3 Year Musical Theatre Course

What does your training at RPA look like?

  • Small classes
  • High contact hours
  • Weekly workshops with industry professionals
  • Streamed classes
  • 3rd year agent showcase in London
  • Full college end of year production at The Orchard Theatre
  • Regular performance opportunities
  • Affordable fees

RPA has a range of permanent and visiting tutors that deliver training that enable our students to develop as versatile performers whilst encouraging them to understand their own identity as performing artists.

Ballet

Ballet

  • Technical ballet classes appropriate to the level of the learner; master
    classes; individual practice and preparation; group rehearsal and
    performanc
  • Pointe classes;
  • Classical repertoire and pas de deux;

Jazz

Jazz

  • Technique classes in a variety of jazz styles including Matt Mattox, musical theatre, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop, commercial, Broadway, cabaret; master classes; individual classes and preparation; groups rehearsal and performance;
  • Repertoire,  improvisation and jazz pas de deux

Tap

Tap

  • Technical tap classes appropriate to the level of the learner;
  • Master classes; individual practice and preparation; group rehearsal and performance;
  • Show tap repertoire for advanced learners

Acting

Acting

  • Classes including script reading, improvisation, audition technique, monologue; play rehearsals and performance;
  • Additional training in LAMDA acting exams also offered

Singing

Singing

  • Technique and repertoire classes taught in small classes; ensemble singing; harmony work; music theory; solo and groups rehearsals and performance;
  • Private singing lessons also available, which can include LAMDA musical theatre exams

Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre

  • Song, scene and dance repertoire from a variety of traditional and contemporary musical theatre; professional workshops; rehearsals and performance;
  • LAMDA Musical Theatre examinations also offered

Audition Technique

Audition Technique

  • All disciplines have a focus on audition technique and the challenges that may present themselves to a performer;
  • Advice on the most suitable repertoire as well as working on building a comprehensive rep folder;
  • Weekly mock auditions and audition advice

Guest Tutors

Guest Tutors

  • Weekly workshops with a variety of invited elite industry working professionals from differing disciplines

Performance

Performance

  • Every RPA student is given the chance to showcase individual skills and talents in regular performances culminating in “Peak”, RPA’s annual show at The Orchard Theatre, Dartford.
  • Carefully selected productions relevant to the industry today including in-house musicals and plays, as well as a full scale 3rd Year Musical.
  • 3rd Year showcase in London’s West End where students are given the opportunity to perform for agents and casting directors