<![CDATA[Scholarships]]> http://andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/content/category/scholarships <p>The 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. There will be one available Scholarship at each of the above colleges for the year 2018/19.</p> <p><strong>Please note that applications made directly to The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation will not be considered.</strong></p> <p><strong>The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation is advised by David Grindrod in the selection of scholarship courses and students</strong></p> en Thu, 26 Apr 2018 03:39:46 +0000 Urdang Academy – 3 year Musical Theatre Course http://andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/content/urdang-academy-3-year-course-in-musical-theatre http://andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/content/urdang-academy-3-year-course-in-musical-theatre <h2>THE URDANG ACADEMY</h2> <p>College Details</p> <p>Location: The Old Finsbury Town Hall Rosebery Avenue London EC1R 4RP</p> <p>Phone: +44 (0)20 7713 7710 </p> <p>Website:   <a href="http://www.theurdang.com">www.theurdang.com</a></p> <hr /> <p>Course:  Urdang Performers’ Diploma Course leading to either the Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre (Level 6) or Diploma in Professional Dance (Level 6)</p> <p><strong>Course Details:</strong></p> <p>The Urdang Performers’ Diploma course encompasses all aspects of the performing arts and looks to give each student an excellent grounding in Singing, Dancing and Acting, alongside developing charisma, individuality and performance skill.</p> <p>The Urdang Academy provides a supportive environment that fosters artistic, intellectual and personal development with all its students. The intense, rigorous and practical training is enhanced by contextual study that allows the student to understand historical, stylistic and professional aspects of the industry. This holistic approach prepares each student to embark on a successful and fulfilled life in the arts, with the ability to develop a long and varied career.</p> <hr /> <p><strong>The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Scholarship will be awarded by the College 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.</strong></p> <p><strong>Please note that applications made directly to The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation will not be considered.</strong></p> <p>For more details on the course and how to apply for a place at The Urdang Academy visit their website <a href="http://theurdang.london/full-time-courses/" target="_blank">here.</a></p> Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000 LAMDA – 2 year Stage Management and Technical Theatre Course http://andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/content/lamda-2-year-stage-management-and-technical-theatre-course http://andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/content/lamda-2-year-stage-management-and-technical-theatre-course <h2>LONDON ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMATIC ART</h2> <p><strong>College Details</strong></p> <p>Location : London Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts 155 Talgarth Road, London W14 9DA</p> <p>Phone : + 44 (0)20 8834 0500</p> <p>Website : <a href="http://www.lamda.org.uk">www.lamda.org.uk </a> </p> <hr /> <p> </p> <p>Course: <strong>FdA Production and Technical Arts: Stage and Screen with optional specialised BA (Hons) Production and Technical Arts top-up year.</strong></p> <p>This course is designed to equip students with the skills, knowledge and experience they need to develop successful and long-lasting careers in TV, film, theatre and beyond.</p> <p>This full-time, two-year course is validated by the University of Kent and runs from 17 September 2018 - 17 July 2020.</p> <p>Applications close on 1 May 2018</p> <p><strong>Course Details</strong> In their first year, students are given a thorough grounding in four core disciplines – stage management, scenic construction, lighting and sound – and given an introduction to the elements involved in stage and screen production through classes in stage management, production management, prop making, lighting (including design), rigging, sound, set design, scenic construction, health and safety, first aid, fire safety and AutoCAD.</p> <p>Students are also introduced to related work within television and radio, including the roles of First AD, Second AD and Location Manager. Practical experience is gained through work on LAMDA’s public productions in the second and third terms.</p> <p>In their second year, students undertake senior production roles on LAMDA shows staged for key industry figures and members of the public in LAMDA’s three performance spaces. Some of these productions may also tour to venues across the UK and overseas. Senior roles are also available on LAMDA film and radio projects, which are shot, recorded and edited by industry professionals.</p> <p>One year top-up BA (Hons)</p> <p>Students who successfully complete the FdA at the required level may apply to progress to the one-year top-up BA (Hons) qualification. This course enables students to specialise in one discipline and develop advanced production skills in that area. Students may choose from the following specialism options: Lighting, Sound, Stage Management, Production Management, Scenic Construction or Screen & Audio. Content includes 10 to 12 weeks of work-based learning, a senior production role on a number of public LAMDA productions and a self-directed project.