University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Musical Theatre

**Why choose this course** As a musical theatre performer you must be passionate, creative, and able to form a deep connection with your story, character and audience. Guildford School of Acting (GSA) is one of the most well-regarded musical theatre schools in the world, and our new two-year MFA in Musical Theatre will provide you with the very best conservatoire training within a top UK university environment. Building on our international reputation in Musical Theatre this two-year course is unique in Europe in the way it combines training to enhance your skills with professional opportunities and chances to launch your career. **What you will study** On this course you'll learn to employ a broad range of musical theatre knowledge and skills while making outstanding performances in a range of productions. All of your learning will be supported by world-class teaching and impressive industry links from GSA, one of the UK's leading conservatoires. Our course will provide you with a working knowledge of historical, critical and theoretical content, and the creation of performances that will be presented to agents and professionals for maximum industry exposure. You will also have the opportunity to participate in a professional placement production, giving you invaluable experience of the UK musical theatre industry. An impressively high percentage of GSA alumni appear in the cast lists of West End shows and national tours and last year, over 95 per cent of GSA graduates gained professional representation or professional contracts within the first year of graduation.

Entry requirements

Master of Fine Arts - MFA (PG): A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree, or a recognised equivalent international qualification. Applicants who can demonstrate exceptional talent, and can satisfy the panel of their ability to successfully complete the course, may also be considered. English language requirements IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each element.

Course modules

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps. FULL-TIME Year 1 (full-time) DANCE TECHNIQUES - Compulsory RESEARCH & REHEARSAL - Compulsory SINGING & AUDITION TECHINIQUE - Compulsory VOICE & ACTING - Compulsory PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE - Compulsory PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT - Compulsory PUBLIC PERFORMANCE PROJECT - Compulsory VOCAL PERFORMANCE - Compulsory Year 2 (full-time) NEW MUSICAL - Compulsory PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE 2 - Compulsory PROFESSIONAL PROFILE DEVELOPMENT - Compulsory VOCAL PERFORMANCE 2 - Compulsory ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE - Compulsory

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Fine Arts - MFA (PG) Full-time September 2019 - 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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