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3-month Musical Theatre Course – Part Time

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR 2018!

3 Month Part-time Musical Theatre Course

24th September 2018 – 10th December 2018

Sundays 1pm – 8pm

Monday 9.30am – 5.00pm

Fee: £2400

See course dates here

Audition Information:

Entry is via audition only. Auditions are held throughout the year.

Please prepare two contrasting musical theatre songs and a short monologue, no longer than 3 mins each.

Individual audition fee (non-refundable) £40.

E-mail info@associatedstudios.co.uk or call 020 7385 2038

About the course:

This professional development course focuses on evolving, encouraging and refining your existing vocal, acting and dance skills. The part time nature of the course allows you to continue your regular work whilst taking the opportunity to develop and polish your skills.  The primary objective of the course is to prepare you for work and for auditions, build your confidence, build an excellent audition folder and expose you to industry professionals who will push you to achieve the best of your ability.

You will be on a dynamic and rigorous schedule over an intensive 4 months. A key ethos of our training is allowing you to focus and develop in accordance with your individual needs. You will be working with eminent theatre practitioners including Directors, Musical Directors, Vocal Coaches, Choreographers, Casting Directors, Agents, Composers, and Performers.

Course Outline

Singing and Performance Classes include:

  • Performance classes with leading Musical Directors, Performance Coaches and Directors
  • Vocal Technique classes building the vocal, physical and mental stamina required to succeed in a competitive business as well as encouraging a rigorous practice regime
  • Repertoire classes to learn how to choose successful repertoire and discover and develop your unique selling point and casting
  • 32-Bar classes teaching you how to cut songs appropriately and how to give of your best in a short space of time
  • Mock Audition classes focusing on choosing two contrasting songs for the shows in the standard repertoire (one show at a time). These classes develop your presentation skills, build your Audition Rep folder, develop your ability to make specific artistic and musical choices and teach you to ‘lengthen your long rope’.
  • Composer project classes focusing on particular Musical Theatre composers and teaching  you style, performance history and furthering your knowledge of Musical Theatre History
  • Performance confidence classes addressing the fact that many performers deal with anxiety, stage fright  and lack of confidence. These sessions allow you to work through these challenges in a supportive and safe environment.

Acting and Voice Classes include:

  • Improvisation
  • Text Classes
  • Classes exploring how to handle heightened acting required in Panto and some Musical Theatre shows
  • Classes guiding you to choose suitable monologues and speeches
  • Scenes classes

Dance and Movements classes include:

  • Jazz classes
  • Musical Theatre Routine Classes
  • Alexander Technique
  • Pilates Classes

Industry classes include:

  • Sessions with Agents, Casting Directors and Industry experts
  • A showing, as well as a video presentation to agents and casting directors
  • Marketing classes teaching you how to write a good industry standard CV, getting your head shots right, Agents, Theatre terminology and other skills

The course leader is Principal of Associated Studios and West End vocal coach Leontine Hass.(www.leontinehass.com)

Who should apply:

  • recent graduates new to the industry
  • performers wishing to re-focus their career
  • seasoned performers looking for a safe space to work on their skills. Courses are about individual journeys and the opportunity to expand and develop your skills.
  • Dancers and Actors who have a well developed singing ability and some performance experience
  • Applicants must be over 18 to apply, and we welcome international applicants.

“Associated Studios offers the highest level of training” Neil Rutherford: Casting Director

Fees and Finance:

  • Course Cost: £2400
  • Following acceptance of an offer to join the course, the deposit for the course is 25% of the full fee (50% for overseas students)

All Course fees may be paid in instalments. In instances of financial difficulty we sometimes allow lengthy instalment plans.

For further information on financial assistance to support your learning, please visit the GOV.UK website or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.

How to Apply:

We are auditioning on a monthly basis.

Performers interested in applying should apply by submitting the form on the right or send their current performing CV and headshot (or short bio covering performances) to info@associatedstudios.co.uk or call us on 020 7385 2038.

Places are strictly limited to a maximum of 18. There is a £40 non-refundable application fee. This applies to all applicants and covers the cost of the panel, venue and accompanist.

Overseas Applicants We welcome international applicants. If you are unable to attend an audition, your application should also include a DVD or demo tape of at least two contrasting songs, and nominate two industry members of standing to support your application.  The Associated Studios London are unable to assist with any visa or migration related issues. To verify you fulfil the criteria to enter the UK, please check with the UKBA.

DETAILS


Date: September 24th, 2018

Duration: 3 months

Days/Times: Sundays & Mondays

Fee: £2400

Attendance: Part-time

Address: Associated Studios, The Hub @ St Alban’s Fulham, 2 Margravine Road, London W6 8HJ

Phone: 020 7385 2038

Email: info@associatedstudios.co.uk