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Performing Arts department

The BYMT Musical Theatre classes are held weekly and are led by professional practitioners from the West End and Performing Arts Industry. We hold training in all three disciplines - Acting, Singing and Dancing and produce three full-scale Musical productions each year. We aim to give the students an insight into the professional practice of Musical Theatre and our students regularly complete their training at BYMT and go on to study Performing Arts further at Universities and top Drama Schools across the country.In addition to weekly classes and rehearsals we regularly invite special guests to work with our students on unique Masterclasses that are exclusive to BYMT Musical Theatre.

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The BYMT Musical Theatre classes are held weekly and are led by professional practitioners from the West End and Performing Arts Industry. We hold training in all three disciplines - Acting, Singing and Dancing and produce three full-scale Musical productions each year. We aim to give the students an insight into the professional practice of Musical Theatre and our students regularly complete their training at BYMT and go on to study Performing Arts further at Universities and top Drama Schools across the country.

In addition to weekly classes and rehearsals we regularly invite special guests to work with our students on unique Masterclasses that are exclusive to BYMT Musical Theatre.

Recent guests include Olivier and Tony Award winner Maria Friedman; Stephen Metcalfe (Head of music for Cameron Mackintosh including music supervising the Les Miserables film, the 25th anniversary production of The Phantom of the Opera and the most recent West End production of Miss Saigon); Helen Worth (Coronation Street soapstar); Russell Smith Associates (West End agency); Louis Maskell (Tony in the UK Tour of West Side Story); Melanie Brown (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - West End); Carly Thoms (currently playing Miss Honey in the UK Tour of Matilda) and Gabby Cocca (Cats at the London Palladium and currently the dance captain for 42nd Street in the West End).

We also bring in professionals from the industry to help create and design our productions with wigs, lighting and costumes. Previous guests have visited us from West End shows including 42nd Street, Dreamgirls, Grease, Mamma Mia, Dirty Dancing and Rock of Ages.

In addition to the weekly Musical Theatre training we take our students to see a West End show every year and host our Musical Theatre Summer school during August.

We also offer dance classes in Jazz and Tap held on a Saturday afternoon taught by West End choreographers and dancers with an end of year Summer Show in July.

BYMT Musical Theatre Alumni:

  • Katie Walder (went on to train at GSA)
  • Sophie Holmes (currently training at LAMDA)
  • Ellie Wallis (currently training for a BA Hons in Musical Theatre at Chichester University)
  • Connor Chamberlain (currently training for a BA Hons in Musical Theatre at Bath Spa University)
  • Lola Barnes (currently training for a BA Hons in Musical Theatre at Bath Spa University)
  • Alex Runicles (currently training at D and B Performing Arts School)
  • Emily Appleby (currently training at D and B Performing Arts School)
  • Daniel Jarvis (currently training at D and B Performing Arts School)
  • Jordan Quinn-Hillier (currently training at D and B Performing Arts School)
  • Sophie Jackson (went on to train at D and B Performing Arts School)
  • Ines Cousens (currently studying Theatre in Education at the University of Hull)

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Simon Sundermann

Head of Performing Arts

ssundermann@bymt.co.uk

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The BYMT Dance School runs every Saturday afternoon during term time.  The classes are taught by professionally trained dancers and choreographers from the West End and every week the ... read more
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Bromley Youth Music Trust
Bromley Youth Music Centre
Southborough Lane
Bromley
Kent
BR2 8AA

020 8467 1566

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