Music Theatre

The Bachelor of Music Theatre has been created for driven and innovative performers of dance, drama and voice.

Offered by the Elder Conservatorium of Music, you will be led by industry professionals including renowned music theatre expert George Torbay.

George Torbay

George Torbay

Music Theatre Coordinator

“This unique degree will provide students with the complete music theatre experience.

The intensive skills-development program is industry-focussed and designed not just to equip students with the three principal disciplines of singing, acting and dancing, but also in creating theatre.

At Adelaide, we are interested in the complete, unique and passionate performer who is at home on the main-stage, commanding in the marvelous cabaret world and ready to tackle myriad of theatre-related tasks open to the talented and committed professional.”

Train in dance, drama and voice in the heart of The Festival City.

Your practical experience will be enhanced by our close partnerships and proximity to major cultural institutions such as the Adelaide Festival, South Australian Film Corporation, Adelaide Cabaret Festival and Adelaide Fringe.

The only Music Theatre degree in South Australia

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Train in dedicated performance spaces

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Deepen your skills in one-on-one weekly lessons

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Embrace your calling and creativity for music theatre and achieve your full potential as a performer.



Explore the future of contemporary music

Be better prepared to join Australia’s rapidly growing music and entertainment industry.



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Contemporary music degrees

Music and sound play vital roles in global enterprises. The Sonic Arts specialisation provides the knowledge and skills required for careers in a diverse, exciting and ever-growing industry.

Hear how the audition process went for three of our current students.

Our graduates

Graduate student Jason Walker

Jason Walker

Bachelor of Music (Sonic Arts)

"This course has also helped my refine my several potential career options into one, and I aim to find employment in the radio industry with my background in sound and music production."

Graduate student Hannah Yates

Hannah Yates

Bachelor of Popular Music and Creative Technology

"I wanted to pursue my career in music as an original artist so when I found this course in the composition and performance of contemporary music, it was the perfect combination for me."

Graduate student Benjamin Probert

Benjamin Probert

PhD Sonic Arts

"I enjoy having the freedom to study a field I am particularly interested in, and love having the opportunity to contribute to something greater than myself."

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