APPLICATIONS FOR ENTRY IN SEPTEMBER 2022 ARE NOW OPEN
Entry to the college is by audition only. Auditionees will show a satisfactory standard throughout the audition day. SLP College will consider students who have no prior training but show potential, passion and a determination to succeed in Musical Theatre and Dance. Auditions are held regularly throughout the year.
How to Apply
Send in the completed Application Form together with the following:
- Two front facing head and shoulders photographs* – you can smile!
- Full length photograph* – Feet parallel, front and rear view, wearing a leotard or similar
- Full length photograph* - 1st Arabesque en l'Air, wearing a leotard or shorts with tight fitting t-shirt
- Reference from your current Dance School or training establishment (preferred but not obligatory)
* Any photographs that you are unable to upload with the application, please email direct to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Application Process
Great! You wish to apply to SLP!
Our online application process allows you to submit your details easily and quickly.
The Audition Day
All applicants are invited to attend a full day of auditioning
Musical Theatre applicants will be asked to prepare two contrasting musical theatre songs one of which should be from a pre-1960 musical, and a solo dance routine.
Dance Course applicants will be asked to prepare one musical theatre song and a solo dance routine.
The Audition Day consists of:
- Jazz Class
- Commercial Jazz Class
- Ballet Class
- Solo Song Presentation
- Solo Dance Presentation
- Acting Workshop
SLP College looks for candidates with talent, ambition and personality who are committed, disciplined and hardworking for all of its courses. Potential and personality are as equally valued as previous experience and skill.
In the dance classes you will be assessed within groups. Your solo material will be performed in front of the audition panel only.
Funding and recall auditions
Applicants who are successful on audition are invited to our funding recall day (usually) in May. This recall is designed to ensure you are on the most appropriate course at the college and to assess you for funding.
Fees and Scholarship Funding
3 Year Musical Theatre Course (Full Time)
Leading to The Level 6 Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre validated by Trinity College London. For students accepted on the Accredited Course but not allocated a Dance & Drama Award, a Scholarship may be offered. The examination fee for The Level 6 Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre is included only in the DADA Award. Other students may take this examination as a chargeable extra.
Fees: £4000 per term (No VAT)
3 Year Dance Course (Full Time)
Leading to The Level 6 Diploma in Professional Dance validated by Trinity College London. For students accepted on the Accredited Course but not allocated a Dance & Drama Award, a Scholarship may be offered. The examination fee for The Level 6 Diploma in Professional Dance is included only in the DADA Award. Other students may take this examination as a chargeable extra.
Fees: £4000 per term (No VAT)
1 Year Foundation Course (Some scholarships available) (Full Time)
Fees: £2,000 per term
1 Year post Graduate Course (Full Time)
Fees: £6,000.00 annual fee
Our Trinity Diploma courses are funded by the Government’s Dance and Drama Awards. Those applicants who demonstrate exceptional talent at audition will be invited to attend a DaDA re-call. These awards are now means tested and details can be found at www.gov.uk/dance-drama-awards
These Scholarships are awarded by SLP to those students who demonstrate exceptional talent, regardless of parental income.
If you have limited experience in any subject please DO NOT hesitate to audition – we are looking for potential!