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 for 2018 entry applications and our 2019 entry information is available in the sections below.
We have a limited number of places available at our auditions and so recommend early submission of your application to secure an audition date. Applications open on Monday 1st October 2018. Our final closing date for applications is Tuesday 15th January 2019, however, you will need to submit your application in advance of the audition you wish to attend and we can advise that most applications are made and auditions booked by late December/early January each year.Course Information Fees & finance
MA Contemporary Dance Performance: VERVE and Postgraduate Apprenticeship Scheme (PAS) 1st round audition dates:
Sunday 6 January 2019; Final date to submit VERVE Remote Audition; International applicants only
Sunday 6 January 2019; Oslo, Norway (venue details available by October)
Sunday 13 January 2019; Copenhagen, Denmark (venue details available by October)
Monday 14 January 2019; NSCD, Leeds
Tuesday 15 January 2019; NSCD, Leeds
Wednesday 16 January 2019; NSCD, Leeds
Thursday 17 January 2019; NSCD, Leeds
Friday 18 January 2019; NSCD, Leeds
Saturday 19 January 2019; NSCD, Leeds
VERVE Recall Audition
Sunday 20 January 2019; NSCD, Leeds
PAS Company Recall Auditions
Dates to be confirmed but between late January to March 2019
MA Dance & Creative Enterprise Application and submission date:
Monday 20 May 2019; Final date to apply and submit
MA Performance Audition Information (Leeds and Overseas) (printable pdf)
Information about VERVE Remote Auditions (for International applicants only) will be available by October 2018.
MA Performance Application Information (printable pdf)
The NSCD online application form will be available on this How to Apply webpage from the opening date.
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