MA Musical Theatre Performance

MA Musical Theatre Performance

Full Time


We are thrilled to offer a Masters in Musical Theatre Performance. Associated Studios take pride in developing performers of the highest calibre. You will be challenged and nurtured, inspired to work to the best of your ability.

This flagship course is now going into its 4th year had has already proved to be an industry leading course, with graduates going into shows in the West End, National Tours, Regional Theatre, Cruise Ships and more.

This vocational MA offers one year (4 Terms) of intensive practical training in Dance, Singing and Acting, the skills required to become an outstanding Musical Theatre performer. Please note that advanced performers who have an appropriate level of skill across at least two of the major disciplines will be considered, even if they do not hold a prior degree.

Please be aware that once you apply to Associated Studios and have been accepted, you will be asked to complete the application process on the University website.


Start Date:
October 7, 2024
Deadline for Applications:

  • Mondays: 09:30 – 17:30
  • Tuesdays: 09.30 – 17:30
  • Wednesdays: 09.30 – 17:30
  • Thursdays: 09:30 – 17:30

Please allow from 9am – 6pm daily

Fridays are reserved for one-to-one Singing lessons only. Please note this course covers 4 terms.



This course is currently validated for UK, and EU Settled Status students only

Students may be eligible for a Student Loan. Please visit for more information.

Via audition through Associated Studios
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Course Overview

Course Details

Who Should Apply?

Triple Threat Training

You will receive triple threat training. Your training will focus equally on all three disciplines; singing, acting and dancing. You will have the opportunity to perform and receive individual feedback regularly.

Masterclass & Mock Auditions

Throughout your course, you will participate in masterclasses and workshops led by industry professionals. You will also get the opportunity to take part in mock auditions with Casting Directors, Producers and / or Agents.

Panel Week & Digital Showcase

One of the highlights of this course is our 'Agent and Industry Panel Week'. This week gives student the opportunity to show their full potential to the top agents and casting directors in the business. Our panel week has proved to be significantly more successful for getting students signed than a traditional drama school showcase.
Students will also take part in our digital showcase which allows students to professionally record their top choice songs to share with industry.

Individual Singing Lessons

As well as your ensemble singing lessons, music theory and song performance classes, students on this course will also receive 15 individual singing lessons with a top vocal coach. Singing lessons will take place on a Friday.

Full-Scale Musical Production

You will take part in a full-scale musical production in a professional theatre in London. Like a professional process, you will audition, rehearse and work with a professional creative team.

“Nothing could have prepared me for the sheer volume of talented performers, directors, conductors and tutors I worked with throughout my time on the opera course with Associated Studios.”

Emma Walsh - Soprano