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Entrance Criteria

Entry into the college is by audition and interview for students from 16 years of age. Entry requirements are dependant upon talent, attitude and the determination to succeed.

Auditions are held throughout the year. Once an application is received you will be contacted with the next available audition dates.

Audition Criteria

During the audition you will need to demonstrate the following to be accepted onto the course:

  • An all-around talent with potential for training and development for employment within a multi-skilled industry.
  • A very good sense of musicality.
  • Personality and presence.
  • Determination and a positive attitude.

You will then have to the opportunity to present the following, depending on the course application;

 

Applicants for the 3 Year Professional Musical Theatre Diploma will be required to:

  • Prepare and Perform 1 Musical Theatre Song and provide backing track on either CD or iPod.
  • Prepare and Perform a monologue – From a published play or an Audition Monologue.
  • Prepare and Perform a dance solo in any style and provide a backing track on either CD or iPod.
    *all performances to last no longer than 2 minutes each.

APPLICANTS FOR THE 3 YEAR PROFESSIONAL DANCE DIPLOMA WILL BE REQUIRED TO:

  • Take part in a Dance Class which incorporates Jazz Technique.
  • Prepare and Perform two contrasting Dance Styles

Applicants for the 1 Year Foundation Performing Arts Diploma will be required to prepare TWO of the following;

  • Prepare and Perform 1 Musical Theatre Song and provide a backing track on CD or iPod.
  • Prepare and Perform a monologue – From a published Play or an Audition Monologue Book.
  • Prepare and Perform a dance solo in any style.
    *all performances to last no longer than 2 minutes each.

Applicants for the 1 year INTENSIVE TOP-UP COURSE IN Musical Theatre WILL HAVE PRIOR LEARNINg IN SINGING, DANCE AND ACTING:

  • Prepare and Perform 1 Musical Theatre Song and provide backing track on either CD or iPod.
  • Prepare and Perform a monologue – From a published play.
  • Prepare and Perform a dance solo in your preferred style. (Please provide backing tracks on either CD or iPod.)
    *all performances to last no longer than 2 minutes each.

What Happens Next?

All applicants will be notified within 2 weeks of the audition. If accepted you will receive further information about the course and what is required of you.

How To Apply?

To apply for an audition please:
Download and Print off the two Forms below. Fill in the forms and attach two Head & Shoulders Passport Size Photographs.
An Audition Fee is payable. This can found on your Application Form.

Download and complete the forms
required for the audition below

Application Form (Click to Download)
Medical Form (Click to Download)