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Bachelor of Arts (Musical Theatre)

The BA Musical Theatre programme offers a high level vocational education for those students who are dedicated to becoming skilled and innovative professional artists.

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Bachelor of Arts (Musical Theatre)

The BA Musical Theatre programme offers a high level vocational education for those students who are dedicated to becoming skilled and innovative professional artists.

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Programme Overview

The BA Musical Theatre programme at SPAA offers a combination of world-class training and facilities, with professional connections, and opportunities for international collaboration.

It is a four year, full time programme. Students will acquire industry-ready skills in acting, singing and dance, as well as an option to gain a qualified dance teacher status (DDE) through ISTD and with Estill International in gaining a CMT vocal tutor certification.

The Musical Theatre programme looks for students who are passionate about Musical Theatre and have strong skill sets in either dance, acting or singing. Beyond skilled, the programme seeks those who are curious, ambitious about their own development, and passionate about language of Musical Theatre.

Students will spend time working with lecturers and creative teams on new work, contemporary material, and traditional repertoire from the established global Musical Theatre network.

The teaching week will consist of a minimum of 30 contact hours per week.

Daily classes include:

  • Dance
  • Body conditioning
  • Acting
  • Voice
  • Singing
  • Workshops and productions.

SPAA Musical Theatre students will graduate having undertaken rigorous multidisciplinary training, which provides the necessary skills for a sustainable career in the professional international Musical Theatre market, and the tools to be adaptive creatives with the capacity to shape the future of the industry.

Contact Hours

30 hours per week

Programme Fees

AED 60,000 per year:

  • AED 5,000 (deposit upon accepting your place here at SPAA)
  • AED 30,000 (due by the first day of each academic year)
  • AED 25,000 (due by the start of February each academic year)

Programme Length

4 years

Programme Leader Musical Theatre

Andrew holds a first-class Honors in Musical Theatre, a Masters in vocal studies and a fellowship in Musical Theatre teaching with London College o...

What students say

Ahmed
Ahmed

The wonderful thing about SPAA is that here we study everything that has to do with theatre. I am a Musical Theatre major, but I also take classes in Acting and Production Arts. This is very important for any theatre maker to know everything that has to do with theatre.