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The Wac Arts Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre provides cutting edge training in performing arts that prepares performers for the 21st century arts world.

As well as offering traditional, classical and contemporary training, this programme of study includes African, Asian, South American, Eastern and European performance techniques.

  • Master classes and syllabus taught by industry professionals
  • Performance opportunities throughout the year
  • Fully accredited by Trinity College London
  • Scholarships and international visas available
  • Wac Arts is committed to equal opportunities
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 current graduates

KM Drew Boateng

KM Drew Boateng, has announced that he’ll be making his West End debut by joining the cast of cult show Motown: The Musical -which follows the legendary career of Berry Gordy and the creation of his musical empire, Motown Records- at The Shaftsbury Theatre.

Sophia Mackay

Wac Arts alumna Sophia Mackay is starring in an upcoming production of The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, at Stratford Royal in March. She’ll be playing Viveca, a young African American girl who dreams of becoming a dancer. We’re hugely excited to watch what’s sure to be an altogether fantastic performance.

Newtion Matthews

Newtion Matthews Wac Arts Alumnus and ambassador is playing Bunny Wailer in the new musical One Love: The Bob Marley Musical, at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in March 2017.

Kandaka Moore

Alumnus Kandaka Moore is joining the cast of Twelfth Night, to be directed by Emma Rice at Shakespeare’s Globe as part of her Summer of Love season. We’re so pleased to see our alumni being cast in such high calibre productions.

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We welcome students from around the world. London is an extremely diverse city in which 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 in our Student Life page or read our FAQs.

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Our Patrons

Simon Callow

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

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Ms Dynamite

“Wac Arts felt like home every weekend.”

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Ann Mitchell

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

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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.”

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Owen Teale

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

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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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