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+?

Our auditions for CYC Musicals 16+ will take place on Mon 8 Sep from 2pm.

There is no need to prepare a piece of have done anything similar before, as our group workshop audition will focus on the skills of the participants including teamwork, focus, attitude and the ability to accept challenges, as well as creative ability.


How do I apply? 

To apply for CYC Musicals 16+, please complete the online application form by clicking the purple ‘Apply Now’ button below.