Today Federation University of Ballarat announced that Sydney will gain a Bachelor of Arts- Music Theatre degree. This degree will be led by David Wynen and Federation University (Ballarat Arts Academy) in partnership with Sydney Tafe. It will be positioned in Ultimo and Chippendale with such close proximity to the ABC studios and theatres, like the Capital and Lyric.
This will be the first of its kind in Sydney- a designated music theatre degree led by Federation University, a major player in the field.
With a proven track record of producing star graduates Wynen will lead the course which has produced many graduates working in top productions such as: Strictly Ballroom, Cirque De Soleil, King Kong, Mama Mia, Cats, Les Miserables, Hairspray, Jersey Boys, Mary Poppins, and Wicked to name a few. High Profile graduates of the course include Cristina D’Agostino, Josh Piterman, Jaz Flowers, James Smith, Jared Newall and Graeme Foote amongst many others working internationally.
The course will work alongside Kerry Furlong and the talented staff and students of the Sydney music faculty.