DIPLOMA OF MUSICAL THEATRE BRISBANE

The CUA50220 – Diploma of Musical Theatre is an intensive 1 year course where students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to start and sustain a career in the Performing Arts Industry.

Entirely industry based and delivered by confirmed professionals, the Musical Theatre Program includes the most relevant core units and elective units required for the obtention of the Diploma (Acting, Vocal Training, Theatre Jazz, Tap, Ensemble, Musical Theatre…); but the course also include more than 10 additional skill development and theoretical classes such as Ballet, Improvisation, Career management, Audition Prep, & Fitness


Cutting-Edge Approaches

We may not be the biggest institution, but LVBA has become the fastest-growing performing arts academy in Brisbane over the past two years.

Our growing reputation relies mostly on an innovative and modern approach to Performing arts that sets us apart from the more conventional (and sometimes a bit old) universities. We empower students with cutting-edge learning strategies.

By incorporating elements such as anatomy, psychology, neurology, ergonomics, and even philosophy in our teaching technique, LVBA’a training goes far beyond the simple boundaries of performing arts alone. These elements synergize to enhance the effectiveness of our teaching approach.

Through personalized attention, multidisciplinary programs, rigorous training, and a commitment to excellence, we aim to empower our students and provide opportunities for all aspiring young performers to learn and gain the Knowledge, Skills and Mindset they need to reach their full potential and pursue a long and successful career in the performing arts industry.

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ACCREDITED COURSE


This course is delivered in partnership with ATOD (RTO#31624)

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CUA50220 – DIPLOMA of MUSICAL THEATRE

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

  • CUAIND402 – Provide freelance services
  • CUAMPF417 – Develop vocal techniques
  • CUAPRF511 – Refine performance techniques
  • CUAPRF513 – Prepare for and perform in a competitive environment
  • CUAPRF514 – Refine musical theatre techniques
  • CUAWHS511 – Maintain a high level of fitness for performance

ELECTIVE UNITS

  • CUAMLT511 – Refine aural perception and memory skills
  • CUAACT411 – Use acting techniques in performance
  • CUAACT412 – Develop and apply acting techniques for musical theatre
  • CUAMPF615 – Develop advanced vocal techniques
  • CUAVOS413 – Develop vocal techniques for musical theatre
  • CUADAN413 – Develop expertise in jazz dance techniques
  • CUADAN420 – Develop expertise in tap dance techniques
  • CUAPRF418 – Perform solo in a musical theatre context
  • CUAPRF419 – Perform in a musical theatre ensemble
  • CUAPRF611 – Extend musical theatre performance techniques to a professional level

ADDITIONAL CLASSES (LVBA exclusive)

The following units/classes are integral part of the training delivered by LVBA in the frame of the Diploma in Musical Theatre.
LVBA is the only training institution in Brisbane delivering these skills as part of a Musical Theatre Diploma.

  • Commercial Heels
  • Piano
  • Clowning
  • Ballet
  • Improv (Acting)
  • Script Analysis
  • Song Analysis
  • Develop Stagecraft skills performance
  • Pilates
  • Personal Development & Critical thinking

*These classes are compulsory to the quality and relevance of the training students receive but not part of the diploma accreditation

DATES/LOCATIONS

2024 dates

Applications open: Now
Applications close: 21 January 2024

Term 1             Monday 29 January – Friday 29 March
Term 2             Monday 15 April – Friday 14 June
Term 3             Monday 9 July – Friday 13 September
Term 4             Monday 1 October – Friday 6 December

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

QUALIFICATION

The CUA50220 – DIPLOMA OF MUSICAL THEATRE is nationally recognised and FULLY ACCREDITED, thanks to our partnership with ATOD, the Australian Teachers of Dancing (RTO#31624).

 

REQUIREMENTS

– NO AUDITION REQUIRED
– Applicants must be 16 or over by the time the course starts
– 1 to 2 years of experience at an amateur or community level in at least 2 of the 4 core disciplines (acting, singing, dancing or musical theatre) are recommended
– Applicants might be asked to undertake and successfully complete all of the units of competency within an individual qualification, students will need to possess reading, writing, and numeracy skills at the applicable unit level. As part of the enrolment process students will be provided with an electronic link by ATOD that will enable them to undertake an ‘online’ evaluation to determine their current level of skills in the three areas. Please note some units of competency do not require all three skills concurrently
– 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

DIPLOMA OF MUSICAL THEATRE (CUA50220): $ per year
MONTHLY PAYMENTS: $ per month for 4 consecutive months
WEEKLY PAYMENTS: $ per week for 40 consecutive 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 consecutive months
  • Full amount when paid per week: $ (GST inc.) paid in 40 installments of $ per week for 40 consecutive weeks.

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

ENROLMENT CLOSING DATE EXTENSION
until 27/01/2024

Application Process

No Audition, no pre-selection
LVBA is an inclusive academy and we are proud of it.
We welcome all students regardless of their gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, social background, religion, and physical appearance.
We believe that every young talent deserves a chance to train for their dreams.

All you need to do is click on the ‘Enrol now’ button and follow the steps.

Online Evaluation

To undertake and successfully complete all of the units of competency within an individual qualification, students will need to possess reading, writing, and numeracy skills at the applicable unit level. As part of the enrolment process students will be provided with an electronic link by ATOD that will enable them to undertake an ‘online’ evaluation to determine their current level of skills in the three areas. Please note some units of competency do not require all three skills concurrently. The results of the evaluation will determine if a student requires any learning support whilst undertaking each unit of competency. 

By the end of this course

Students are able to:

  • Act, sing and dance at a professional level
  • Perform in all 3 disciplines according to current industry standards and requirements
  • Build and perform complex and challenging pieces, songs, and characters
  • Follow directions and show work ethic and professionalism
  • Handle lead roles as well as ensembles and chorus lines

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.

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Inclusivity

LVBA is an inclusive academy. Our doors are open to everyone regardless of… 

“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