This qualification offers the student the opportunity to develop skills in the areas of Acting, Music and Dance – all in the context of Musical Theatre. The N.P.A also provides the specific skills, knowledge and resources that may be called upon when preparing for auditions for enter to Musical Theatre, Drama or Music courses and/or the Theatre or Performing Arts industry.
There are no specific entry requirements but you should have performing skills broadly equivalent of SCQF level 4 to access this award. It would be beneficial if you had some previous experience of either Drama, Dance or Musical Theatre.
Understanding various Musical Theatre styles from Classical to Juke-Box and contemporary productions on stage and film.
Create a portfolio of contrasting songs, suitable for both audition and current market.
Musical theatre students are advised to play an instrument.