Musical Theatre Triple-Threat Summer Semester

Musical Theatre Triple-Threat Summer Semester

Six Weeks: 24 June to 2 August

This summer, spend six weeks immersing yourself in triple-threat West End training in acting, singing and dance in the heart of London.

Mountview is one of the best schools in the world for musical theatre training. Mountview’s President is Dame Judi Dench. Over the past 30 years we have filled the West End and Broadway with some of the finest in triple-threat talent including Hollywood actor Josh Dallas, Olivier Award-winners Giles Terera and Rebecca Trehearn and Evening Standard Award-winner Tyrone Huntley.

The Musical Theatre Triple-Threat Summer Semester is your opportunity to follow in their footsteps. This is an intensive drama school experience guaranteed to build your skills and cement your passion for Musical Theatre.

You will receive over 30 hours of training a week. Classes run Monday to Friday with weekends and evenings free to enjoy London’s culture and nightlife.

How to Apply

Download the application form and email it to shortcourses@mountview.org.uk. Places are strictly limited so early application is advised.

Course Content

Character
What makes a character? Using scripts and observation unpick a character’s background, psychology, family and culture to understand motivation and action.

Text
Using plays, TV and film scripts find out how to get the most out of using a text.

 

Improvisation
Sharpen your reactions in free-flow sessions that unlock your creative impulse and help you inhabit a character.

 

 

1-2-1 Technical Tutorial
One solo singing tutorial per week will develop individual technique and range.

Acting Through Song
Working in groups of eight, students work with a Director and Musical Director on how to prepare and deliver audition songs.

Repertoire
This weekly class will introduce you to new songs from classical contemporary shows.

 

Ensemble
Two sessions each week will work on a range of musical theatre numbers. Sessions will focus on harmony, blend and dynamics as well as developing sight-reading skills.

Vocal Gym
These classes improve vocal dexterity and strength.

 

 

Ballet
Essential dance training twice a week builds posture, strength, flexibility and fluidity of movement.

Jazz (technique)
A weekly session developing core strength, cardio-fitness and a technical dance facility.

Jazz (routine)
Each week learn new West End and Broadway dance routines. Hone and refine your dance repertoire, and quicken your reactions when learning choreography.

Spend one day each week working with a full triple-threat creative team of a director, musical director and choreographer, producing a range of musical theatre material and learning from the professionals.

 

 

The course includes trips to four critically-acclaimed West End shows.

Fees

  • Course Fee
  • £3,250

The fee for this course is £3,250. Once you are selected, a non-returnable deposit of £250 is required to secure your place. You may then arrange to pay the remaining fee in instalments of £1,000 or £2,000 on a schedule to be determined with our team, but the whole fee must be secured no less than one month before the course begins.

Accommodation

We do not have our own student accommodation at Mountview, but we will be able to make a limited amount of accommodation available upon request, and for an additional cost. Accommodation is assigned on a first come, first served basis and cannot be guaranteed.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be aged 18 or over at the start of the course and must be fluent in English. We require a level of English that is approx. IELTS 6.0. It is not mandatory to have taken English language tests prior to attending this course; we recommend that for non-English speakers if you have not completed Level 6 IELTS that you must have the equivalent English language experience.

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.

International Students

If you are not from an EU or EEA country or Switzerland, you will need to obtain a Student Visitor Visa prior to entry to the UK if you are a visa national or upon entry to the UK if you are a non-visa national. It is each student’s responsibility to have the right documentation for study.

Please note that you cannot enter the UK on a Visitor’s Visa if your intention is to study on this course. If you do not have a valid visa, you will not be allowed to study.

Please note that your need to bring your passport on the first day of your course.

2019 Prospectus