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Auditioning

As with all Drama Schools, an audition is a requirement of entry to ensure you have the right attitude and potential in your subject. We are looking for students with a passion for their chosen subject, and each subject has its own ways of assessing this.

Acting for Live and Recorded Media

The audition is held in two rounds that are on the same day.

All students will participate in a group warmup, conduct a short screen test and perform a Shakespeare monologue (from a select list confirmed before audition). Some students will be invited to stay to be directed on their pieces.

Musical Theatre

The audition is held in two rounds that are on the same day.

All students will participate in a group singing and group dance warmup, sing a section of a song (32 bars) and partake in a dance audition. Some students will be invited to partake in acting/improvisation workshops and some will be asked to sing and be directed on their chosen song.

Dance and Performance

Students are required to:

  • Participate in a commercial dance warm up and routine
  • Participate in jazz, contemporary and partner work dance routines.
  • Take part in a short creative workshop.
  • Perform a solo in any genre no longer than 2 minute 30 seconds. This should demonstrate both creative and technical skills (Please provide your own music on your phone, iPod or CD.)
  • Undertake a short individual interview.

Theatre and Performance

The audition is in three parts. A workshop to show how you work in a group, your creative skills, and sense of play.  An audition speech that gives you the opportunity to demonstrate your performance skills, understanding of text, and how well you deal with direction and experimentation. You will also undertake an interview which is an opportunity to meet with the panel members and discuss your experience.