Funding Opportunity

BA (Hons) Musical Theatre

Applications for 2023 entry will open from September 2022

Our Musical Theatre degree is designed to prepare performers for a sustainable career in the fast-paced Musical Theatre industry. Through studio practise and professional training, you will develop as an authentic, multi-faceted performing artists, undertaking high level acting, dance and singing training within the unique environment of a leading European music conservatoire.

Taught in small groups for your practical work and training, you will hone your skills through tuition in singing, acting, movement/mime/physical theatre and voice. Dance training will involve classes in ballet, tap and jazz, inclusive of the varying jazz styles (street, commercial, lyrical and contemporary) found in the modern industry.

You will work with practitioners from Leeds Playhouse, professional directors and expert Musical Theatre educators who will train you to the highest standard. In your third year, you will work toward full scale Musical Theatre performances, including an industry showcase where casting agents and industry insiders will be invited to watch you perform.

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Scholarship will be awarded by the Conservatoire as part of the audition/selection process on the combined basis of merit and financial need. The Scholarship will cover course fees only and will be reviewed on an annual basis.

Please note that applications made directly to The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation will not be considered.


96 UCAS tariff points from Level 3 studies or equivalent, which normally include an A Level or BTEC Extended Diploma in a Music / Dance / Acting-related subject.

A minimum of three GCSEs including English Language at Grade C / Grade 4 or above or equivalent international qualification, eg IELTS 6.0 (5.5 in each component).

Other entry requirements:

UK applicants to BA (Hons) Musical Theatre at Leeds Conservatoire will need to complete an audition.

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