BA Musical Theatre

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The BA Musical Theatre Programme focuses on excellence, creating highly-skilled, versatile, entrepreneurial, and professional performers who are creative global citizens and are equipped to navigate a fruitful and diverse career in the performing arts.

Combining world-class facilities and curriculums, SPAA offers a wealth of knowledge and experience, delivered by a faculty comprising of industry professionals. Their experience merges the Western lens of Broadway and the West End with the exciting developmental elements of theatre in the Middle East and internationally.

The full-time, four-year Musical Theatre degree offers students intensive and thorough training in the key disciplines of acting, singing, and dance, incorporating practical learning with an individual focus and multiple performance opportunities.

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Step into Musical Theatre

Students will extensively study the existing Musical Theatre canon and have the opportunity to work with world-renowned creative teams on new, contemporary material, enabling them to become collaborative artists and leaders in their own right. We actively seek students who are passionate and enthusiastic about the art form and who are willing to be curious and ambitious about their artistic development.


Curriculum includes:

  • Acting - live performance, television, and film
  • Singing - 1-2-1 technique and repertoire sessions, ensemble and acting through song
  • Dance - Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary and Commercial
  • Body Conditioning and Fitness
  • Masterclasses with guest tutors
  • Workshops and productions
  • Wellbeing

Why study with us?

  • Situated within the 'Cultural Capital' of the Arab World
  • Epicentre of inspiration, creativity and innovation
  • Exclusive masterclasses with international artists
  • Become the next generation of leaders and change-makers of the performing arts world


I didn’t know what to expect before arriving at SPAA, but as soon as I arrived, it struck me, what an incredible institute this is! It’s a place that provides world-class tutors who care for nothing more than your progress; it provides a safe space for you to explore, discover, and bring out the potential within you. I am grateful and lucky to have been given the opportunity to grow in this wonderful academy.


BA Musical Theatre


Let us lead you

Our team consists of some of the very best educators, professionals, directors, choreographers, designers, stage managers and theatre technicians from around the world.