Musical Theatre Professional Course

The ADVANCED PERFORMING ARTS PROGRAM is the second step* towards your professional training in the Performing Arts industry. An exclusive and intensive 1 year course where students deepen and widen their professional knowledge and skills in the Performing Arts.

Entirely industry based and delivered by confirmed professionals, the Advanced Performing Arts Program  includes advanced training in all the main core units such as Acting, Vocal Training, Theatre Jazz, Tap, Ensemble and Musical Theatre; but also adds hours of training in Career and Industry units such as Stage Combat, Acros, Aerial, Make up & hair, Career management, Sound & Lighting, & Production management…

CAREER & PRODUCTION FOCUSED

Along the advanced Performing Arts Units such as (Vocal training, Ensemble, Acting, Musical theatre, Theatre jazz, tap…), the ADVANCED PROGRAM open the doors to a wider array of work opportunities in the performing arts industries with units such as:

CAREER DEVELOPMENT :

The following units give students the knowledge and tools to convert their skills and talent into a sustainable income.

  • Working as a freelance performer
  • Career Planning & Development
  • Talent Management (working with Agents & Managers)
  • Audition Prep (portfolio, presentation…)
  • Make up and hair
  • Physical posture and charisma development

PRODUCTION & MANAGEMENT UNITS:

  • Production Management
  • Planning & Budgeting a full production
  • Team Development
  • Light & Sound Management

* Applicants must have successfully undertaken at least a Certificate IV in Musical Theatre (CUA40520) or a Diploma of Musical Theatre (CUA50220) to enrol in this course

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ADVANCED PERFORMING ARTS PROGRAM

MAIN INFORMATION

Delivery: 1 year Part-Time
3 days a week
40 weeks a year
Between 16 and 25 hours of training per week
Minimum of 640 contact hours per year

Combination study:
Diploma of Musical Theatre & Advanced Diploma in Performing Arts – 2 years.

MAIN INFORMATION

Delivery:

– 1 year Part-Time
– 3 days a week
– 40 weeks a year
– Between 16 and 25 hours of training per week depending on the term
– Minimum of 640 contact hours per year

CORE UNITS

ACTING UNITS:
  • Stage Acting – Advanced
  • Camera Acting – Intermediate
  • Accents – Intermediate
  • Improvisation – Advanced
  • Stage Combat – Intermediate
VOCAL UNITS:
  • Vocal Training – Advanced & Masters
  • Ensemble 1 – Advanced
  • Ensemble 2 (Song & Dance) – Advanced
DANCE UNITS:
  • Technical Jazz – Advanced & Masters
  • Choreography Jazz – Advanced & Masters
  • Ballet – Advanced
  • Tap Dancing – Advanced & Masters

ELECTIVE UNITS

CAREER DEVELOPMENT UNITS:

The following units give students the knowledge and tools to convert their skills and talent into a sustainable income.

  • Working as a freelance performer
  • Career Planning & Development
  • Talent Management (working with Agents & Managers)
  • Audition Prep
PRODUCTION & MANAGEMENT UNITS:
  • Production Management
  • Planning & Budgeting
  • Team Development
  • Light & Sound Management
ADDITIONAL UNITS:
  • Piano (1-on-1 lessons)
  • Acros/Aerial
  • Makeup & Hair
  • Fitness
  • Yoga/Pilates

DATES/LOCATIONS

2025 dates

Applications open: Now
Applications close: 26 January 2025

Term 1: Tuesday 28 January to Friday 4 April
Term 2: Tuesday 22 April to Friday 27 June
Term 3: Monday 14 July to Friday 19 September
Term 4: Tuesday 7 October to Friday 12 December

Campus:
All classes run Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, from 9.00am to 6.00pm, at our Brisbane campus, Alchemy Studios Brisbane, Lutwyche

QUALIFICATION

 

Upon completion of their ADVANCED PERFORMING ARTS PROGRAM, students will be receive their Certificate of Achievement from LVBA 

REQUIREMENTS

– Admission are upon auditions ONLY.
LVBA students who have already undertaken a Diploma in Musical Theatre with LVBA do not need to audition)
– Applicants must 17 or over by the time the course starts
– Applicants must have undertaken at least a Certificate IV in Musical theatre or a Diploma of Musical Theatre to enrol in this course
– If you’re not sure this course is for you, talk to us and our friendly team will assist you the best they can.

