Urdang Academy
Grant Martin

Grant Martin

Role Musical Theatre Department Manager
Department Musical Theatre

Grant has previously taught at several leading academies around London, including Mountview, The American Musical Theatre Academy, Bodywork Company Dance Studio, East 15 and ArtsEd London, and can also be found working as a jazz pianist, whilst maintaining his passion for composing and performing original material.

Grant graduated from the University of Hertfordshire with a degree in Music, Commercial Composition and Technology. He was Musical Director on the UK/Hong Kong tour of ‘Avenue Q’, and was Associate MD on the national tour of ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’.  Previous shows include Into The Woods; The Drowsy Chaperone; Copacabana; Spring Awakening; Rent; Little Shop of Horrors; La Cage Aux Folles and Putting It Together, along with prominent pantomimes including The Grove Theatre and the Theatre Royal Bury St. Edmunds.  Grant spent several years as Musical Director for Royal Caribbean International, arranging for the orchestras and leading the music programme across several ships.  He continues to work in that industry via Live Business as their Musical Supervisor and orchestrator.

Key Dates

Summer Courses

Pre Audition Course
Monday 23rd July - Friday 27th July 2018

Connect Summer School
Monday 30th July 2018 - Friday 3rd August 2018
Monday 6th August 2018 - Friday 10th August 2018

Connect UK Summer School
Monday 13th August 2018 - Friday 17th August 2018

Term Dates


Term starts: Monday 10th September 2018

Half term: week commencing Monday 22nd October 2018

End of Term: Wednesday 19th December 2018


All applications are now closed.  Online applications will reopen in September 2018.  Audition dates and times for 2019 entry will be confirmed shortly.

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