</p> <p>Professional Preparation Throughout the course, students are prepared for a career in the industry. Two work placements offer students professional experience in an area of their choice. LAMDA is currently the only UK drama school to offer two placements as standard. There are many opportunities to network with current industry practitioners, while topics covered in class ensure students are prepared both for interviews with employers and for self-employment.</p> <p>Employment LAMDA has an outstanding record in helping graduates to secure employment in the industry. Many start work immediately on graduating, helped by the contacts developed through the placements. 2016-17 graduates' roles included Stage Manager, Assistant Stage Manager, Lighting Operator and Lighting Programmer in West End and off-West End productions, and Production Assistant for a major BBC production.</p> <p>The Genesis LAMDA Network will place all graduating students with an industry mentor in their area, to help with the transition into the profession.</p> <p><strong>The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Scholarship will be awarded by LAMDA 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.</strong></p> <p><strong>Please note that applications made directly to The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation will not be considered.</strong></p> <p>For more details on the course and how to apply for a place at LAMDA visit their website.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p>  </p> Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Royal Conservatoire of Scotland - 3 year BA in Musical Theatre http://andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/content/royal-conservatoire-of-scotland-3-year-ba-in-musical-theatre-2 http://andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/content/royal-conservatoire-of-scotland-3-year-ba-in-musical-theatre-2 <h2>ROYAL CONSERVATOIRE OF SCOTLAND</h2> <p><strong>College Details</strong></p> <p>Location: 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G2 3DB</p> <p>Phone: 0141 332 4101 Fax 0141 332 8901 </p> <p>Website: <a href="http://www.rcs.ac.uk">www.rcs.ac.uk</a></p> <hr /> <p><strong>Course</strong>:  BA in MUSICAL THEATRE - 3 years, full-time</p> <p><strong>Course Details</strong></p> <p>This undergraduate programme is aimed at performers who can demonstrate exceptional acting, singing and dance ability. The Conservatoire also looks for additional instrumental skills in the training of the truly muliti-disciplinary artist. The programme will train students in all the essential elements of the Musical Theatre art form, including one-to one singing lessons, acting techniques, ballet, jazz and contemporary dance. Just 20 places are available on this programme in which the skills and personal development of those in the class will be nurtured and enhanced through individual teaching and mentoring. With the superb facilities of the Royal Conservatoire’s theatres and performance spaces, this will be a very special opportunity to obtain an outstanding, relevant and practical Musical Theatre training for those who wish to make Musical Theatre their chosen career.</p> <hr /> <p><strong>The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Scholarship will be awarded by the Conservatoire 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. </strong></p> <p><strong>Please note that applications made directly to The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation will not be considered.</strong></p> <p>For more details on how to apply for a place at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland visit their website <a href="https://www.rcs.ac.uk/" target="_blank">here.</a></p> <p> </p> Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Arts Educational Schools, London - 3 year BA (Hons) Musical Theatre http://andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/content/arts-educational-schools-london-3-year-ba-hons-musical-theatre http://andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/content/arts-educational-schools-london-3-year-ba-hons-musical-theatre <h2>ARTS EDUCATIONAL SCHOOLS LONDON</h2> <p><strong>College Details</strong></p> <p>Location : Cone Ripman House, 14 Bath Road, Chiswick, London W4 1LY</p> <p>Phone : +44 (0)20 8987 6666</p> <p>Website : http://www.artsed.co.uk</p> <p> </p> <hr /> <p><strong>Course :</strong> BA (Hons) Musical Theatre (validated by City University of London) – 3 years, full time</p> <p><strong>Course Details</strong></p> <p>ArtsEd provides the definitive triple threat musical theatre training, enabling students to become imaginative, all-round performers, confident in each of the three core disciplines of dance, singing and acting. Training in all three disciplines continues throughout the three years.</p> <p><strong>DANCE</strong></p> <p>teaching focuses on intensive training in the core dance disciplines required by today’s performers: jazz, ballet and tap, supported by weekly classes in pas de deux and, in first year only, contemporary.</p> <p><strong>SINGING</strong></p> <p>Students singing is developed in weekly one-to-one technique and repertoire tuition, whilst group sessions prepare them for ensemble work.</p> <p><strong>Acting, Singing and Dance Projects</strong> in first and second year, together with Acting through Song, Lift Off and short song and dance presentations provide the opportunity to apply two or more of the core disciplines in performance.</p> <p>The third and final year of the course is the production year. Each student will perform in public productions of two full scale musicals in either the studio theatre or our new state-of-the-art Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Theatre, and in a Showcase performance for an invited audience of industry figures including casting directors, agents, producers, directors and choreographers. A final term of professional practice workshops provides the opportunity to work on new musicals with professional creative teams, and to gain a wide range of additional performance skills.