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
Sophie Kelland, Programme Administrator
Telephone 020 7873 7483 / Email [email protected]
Head of Musical Theatre at the Royal Academy of Music since 2012
Successful conducting career and music director of numerous West End musicals
Sir Elton John's choirmaster for his 2013 BRITs Icon Award televised concert, conducting a choir of Royal Academy of Music Alumni
If there’s one leitmotif that comes closest to encompassing everything we train Academy students for, it is perhaps ‘expect the unexpected’.
A chance for prospective students to visit the Musical Theatre Company, observe classes and have a question-and-answer session with current students and staff.
Musical Theatre students perform a seasonal selection of show-stopping Christmas tunes.