Musical Theatre

The Academy’s intensive one-year postgraduate programme trains students for careers in professional Musical Theatre. We provide a direct link into the profession by combining daily class work and one-to-one tuition with numerous opportunities to perform for industry experts.

The Academy offers Principal Study in two areas of Musical Theatre:

MA (Master of Arts) in Performance (Musical Theatre)

Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) in Musical Direction and Coaching

Apply now for studies starting in September 2017

Closing date 1st November 2016

Reserve your place at our Musical Theatre Open Evening, Monday 24th October

Musical Theatre: Your Experience

See also:
Performance, the central driving force behind all Academy studies
Regent Scholarship Scheme


Musical Theatre Programme Administrator: Katie Blumenblatt
Telephone 020 7873 7483 / Email

Daniel Bowling

Head of Musical Theatre: Daniel Bowling

Head of Musical Theatre from January 2016

Sought-after conductor and music director as well as author and vocal coach

Latest News

Autumn 2016 events


Tickets for Autumn events are on sale now

Latest Blog

Welcoming back Hadley Fraser


Academy alumnus working with the Musical Theatre Company

Upcoming Events

Disney’s Broadway Hits

Sunday, 23.10.2016 19:00, Royal Albert Hall

Our Musical Theatre Company joins this musical extravaganza

Musical Theatre Open Evening free

Monday, 24.10.2016, Duke’s Hall

Your chance to to ask all of your questions to Head of Musical Theatre Daniel Bowling and his colleagues.

An American Musical Love Affair

Thursday, 10.11.2016 19:30, Shaw Theatre

Our new company of singers along with the Royal Academy Band transport you to the magical world of the American Musical

Ronald William White Prize free

Friday, 27.01.2017 19:00, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

A prize for the performance of a musical theatre song with dramatic content.

Staff Finder

follow us on twitter@RoyalAcadMusic@RoyalAcadMusic #musicaltheatre
@RoyalAcadMusic • Oct 21
Recent #MusicalTheatre #alum @oliviermarshall stars in @Side_ShowUK, previewing at @swkplay from tonight.
@RoyalAcadMusic • Oct 21
The #MusicalTheatre Company are enjoying rehearsals with @BBCCO for Sunday’s @Disney @RoyalAlbertHall extravaganza.
@RoyalAcadMusic • Oct 18
Welcoming back @hadleyfraser – a new blog by Head of #MusicalTheatre @daniellbowling

Musical Theatre Prospectus PDF

Musical Theatre Prospectus PDF