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Train in acting, singing and dance
This BA (Hons) Musical Theatre (Triple Threat) degree will prepare you for your career in musical theatre. With strong industry links, countless performance opportunities and a thriving department, you will work with professionals as you study dance, acting and singing.
You will join a cohort of over 400 student performers and showcase public performances with professional production teams for regional tour and major art festivals as well as creating and premiering new commissions.
For those interested the course offers optional technical and producing routes, giving you the opportunity to gain the skills needed to pursue a successful career in stage management as you cover topics including sound, lighting and costume, and arts management and producing.
You will receive training in every aspect of Musical Theatre and focus on developing your technique and skills in acting, singing and dance equally.
At the end of your first year you will take part in a showcase presentation assessment and an informal audition to be placed into one of two companies during your second year. These auditions lead to a public performance in The Alexandra Theatre, Bognor Regis.
In the second year you will continue to develop your acting, singing and dance in regular classes and be able to choose specialised modules in Stage Management, Technical Theatre and Arts Management, or Producing.
At the end of your second year you will be placed into one of three companies by audition: Musical Theatre Tour, Musical Theatre Commission or Musical Theatre Festival.
Events Management students on the Arts Management route have a further opportunity to develop a short project within a variety of workplaces which have included BBC local radio and a world-music agency in the past.
If you have studies in higher education previously you can audition for top-up entry into the third year through audition and a sufficient number of credits (240 as a guidance).
Teaching and Assessment
How you will learn
You will be taught by a core team of experienced and highly-qualified tutors together with a wide-ranging team of more than 30 tutors and vocal teachers.
You will be assessed through a range of assignments, including:
- Practical work
- Project work
- Seminar discussions
What you will study
In your first year you will develop your acting, singing and dance skills through technical classes and build you foundational knowledge for the rest of your degree.
During your second year you will continue to study technical classes in acting, singing and dance. You will be placed into two companies and over the course of the year will engage in a fully-staged Musical Theatre performance at The Alexandra Theatre, a professional 350-seater theatre venue in Bognor Regis, plus a Revue/Showcase-style work in the University’s own studio space, The Assembly Theatre.
You can start to specialise in either Stage Management or Arts Management alongside your performance and class-based training. You will undertake additional practical tasks as part of the chosen specialism and choose complementary contextual or theoretical modules to support your work. You will receive professional mentoring in your chosen specialism to enhance your training.
In your third year you will be placed into one of three companies:
- Musical Theatre Tour
- Musical Theatre Commission
- Musical Theatre Festival
You will continue to complete technical classes in acting, singing and dance and undertake a weekly specialist workshop programme including stage combat, audition technique, musical theatre libretti writing, visiting West End choreographers, voice technique, body percussion, puppetry, food and nutrition. You will meet with your production team weekly and have the chance to meet and interview alumni who are thriving in the industry.
If you are studying the stage or arts management course route you will study affiliated contextual modules. If you are studying stage management you will complete Managing Teams and Processes, and Budgeting and Financial Planning. If you are studying the arts management route you will study the Business Project and Fundraising in the Arts.
You will study a selection of core and optional modules in each year. Each module is worth a number of credits is delivered differently, depending on its content and focus of study.
This list is indicative and subject to change.
Select a year
This class will develop your acting effectiveness within a performing group, under the direction of specialist acting tutors. It will improve your confidence in ensemble performance and you will learn how to sustain energy through text and how to interpret and analysis the narrative, whether spoken or sung, to give an honest and meaningful performance. Training includes performance techniques in a variety of acting contexts including immersive theatre, narrative analysis, dialect coaching, vocal projection, improvisation, script work, acting for screen, Shakespeare, metre and audition technique.
Where you could go after your studies
This BA (Hons) Musical Theatre (Triple Threat) degree will prepare you for your future career. You will have the opportunity to develop a broad range of skills to enhance your CV and your employability.
Many past graduates are now working in some of the principal producing houses.
As performers, alumni have gone into:
- West End productions
- Major touring productions throughout Europe
- Major cruise ships including Disney
- UK and International small-scale touring theatre
- Film and TV in both the UK and US
- Edinburgh Festival
- Stage managers, arts managers and producers picking up contracts in the UK and around the world.
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You could choose to continue your studies at postgraduate level.
Study options at the University of Chichester include:
- MA Music Performance
- MA Music Teaching