Thank you for your interest in applying for a course at NSCD. We welcome all applicants regardless of disability, ethnicity, gender, sexuality or religion. We audition all applicants and our audition process is designed to assess your potential as a dance artist and your suitability for our courses.
Applications open: Sunday 1st October 2017
Applications close: Sunday 25th March 2018 or 1 week prior to the audition if you are attending an overseas audition. (Hong Kong & Shanghai by 1st November)Book a place on our Open Day
The auditions will be held in China, Denmark, Italy, Hong Kong, Norway, Singapore and Switzerland (from November 2017- February 2018) in Leeds (April 2018) or by video link (remote audition) for applicants from other countries. Full details are available in the pdf document below:
Download the following documents for information about the audition:
Access Audition Information (Leeds & Overseas) (pdf)
Access Remote Audition Information (option for overseas applicants only) (pdf)
You will need to have the following information ready to enter into the on-line application form:
You are not required to provide copies of certificates, photographs or references.
This application form is for those applying to the Access to HE Diploma: Contemporary Dance only; if you wish to apply for both the Access to HE Diploma: Contemporary Dance and the BA (Hons) Dance (Contemporary) please apply though the BA (Hons) Dance (Contemporary) application form.
Apply and book my audition:
On-line Access Application Form Link
When will I find out if I have been offered a place?
Access Audition Outcomes (pdf)
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NSCD’s Access course is recognised nationally for preparing dance artists to undertake further in-depth professional training.
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