SCHOLARSHIP 2016 / 2017

Schools / colleges for 2016/17 are listed below.  Please click on the link to each individual school / college for further details.

Patrick Baldwin

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

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ROYAL CENTRAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH & DRAMA: ASSOCIATE MUSICAL DIRECTOR

College Details

Location : Eton Avenue, London NW3 3HY

Phone : +44 (0) 20 7722 8183

Website: www.cssd.ac.uk 


Course : Associate Musical Director – part time, fixed term contract until 31 July 2017


Course details:

A very exciting opportunity has arisen to join The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

This role will provide a newly graduated musical director the essential next step into professional practice.

Applicants must have knowledge and understanding of a Musical Theatre repertoire and hold a degree or equivalent in Music.

Please click here for full details.

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Associate Musical Director will be awarded by Central following an application and interview process.  There will be one available Fellowship for the year 2016/17.

Closing date for receipt of application forms is 9am Wednesday 7 September 2016.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place on Wednesday 21 September 2016.

Hammond School

The Hammond School

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THE HAMMOND SCHOOL

College Details

Location : The Hammond School, Mannings Lane, Chester CH2 4ES

Phone : + 44 (0)1244 305350

Email: info@thehammondschool.co.uk

Website: www.thehammondschool.co.uk


Course : Trinity College London Professional Diploma in Musical Theatre – 3 years, full-time


Course Details

The Hammond’s Post-16 Musical Theatre Diploma course offers the student a wide range of performance opportunities, underpinned by applied practical training in crucial physical and vocal skills. Students are able to develop all the essentials required for a career in performance in the theatre, and other associated industries and media.

The first year of The Hammond’s Diploma Course is a ‘combined course’, with potential musical theatre students working alongside the professional diploma course in dance.  Dance training is provided in classical ballet, and in the disciplines of tap, jazz and contemporary. This bedrock training recognises the importance of dance in a career in musical theatre, and acknowledges the demands of a highly skilled ‘triple threat’ performer, one who is able to combine dance, acting and singing in any performance genre.

The programme of Integrated Professional Studies (IPS) broadens and deepens students’ knowledge and understanding of musical theatre, dance and performance. This essential theoretical material supports the practical and technical grounding covered in the Diploma, and enables students to develop the ability to work confidently and flexibly as professionals. Students become critical independent thinkers with a wide range of transferrable skills and learn to engage effectively in the study, practice and appreciation of performance.

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. There will be one available Scholarship for the year 2016/17.

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 Hammond School, visit their website: http://www.thehammondschool.co.uk/musical-theatre/ or contact the School Office on 01244 305350.

Arts Educational Schools London

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ARTS EDUCATIONAL SCHOOLS LONDON

College Details

Location : Cone Ripman House, 14 Bath Road, Chiswick, London W4 1LY

Phone : +44 (0)20 8987 6666

Website : http://www.artsed.co.uk

 


 

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

 


 

Course Details

Arts Ed provides the definitive triple threat musical theatre training, enabling students to become intelligent and imaginative all-round performers.  Students will discover how to develop their own personality and how to perform with confidence, character, musicality and style.

In the first and second year students will train in dance, singing and acting.

 

DANCE

Weekly classes will cover the many different disciplines required by today’s performers; jazz, classical ballet, pas de deux, tap, street jazz and contemporary.

SINGING

Students will have weekly one-to-one singing and repertoire tuition and take part in ensemble and performance and acting through song classes.

ACTING

Acting workshops will build performance confidence.  Students will learn a wide range of acting styles and techniques, and understand how to develop a well-supported and expressive voice.

 

The third and final year of the course is the production year. Students will perform on a regular basis and participate in full scale public performances for a paying audience in both the studio theatre and their new state-of-the-art Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Theatre.  This will equip them with the stamina and experience to go straight into professional productions.  Throughout this year each student’s work and profile will be pro-actively promoted by the school.  The grand finale is the West End showcase for an invited audience of industry figures including casting directors, agents, producers, directors and choreographers.

 


 

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 2016/17.

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 Arts Educational Schools London visit their website.

Auditions are generally held from November to April.

 


 

The closing date for applications is 29 February 2016

Bristol OLD VIC THEATRE SCHOOL

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BRISTOL OLD VIC THEATRE SCHOOL

College Details

Location : Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, 1-2 Downside Road, Clifton, Bristol BS8 2XF

Phone : +44 (0)117 973 3535

Website : www.oldvic.ac.uk

 


 

Course : BA (Hons) in PROFESSIONAL ACTING – 3 years, full-time

 


 

Course Details

This course aims to send actors into the profession confident that they can hold their own in any of the main areas of the business, from classical plays and modern classics to animation films and musicals.  To this end, the school develops the students’ voices and their speech, their bodies and their movement, their creativity and their knowledge of the approaches and techniques of acting.

