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Musical Theatre - Beginners

Musical Theatre - Beginners

Our Musical Theatre Classes for Beginners will introduce you to the fundamental techniques needed to perform on the West End stage, and is the perfect way to explore the magic of musicals.

We select the repertoire from the popular musical theatre canon exploring work from composers including Boublil and Schöenberg, Kander and Ebb - and many more.

Musical theatre classes are taught in a fun an d supportive environment so don’t worry if you feel a bit nervous. Most of the time you will be singing in a group, although if you do want to leap into the spotlight there's the opportunity for some solos too!

Musical Theatre Classes for Beginners - Course Content

Exact content may differ depending on students' needs and course duration, but topics generally covered include:

  • Vocal and physical warm ups to work on Musical Theatre technique
  • Integrate singing, dance and acting
  • Introduction to fundamental techniques and application to song and dance routines 
  • Learn vocal and acting through song material - repertoire includes At The End of The Day, I Dreamed a Dream, On My Own, Stars, Empty Chairs at Empty Tables and Do You Hear the People Sing (Les Miserables) and All That Jazz (Chicago)
  • Learn dance material - repertoire includes You Can't Stop The Beat (Hairspray) and All That Jazz (Chicago) 
  • Solo masterclass focusing on Acting Through Song and vocal technique
  • Rehearse and hone material before an informal showcase to friends and family 

You'll receive friendly feedback throughout the course and will be taught by a variety of tutors from our Musical Theatre department. Any material covered within the class, will also be available online, to be accessed and practised at home during the course.

A few words from our students

Georgia

The course is challenging but achievable, all in a very supportive and fun environment with the most understanding, enthusiastic tutors.

Rosie

Discovering City Academy has changed the game for me training in Musical Theatre. I learned so much in seven weeks, I've had the best experience.

Lleona

Very good tutors! I feel as if I’ve grown a lot from this course. Everyone is so lovely helpful and supportive.

Victoria

This course was amazing! I learned a lot in just eight weeks and the teachers are really benevolent and encouraging!

Sara

The course is well structured and the teachers are very prepared, engaging and organised.


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22 Jul - 9 SepThu19:30-21:458 weeksMusical Theatre TutorsThe Old Finsbury Town Hall£325.00
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PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

DATEDAYTIME (BST)DURATIONTUTORVENUEPRICEBOOKING
22 Jul - 9 SepThu19:30-21:458 weeksMusical Theatre TutorsThe Old Finsbury Town Hall, EC1£325.00
Sold Out Add to waiting list
6 Sep - 18 OctMon18:45-21:157 weeksMusical Theatre TutorsArts Theatre, West End£325.00
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27 Oct - 15 DecWed19:00-21:307 weeks (no class 3 November)Musical Theatre TutorsSadler's Wells, EC1£325.00
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1 Nov - 13 DecMon18:45-21:157 weeksMusical Theatre TutorsArts Theatre, West End£325.00
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PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.

WEST END SUMMER SCHOOL

Fully immerse yourself in our West End Experience. This Summer School is perfect if you are looking to explore lots of different musicals.

CHICAGO SUMMER SCHOOL

Work with top West End creatives to stage a production of hit musical Chicago in just five days in this one-off Musical Theatre Summer School.

SINGING SUMMER SCHOOL

Sing and perform under the expert guidance of world-class, professional vocal coaches in our Singing Summer School. Take part in a full line up of masterclasses and workshops covering specialised techniques and a range of repertoires

WHY TRAIN WITH CITY ACADEMY?

PERFORM ON STAGE

Rehearse and perform a famous Musical on stage at a theatre in central London. Previous shows include: Legally Blonde, West Side Story, Sweeney Todd and more.

WEST END TEACHERS

All of our tutors have experience performing on the West End and their friendly and supportive teaching will breakdown the steps into bitesize chunks.

Upcoming Shows

After you have completed your course - we recommend continuing your journey on one of the following courses:

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