</p> <p>Throughout the final year, the school actively promotes each student to the industry, and provides a range of opportunities for students to demonstrate the skills they have developed during their training. As well as public productions, opportunities include auditions for major casting directors and creatives, often leading directly to students’ first professional work immediately after graduating. ArtsEd graduates can be seen in musicals across the West End and UK in major producing houses and touring productions.</p> <hr /> <p> </p> <p> <strong>The 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. There will be one available Scholarship for the year 2017/18.</strong></p> <p><strong>Please note that applications made directly to The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation will not be considered.</strong></p> <p>For more details on the course and how to apply for a place at Arts Educational Schools London visit their website <a href="https://artsed.co.uk/" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama – 1 year MA in Musical Theatre http://andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/content/royal-welsh-college-of-music-drama-1-year-ma-in-musical-theatre http://andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/content/royal-welsh-college-of-music-drama-1-year-ma-in-musical-theatre <h2>The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama</h2> <p><strong>College Details</strong></p> <p>Location: Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3ER</p> <p>Phone: +44 (0)29 20391 361</p> <p>Website: <a href="http://www.rwcmd.ac.uk">www.rwcmd.ac.uk </a></p> <hr /> <p>Course: MA in MUSICAL THEATRE - 1 year, full-time</p> <p><strong>Course Details</strong></p> <p>One year full time programme running from September until the end of July.</p> <p>• One-to-one singing lessons and repertoire coaching.</p> <p>• Regular acting skills classes with tutors from RWCMD’s well established acting programmes working with improvisation, character, relationships and text.</p> <p>• RWCMD’s well-established acting programmes working with improvisation, character, relationships and text.</p> <p>• Vocal skills classes focusing on physical techniques for performance as well as vocal physiology, dialect and accents.</p> <p>• Classes in dance skills including ballet, jazz and tap, and the effective use of movement in theatrical communication.</p> <p>• Practical sessions on audition technique in preparation for professional stage and television auditions.</p> <p>• Showcase presentations in Cardiff and London to an invited audience of agents, casting directors and potential employers.</p> <p>• Roles in public performances including at least one cabaret and one fully staged production.</p> <p>Entry Requirements Selection is made on the basis of an audition process in which candidates will need to demonstrate strong practical skills in all three areas of musical theatre performance – acting, singing and dance – with an exceptional level of ability in at least two of these disciplines.</p> <p>Minimum entry requirements may include an undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification. The College is able to consider applications from people without formal qualifications if they have an exceptional level of ability, practical experience, and have been working professionally within the musical theatre industry for at least two years.</p> <hr /> <p><strong>The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Scholarship will be awarded by the College 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.</strong></p> <p><strong>Please note that applications made directly to The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation will not be considered.</strong></p> <p>For more details on the course and how to apply for a place at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama visit their website <a href="http://www.rwcmd.ac.uk/" target="_blank">here.</a></p> Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Royal Central School of Speech and Drama - 3 year BA Musical Theatre - http://andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/content/royal-central-school-of-speech-and-drama http://andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/content/royal-central-school-of-speech-and-drama <h2>ROYAL CENTRAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH AND DRAMA</h2> <p><strong>College Details</strong></p> <p>Location : Eton Avenue, London NW3 3HY</p> <p>Phone : +44 (0) 20 7722 8183</p> <p>Website : <a href="http://www.cssd.ac.uk">www.cssd.ac.uk</a>  </p> <hr /> <p><strong>Course :</strong> BA (Hons) Acting - MUSICAL THEATRE - 3 years full-time  </p> <p><strong>Course Details</strong></p> <p>The Acting Musical Theatre course offers intensive training in the core musical theatre disciplines of acting, singing and dancing, with the emphasis firmly on acting. Students graduate with the skills to work in classical and contemporary plays, musicals, feature film, TV and radio. The course has outstanding links with the performing arts industry and this is reflected in the wide range and high percentage of graduate employment. The three-year course includes practical training in acting fundamentals, acting through song, spoken/sung voice, a wide range of dance styles (including ballet, jazz, ballroom and contemporary dance, hip hop), clowning, text analysis, musical theatre repertoire  and ensemble singing.  