This is a full time programme delivered over 3 years.  Year 1 covers all areas including musical theatre, acting technique, singing, audition practice and camera technique.  Year 2 is developed around 3 touring plays and Year 3 consists mainly of production work.

 


 

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.  There will be one Scholarship available for a student starting in the year 2016/17.

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 Bristol Old Vic Theatre School visit their website.

 


 

The closing date for applications is 29 February 2016

LAINE THEATRE ARTS

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LAINE THEATRE ARTS

College Details

Location : The Studios, East Street, Epsom, Surrey KT17 1HH

Phone : +44 (0)1372 724648

Website : www.laine-theatre-arts.co.uk

 


 

Course : MUSICAL THEATRE DIPLOMA – 3 years, full time

 


 

Course Details

All Diploma students work towards a vocational qualification in Musical Theatre.  The College aims to provide the broadest possible musical theatre training, majoring on a student’s individual talents and giving each student personal attention.  This enables them to graduate with professional confidence secure in the knowledge that they are prepared for whatever the industry demands of them.

Expert tuition in the art of professional musical theatre singing is an essential part of every student’s course.  Specialist teachers work with students individually and in groups.  Practical classes include: vocal development, harmony, music rudiments and sight-reading, audition presentation, musical theatre repertoire and performance technique.

Acting is core to every subject and class taught at Laine.  Whether it be singing a ballad or performing detailed choreography or reciting verse; students need to know how to act through song, dance and text.  There are practical classes on improvisation technique, scene study, sight reading, basic acting techniques, advanced acting and acting for the screen.

The foundation of all dance is ballet and all students have classes in classical ballet with the option to study further for those who have a particular aptitude and skill level.  Other dance classes include; tap (free-style and American) / contemporary dance / pas de deux / jazz / modern dance / Pilates / gymnastics (for male students only).

 


 

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. 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 Scholarships for the year 2016/17.

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 Laine Theatre Arts visit their website.

London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art

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LONDON ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMATIC ART

College Details

Location : London Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts 155 Talgarth Road, London W14 9DA

Phone : + 44 (0)20 8834 0500

Website : www.lamda.org.uk

 


 

Course : TWO YEAR FOUNDATION DEGREE IN STAGE MANAGEMENT & TECHINCAL THEATRE, FULL-TIME

 


 

Course Details

The curriculum for this course is deliberately broad.  Regardless of the area in which students hope to specialise, they are required to gain experience in all technical disciplines.  This enables them to develop new skills, widen their understanding of the art form and ultimately become more employable.

The course is taught by established industry professionals who enjoy successful careers in their fields. LAMDA’s tutors maintain their links with the industry and often work on professional productions alongside their LAMDA commitments. This ensures the training remains relevant and up-do-date with changes in technology, as well as industry customs and practice.

Students are encouraged to forge links with the industry prior to graduation through professional placements and working with visiting practitioners. As such, all LAMDA Stage Management and Technical Theatre students who actively seek employment find relevant work within a few weeks of graduation.

In Year One the course gives students a thorough grounding in stage management, set construction, lighting and sound, as well as an introduction to related areas within television and radio.  Students will work on LAMDA’s public productions, spending approximately six weeks in junior roles in these four areas.

In Year Two students undertake Heads of Department roles on LAMDA shows enabling them to strengthen their leadership skills.  During the year, they may also have an opportunity to transfer productions to theatres elsewhere in the UK and Europe.  In addition, optional senior roles are available on a variety of LAMDA’s film and radio productions which are written, directed, shot and edited by industry professionals.  Second year students also complete two six-week work placements within the entertainment industry designed to offer professional experience in an area of your choice.

 


 

The 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. 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 2016/17.

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 London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art visit their website.

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The closing date for applications is 1 May 2016.

London School of Musical Theatre

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LONDON SCHOOL OF MUSICAL THEATRE

College Details

Location : London School of Musical Theatre c/o Price Studios 110 York Road London SW11 3RD

Phone : +44 (0) 20 7407 4455

Email : info@lsmt.co.uk

Website : www.lsmt.co.uk

 


 

Course : MUSICAL THEATRE COURSE – 1 year, full-time

 


 

Course Details

The London School of Musical Theatre (LSMT) offers a one-year, full-time course, designed for those who wish to realise their full potential as musical theatre performers.

LSMT is widely recognised as unique in its approach. It’s ethos is to create the environment of a professional company in rehearsal rather than that of an educational institution.

An exclusive number of entrants are accepted each year, working in two groups. We appreciate that each student has different needs and, with a more personal approach, aim to treat each person as an individual. The emphasis of the course is on the development of the singing voice as the expressive tool for acting through song, providing a programme of intensive vocational training within a carefully structured curriculum.

