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AMDA

For over 50 years, AMDA has launched some of the most successful careers in theatre, film and television. AMDA creates industry professionals who don't just wait for life to happen—they stage their own career path. Watched by the eyes of millions, our graduates take the world's stages, film sets and movie screens, changing the way we think about art in the 21st century.

Location
Los Angeles, New York
Programs Offered
Associate, Bachelor / Undergraduate Degree, Certificate, Master / Graduate Degree
School For
Career Dancer, Musical Theatre, Scholarships

Dance, as an art form, reaches across centuries and cultures. At Juilliard, you will be encouraged to become a versatile and nuanced performer through the exploration of ballet, modern and contemporary techniques.You will learn the history and works from the past that continue to inform today’s dance makers, and you will be challenged to create with celebrated choreographers. Through its classes, performances, and compositional opportunities, Juilliard fosters and empowers the next generation of exceptional artists and creative voices in the dance world.

Location
New York
Programs Offered
Bachelor / Undergraduate Degree
School For
Career Dancer

London Contemporary Dance School

London Contemporary Dance School (LCDS) is a world-leader in dance education and a key part of The Place. We offer intensive and highly creative dance courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. We champion new ideas, embrace artistic innovation, and enable extraordinary experiences for you to realise your full potential as a dance artist. We prepare you for a portfolio career in dance and the creative industries.

Location
London
Programs Offered
BA (Hons) in Contemporary Dance
School For
Career Dancer

London Studio Centre

Founded in 1978 by Bridget Espinosa, London Studio Centre prides itself on a staff which are predominantly actively engaged in the professional theatre, enabling students to be aware of new techniques and trends. This, in combination with our range of well-respected programmes, mean that students are given an unparalleled range of opportunities to gain performance experience, both in-house and in professional venues.

Location
London
Programs Offered
Associate, Bachelor / Undergraduate Degree, Master / Graduate Degree
School For
Career Dancer, Career Teacher, Musical Theatre

Marymount Manhattan College

If you are a dancer with professional aspirations looking to enhance your technical and artistic skills in the context of a liberal arts education, then this performance-centered degree track is for you. You can choose to specialize in Ballet, Modern, Jazz, or Choreography. Courses in music, anatomy, production, and dance history round out the dance curriculum. You’ll further your performance experience every semester while rehearsing and studying all aspects of dance production.

Location
New York
Programs Offered
Bachelor / Undergraduate Degree
School For
Career Dancer

Millennium Performing Arts

Coming to Millennium is an exciting opportunity to learn about performance a stone’s throw from the West End. Here we do things differently – you’ll find out what it’s like as if inside a professional company. As soon as you step through our doors, you’re no longer a student. You’re taught by professionals who are active performers, choreographers and directors. You start building your professional reputation from day 1.

Location
London
Programs Offered
School For
Career Dancer

Northern School of Contemporary Dance

Based in Chapeltown, Leeds, Northern School of Contemporary Dance (NSCD) is a leading centre for contemporary dance in the UK, and one of six world-leading schools forming the Conservatoire for Dance & Drama (CDD). NSCD is currently the only institution to offer conservatoire-level professional dance training in the North of England. The School’s programmes at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels nurture versatile and independent dance artists with highly tuned technical, creative and performance skills, ready for entry into the profession.

Location
London
Programs Offered
Bachelor / Undergraduate Degree, Certificate, Master / Graduate Degree
School For
Career Dancer, Career Teacher

Platinum Academy Of Performing Arts

Platinum Academy of Performing Arts offers specialist performing arts training to students aged 16+. Our vision is to develop well-rounded, confident and skilled performing and production artists who aspire to follow their dreams into the creative and culture industries. Our training is vocational because the creative industry is a vocation and we are training students for a profession. The training is highly practical because we believe in doing and being. We pride ourselves on the personalisation of the training tailored to the needs of each student.

Location
London
Programs Offered
School For
Career Dancer

The Urdang Academy

Urdang educates and trains students in Musical Theatre and Dance to become strong, disciplined and confident performers. Urdang boasts a modern outlook, dynamic atmosphere and inspiring backdrop, making the Academy an energising and contemporary place to study. We admit students based on their raw talent, believing that raw talent supercedes size, race, height, socio-economic status and ethnicity. It is this mentality that has made us the most diverse dance and musical theatre academy in the UK and has also inspired us to run a selection of short and evening courses giving everyone the chance to train and perform at their best.

Location
London
Programs Offered
Bachelor / Undergraduate Degree
School For
Career Dancer, Musical Theatre

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Trinity Laban is the UK’s only conservatoire of music and contemporary dance. We identify, support and develop talented and innovative performers and creators throughout their creative lives, nurturing their transformation into resourceful, enterprising and adaptable artistic leaders ready to make a positive change to society.

Location
London
Programs Offered
Bachelor / Undergraduate Degree, Master / Graduate Degree
School For
Career Dancer, Musical Theatre

Students study a variety of dance forms throughout their studies. They enroll in a four-term sequence in dance composition, with additional opportunities to participate in the creation of their own dances, as well as working as dancers in the creation of new works by faculty members and visiting artists. Further, they engage in a core of four courses in the study of scholarly discourse around the body and dance, launching a critical inquiry into their own study of bodily practices, internalization of the embodied experience, and how bodily ideas and embodied experiences are interpreted and communicated outwardly and interpersonally, both locally and globally.

Location
Los Angeles
Programs Offered
School For
Career Dancer, Scholarships

USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance

Founded in 2012 by a transformational gift from visionary founder Glorya Kaufman, the University of Southern California created its sixth art school and, at that time, its first new school in nearly 40 years. The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance expands upon USC’s unique signature as a world-class research institution with a deep commitment to the arts. With its enterprising vision for arts education, USC Kaufman is at the forefront of developing dancers, choreographers and dance leaders for the future.

Location
Los Angeles
Programs Offered
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance
School For
Career Dancer, Scholarships
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