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
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 Audition Types, Venues and Dates (available in September)
MA Performance: Audition Types, Venues and Dates Full details will be available in September. 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: Full details will be available in September. Applicants do not need to attend an audition but instead need to submit examples of their work online.
MA Performance: Audition Information available in September
MA Performance: Remote Audition Information (option for overseas applicants only) available in September
MA Dance & Creative Enterprise: application and submission information available in September.
There is an option to apply for any or all of the MA courses in same application; simply tick the boxes in the application form. Full details will be available in September.
There is a single application fee of £50, regardless of the number of MA courses that you have applied for, which is collected via PayPal after you have submitted your application.
Application Form available in September
When will I find out if I have been offered a place?
Audition outcomes information available in September
What will I need to know if I’m offered a place?
Visit Student Services 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.
Our Alumni go on to work with a wide range of companies. Many go freelance or set up their own company.
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.