, choreographers and directors working in the field.

PERFORMANCE

In the final year, students will perform two professional level shows, as well as a showcase. In preparation for this, first and second years will perform a series of projects for an audience of course leaders and students.

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

Career workshops with industry professionals: performers, agents, casting directors, tax specialists and Equity and Spotlight representatives

Audition classes with guest directors and choreographers will prepare you for the realities of the audition process, as well as inform you about how to create a strong CV and take the best headshot.

During their graduating year, ArtsEd actively promotes each student to the industry, providing a range of opportunities for students to demonstrate the skills they have developed during their training. In addition to public productions, ArtsEd offer exclusive auditions for major casting directors and creatives, which frequently lead to students’ first professional work immediately after graduating.   

ALUMNI SUCCESS

ArtsEd graduates can be seen in musicals across the West End, UK and internationally in major producing houses and touring productions. 2020 Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Scholar, Georgina Onuorah made her professional debut in the National Theatre’s Dick Whittington, streamed during the pandemic. 2019 Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Scholar, Tara Sweeting made her professional debut as Marty in the Grease UK tour. Her fellow 2019 graduate, Jac Yarrow, debuted as Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat at The Palladium and is set to return to the role in Summer 2021. 2018 scholar, Shane O’Riordan played Feuilly in the UK and Ireland Tour of Les Miserables, before moving to the role of Prouvaire, and first cover Marius, in the West End production. 2017 graduate, Izuka Hoyle has conquered both the stage and screen. Stage appearances include Sylvia at the Old Vic, Six at The Arts Theatre and Darrel in Malory Towers at Bristol Old Vic. Screen credits include regular characters on the TV series, The Outpost and Deadwater Fell and Mary Seton, alongside Saoirse Ronan, in 2018 feature film, Mary Queen of Scots.


Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Scholarship will be awarded by the School as part of the audition/selection process on the combined basis of merit and financial need. Please note students will be means tested for scholarship eligibility. The Scholarship will cover course fees only and will be reviewed on an annual basis. 

Please note that applications made directly to Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation will not be considered.

For more details on the course and how to apply for a place at Arts Educational Schools London visit their website here.