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Musical Theatre Company

Leeds Conservatoire

12 months
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The Musical Theatre Company course at Leeds Conservatoire combines rigorousconservatoire training with continued, collaborative, student-led development of new work, preparing students not only togain employment in the musical theatre industry, but as artistscreating their own work.


With weekly classes in a range of dance styles, voice, acting, and singing (including audition technique), students will forma company and use these skills to engage in continued and collaborative development of new work (alongside students from the other MAs), guided by leading directors and practitioners working in the industry today. Working towards public performances at the end of the year, students will leave prepared for auditions, the rehearsal process and the life of a working actor, having developed the knowledge, skills and contacts necessary to succeed in this highly-demanding industry.

Professional Training during the  Musical Theatre Company course at Leeds Conservatoire

Students will take weekly classes in each discipline of musical theatre in order to develop as fully-rounded performers who are able to hold their own in this highly-competitive industry. With a dual focus on technique and individualism, students will benefit from focused individual training in singing, audition techniqueand scene work, as well as group work in dance,ensemble singing and acting. Using leading professional performers in the industry as bench marks, tutors will ensure students leave with drama school training that will be show cased in various public performances throughout the year.

Programme Structure

What you will study?

  • Creative and Collaborative Thinking
  • Skills for the Musical Theatre Performer
  • Performance project
  • Applied Musical Theatre Context
  • Major project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good honours degree in any subject, with an upper 2nd (2:1) classification or equivalent, usually theatre, music or
theatre/music-related, but qualifications in other fields will also be reviewed and considered.OR
  • Equivalent professional experience may also be accepted and reviewed at application and audition stages (see our APEL process).
  •  All suitable applicants are invited for interview and/or audition
  •  All students requiring a visa to study in the UK must meet the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) department's English
  • Language requirement of IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.5

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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