Only a small group of students are recruited on to the Musical Theatre programme from Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama resulting in an intensive teaching environment that will enable you to develop and strengthen your existing skills in acting, singing and dance. You will undertake extensive classes within each of these areas, with particular emphasis on character and relationship work.
The college has excellent links with industry and throughout your training you will receive regular masterclasses from established industry professionals ensuring the vocational nature of your training is sustained at the highest of standards.
Being one of only three conservatoires which provides both music and drama training, the college will provide a truly unique environment in which to study musical theatre. You will have the opportunity to perform in both intimate and large scale musical productions in front of public audiences.
The emphasis is on building links within the musical theatre profession world and preparing students to be work-ready by the time they graduate. Throughout the course, students have opportunities to meet and work closely with professional directors, musical directors and choreographers as well as visiting artists and other key figures from within the industry.
Selection is made on the basis of auditions.Typically, candidates should have completed an undergraduate programme in the performing arts.
For international students recognised equivalent qualifications are accepted.
We also consider applicants with no formal qualifications but who can demonstrate considerable skills in at least two of the disciplines - acting, singing and dance.
Candidates for whom English is not a first language are required to demonstrate a level of fluency appropriate to professional acting training.
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