Taught course

Music Theatre

Institution
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London · Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You should normally have an undergraduate degree in a relevant field, (drama, theatre or performance studies), though applications from students of other disciplines will be considered, as will candidates who do not have a degree but do possess significant prior experience. Experience as a performer is essential. Entry is by audition; we look for potential and sustainable employability after the course.

Months of entry

September

Course content

On the MA Music Theatre at Central, we see performers as creators, and regularly produce new works with professional composers, writers, directors and choreographers.

  • Encourages and develops a wide range of skills, with acting, singing and movement at the core, across many genres and styles
  • Experience a diversity of music theatre forms in public productions, from conventional Broadway and West End repertoire to new writing and opera
  • Alumni successes internationally include opera, television, film, live action animation, video-games, theatre, musicals, stand-up comedy and actor-musicianship.


An established team of specialist lecturers and professional artists deliver classes and workshops. Our work is multidisciplinary: flexibility and sustainability are at its centre, and collaborative teamwork is the model. Research is embedded, reflecting the specific methodologies required by performers at a professional level.

The course is intense and demanding across four extended terms, alongside enormous commitment from both staff and students. The well-being of the students is fundamental and regular attention to physical, mental and intellectual well-being is uniquely supported.

Information for international students

Applicants for whom English is not their first language are required to prove their English language proficiency by gaining an overall score of 7.0 in an IELTS test. We do accept equivalent English language qualifications.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries
Email
enquiries@cssd.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7722 8183