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Performers College

Posted on June 30, 2017

Performers College is an independent Further Education College for the Performing Arts.

Situated in Essex, just off the M25 motorway, it is well placed for easy access to the many theatres and TV studios in and around London.

The impressive looking,  purpose designed and built, performing arts centre is extremely well appointed and has some of the best facilities in the country. Costing in excess of £2,000,000, it has 12 dance and drama studios, three music studios, a Pilates studio, a library/computer centre, a fully equipped gymnasium and physiotherapy department.

The building is wheelchair friendly and is fully accessible by the disabled. There is also a designated 100 space car park for the sole use of the College.

Performers College offers a three year full time professional course leading to The Diploma in Professional Dance or The Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre, in addition to The Performers College Diploma. The Diploma is validated by Trinity College, London and is set at level 6 on the National Qualifications Framework. Performers College has been deemed to be an Exemplary Provider of The Diplomas. The Diplomas are equivalent to a BA (Hons) degree and following graduation students have the opportunity to convert their diploma to a degree. Students are also able to study for the ISTD teaching exams (DDI/DDE) in the subjects of tap, ballet and modern. This is an extra curricular subject. All students have access to a well equipped gymnasium.

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