|Qualification / Award||Diploma of Musical Theatre|
|Length||1 year full-time (2 semesters)|
|Units of Competency||16 Units of Competency|
|Delivery||On Campus at Waterloo Studios|
|Available to||Domestic / International|
|Course Accreditation||CRICOS (105811C)|
|Financial Information||Course Fees Page|
|Application Process||Apply Online|
The Sydney Actors School Musical Theatre Diploma offers a practical and comprehensive approach to developing your singing, dancing, and acting skills and equips you with the real-world skills needed to begin a career in musical theatre.
Led by experienced professionals with extensive backgrounds in the Australian theatre scene, our teaching team is committed to providing face-to-face practical training that prepares you for the challenges and opportunities of the industry. From refining your vocal techniques to mastering choreography, our tutors bring their firsthand knowledge to help you succeed every step of the way.
As a student in our program, you’ll practise, rehearse, and perform individually, while also developing the collaborative and interpersonal skills essential for the entertainment industry as an ensemble member. The course focuses on: developing singing techniques and applying acting techniques for musical theatre; creating dance pieces; maintaining a high level of physical fitness; navigating feedback; and implementing a robust self-care routine in preparation for performance in a highly competitive industry. Your year of training will culminate in a musical theatre showcase, where you will present solo and ensemble performances for a live audience.
Whether you have existing musical theatre training or are a talented beginner new to the stage, the SAS Musical Theatre Diploma will give you the skills and confidence to begin your musical theatre career.
UNITS OF COMPETENCY
To successfully complete the CUA50220 Diploma of Musical Theatre qualification, you must complete 16 units of competency. The units are outlined in the table below:
UNITS OF COMPETENCY
|CUAACT411||Use acting techniques in performance|
|CUAACT412||Develop and apply acting techniques for musical theatre|
|CUACHR411||Create and perform dance pieces|
|CUAIND412||Provide freelance services|
|CUAMPF417||Develop vocal techniques|
|CUAMWB401||Develop and implement own self-care plan in the creative industries|
|CUAMWB402||Manage feedback on creative practice|
|CUAPPR512||Develop sustainability of own professional practice|
|CUAPRF413||Use different performance techniques|
|CUAPRF418||Perform solo in a musical theatre context|
|CUAPRF419||Perform in a musical theatre ensemble|
|CUAPRF511||Refine performance techniques|
|CUAPRF513||Prepare for and perform in competitive environments|
|CUAPRF514||Refine musical theatre techniques|
|CUAVOS411||Develop singing techniques for musical theatre|
|CUAWHS511||Maintain a high level of fitness for performance|
MUSICAL THEATRE PROFESSIONAL SKILLS BASE
CUA50220 provides the entrepreneurial creative artist with –
- Performance skills in a range of different medium and contexts
- A healthy vocal technique suitable for a range of singing genres
- A physical wellbeing and movement ability suitable for sustaining a balanced performance career
- A large range of suitable audition and performance repertoire
- Business skills for producing your individual brand
This course aims to teach young artists foundation skills for broad-based careers in the performing arts, with an emphasis on learning to create, maintain, and refine skills vital to surviving in an ever-changing, competitive performing arts environment.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICATION SUBMISSION
Applicants must have a suitable level of academic skills in order to study in a diploma course.
To apply for this course you must complete our Musical Theatre Application. Shortly after you submit your application one of Sydney Actors School friendly staff will then be in contact with you to arrange your initial interview, tour and also your audition dates.
Please see our student entry procedures for more details.
If you have any questions on our school or course, please feel free to get in touch. If you are eager to pursue a musical theatre career with an emphasis on singer songwriters and contemporary vocalists who wish to become independent entrepreneurial creative artists, then Sydney Actors School are for you.
COURSE CALENDAR FOR STUDENTS COMMENCING IN JANUARY 2024
MUSICAL THEATRE 1
|O WEEK, MON, 23 JANUARY 24|
|MON, 29 JANUARY 24|
CENSUS DATE – 19 FEBRUARY 24
|MID SEMESTER BREAK – SAT, 6 APRIL 24 – SUN, 14 APRIL 24|
CENSUS DATE – 3 JUNE 24
|FRI, 21 JUNE 24|
|SAT, 22 JUNE 24 – SUN, 14 JULY 24|
MUSICAL THEATRE 2
|MON, 15 AUGUST 24|
CENSUS DATE – 16 SEPTEMBER 24
|MID SEMESTER BREAK – SAT, 21 SEP 24 – SUN, 29 SEP 24|
|FRI, 6 DECEMBER 24
GRADUATION CEREMONY – 12 DECEMBER 24