PERFORM TEACH CREATE
Give yourself a head start in the creative industry by developing a diverse skill set and become an industry pioneer.
WTS offers a 4-year Full Time Course in Musical Theatre, Dancing and Acting.
We provide a personalised programme catering to your individual needs and professional goals.
WTS provides numerous performance showcases with opportunities to train in all aspects of the production process, including writing, directing and choreography.
AS A DANCE MAJOR
The Waterfront Theatre School dance programme is designed to condition the dancers body to support a wide range of dance styles. The programme focuses on strength, facility, technique, musicality, creativity and performance expression in order to empower the dancer to be adaptable in a wide range of performance contexts.
• Classical Ballet
• Ballet Repertoire
• Modern Theatre Dance
• Musical Theatre/Broadway
• Street Dance
• Partner Work
• Stretch and Flexibility Training
• Anatomy and Physiology
Dance Majors are required to do Acting and Singing classes as part of their programme in order to ensure versatility.
AS A DRAMA &MUSICAL THEATRE MAJOR
The combined Drama and Musical Theatre stream offers a programme designed to develop the four key aspects of performance: Intellectual, Emotional, Physical and Vocal. The programme offers techniques applicable within a wide range of media, including stage, radio, TV and Film.
Compulsory Modules include:
• Acting Technique
• Emotional Technique
• Physical Resources
• Vocal Resources
• Musical Theatre Repertoire
• Music Theory
• Context and Repertoire
• Singing Technique
• Performance Class
• Industry Preparation
• Principles of Teaching
Drama and Musical Theatre Majors include Dance modules as appropriate.
FEES & FUNDING
The Waterfront Theatre School is a private institution.
Fees for 2022: R105 750 (excluding international examination fees and dance attire)
Do We Offer Bursaries?
WTS is associated with a financial aid service, Student Hero, which partners with various funding providers in order to assist with financing your education. Any student requiring financial assistance may contact them directly for pre-assessment and support through the application process.