Why Choose BAMT?
STAFF - Our dedicated team of staff at BAMT have a wealth of experience specialising in training young performers and work at some of the top drama schools in the country. As a result, we know what it takes to succeed in a highly competitive theatre school audition.
ALL ROUND TRAINING - Our dynamic course consists of an equal balance of singing, dance & acting training - creating 'triple threat' performers that are more desired by leading drama schools..
INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT - At BAMT we strive to create an environment that celebrates individuality. Therefore, unlike the restrictive AS or A level courses in performing arts in schools, our course is tailored to each students personal needs.
WEEKLY ONE-ON-ONE SINGING LESSONS - We are the only training establishment of this kind in the area offering one-on-one singing sessions every week throughout the year. Each student receives a lesson developing technique with our vocal coach, plus a lesson expanding their repertoire portfolio with the musical director.
100% PASS RATE WITH TRINITY EXAMS - Students have the opportunity to take Trinity College London exams in Musical Theatre or Speech & Drama - which awards them valuable UCAS points required for entrance onto certain degree level courses. We also have a 100% pass rate with previous students taking the Trinity College Diploma in Musical Theatre at Associate Level (nationally recognisrd NQF Level 4 qualification which is the equivalent to the first year of a degree course).
CENTRAL BATH LOCATION - Based in central Bath, BAMT is conveniently located for students to attend - with classes taking place within walking distance of Bath Spa train and bus station.
VISITING MASTERCLASSES - Each term students have the exciting opportunity to take part in masterclasses led by visiting professionals - many of whom have had lead roles in the West End. Recently these have included Alice Fearn (Come From Away, Wicked), Jodie Steele (Six, Heathers), Louise Dearman (Wicked, Guys & Dolls, Cats), Michael Xavier (Miss Saigon, Phantom Of The Opera, Into The Woods), Clive Rowe (Guys & Dolls, Honk, Aladdin), Kerry Ellis (Wicked, Oliver, Les Miserables, We Will Rock You, Cats), Mike Jibson (Hamilton, Our House, Les Miserables), Oliver Tompsett (Wicked, We Will Rock You, Rock Of Ages), Hadley Fraser (Les Miserables, Young Frankenstein, Phantom Of The Opera, City of Angels), Caroline Sheen (Les Miserables, Mary Poppins, Mamma Mia), Julie Atherton (Avenue Q, Mamma Mia), George Stiles (composer of Betty Blue Eyes, Mary Poppins, Honk!, Just So, Soho Cinders), Mary Hammond (Royal Academy of Music), Natalie Andreou (Wicked, Rock Of Ages), Gregory Haney (Hamilton, Memphis), David Ashley (ArtsEd), Helen Colby (Sweeney Todd, Cinderella & Sister Act), Neil Ditt (Mary Poppins, Fiddler On The Roof, Chicago, The Bodyguard & Betty Blue Eyes), Tim Richards (How The Voice Works), Brianna Ogunbawo (The Lion King, Hairspray), Craig Adams (Mamma Mia, Joseph, and Zorro; composer of Lift), Louise Plowright (Eastenders, Mamma Mia, and Oklahoma), and Lyndsey Stokes (Dirty Dancing, We Will Rock You & Starlight Express).
DRAMA SCHOOL SUCCESS - Our success stories include training and preparing students many of whom we are delighted to say have been offered places at vocational schools and colleges including:
Central School of Speech & Drama - Arts Educational London - Royal Academy of Music - GSA - Mountview - Urdang - Performers College - Royal Conservatoire of Scotland - East 15 - Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama - American Musical Theatre Academy - Stella Mann - University of Colchester - Bodywork - National Youth Theatre - LCM - PPA - University of Chichester (Musical Theatre "Triple Threat" Course)
EMPLOYMENT - Former students have gone on to take roles in West End and touring musicals, plays and TV work, including Les Miserables, Wicked, The Lion King, Bridgerton, Romeo & Juliet, The Book Of Mormon, The Play That Goes Wrong, Motown The Musical, Sweeney Todd, Mamma Mia, We Will Rock You, The Sound Of Music, Joseph & The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Rock Of Ages, Sister Act, Follies, Our House, Kismet and many more