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In this course you’ll develop your unique personality as a musical theatre performer, focussing on your vocal, acting and dancing and developing additional skills in areas of interest such as songwriting, second instrument studies and arts management. You’ll create and deliver major performance works, from concept to professional realisation. 

You will study through a combination of specialised one-on-one tutoring and coaching and group master classes, actively engaging in individual and collaborative performances, culminating in regular concerts, showcases and musical productions. You will learn theoretical and technical skills in all aspects of creative musicianship to support you as you progress. You will hone your skills through a vast array of elective choices, helping to define your industry readiness. 

At the conclusion of the course you will have expert knowledge of contemporary music theatre practice. You will be able to communicate effectively as a contemporary performer and demonstrate initiative in a variety of contexts. 

If you’re ready to apply great!  To get started click APPLY to self-register via the AIM student portal and complete our online application form.  It takes approximately 10 minutes, once submitted we’ll be in touch shortly.

If you’ve got questions click ENQUIRE and a friendly member of our admissions team will contact you to chat.


3 years full-time, 6 years part-time


31 January 


Melbourne, Sydney


Domestic and International
FEE-HELP Available


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Domestic and International
FEE-HELP Available


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At AIM we were so fortunate to have working professionals to teach us. Their first-hand experience and advice were invaluable to me.”  

Elisa Colla
Elisa Colla
Bachelor of Music (Music Theatre)

The musical theatre industry is comprised of many different activities and roles. At the conclusion of your course you’ll be able to communicate effectively and demonstrate initiative in a variety of contexts. You’ll be equipped with the knowledge and skills to explore a range of career options including: 

  •  Actor 
  • Casting Administrator 
  • Dancer 
  • Music Theatre Performer 
  • Performing Arts Administrator 
  • Performing Arts Teacher 
  • Stage Manager 
  • Vocalist/Singer 
  • Voiceover Artist 
  • Writer/Composer 


 Learn more about how AIM helps you to succeed  View Career Opportunities

Major StudyDevelop Practical skills & performance techniques across singing, acting, dancing and creating. Units such as: Major Study (1-6) and Performance Studies (1-6) 

ScholarshipGet a grip on music theory and history, and learn to contextualise and critique in your chosen areas of interest. Units such as Music Materials and Techniques 1 and 2, Critical Studies and Aural training. 

Ensemble: Develop the art of group singing, culminating each year in a major AIM musical. 

Associated Studies and Electives: Sharpen your focus or explore moreto hone your skills. 

Audition and Interview 

 To apply to study at AIM, you’ll need to provide a portfolio of two musical items. This may include any of the following: 


  • A live performance (to be performed during the interview) 
  • A recorded visual or audio performance 
  • A recorded original composition 
  • A PDF score of an original composition or arrangement 
  • A handwritten score of an original composition or arrangement 
  • An audio mix of a musical work 


Applicants may choose to provide a combination of evidence e.g. a live performance of an existing work and a recording of an original track. Applicants may be required to attend an interview. Music Theatre students are encouraged to either perform live or submit a visual recording of a performance. 

Would you like to talk about your options for entryEmail us enquiries@aim.edu.au 


To reach your potential as a musician, you need to learn from experts. Explore who you will study under.

  • Aaron Robuck

    Senior Instructor

    aaron robuck

    Aaron is an actor, writer, director, musical director, choreographer, producer and AIM graduate. Aaron’s credits as a choreographer include Into the Woods directed by Tyran Parke, Lucky Stiff directed by Barry Quin and most recently, Reefer Madness directed by Paul Geddes.

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  • Brad Miller

    Senior Instructor

    brad miller

    Brad Miller began playing the piano at the age of five and completed his musical training in orchestration, arranging and modern harmony through Boston's prestigious Berklee College of Music.

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  • Bronte O’Neill

    Academic Lecturer


    Bronte Maree O’Neill is a performer, songwriter, producer and composer. With over 10 years of experience as a professional musician and artist, she has shared the stage with artists like Aston Merrygold, Paloma Faith, Guy Sebastian, Nico & Vinz and Hayley Warner. She has appeared as a session musician on TV programs such as X Factor, Sunrise and The Morning Show.

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