Professional placement companies announced for 2022/23 - NSCD


Wednesday 10th November 2021, 6:07pm Professional placement companies announced for 2022/23

(Image: Tanzmainz - 'Freiheit' by Guy Weizman & Roni Haver © Andreas Etters)

We are delighted to announce the full list of companies participating in our Professional Placement Scheme (PPS) in 2022/23.

Applications are now open to join the scheme.  Undertake extensive professional development and refine your performance skills, as a member of an established professional dance company:

Tanzmainz* - Germany (apply by Sunday 28 November 2021)

2Faced Dance Company

ACE Dance and Music


Holstebro Dance Company* - Denmark

Motionhouse (early July start)

National Dance Company Wales

Phoenix Dance Theatre


Scottish Dance Theatre

Shobana Jeyasingh Dance (mid-June start)

Stopgap Dance Company

This postgraduate pathway is open to graduates of two/three year dance training programmes at higher education level, who would therefore usually be 21+ years of age, or to dance artists with some professional experience.

Applications close at midnight, Monday 10 January 2022

Please note: those who are interested in a placement with Tanzmainz must apply by the earlier deadline of Sunday 28 November 2021.

STAGE 1 – IN PERSON auditions will take place on:

  • Thursday 27 January 2022 
  • Friday 28 January 2022 
  • Tuesday 1 February 2022 
  • Wednesday 2 February 2022 

Due to Visa restrictions, students outside the UK are only eligible to apply for a placement with Phoenix Dance Theatre in Leeds.

*UK applicants will need a Visa for placements with Tanzmainz and Holstebro Dance Company. Students will need to prove they have funds to cover living costs for 8 months (approximately £3000 or €3,500) prior to application for a visa and acceptance of a place on the programme. Students also need to be double vaccinated before travel.

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All dancers are enrolled on NSCD’s MA in Contemporary Dance Performance (PPS)

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