Our Level 6 Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre is accredited by Trinity College and equivalent to a degree qualification.

The course will be closing in 2020 and therefore Wac Arts is no longer taking applications.

Do take a look at our weekend Performing Arts and Media programme that is for young people aged 14-26 who are looking for a career in the industry at Senior Wac Arts.

Graduate Success
On graduation you will be regarded as a fully trained professional performer, ready to seek work. Previous alumni have gained employment across a wide range of performing arts forms including Stage, TV, Film, Recording studios, International touring, Writing, Composing and Directing. Our latest graduates can currently be seen from the West End stage to the set of Ridley Scott’s latest movie. See more of our graduates.
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Our recent graduates

KM Drew Boateng

KM Drew Boateng, has made his West End debut by joining the cast of cult show Motown: The Musical at The Shaftsbury Theatre. The show follows the legendary career of Berry Gordy and the creation of his musical empire, Motown Records.

Sophia Mackay

Wac Arts alumna Sophia Mackay is currently playing Elizabeth in the touring stage show, Dirty Dancing. Before this role Sophia stared in The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin for which she received an Off West End Best Female 2017 nomination.

Newtion Matthews

Newtion Matthews is playing Bunny Wailer in the new musical One Love: The Bob Marley Musical, at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in March 2017. Check out our Diploma About the Course video to see Newtion talk about his training at Wac Arts.

Kandaka Moore

Wac Arts Alumna Kandaka Moore recently appeared in Twelfth Night, directed by Emma Rice at Shakespeare’s Globe as part of her Summer of Love season.

Read an interview with Kandaka.

Our graduates have appeared in…

International Students
International Students

We welcome students from around the world. London is an extremely diverse city where anyone can fit in and we make every effort to support students from abroad to settle and train successfully in the city. Find out more about living and studying in London on our Student Life page or read our FAQs.

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Our Patrons
Jonathan Butterell

“Giving an opportunity to those who sometimes don’t know how to find that door is a responsibility to all of us who work in the arts”
Jonathan Butterell

Simon Callow

“Wac Arts is a lifeline. We would be immeasurably poorer without the young people who have passed through their doors.”
Simon Callow

Ms Dynamite

“Wac Arts felt like home every weekend.”
Ms Dynamite

Martina Laird

“Wac Arts supports young people in fulfilling their potential”
Martina Laird

Ann Mitchell

“The power of the arts. Let it be for all not just the privileged few.”
Ann Mitchell

Danny Sapani

“Wac Arts was a gift to kids like me. It was a route out of – it sounds like a bit of a cliche – the ghetto.”
Danny Sapani

Owen Teale

“Wac Arts is an organisation supporting young people who often come from challenging backgrounds like mine.”
Owen Teale

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Wac Arts
Diploma Team
Old Town Hall
213 Haverstock Hill
London NW3 4QP

General enquiries: 020 7692 5838
Email: Diploma@WacArts.co.uk

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