Our degree will help you perform with confidence, character and style while allowing you to explore design and management roles relating to the musical theatre industry. You’ll study all three disciplines of dance, singing and acting, and develop ensemble production skills working in a performance environment alongside other students specialising in music, and technical production. To develop an in-depth understanding of musical theatre you’ll have the opportunity to study stage management and theatre design. Each year will culminate in a musical theatre event, which will enable you to showcase your talents, and you’ll be guided through your studies by an array of campus-based lecturers and associate tutors with fantastic industry links. As well as being able to present yourself as a performer, you’ll have the potential to tackle anything from leading a community youth workshop to calling a show or managing an arts project. Top reasons to study with us You’ll be taught by tutors with professional experience in national and international performance productions. On-site we have two dedicated performing arts venues, a converted church with amazing acoustics, and a contemporary full-size black box theatre complete with the latest lighting rig and sound system. Canterbury is a creative and cultural hot spot. With the contemporary Marlowe Theatre and the annual Canterbury Festival - Kent’s international arts festival – you will be able to immerse yourself in the world of musical theatre both in the University and outside. Specialist facilities Along with excellent performance venues, you’ll have access to the Anselm building which houses two studio spaces that are perfect for theatre, dance and music. Studio 1 – is a modern studio equipped with theatre standard drapes, a lighting rig, and sound system. It contains a state-of-the-art professional standard technical booth for controlling lighting and sound, providing a superb view of the studio. Studio 2 – is a flexible space, equipped with sprung floor, mirrors, sound system and full soundproofing. Location This course is run at our Canterbury Campus in Kent. Canterbury is just 50 miles south-east of London and less than an hour by high-speed train from St Pancras. Located on a UNESCO World Heritage Site the campus offers state-of-the-art buildings, right in the centre of a vibrant and world-famous cathedral city. You’ll benefit from a campus with excellent learning and teaching resources, music venues, a superb sports centre, a well-stocked bookshop and plenty of coffee bars and places to eat. A short walk away is Augustine House our award-winning library and home to a vast range of learning resources and student support teams.
How to apply
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The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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