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 you to develop your full potential in singing, dancing and acting.

Dynamic and diverse with a focus on excellence, this vocational three-year BA (Hons) Musical Theatre course will develop your technical skills through practical classes, 1:1 singing tuition and performances.  During the course you will:


  • attend 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


  • attend regular classes 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.   


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 is making her professional debut in Grease The Musical at the Dominion. Beatrice Penny-Toure, 2021 Scholar, debuted as understudy Christine in Phantom of the Opera. 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. Shane O’Riordan who debuted in Les Misérables, on tour and in the West End and who is now in Back to the Future at the Adelphi and Izuka Hoyle who has has enjoyed success on both stage and screen.

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.