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Musical Theatre (1-2 Weeks)
This popular, fun and challenging course is lead by theatre professionals, all of whom have worked on stage and/or screen and have extensive teaching experience.

Musical Theatre (1-2 weeks)

This popular, fun and challenging course is lead by theatre professionals, all of whom have worked on stage and/or screen and have extensive teaching experience. Students can expect a series of rigorous and intensive classes per week in singing, dancing and acting, geared towards a cabaret style performance at the end of the second week.

DATES & FEES

Course Location
xoso66 Cambridge

Course Length
1-2 weeks

Course Dates
Sunday 23rd June 2024
Sunday 30th June 2024
Sunday 7th July 2024
Sunday 21st July 2024                          Sunday 28th July 2024

ʰ £1,815 (one week)
£3,388 (two weeks)

ABOUT THIS COURSE

COURSE BENEFITS

LEARN FROM ART AND DESIGN PROFESSIONALS
Our lecturers are all working professionals who will bring valuable industry experience to the
programme.

BROADEN YOUR SKILLS IN THE INDUSTRY
Through workshops, classes and group work you will become familiar with the skills and
knowledge that will serve as a perfect starting point for future education in Musical Theatre.
Throughout the course you will become familiar with jazz dance, vocal techniques, acting
through song and ensemble work. You will also have the opportunity to learn acting and
improvisation techniques.

DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS IN:
Jazz Dance | Breathing techniques | Placement in singing | Character Development |
Communication through song

PROGRESSION AT xoso66
Completion of the course can enable progression on to our University of the Arts London
Awarding Body Extended Diploma or Foundation Diploma if you meet the UAL entry criteria for the course.

COURSE OUTCOMES

You will have a explored range of practical work within singing, dance and acting.

You will have worked toward the integration of song with dance and acting.

You will have gained stamina as a performer, and confidence to present your newly acquired and
developing skills from the two weeks in front of an audience.

You will have enjoyed the sense of community developed while rehearsing.

You will experience working as part of an ensemble and developing the skills of playfulness, improvisation and devising

You will understand a range of activities in developing and delivering a performance

ENTRY

Age
14 – 18 

Who is it for
The course is aimed at any student aged 14 + who is interested in performing. Completion of the course can enable progression on to our University of the Arts London Awarding Body Extended Diploma or Foundation Diploma

English Level
International students should have at least an Upper Intermediate level of English

SAMPLE TIMETABLE

Week 1 1st Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 2nd Sunday
Breakfast (time) Arrival, induction and campus tour Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
Morning 08:00 - 12:00 Arrival, induction and campus tour Introduction to the course – games and exercises to promote confidence, playfulness and to meet each other Acting – what is acting? Exploring exercises and techniques of key principles of actor training. Jazz dance – learning musical theatre choreography in order to show technique. Music learning – to work on ensemble pieces for performance. Choreography – working on dance elements for performance. Acting and movement – how an actor communicates with an audience through use of physical action. Jazz dance – learning musical theatre choreography in order to show technique. Dance technique – developing choreography. Acting - voice and text - introducing performance script and beginning rehearsal process. Included Full Day Excursion: London (including gallery or museum visit and shopping time) Free Day
Lunch 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
Afternoon 13:00 - 16:00 Arrival, induction and campus tour Vocal ensemble –introduction to group singing. Introduction to the course - dance exercises and choreography to begin developing dance techniques Vocal ensemble – introducing musical theatre repertoire songs. What is play? – Improvisation, movement and devising skills. Begin ensemble choreography. Song and dance – exploration of character development and communication within song. Dance technique – developing confidence. Vocal ensemble – introducing musical theatre repertoire songs. Acting – introduce a selection of naturalistic and non-naturalistic acting techniques. Song and dance – exploration of character development and communication within song. Developmental play – physical practices to develop awareness and spontaneity. Included Full Day Excursion: London (including gallery or museum visit and shopping time) Free Day
Dinner 16:30 - 18:00 Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner
Evening 19:30 - 22:00 Evening Activities City View Ferris Wheel Bowling / Rock Climbing Talent Show Cinema xoso66 Disco Selfie Orienteering Challenge Free Evening
Week 2 2nd Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 3rd Sunday
Breakfast (time) Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
Morning 08:00 - 12:00 Free Day Music learning – to work on ensemble pieces . Dance technique – developing choreography. Actor and character – techniques in relation to characterisation Music learning – to work on ensemble pieces for performance. Choreography – working on dance elements for performance Rehearsals. Notes. Dress rehearsal. Notes. Included Full Day Excursion: London (including gallery or museum visit and shopping time) Departure
Lunch 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Departure
Afternoon 13:00 - 16:00 Free Day Rehearsals. Rehearsals Rehearsals Rehearsals – technical rehearsal Performances and awarding certificates Included Full Day Excursion: London (including gallery or museum visit and shopping time) Departure
Dinner 16:30 - 18:00 Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Departure
Evening 19:30 - 22:00 Free Evening Park Social Time Ice Skating Talent Show Punting Dance Party Tie Dye Arts and Crafts Departure