How to join the Diploma

To apply for the Diploma, and to take part in the course audition process (detailed below), you will need to complete and return an application form. Please either download an application form and then return it to us at the address on the right, or you can apply online using our online form.
 

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

T : 020 7692 5838
E : Diploma@WacArts.co.uk

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Auditions and Open Days

Before being accepted on the Diploma course you will need to take part in an audition process.

Next audition dates:
Sunday 28th May 2017
Sunday 23rd July 2017

Open days:
(Slot 1 – 10.30am-1.30pm | Slot 2 – 2.30pm-5.30pm)
Thursday 16th March 2017
Thursday 29th June 2017

Audition process
The audition process follows three stages, commencing with workshops in each of the three art forms, solo presentations in each art form, followed by an interview.

Stage 1
Candidates will need to participate in workshops in all three art forms.

Stage 2
Candidates will deliver a solo in all three art forms, in line with the following requirements:
Drama solo: this can be any published speech or monologue that can be delivered ‘off the page’
Singing solo: a full song from any contemporary material (this can either be acapella or with a backing track)
Dance solo: a maximum two-minute piece, with or without music.

Stage 3
Candidates will then be invited to interview.

If you are over 16 with talent, enthusiasm and commitment and you meet the following entry requirements, we want to hear from you!

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AREA OF STUDY REQUIRED COMPETENCY LEVEL
Singing Strong
Drama and Dance Highly Capable

We recognise that one of the above art forms may be new to you. In this instance we would assess potential to achieve the above.

For more information and to apply to audition for the Wac Arts Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre, please contact Steve.Medlin@WacArts.co.uk or call him on 020 7692 5872.

Current Fees

Tuition fees for the full time Diploma course are £9,000 per year for UK/EU students and International student fees are £12,000 per year. Fees are currently paid in advance on an annual basis, however WA will willingly review requests for termly payments on a case by case basis.

Professional Career Development Loans (PCDL) are available for application for the Wac Arts Diploma Programme.

Bursaries now available from National Youth Arts Trust
NYAT Bursaries are granted to young people between the ages of 7 and 25 who are unable to access training opportunities in the arts due to their financial circumstances. There are three types of bursaries available: Dance, Music & Access Bursaries. Find out if you’re eligible to apply and download an application form here.

A limited number of means tested scholarships may be available to UK students on an annual basis, subject to a conditional offer being made.
DADA Awards are not currently available to WA students for this course.

If you would like more detailed information about the Wac Arts Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre or any help in applying to join the course, please email Diploma@WacArts.co.uk, call 020 7692 5838 or have a look at some of our frequently asked questions. We also welcome students from around the world. Click here for more information on applying as an international student.

 
 
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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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