Entry - Northern School of Contemporary Dance
 

Audition Process

Entry onto the Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) is through audition only.

You may be invited to audition after a Taster or Outreach Workshop, or you can book a place directly for our audition day.

Previous dance experience is not necessary as we are looking for young people with enthusiasm, potential and commitment to training as a contemporary dancer. Find out more about the scheme

NSCD auditions all applicants and our audition process is designed to assess your potential as a dance artist and your suitability for our courses. We welcome all applicants regardless of disability, ethnicity, gender, sexuality or religion.

AUDITION APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

Saturday 26th June

We want to see all applicants and so invite everyone to apply for audition.

During your audition you will take part in the following:

  1. Contemporary Technique Class
  2. Creative/Improvisation
  3. Solo performance
  4. Group interview

Previous dance experience is not necessary as we are looking for young people with enthusiasm, potential and commitment to training as a contemporary dancer.

Deadline for Audition applications is Saturday 19th June, 5pm.

If you have any questions regarding the audition process or your individual application, please check the FAQs below or email cat@nscd.ac.uk.

APPLICATION FORM

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

MAKING YOUR APPLICATION

The application form is available on this page until the deadline date.

Our application form asks for:

  1. Personal details
  2. Education
  3. Dance experience

You may start your application and come back to it at a later date by clicking ‘save and continue later’. This will provide you with a link that you can use to log back into your form to complete. Once you have pressed submit, you will receive a copy of your completed form. If you would like to make changes to your form once submitted, please email cat@nscd.ac.uk.

FEES & FINANCE

The Centre for Advanced Training is funded by the Department of Education to offer young people the opportunity to access high-quality dance training whilst staying in full-time education and living at home. Means-tested grants are available to make the scheme accessible to all young people. For more information, please visit the National Dance CAT website.

Contact

If you have any questions about the CAT scheme please contact Molly Watson:
CAT@nscd.ac.uk
0113 219 3025

Visit the National CAT website for detailed information about the CAT scheme including finance and Frequently Asked Questions.