Italia Conti Academy

College Details

Barbican, London and Guildford, Surrey

Phone: +44 (0)207 608 0044

Website: https://www.italiaconti.com 


Course: Trinity Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre- 3 years, full time.

Course Details

The course includes:-

SINGING: Individual Singing lessons from First Year, Ensemble Singing, Acting through Song, Music Theory, Technical Singing, Repertoire Classes, Audition Technique.

ACTING: Screen Acting, Acting Skills, Improvisation, Commedia Del Arte, Scene Study, Stage Combat, Shakespeare, Voice and Text, Speech and Accent, Audition Technique.

DANCE: Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Commercial, Tap, Jazz, PBT, Latin, Audition Technique.

CONTEXTUAL: Skills of the performer, Study Skills, Contextualising Musical Theatre, Naturalism

MUSICAL THEATRE PROJECT: Early Broadway, Standard Broadway, Contemporary Musicals, Jukebox Musical, Sondheim, Fosse, Swing Project.

THIRD YEARAs well as continuing their training in Acting, Singing and Dance all students partake in two fully-staged musicals and a West End Industry Showcase.


Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Scholarship will be awarded by the Academy as part of the audition/selection process on the combined basis of merit and financial need. The Scholarship will cover course fees only and will be reviewed on an annual basis. 

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

For more details on the course and how to apply for a place at the Italia Conti Academy visit their website:  https://www.italiaconti.com 

The Level 6 Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre runs across 2 sites, there are 2 different links for applications:

London - https://www.italiacontiacademy.com/application-form-diploma 

Guildford - https://www.italiacontiartscentre.com/application-form-diploma-btec 

Auditions will be held:

London – Arts Centre on 20 November 2019

Guildford – Academy 28 November 2019

And then auditions run weekly throughout Spring Term – Wednesdays in Guildford, Thursdays in London.