Graduate Dance Companies and Apprenticeships

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance 

Transitions Dance Company
A graduate dance company that offers a bridge to the professional world while you study for a Masters.  Students have the chance to experience life in a dance company, where they will work with innovative choreographers and artists to create new work, touring their repertory in the UK and overseas. 

London Contemporary Dance School

Performance: EDge
EDge is a postgraduate performance company that offers students a programme of creative investigations under the direction of professional choreographers from a range of backgrounds. The company creates a repertoire of work which it tours nationally and internationally.

Performance: Apprenticeships
Dance company apprenticeships develop students' skills as performers through placements with well-established professional companies; academic work is completed by correspondence, with regular feedback from the School. Apprentices work with the host company all year and always perform on stage with them, in professional settings as part of their course.
Dance companies for 2013/14:
- Danish Dance Theatre
- Jasmin Vardimon Company
- National Dance Company Wales
- Richard Alston Dance Company
- Scottish Dance Company|
- Tavaziva Dance

The Northern School of Contemporary Dance

Verve, the Postgraduate Company
Verve provides students with professional-level experience through working as a member of a touring contemporary dance company. The company tours a programme of new work over a six-month period to a diverse range of professional venues throughout the UK and selected European cities. Verve commissions leading choreographers and, through a rich and varied repertoire, nurtures versatility, individuality and expressive range.

The Graduate Apprenticeship Scheme
Provides the opportunity for professional development through a work placement of between three and seven months with a professional dance company. Companies where students may typically undertake their placements include:
- ACE dance and music
- balletLORENT
- bgroup
- Motionhouse Dance Theatre
- Phoenix Dance Theatre
- Protein Dance
- Retina Dance Company
- Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company
- Tilted Productions

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