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Level 2 First Certificate in Performance Arts (1 year)
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Level 2 First Certificate in Performance Arts (1 year)

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This course is a great starting point in developing the skills and knowledge you will need to begin a career in the Performing Arts.

Your education will take place in the exciting environment of the Broadway Theatre, a working theatre in the heart of East London.

You will develop skills in Acting and Dance, learn about the Performing Arts Industry, take part in lots of exciting opportunities and projects, and perform at The Broadway Theatre as well as other London venues such as The Barbican.Our performing arts course covers drama, dance, singing, stage management and set design to help you find your place on centre stage.

Aim-ee Gullefer, 17, Current Level 2 Performing Arts Student 

Being a student at The Broadway has given me opportunities to gain real life experience in performing arts and help me to become a more confident performer

Patrie Francis, 17, Current Level 2 Performing Arts Student

On the level 2 course we have been involved in some great external projects including ‘The White House’ where we performed an updated pantomime of Jack and The Beanstalk and ‘Barbican Box’ where we created our own piece and performed it at The Barbican Theatre.  These projects are really rewarding as you end up challenging yourself and discovering things about yourself that you never knew and get to learn lots of new skills along the way.

Immy Lubega, 19, Level 2 Performing Arts Student 2015-2016

I had a great experience during my level 2 course.  The teachers are very supportive and really helped us to achieve our best.  You learn lots of new skills and are given the chance to create work by working with others – which is really fun! It really helped me get ready for progressing onto the Level 3 course in Dance, which I am currently studying on.


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Showing options for aged 19+

Study Mode Location Start date - End date Suitable for
  • Day Broadway Theatre - View map Sep 2019 to Jun 2020 Suitable for AllApply
    Broadway Theatre - View map
    02/09/2019 to 19/06/2020
    Suitable for All

    We are updating this information for the next academic year and will publish it as soon as possible

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    Broadway Theatre, Essex, IG11 7LS - View map

    Annual Fees* - see disclaimer below
    Age 16-18


    Age 19+ (concessions may apply)

    Tuition fee: £1046.00

    Exam fee: £120.00

    Total fee: £1166.00

    * All fees are VAT free

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Barking & Dagenham College reserve the right to change course details. Please note that the fees displayed are for the entire course for all one year courses. Where the course duration is more than 1 year additional fees apply for subsequent year(s).All course fees are currently based on 2016/17 courses, fees for courses starting from September 2017 onwards may be higher. All courses are subject to satisfactory numbers being accepted. Barking & Dagenham College reserves the right in their absolute discretion to cancel any course which cannot be run economically. Awarding Boards also change courses from time to time. Barking & Dagenham College cannot accept responsibility if the college is closed due to industrial action, adverse weather conditions or natural disasters.