MA DANCE PERFORMANCE

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. Audition dates for September 2018 entry are listed on the website.  Places for audition are limited, and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis so we recommend that you apply as soon as possible. Applications can be submitted via UCAS Conservatoires.

 

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA / MA IN CONTEMPORARY DANCE

London Contemporary Dance School (LCDS)

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.
Closing date for applications: Mon 8 January 2018, 12pm (noon). 

Apprenticeships
Postgraduate apprenticeships develop students’ skills as performers through placements with well-established professional companies. Apprentices work with the host company and always perform on stage with them in professional settings as part of the programme. Students specialising in Performance are almost always full-time students and work for the whole year in a company setting (36 weeks).
Please note: due to Visa restrictions set by UK Visas and Immigration it is not possible for LCDS to place students from overseas (outside the EU) with host companies for apprenticeships. Therefore the apprentice programme is open only to applicants from the UK/European Union.
Closing date for applications: Mon 8 January 2018, 12pm (noon).

 

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA / MA CONTEMPORARY DANCE PERFORMANCE

The Northern School of Contemporary Dance (NSCD)

Verve, the Postgraduate Performance Company
VERVE is the postgraduate performance company of Northern School of Contemporary Dance (NSCD). VERVE dancers are enrolled on a one-year full-time programme leading to a Postgraduate Diploma/MA in Contemporary Dance Performance. VERVE undertakes a tour across the UK and to select international venues.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 7 January 2018 or 1 day prior to the audition if you are attending an overseas audition. (Hong Kong & Shanghai).

The Postgraduate Apprenticeship Scheme
This one-year, full-time programme provides an opportunity for students to undertake extensive professional development and refine their skills as a performer, whilst being an apprentice with a professional dance company.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 7 January 2018 or 1 day prior to the audition if you are attending an overseas audition. (Hong Kong & Shanghai).

 

MA PERFORMANCE: DANCE / POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN CONTEMPORARY DANCE PERFORMANCE

University of Chichester

Mapdance
Mapdance is the University of Chichester’s touring performance company and offers dance artists, the chance to undertake a Masters degree or Postgraduate Diploma. Working intensively with international guest choreographers, students develop their technical and performance skills and deepen understanding of the creative process. mapdance operates as a professional company with daily technique classes and rehearsals. From mid-February to May the company tours nationally and internationally whilst also offering educational workshops. Further details can be found on the University of Chichester website.

 

MA PROFESSIONAL DANCE PERFORMANCE

Rambert School & Rambert Dance Company

Rambert2 
Rambert2 is a new ensemble created in partnership between Rambert School and Rambert Dance Company. Rambert2 dancers create and tour contemporary dance, while developing their individual creative and reflective dance practice, and gaining a postgraduate qualification - an MA in Professional Dance Performance, awarded by Rambert School and validated by the University of Kent. It is a full-time commitment from July 2018 to July 2019. Dancers selected for Rambert2 will receive a tax-free bursary of £16,500 to cover tuition fees and living costs. Auditions take place in February 2018; visit the website to register for an audition slot. There are a limited number of audition slots available and these are allocated on a first come, first served basis.

 

JV2: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DIPLOMA

Jasmin Vardimon Company

JV2
Jasmin Vardimon Company’s JV2: Professional Development Diploma (non-accredited) is a highly practical programme for those who are hoping to pursue a career as a professional performer. The aim of the course is to develop students into versatile performers with skills in a range of performance disciplines. JV2 covers intensive training, including a national tour towards the end of the programme. The course runs October – May and is based in Ashford, Kent at the Jasmin Vardimon Production Space. Open auditions are held for entry to the programme. Further details can be found on the Jasmin Vardimon Company website.