Performing Arts Academy

From January 2021 M&M Music and Performing Arts Academy will be offering:

Grades 10-12 or Post-Matric Courses in:

Full-Time Music Course

For Grades 10-12 you will be able to obtain your NQF4 (Matric) plus Level 3 International Diploma as well as your Grade 7

For Post Matric you will be able to obtain Level 3 International Diploma as well as your Grade 7

Subject Choices for Music

Your Primary Instrument/Voice:

Pathway

  • Performance
  • Technology
  • Composition
  • Business

Full-Time Dance Course

From January 2021 M&M Music & Performing Arts Academy will be offering a three-year full-time Dance Course.

Grade 10 to 12 students will be able to obtain their NQF4 (Matric), accredited by CATHSSETA and Level 3 International Diploma and Graded Certificate, accredited by RSL UK. Post-matric students will receive the same qualifications except the NQF4 certificate.

Being versatile is key for a successful career in the entertainment industry and the Dance Course is aimed at exactly that: developing versatile performers who are multi-skilled and highly employable. This is achieved by exposing the full-time students to all aspects of the Performing Arts industry including creative, technical, entrepreneurial and administrative. This course particularly focuses on preparing students for a career in the arts or progress to higher education courses either here in South Africa, or abroad.

Subject Choices for Dance

The full-time dance students will be trained as young professionals, building strength both physically and mentally. They will participate in a wide range of technique classes, including:

  • Contemporary
  • Commercial
  • Jazz
  • Choreography
  • Acting
  • Vocals
  • Careers in Dance
  • Musical Theatre

Pathway

  • Performing and Creative Arts

On top of this, students will participate in guest workshops held with local and international industry talent to keep the students in touch with current professional practice.

Full-time students will be placed in small classes to ensure effective individual learning and will be presented with performance opportunities to showcase their skills and talents. This will include full productions in the M&M Performing Arts Academy theatre but also smaller showcases at the end of each term where family and friends are invited to see what the students have been learning.

To ensure full-time students receive the necessary support and guidance, dance students will also receive regular individual tutorials. M&M Performing Arts Academy are strong believers in a supportive and encouraging learning environment, so dancers can explore their artistry with no fear nor judgement, conquering their day with confidence and courage.

Read more from our Head of Dance Department

Full-Time Musical Theatre Course

From January 2021 M&M Music & Performing Arts Academy will be offering a three-year full-time Musical Theatre Course.

Grade 10 to 12 students will be able to obtain their NQF4 (Matric) accredited by CATHSSETA and Level 3 International Diploma and Graded Certificate, accredited by RSL UK. Post-matric students will receive the same qualifications except the NQF4 certificate.

Musical Theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance.

At M&M Music and Performing Arts Academy, we strive to create triple threats who can not only perform in class but take on the worlds stage as well.

Subject Choices for Musical Theatre

The basis of the full-time Musical Theatre course consists of:

  • Musical Theatre performance
  • Acting workshops
  • Vocal techniques of drama
  • Live performances
  • Musical Theatre singing
  • Musical tutorials
  • Movement

On top of this, students will participate in guest workshops held with local and international industry talent to keep the students in touch with current professional practice.

Full-time students will be placed in small classes to ensure effective individual learning and will be presented with performance opportunities to showcase their skills and talents. This will include full productions in the M&M Performing Arts Academy theatre but also smaller showcases at the end of each term where family and friends are invited to see what the students have been learning.

To ensure full-time students receive the necessary support and guidance, Musical Theatre students will also receive regular individual tutorials. M&M Performing Arts Academy are strong believers in a supportive and encouraging learning environment, so performers can explore their artistry with no fear nor judgement, conquering their day with confidence and courage.

Read more from our Head of Musical Theatre Department

Performing Arts Business and Production

This pathway is designed for students who are non-performers but want to be involved in the Performing Arts Industry. This pathway covers all the behind scenes such as:

Subject Choices for Performing Arts and Production

  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Artist Development
  • Set-Design
  • Lighting

The AIMS of M&M Music and Performing Arts Academy is to provide a flexible, vocationally-relevant suite of qualifications which will equip students with the skills to develop realistic employment opportunities in the music/ creative and performing arts industries or to progress to Higher Education.

Music and Performing Arts Career Choices

By now, you may be thinking, “What kind of career opportunities are there for M&M Music and Performing Arts Academy students, post graduation?”. Well, there are a number of careers not only in music or performing arts itself, but also in supporting performing artist.

Whichever career path you choose, graduating from M&M Music and Performing Arts Academy will certainly equip you for a great start within your preferred profession!

Top 15 Music and Performing Arts Careers to Choose from After You Graduate:

  • Songwriter
  • Actor
  • Pop Star
  • Recording Artist
  • Theatre Manager
  • Personal Manager
  • Dancer
  • Music Composition
  • Director
  • Voice Over Artist
  • Artist Producer
  • Script Writer
  • Music Teacher
  • Performing Artist
  • PR & Publicity

Here is a list of some more career choices when studying Music and Performing Arts professionally.

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