College Details

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

Phone : +44 (0)20 8987 6666

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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 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:


  • 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


  • 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


  • Develop technique and style in Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Contemporary and Pas de Deux


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


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.   


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 and £750 towards maintenance costs in the first year. Scholars 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.