Performance projects include, Pinter, Brecht, Shakespeare Comedy, contemporary American scenes, Comedy of Manners, Sondheim musical and Shakespeare Tragedy.  Second Year students also perform in the public production musical alongside Final Year students. The final year is focussed on professional development with three public performances, a West End industry showcase, acting for camera (including a professional showreel), radio training (including a voice reel), recording a professional sung voice reel. Students are entitled to full Equity status upon graduation. The majority of the teaching is delivered by visiting lecturers. All students on the course engage with industry professionals on a weekly basis, and the course collaborates with a wide range of artists, theatre companies and producers. You will be required to become resilient and resourceful and draw on a wide range of acting processes. We will help you to learn how to frame these with self-determined creative and intellectual strategies, alongside professional career targets.  </p> <hr /> <p><strong>The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Scholarship will be awarded by the School as part of the audition/selection process on the basis of merit. The Scholarship will cover course fees only and will be reviewed on an annual basis.  </strong></p> <p><strong>Please note that applications made directly to The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation will not be considered.</strong></p> <p>For more details on the course and how to apply for a place at The Central School of Speech & Drama visit their website <a href="http://www.cssd.ac.uk/" target="_blank">here.</a></p> Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000 The Liverpool Institue for Performing Arts (LIPA) http://andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/content/the-liverpool-institue-for-performing-arts-lipa http://andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/content/the-liverpool-institue-for-performing-arts-lipa <p>THE LIVERPOOL INSTITUTE FOR PERFORMING ARTS</p> <p>College Details</p> <p>Liverpool Institute for Performing ArtsMount Street, Liverpool, L1 9HF</p> <p>Telephone +44 (0)151 330 3000</p> <p>Website <a href="http://www.lipa.ac.uk">www.lipa.ac.uk </a></p> <hr /> <p><strong>Course:</strong></p> <p>BA (Hons) ACTING – 3 years, full time</p> <p><strong>Course Details:</strong></p> <p>We want you to be a versatile, creative and innovative actor, capable of creating your own opportunities.</p> <p>We offer training that prepares actors for rehearsal, performance, production, interdisciplinary creation and industry engagement. Working in challenging scenarios with traditional and innovative practitioner approaches, you expand your psychological and physical processes to hone your acting methodology. You experience classic and contemporary works, alongside commissioned new writing, giving you the chance to bring characters to life for the first time.</p> <p>You collaborate with external professionals and students from other disciplines to realise full, professional-scale productions. You also develop self-employment, enterprise and interpersonal skills.</p> <p>Your first year gives you the tools and framework for approaching and responding to dramatic and creative stimuli. In The Actor's Technique modules, you focus on the technical principles of naturalistic technique. This is supported by rigorous fundamental training in voice and movement. A grounding in cultural perspectives provides an intellectual underpinning, and you explore artistic creation, collaboration and elements of professional development. Throughout this year, you are introduced to interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial work ethics.</p> <p>This year, you continue to develop your technical proficiency in acting, movement and voice. You advance towards an independent acting methodology that results in a public presentation of a challenging, non-naturalistic work. Working with classic, period and heightened texts, you get to understand the demands of each type of material. You undertake a second project concentrating on an innovative production and collate recorded scenes from both of this year's productions. You have the opportunity to broaden your skillset, developing associated skills such as writing, directing, producing or musical theatre.</p> <p>Your final year is about presenting yourself as a professional actor. You take part in two public performances, using your independent methodology and collaborating with external directors and creatives. Showcases provide the opportunity to engage with agents, professionals and casting directors. Your showcase pieces and showreel are made available digitally and online, giving you the resources to market yourself to a wider industry audience. You create new work, preparing you for the challenges of your professional career. Finally, you explore an issue relevant to your craft, with the option of writing a dissertation or conducting a practice-as-research project.</p> <p><strong>The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Scholarship will be awarded by the College 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.</strong></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Please note that applications made directly to The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation will not be considered.