CYC Musicals 16+

CYC Musicals participants will develop their skills and understanding of all aspects of musical theatre from the historical to the current, realising storytelling through lyrics, text and dance.


Who can join CYC Musicals 16+?

Our CYC Musicals 16+ group is for young people aged 16 – 19 years at start of school year. The group meets on Sunday mornings between 10am – 1pm during school term times. CYC Musicals 16+ is a key step up for performers interested in a career in Musical Theatre or studying performing arts at University.


What will I get from joining CYC Musicals 16+?

  • The chance to work alongside other like-minded young artists to a professional standard.
  • Equal development of the three core Musical Theatre skills – singing, acting and dancing.
  • Through ensemble working, development of wide skillset including personal confidence and presentation skills.
  • The chance to be part of a strong ensemble cast rehearsing a public production for performances in our Studio in March 2020.
  • An opportunity to work with a professional Director, Musical Director and Choreographer across three terms.
  • An opportunity to also work with Curve’s Technical, Stage Management and Wardrobe staff on productions, giving experience of backstage professional theatre practices.
  • Further performance opportunities in the summer term as part of the annual CYC Showcase in the Studio.
  • Free places at guest workshops at Curve from the Central School of Speech and Drama, including audition techniques and support on drama school applications.
  • Workshops from guest practitioners.
  • A free Curve 16 – 26 Membership, with benefits including ticket deals and discounts around the city.


When are the auditions for CYC Musicals 16+?

Following Government guidance around the COVID-19 pandemic, Curve is currently closed for performances and other activities until Saturday 31st October 2020. As such our application window for 2020/21 has been put on hold.

As soon as we are in position to re-open the building, we will begin to make plans around opening applications and holding auditions. All of this information will be available on our website and advertised on our social media channels, so please do continue to check these regularly for further updates.