COURSE FEE

ADVANCED PERFORMING ARTS PROGRAM: $ per year
MONTHLY PAYMENTS: $ per month for 4 months
WEEKLY PAYMENTS: $ per week for 40 weeks


– $ Enrolments fee applies
– Price includes course material, student pack and exercises
– Prices are GST included
– The payments per month and per week are ‘payment plans’. You commit to the amount of the full course (1 year) and choose to pay that amount in installments.

  • Full amount when paid up-front: $ (GST inc.)
  • Full amount when paid per month: $ (GST inc.) paid in 4 installments of $ per month for 4 months
  • Full amount when paid per week: $ (GST inc.) paid in 40 installments of $ per week for 40 weeks.

Please, read attentively our terms and conditions
– Price includes diploma fees, tuition, course material, student pack and exercises

LVBA’s APPROACH

We have 1 goal and 1 goal only: To give our students the Knowledge, skills and mindset they need to start and sustain a career in the Musical Theatre industry.

Knowledge: To become a Professional performer, one needs to KNOW what they’re doing and why they’re doing it. That’s why, at LVBA, we ensure that our students receive the Theoretical Knowledge necessary for the foundation of their performance.

Skills: Knowing what to do is one thing. Being able to do it is another. To become a professional performer one need the Technical skills. At LVBA, we make sure to help our students develop and expand their physical, vocal and musical capabilities.

Mindset: The Performing Arts are a very competitive and tough industry. Professional performers are often asked to work 10-12 hours a day; they perform at the highest level 8 shows per week for month on end. At LVBA, we help our students develop resilience, self-confidence, professionalism and commitment.

Application Process

– Admissions are upon Auditions only

– Click the ‘Apply now’ button and follow the steps

– Once your Application form and fees have been received, our friendly admin team will send you your audition pack and invite

Career Opportunities

By completing this course:
Students have the opportunity to apply as actors, vocalists, dancers and Musical Theatre performers to professional paid positions in Musical Theatre, Theatre, Film/TV, Cruises, Festivals, Councils/Government Events, and/or tertiary and private teaching institutions.

Graduated students also have to opportunity to work as Producers, Production Assistants, Tour managers, Venue Managers, Talent developers, Agents.

By the end of this course

Students are able to:

  • Act, sing and dance at a high professional level
  • Perform in all 3 disciplines to the highest industry standards and requirements
  • Build and perform complex and challenging pieces, songs, and characters
  • Organise productions, calculate budgets
  • Manage schedules and timelines
  • Lead teams

“Excellent Training!
Loic is an incredibly wonderful teacher. He balances his passion & expertise, with tenacious energy & a genuinely invested attitude.

“Loic is hands down the best singing teacher in Queensland I have ever worked with. I cannot recommend him highly enough to anyone interested in singing, performance or musical theatre.”
Will

“Loic is an incredibly wonderful teacher. He balances his passion & expertise, with tenacious energy & a genuinely invested attitude.”

“Loved this course! Extremely positive experience, helped build confidence and developed great skills!”

” I had a brilliant time at LVBA, I really got an in-depth look at music and acting theory. I would recommend this course for any semi-pro looking for weekly classes.”
Macca

“The Musical Theatre course at LVBA is an Extremely positive experience. It helped build my confidence and developed great skills.”

“I learned more in 6 weeks with LVBA than in 3 years with my previous singing teacher.”
Louise

“LVBA training is sharp and intensive. You feel stronger and more confident.
Louise

“The techniques you’ll learn at LVBA will blow your mind! In a few weeks, my singing has improved a 1000 times and my acting has become sharp and strong.”
Matthew