Current program

Accredited training

The following courses are delivered through the Brisbane Academy of Musical Theatre (BAMT):
BAMT’s Full Time Course is an intensive year of musical theatre training and networking with some of the best and most prominent people in the business and a year of fantastic theatre experiences that broadens all knowledge and understanding of the entertainment industry.

BAMT’S Full Time Musical Theatre Course is the only training program in Australia housed within a major performing arts venue (Hayward Street Studios), which is also the home of Queensland’s only professional musical theatre company, Harvest Rain. Students are afforded the opportunity to train in the same venue where some of Australia’s biggest musical theatre stars are rehearsing and performing, and the students regularly benefit from a range of formal and informal encounters with these luminaries.

Final auditions are being held in January, so be quick if you wish to register.

CUA40513 Certificate IV in Musical Theatre

This Certificate course is delivered over a year and provides the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for specialized and/or entry level skilled work in musical productions. It reflects the role of individuals working in a wide variety of performance contexts that require a combination of singing, dancing and acting skills.

The Academy also provides opportunities throughout the year for Agents to view the students perform at special showcase performances, to assist students with gaining entry into the business and kick starting their career. Students also have the opportunity to audition for productions produced by Harvest Rain.
Duration: 12 months

Acting
CUAACT402 Develop acting techniques for musical theatre
CUAACT401 Use a range of acting techniques in performance
Voice
CUAVOS401 Develop singing techniques for musical theatre
CUAVOS402 Develop specialist singing techniques for musical theatre repertoire
CUAVOS403 Develop vocal techniques for musical theatre
CUAMLT301 Develop and apply aural perception skills
Dance
CUADAN412 Develop dance techniques for musical theatre
CUADAN407 Develop expertise in dance performance technique
CUADAN408 Develop expertise in ballet technique
Develop self and performance techniques
CUAPPR404 Develop self as artist
CUAPRF304 Develop audition techniques
CUAPRF402 Develop conceptual and expressive skills as a performer
CUAPRF407 Develop expertise in musical theatre techniques
CUAPRF408 Perform solo in a musical theatre context
CUAPRF409 Perform in a musical theatre ensemble

The fee is $9,500, paid in installments over the training year.
For more information BAMT Course Information
To submit an application go to: BAMT Application Form


CUA50213 Diploma in Musical Theatre

This diploma is delivered over a year, and reflects the role of performers working or aspiring to work in musical theatre and cabaret productions. At this level the students are expected to apply a range of theoretical and creative skills to a range of situations, and to display initiative and judgment in planning activities. They have autonomy in performing complex technical operations and can be responsible for planning, coordinating and evaluating the work of others within broad but generally well-defined parameters.

With the skills acquired from this course graduates can also work in concurrent industries, such as: cabaret/venue performance; variety performance; street theatre; promotional photographic work; straight theatre; commercial film work, and children’s entertainment.

The Academy also provides opportunities throughout the year for Agents to view the students perform at special showcase performances, to assist students with gaining entry into the business and kick starting their career. Students also have the opportunity to audition for productions produced by Harvest Rain.
Duration: 12 months

Acting
CUAACT404 Develop specialist acting techniques for musical theatre repertoire
CUAIND401 Extend expertise in specialist creative fields
Voice
CUAMPF407 Develop vocal techniques
CUAMLT501 Refine aural perception skills
CUAMPF605 Develop advanced vocal techniques
Dance & fitness

CUADAN403 Develop expertise in jazz dance technique
CUAWHS501 Maintain a high level of fitness for performance
Music theatre industry
CUAMPF402 Develop and maintain stagecraft skills
BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts
CUAPRF504 Refine musical theatre techniques
CUAPRF501 Refine performance techniques
CUAPRF601 Extend musical theatre performance techniques to a professional level
CUAIND402 Provide freelance services
CUAPRF503 Prepare for performances in a competitive environment
CUAPPR502 Develop own sustainable professional practice
CUAMPF505 Develop technical skills and expand repertoire

The fee is $10,500, paid in installments over the training year.
For more information BAMT Course Information
To submit an application go to: BAMT Application Form