Musical Theatre

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus


The HND Musical Theatre course is highly practical, with industry based expert teaching staff providing you with the necessary training to develop the skills and versatility needed to meet the vocal, physical and artistic demands placed upon a modern working performer. Building on from the skills gained from HNC, the HND Musical Theatre course is designed to give students the necessary training to help them gain entry to further study or the industry as a multi-faceted, professional performer.

It focuses primarily on the practical and theoretical skills of a modern performer through classes and workshops, which include acting, voice, singing, production, jazz, ballet, contemporary, professional development. Students will also have the opportunity to take part in industry-led workshops and classes, as part of their training, to gain knowledge and experience of current trends in the profession. All the lecturers on the acting courses are highly trained, with years of industry experience. Students have the opportunity to perform in two musical theatre productions throughout the academic year. In the past, students have performed in various professional venues.

Entry Requirements

An HNC Musical Theatre is essential to access this programme. Higher English, Drama or Music are recommended but not essential. Entry is by audition only. Interview. Previous drama performance experience preferred but not essential.

Progression Routes

BA Honours Musical Theatre

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Performing Arts

SCQF Level