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Post 16 Academy


Eastern School of Arts (ESPA) is a full time performing arts college in Stamford, Lincolnshire.  ESPA is part of Wildcats Theatre School.

The school offers the BTEC Extended Diploma in Musical Theatre, BTEC Extended Diploma in Dance and HND in Performance.  The courses are full time and run from the schools own buildings in Stamford, Lincolnshire.

The courses are highly disciplined – with excellence as the goal - ESPA expect complete commitment and dedication to the training.  In return they will offer support and guidance  as well as professional, quality teaching to ensure everyone reaches their potential.

The BTEC course has been developed to reflect the needs and interests of those who wish to pursue a career in the performing arts, specifically Musical Theatre or Dance.  Wildcats aims to work with these students to give them confidence to reach their potential and achieve their goals and ambitions.   There are no course fees for qualifying students, with additional support and bursaries also availailable.

The HND Performance course is applied for through UCAS or directly with ESPA. 

Use the links below to access information about each course.