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.
We are now closed to further applications for 2018 entry.
Applications opened on Sunday 1st October 2017 and closed on Sunday 25th March 2018.
This page will be updated in September 2018 with information for 2019 entry.
Fees & Finance Course information
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:
Access Audition Types, Venues and Dates (pdf) Updated 11/12/2017
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.
The on-line Application Form link for 2019 entry will be available here from October 2018.
When will I find out if I have been offered a place?
Access Audition Outcomes (pdf)
What will I need to know if I’m offered a place?
Visit the Student Services area of our website for information on personal tutorials, learner support, English language support, injury support, health and well-being support, healthy dancer days, accommodation information, term dates and policies & procedures.
NSCD’s Access course is recognised nationally for preparing dance artists to undertake further in-depth professional training.
NSCD’s Student Services department is a one stop shop for all students, and aims to be students’ first point of call for all enquiries. These enquiries may range from timetabling, accommodation, safeguarding and attendance.