Classes are taught by practitioners actively working in the industry, with direct experience of the requirements of musical theatre today. We think of ourselves as ‘The Professionals’ training’: our course is directly linked to the industry and is totally realistic and sincere in its promises, aspirations and goals.

LSMT recognises that for many mature students, a three-year course is unnecessary and that with intensive, focused training within the right environment, talented individuals can become employable within a year.

 


 

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 Scholarships for the year 2016/17/

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 London School of Musical Theatre a visit their website.

 


 

The closing date for applications is 30 April 2016.

Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

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MOUNT VIEW ACADEMY OF THEATRE ARTS

College Details

Location : Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts Kingfisher Place Clarendon Road London N22 6XF

Phone : +44 208 881 2201

Email : admissions@mountview.org.uk

Website : http://www.mountview.org.uk

 


 

Course : BA (Hons) in PERFORMANCE – MUSICAL THEATRE – 3 years full-time

 


 

Course Details

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.

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.

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.

Course Content

Acting / Acting for Camera / Acting through Song / Actor & Text / Ballet / Ensemble /

Performance / Improvisation / Jazz / Movement / Music Theory / Sight /

Reading / Singing / Tap / Voice

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.

Opportunities to engage in film work are included in the final year’s repertoire to prepare students for a diverse performance career.

 


 

The 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. 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 2016/17.

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 Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts visit their website.


 

The closing date for applications is 15 February 2016.

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

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ROYAL CENTRAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH AND DRAMA

College Details

Location : Eton Avenue, London NW3 3HY

Phone : +44 (0) 20 7722 8183

Website : www.cssd.ac.uk

 


 

Course : BA (Hons) Acting – MUSICAL THEATRE – 3 years full-time

 


 

Course Details

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.

 


 

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.  There will be one available Scholarship for the year 2016/17.

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 Central School of Speech & Drama visit their website.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

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ROYAL CONSERVATOIRE OF SCOTLAND

College Details

Location : Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G2 3DB

Phone : +44 (0)141 332 4101

Website : www.rcs.ac.uk

 


 

Course : BA in MUSICAL THEATRE – 3 years, full-time.

 


 

Course Details

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 18 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.

 


 

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. 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 2016/17.

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

For more details on how to apply for a place at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland visit www.cukas.ac.uk

 


 

The deadline for 2016/17 course applications has passed.

 

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

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ROYAL WELSH COLLEGE OF MUSIC AND DRAMA

College Details

Location: Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Castle Grounds Cathays Park Cardiff CF10 3ER

Phone : +44 (0)29 20391 361

Email: admissions@rwcmd.ac.uk

Website : www.rwcmd.ac.uk

 


 

Course : MA in MUSICAL THEATRE – 1 year, full-time starting September 2016

 


 

Course Details

Key Features

  • One year full time programme.
  • One-to-one singing lessons and repertoire coaching.
  • Regular acting skills classes with tutors from RWCMD’s well established acting programmes working with improvisation, character, relationships and text.
  • Vocal skills classes focusing on physical techniques for performance as well as vocal physiology, dialect and accents.
  • Classes in dance skills including jazz and tap, and the effective use of movement in theatrical communication.
  • Practical sessions on audition technique in preparation for professional stage and television auditions.
  • Showcase presentations in Cardiff and London to an invited audience of agents, casting directors and potential employers.
  • Roles in public performances including at least one cabaret and one full staged production.

 

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.

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.

 


 

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. 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 Scholarships for the course starting in September 2016.

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 Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama visit their website.

 


 

The closing date for applications is 31 March 2016.

Urdang Academy

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URDANG ACADEMY

College Details

Location: The Urdang Academy, The Old Finsbury Town Hall, Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 4RP

Phone : +44 (0)20 7713 7710

Website : www.theurdang.com

 


 

Course: Urdang Performers’ Diploma Course

 


 

Course Details

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.

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.

 


 

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.  There will be one available Scholarship for the year 2016/17.

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

For more details on how to apply for a place at The Urdang Academy, visit their website.

 


 

The closing date for applications is 31 May 2016.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS

  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 2016/17.

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

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation is advised by David Grindrod in the selection of scholarship courses and students

PREVIOUS SCHOLARSHIPS

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation funds 10 new Musical Theatre course scholarships each year at renowned musical theatre colleges throughout the UK. 

These scholarships are known as The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Scholarships.

Please click on the links below for details of the schools / colleges that have awarded scholarships to date:-

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As an Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Musical Theatre Scholarship Graduate you will be entitled to one year’s free membership of Spotlight when you join the main Spotlight directory.

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