IGNITE Musical Theatre Performance

Do you love all things Musical Theatre? Do you dream of being on the West End or Broadway? If the answer is yes, then this course is for you! This intensive Level 3 qualification will provide you with training in a professional capacity by industry specialists. In classes and through workshops you will gain a strong technical grounding in singing, acting and dance, along with professional development and enrichment studies. Our approach aims to relate theory to practice, informs the development of your own creative vision and enhances lifelong skills for employment within the professional world. Throughout the 2 years, as a developing artist, you are encouraged to be versatile and to critically evaluate your own performance as you grow in confidence and maturity. Your ever developing skill set will be showcased in a number of productions throughout your training. Previous performances by IGNITE Musical Theatre include Cabaret, Crazy for You, Les Misérables, Anything Goes, Little Shop of Horrors, We Will Rock You, Sweet Charity and Footloose. In addition to these large scale musicals, you will take part in the IGNITE Musical Theatre Showcase at the end of your second year, to celebrate your development as an individual performer. We pride ourselves on outstanding success and progression rates, with previous learners achieving places at Guildford School of Acting, Laine Theatre Arts, Bird College, Urdang Academy, The Arden School of Theatre and London Studio Centre. Begin your journey with IGNITE Musical Theatre today!

    To apply for a place on this highly popular course, you need to hold at least 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (formerly grade C), or above, which should ideally include English and Maths. Alternatively the completion of a Level 2 qualification in the subject with an overall Merit profile. A passion for the subject and the potential to work well independently and with others, is essential. You will need to attend an interview and audition or present a portfolio of work appropriate to the subject area. During this process, individual circumstances where learners do not fully meet the entry requirements may be considered.
  • Where does this course lead to?
    Progression from this course can lead to professional training at prestigious Musical Theatre and Dance schools, such as Guildford School of Acting, Bird College, Laine Theatre Arts, Central School of Speech and Drama, London School of Musical Theatre, ArtsEd, Mountview Academy and outstanding Universities in their field including The Arden School of Theatre, West London, Chichester and RSAMD.
  • What Qualifications will be Gained?
    At the end of your 2 year training programme, you will achieve an RSL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Musical Theatre. This is equivalent to 3 full A levels.
  • Other Information:
    IGNITE Musical Theatre make frequent visits to watch live theatre, both locally and on the West End, as well as taking part in external workshops, community performances and charity events.
  • Exam Board:
    West End and Broadway Performer Freelance Artist Cruise Ship Entertainer Choreographer Theatre Director Vocal Coach Musical Director Teacher or Lecturer


Start Date : September 2017 End Date : July 2019 Fee : N/A
Day : Monday Time : There are 16.5 hours of compulsory timetabled sessions per week, and you should be participating in approximately 7.5 hours of additional independent study per week. Fee Description : N/A Duration : 2 Year
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