Are you ready to take your love of musical theatre to the next level? Our Level 4 Diploma in Musical Theatre Foundation Course is awarded by Trinity College London and is the perfect way to get your foot in the door of a career in the performing arts.
The course is designed to provide intensive practical training, which will help you improve your skills and develop confidence as a performer in a positive, encouraging environment.
This qualification encourages you to be a multi-skilled, reflective performer in musical theatre, preparing and performing a programme of work that shows professional potential.
You will achieve performance standards comparable with other qualifications available in the UK at Level 4 on the Regulated Qualifications Framework or the first year of degree-level study.
"I cannot recommend the ICMT enough. I have learned so much from my time here.
I love that I am learning from current performers who are actively working in the industry. What also makes the ICMT stand out is that they treat all their students as individuals, everyone gets so much individual attention!
This is the place to be if you are passionate and want a strong foundation in all musical theatre disciplines."
To be accepted on our musical theatre courses, students must audition first. If you need any further information, please don't hesitate to contact us at email@example.com.
You will need to prepare 2 contrasting songs of your choice (1 ideally musical theatre). You should bring sheet music with you to the audition, and each song should last no longer than 2 minutes.
The panel will take into consideration: acting-through-song, range, tone, interpretation, technique and musicality.
You will need to prepare a monologue of your choice that is no longer than 3 minutes.
The panel will take into consideration: truth, text connection and understanding, characterisation, vocal clarity, projection, and presentation.
You will take part in a group jazz class led by a member of our faculty. You will learn a routine and work through techniques to demonstrate technique, musicality, spatial awareness, timing, style, and presentation.
If you are auditioning via video, you will be given a link to a dance routine to learn. There is a routine for beginner/intermediate levels and another routine for advanced levels.
Applicants will undergo a short interview with a senior member of the ICMT team. This is an opportunity for us to get to know each other and for you to tell us why you would make a great ICMT student.
The candidate’s work will involve the following:
To achieve this qualification the candidate will be able to:
The candidate should:
The candidate will demonstrate professional potential in two of the three major musical theatre disciplines, and a good level of competency in the third.
2. Viva Voce
Work with the examiner on a previously unseen piece of dramatic text, to deliver the lyrics of a song as a dramatic monologue.
£10,350 per year.
You can expect to receive on average 26 hours contact hours per week.
You can find all the information about auditioning on our audition information page.
You will spend equal amounts of time training across singing, dancing and acting.
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