NIDA Musical Theatre Essentials

Musical Theatre Essentials

For adults 18+

Level: Beginner

Explore the essentials of acting and singing in musical theatre. Work with a director to develop a solo or duet musical theatre performance.

Course components

  • Participate in a range of practical exercises to gain awareness of a range of improvisation and fundamental acting techniques.
  • Focus on developing your vocal range and ability through singing intensives.
  • Develop a musical theatre performance with support from a professional director.


  • Clear, meaningful communication to an audience through song.
  • The ability to take on direction and receive feedback from a director to enhance your performance.
  • Use of improvisation and acting technique in musical theatre performance.

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Flights and Accommodation: From time to time we may need to cancel an advertised course. Before booking flights and accommodation for travel to attend a NIDA Open course, please contact the NIDA Open office to confirm if your course will proceed as planned. NIDA does not accept liability for any associated costs of attendance or cancellation.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in for all drama and performance related courses. Clothing that restricts movement is inappropriate.
  • Please wear closed-in shoes. Shoes may be removed in the rehearsal room on the direction of the class tutor.
  • Please bring along a pen, notebook or electronic device and a bottle of water to all classes.

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