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 MA Contemporary Dance Performance (VERVE/PAS): Sunday 7th January 2018 or 1 week prior to the audition if you are attending an overseas audition. (Hong Kong & Shanghai by 1st November)
Applications close MA Dance & Creative Enterprise: Sunday 20th May 2018Book a place on our open day
Before applying for a course, please read the following:
Fees and Finance
MA Performance: The first round auditions, for both VERVE & PAS, will be held at NSCD in mid-January 2018. Shortlisted candidates are then invited to either the VERVE Recall audition and/or the Company Auditions.
MA Dance & Creative Enterprise: Applicants do not need to attend an audition but instead need to submit examples of their work online.
Full details are available in the following pdf document:
MA Audition Types, Venues and Dates (pdf)
Applicants can apply for any or all of our MA courses in one application and will therefore only pay one application/audition fee of £50. Full details can be found in the pdf documents below:
When will I find out if I have been offered a place?
MA Audition Outcomes (pdf)
What will I need to know if I’m offered a place?
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Our Alumni go on to work with a wide range of companies. Many go freelance or set up their own company.
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