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)
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 students to develop their full potential in singing, dancing and acting.
Dynamic and diverse with a focus on excellence, this vocational three-year BA (Hons) Musical Theatre course develops technical skills through practical classes, weekly 1:1 singing tuition and regular performance projects as well as professionally produced final year shows. Core learning includes:
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.
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.
ArtsEd graduates can be seen in musicals across the West End, UK and internationally in major producing houses and touring productions. 2022 Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Scholar, Kamilla Fernandes made her professional debut in Grease The Musical at the Dominion and can now be seen in Newsies at the Troubadour Theatre. Beatrice Penny-Toure, 2021 Scholar, debuted as understudy Christine in Phantom of the Opera, swiftly followed by Mary Poppins. 2020 Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Scholar, Georgina Onuorah made her professional debut in the National Theatre’s Dick Whittington, streamed during the pandemic, moving on to Cinderella at the Gillian Lynne Theatre. 2019 Scholar, Tara Sweeting made her professional debut as Marty in the Grease UK tour whilst Shane O’Riordan debuted in Les Miserables on tour. Izuka Hoyle, 2017 has enjoyed success on screen and stage, winning the 2022 BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Actress Film for her role in Boiling Point.
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.