Musical Theatre Foundation Course

Musical Theatre Foundation Course

Full Time


This is a 1 year full-time Musical Theatre Foundation course which runs from our studios in Latimer Road.

The foundation course acts as the first stepping stone in your training to becoming a highly skilled performing artist. Focusing on the principle disciplines of a Musical Theatre performer, you will gain knowledge and experience in the techniques used by West End and International artists. You will also begin to consider your own casting type and develop a repertoire of songs and scenes to show you off to the best of your ability. We offer this course in small class sizes to enable you to have the most focused learning experience possible, providing you with invaluable conversations with industry professionals. This course is suitable for any performer who is considering doing Musical Theatre professionally. We endeavour to respond to each individual's needs and current skill level whilst guiding them to achieve the skill-set required for success within this creative industry.

Foundation students will work with the same tutors and professionals as the Core and MA courses. The programme will focus on growing your skill and experience in Singing, Acting and Dance:

  • Regular one-to-one singing lessons throughout the course
  • Several ‘Acting through Song’ classes per week to refine your performance and audition skills
  • Singing Repertoire to help prepare your sheet music and audition cuts
  • Text-based Acting work to build your confidence and skill with verse, prose, lyrics and scripts
  • Daily dance classes covering Jazz, Ballet, Tap and Fitness
  • Regular dance routine classes to explore common styles in Musical Theatre.

At Associated Studios, we are passionate about Musical Theatre and have forged strong and trusted links with eminent industry professionals in both the UK and Internationally.

Associated Studios take pride in developing performers of the highest calibre. You will be challenged, nurtured and inspired to work to the best of your ability.


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


£11,200 per year (30 weeks)


Interest-free instalment plans available

Via audition / Overseas: Videos accepted
In Partnership with:

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