Are you ready to step into the spotlight? Do you have ambitions to work in the industry and want to be a versatile performer? This 1 A Level equivalent course will help you to prepare for your future by focussing on your singing, acting, dance and performance skills.

General entry criteria applies and relevant experience will be required.

The topics you will study will see you growing your skills and knowledge. These include:

- Musical theatre techniques
- Investigating practitioners work
- Developing skills and techniques for live performance
- Group performance workshop

You will hone your skills in our state-of-the-art theatre which was revamped in summer 2019. This unique space features industry standard lighting and sound, giving you the chance to experience life as a professional performer whilst at College.

Studying this subject at HNC is an immersive experience, and our experienced subject specialists will support and challenge you, honing your skills and ability as a performer. The College boasts a state of the art dedicated Theatre so our Musical Theatre students can hone their skills in a professional environment. You will have the opportunity to explore a range of roles such as actor, director and choreographer, allowing you to step outside your comfort zone, experience performance from varying viewpoints, and discover where  your passion lies.

Assessment is via internal and external assessment.

You will be prepared to progress to degree level study or industry. Many of our students move on to a future in Musical Theatre. Alumni include Lawrence Guntert who has performed in West Side Story, Rosie O’Hare who has performed in a range of musicals including Hairspray and The Sound of Music and Jed Hoyle, who has performed in The Book of Mormon.

The diverse nature of the Musical Theatre course means that you will complete your studies with a valuable set of skills (public speaking, teamwork, organisation etc.) that are transferable to a range of degree courses and job roles.

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You’ll have access to our state-of-the-art Performing Arts Theatre throughout your studies. Here you can hone your acting skills and develop into a confident and knowledgeable performer

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