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UK MUSICAL THEATRE COLLEGES & CONSERVATOIRES

Thinking of auditioning for musical theatre colleges- but don’t know which ones to apply for? Find below all the information you need to select, compare and decide which conservatoire you’d like to apply for. Click on the college names to find even more detailed information about what to expect from the audition days.

COLLEGE AUDITION SEASON AUDITION LENGTH THE DAY: RESULT WAIT TIME ACCOMODATION? FEES & FINANCE

BIRD COLLEGE
November-May Between 8:00AM and 6:00PM -Presentation from staff

 

-Singing (perform your pre-prepared 32 bar song)

-Dance classes (warm-up, ballet, jazz)

-Acting (perform your pre-prepared dramatic monologue)

-Physio check-up

-Interview

Up to 4 weeks Variety of options: Rooms available with the University of Greenwich, Spring Court, High Court Apartments, Hollywood House and Toronto House.

 

Trusted list of landlords to choose from, too.

DaDa Funding and UK Government Student Loan (for degree courses)
URDANG ACADEMY February-May 8:30AM-6:00PM -Group talk with the principal

 

-Ballet class

-Jazz class

-Acting (perform your pre-prepared dramatic monologue)

-Singing (perform your pre-prepared 32 bar song)

1 week
(you will either be given an offer, no offer or an invite to a recall)
Arrange your own private accommodation, but Urdang does provide a list of property options. UK Government Student Loan (for degree courses).

 

There are a variety of scholarships and finance options for the foundation and diploma courses, including: Advanced Learner Loan (Diploma), The Andrew Lloyd Webber Performing Arts Scholarship for (Diploma), Urdang Fee Reduction (Diploma and Foundation), Full-Fee Scholarship (Diploma)

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PERFORMERS COLLEGE
November-April 8:30AM – 4:00PM/6:00PM -Acting (perform your pre-prepared dramatic monologue)

 

-Singing (perform your pre-prepared 32 bar song)

-Jazz class

-Ballet class

-Interview

3-4 weeks Arrange your own private accommodation DaDa Funding and UK Government Student Loan (for degree courses)

LAINE THEATRE ARTS
December-April All day -Ballet class

 

-Acting (perform your pre-prepared dramatic monologue)

-Jazz class

-Pre-prepared dance solo

-Singing (perform your pre-prepared 32 bar song)

-Interview

N/A Laine provide a list of private accommodation DaDa Funding

ITALIA CONTI ACADEMY
March-May 9:00AM-4:00PM -Acting (perform your pre-prepared dramatic monologue)

 

-Singing (perform your pre-prepared 32 bar song)

-Jazz class

-Ballet class

-Pre-prepared dance solo

-Interview

1-2 weeks Arrange your own private accommodation DaDa Funding and UK Government Student Loan (for degree courses)

STELLA MANN COLLEGE
December-April   -Welcome talk

 

-Jazz class

-Ballet class

-Acting (perform your pre-prepared dramatic monologue)

-Singing (perform your pre-prepared 32 bar song)

-Interview with the Principal

Up to 1 week Student accommodation located in Bedford town centre DaDa Funding and UK Government Student Loan (for degree courses)

THE BRIGHTON ACADEMY
January-April All day -Ballet class

 

-Jazz class

-Singing (perform 2 pre-prepared 32 bar song)

-Pre-prepared dance solo (if applying for Musical Theatre Foundation, Diploma or Post Grad courses ONLY)

-Acting (perform your pre-prepared dramatic monologue)- if applying for the Performing Arts course ONLY

 

1 week Arrange your own private accommodation UK Government Student Loan (for degree courses)

MILLENNIUM PERFORMING ARTS
February-March All day -Acting (perform your pre-prepared dramatic monologue)

 

-Singing (perform your pre-prepared 32 bar song)

-Ballet class

-Jazz and contemporary routine class

1-4 weeks Under 16’s are encouraged to arrange a Home Stay.

 

Millennium have a list of accommodation and flat share options available.

Millennium offers a variety of payment options and provides assistance in finding funding

MEPA COLLEGE
November-June 9:30AM-3:30PM -Ballet class

 

-Jazz class

-Commercial class

-Pre-prepared dance solo (if auditioning for Dance and Teacher Training courses)

-Acting (perform your pre-prepared dramatic monologue)

-Singing (perform your pre-prepared 32 bar song)-if auditioning for Musical Theatre courses

N/A MEPA has a few available houses, plus host families which they can set you up with. They also offer support in finding accommodation privately. Self-funded

THE CENTRE PAC
February-April 9:00AM-3:00PM -Ballet class

 

-Jazz class,

-Acting (perform your pre-prepared dramatic monologue)

-Singing (perform your pre-prepared 32 bar song)

-Physical assessment,

-Guided improvisation

-College talk

-Interview with the principal

10 working days The Centre PAC provides a pack of housing options, as part of their enrolment pack Assisted Place Scheme and every applicant is graded and an offer of financial help is made based on those grades