Foundation Musical Theatre (Part Time)

Validated by Mountview

Foundation Musical Theatre (Part Time)
Validated by Mountview

One Year (Part Time)

Mountview’s part time Foundation in Musical Theatre covers the core elements of training: acting, singing and dance.

Taught by the same teaching team as the BA (Hons) course, the part time Foundation is equally focussed across the three disciplines.

The courses promises a thorough introduction to the Musical Theatre performer’s process, skills and their application as well as audition preparation.

The course is taught in two 15 weeks terms, September-April, with 9 hours each week across three evenings.


Course Content

The course is made up of 60% skills training and 40% project-based work.

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  • Acting: improvisation, objective & intention, character profiling
  • Singing: ensemble, vocal expression, musicality
  • Dance: ballet, jazz, core strength & conditioning, routine & expression
  • Classical Speech: unlocking text, verse & structure
  • Contemporary Speech: environment & world, hot seating
  • Acting Through Song: legit & contemporary, musical detail
  • Dance – Routine: corner work, routine pick up & performance

The course is made up of 60% skills training and 40% project-based work.

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Spring Term tbc


  • Classical Speeches: students work towards having 2 x classical speeches learned
  • Contemporary Speeches: students work towards having 2 x contemporary speeches learned
  • Acting Through Song: students work towards learning 1 x legit and 1 x contemporary song
  • Dance – routing: Range of styles, routine pick up & performance


  • Full rehearsal period for final show


  • Audition Fee
  • £45
  • UK/EU
  • £3000
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There are a number of student bursaries available for UK/EU students

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Entry requirements

Admission onto the course is by audition.

Applicants must be aged 18 years or over at the start of the course.

If an applicant’s first language is not English, and they have not been taught in English or studied to A Level standard in the UK, they will need to demonstrate an acceptable minimum level of competence through the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Band 6.5).

Mountview welcomes applications from people with disabilities and is keen to support all applicants to achieve their best. If applicants have any special requirements or access needs, these should be discussed with the course leader/administrator.

Mountview is committed to a comprehensive policy of equal opportunities for students in which individuals are selected and treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities. No applicant will receive less or more favourable treatment on grounds of sex, age, ethnic origin, disability, religion and marital/parental status or any comparable grounds.

Audition Information

Foundation auditions at Mountview take place over a full day with acting, singing and dance sessions. There are opportunities to meet current students to find out about life at Mountview and learn about student funding.

Candidates will also take part in a dance class which will include a warm up, stretches and corner exercises. Following this they will be taught a short routine to be performed to the audition panel.

For detailed information on what you need to prepare for auditions and for audition dates visit:

2018 Prospectus