Musical Theatre

The Academy’s intensive one-year 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

Musical Theatre: Your Experience

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


Musical Theatre Programme Administrator
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

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