Training Opportunity

Foundation: Actor Musician

RSL Level 3 Diploma in Performing and Creative Arts (Actor Musician Pathway).

Each term has a different focus and tutors - giving you the chance to stretch and improve your skills. It is intensive and requires a full commitment. The 2021 year ends in a big public show at the Wilde Theatre in Bracknell (July 2021 is Disney's Beauty and the Beast). You will also appear in an acted play for National Theatre Connections (Bracknell and London theatres), and up to three additional full scale productions (Easter, Summer and Pantomime) with South Hill Park (subject to audition).

The course specialises in Musical Theatre for actors who play instruments, but the course is blended and offers Acting, Singing, Screen Acting, Dance, Performing with instruments and technical aspects. You will share many classes with our Musical Theatre and Producers pathways, but also have classes unique to your specialism.

Taught by industry professionals including Sam Spencer Lane - West End choreographer and former head of musical theatre at Mountview and Jonathan Ashby Rock - CEO of Hounslow Arts Centre. We will prepare you for the next level of your training!

You will have one to one weekly meetings with a mentor tutor to help you apply to the right course for your next stages, and arrange real work experience. You will have support with UCAS, and preparation for auditions for any creative university courses.


Course requirements:

You must have 5 or more GCSE’s at grade 4 or higher - including Maths and English. We will consider someone missing Maths OR English if they are a near pass.

You must have completed a Diploma or A levels in school or college (any subjects).

To be government funded - you must still be 18 on 1st August 2021. If you are 19 or over - the fee is £3300 a year.

You must also meet our ability criteria (through workshop or video auditions).

You must be able to play at least one instrument to a high standard.

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