</strong></span></p> <p>For more details on the course and how to apply for a place at The Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts visit their website:</p> <p><a href="http://www.lipa.ac.uk/applying/applying-for-a-course">http://www.lipa.ac.uk/applying/applying-for-a-course </a></p> Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000 LIVERPOOL THEATRE SCHOOL - 3 year Diploma in Musical Theatre http://andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/content/liverpool-theatre-school http://andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/content/liverpool-theatre-school <p>College Details: </p> <p>19 Aigbuth Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, L17 4JR</p> <p>Phone: 0151 728 7800</p> <p>Email: <a href="mailto:info@liverpooltheatreschool.co.uk">info@liverpooltheatreschool.co.uk</a></p> <p>Website: <a href="http://www.liverpooltheatreschool.co.uk/">www.liverpooltheatreschool.co.uk/</a></p> <hr /> <p><strong>Course</strong>: Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre (Three Year Course)</p> <p><strong>Course Details:</strong></p> <p>This diploma is devised for talented students of 16 years and over who want to be successful in Musical Theatre and is a level six qualification validated by Trinity College, London.</p> <p>The aim of the course is to develop our students into triple threats that can make it in the West End. We instil the versatile and dedicated work ethic into our students so they are able to achieve in the extremely demanding musical theatre industry.</p> <p>We make sure students get the attention they deserve by making sure none of our class sizes exceed 16 students. This works in tandem with our intensive, exciting and extensive teaching of singing, acting and dancing.</p> <p>Students will have weekly performance workshops, audition preparation and career development sessions. Every week students will take part in individual singing lessons that will develop their technique and repertoire. Keeping fit is an important aspect of performing at the highest level we ensure you have an excellent level of health and fitness through diagnostics, body conditioning, Pilates and nutrition sessions.</p> <p>Expert teaching staff, guest lecturers and visiting directors ensure you continuously strive to meet your personal challenges. To help you maintain your high standards, individual progress is closely monitored. Regular tutorials and assessments ensure you receive continual feedback and support.</p> <p><strong>The 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. The Scholarship will cover course fees only and will be reviewed on an annual basis.</strong></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Please note that applications made directly to The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation will not be considered</span>.</p> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts - 3 year BA (Hons) Musical Theatre http://andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/content/mountfield-academy-of-theatre-arts-3-year-ba-hons-musical-theatre http://andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/content/mountfield-academy-of-theatre-arts-3-year-ba-hons-musical-theatre <p>College: MOUNTVIEW ACADEMY OF THEATRE ARTS</p> <p>Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, Kingfisher Place, Clarendon Road, London N22 6XF</p> <p>Phone: 020 8881 2201</p> <p>Email: <a href="mailto:admissions@mountview.org.uk">admissions@mountview.org.uk</a></p> <p>Website: <a href="http://www.mountview.org.uk/">www.mountview.org.uk/</a></p> <p><strong>Course:</strong> BA (Hons) in Performance – Musical Theatre (three years, full-time)</p> <p><strong>Course Details</strong>:</p> <p>Mountview’s Musical Theatre course provides the student with a range of acting and performance opportunities underpinned by practical training in essential physical and vocal skills.</p> <p>The course reflects the demands of the contemporary professional musical theatre for highly-skilled performers able to combine acting, singing and movement in their presentation of a seamless journey of character. In the training, therefore, equal emphasis is given to the disciplines of singing, dance, movement, voice and acting to enable the performer to flow from text into song and dance with no loss of character.</p> <p>Over the first two years of study students work with directors, choreographers and musical directors to present studio performances of plays and musicals, including works from the Golden Age of Broadway, modern British and American standards and contemporary musicals. Students also have the opportunity to devise and create original work.</p> <p>Course content Acting | Acting for Camera | Acting through Song | Actor & Text | Ballet | Ensemble | Performance | Improvisation | Jazz | Movement | Music Theory | Sight Reading | Singing | Tap | Voice</p> <p>Public performance is the focus of the third year and students present a range of musicals and a professional showcase to agents, casting directors and other industry figures as well as the general public.</p> <p>Opportunities to engage in film work are included in the final year’s repertoire to prepare students for a diverse performance career.</p> <p><strong>The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Scholarship will be awarded by the Academy as part of the audition/selection process on the basis of merit. The Scholarship will cover course fees only and will be reviewed on an annual basis. </strong></p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Please note that applications made directly to The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation will not be considered</span></p> <p>.For more details on the course and how to apply for a place at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts visit their website <a href="http://mountview.org.uk/performance/3year-musical-theatre.html">http://mountview.org.uk/performance/3year-musical-theatre.html</a></p> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000