Associated Studios, one of Britain’s leading performing arts academies, renowned for training the Musical Theatre stars of the future, has opened an Australian branch in Melbourne. Applications are now open for the first intake of students beginning their training in February 2019.
Associated Studios Australia offers full-time and part-time courses, and is committed to the training and continued professional development of both aspiring and established performers. In addition to the courses, Professional Development workshops run throughout the year, lead by eminent industry professionals.
As a central part of all courses, students work with leading theatre practitioners including directors, vocal coaches, musical directors, repetiteurs, agents, casting directors, producers, choreographers and well-known performers. Students not only gain from the wealth of knowledge and experience of such industry luminaries, but also develop valuable professional contacts.
Students of the British Diploma in Musical Theatre, have the opportunity to perform a showcase to an invited audience of Australian agents, casting directors and industry members, thereby facilitating auditions and work. On completion of their training in Australia, advanced students are invited to take a fourth term at Associated Studios London, culminating in a West End industry showcase.
Associated Studios prides itself on its ethical approach to performance and artistic learning, and provides a safe, supportive and private working space in which performers can work and develop.