“I just wanted to say thank you so much for this course, it has seriously been one of the best things I’ve ever done and I only wish it was longer!” – 2016 Graduate 

What is The Dancer’s Course?

Delivered over three 10 week-terms meeting Saturday and Sunday, this unique part-time course is aimed at males and females aged 16 + who wish to take their dance skills and technique to the next level, within the environment of a professional, cutting edge dance company. Upon successful course completion, you will be awarded the ATCL Level 4 Diploma in Performing Arts (Contemporary Dance)

Who is it for?

The course is perfect for students who want to strengthen their technique, creativity and performance skills before applying to Vocational or University training as well as those who are IN training but want more exposure to and coaching by leading industry professionals.
Not only will you work with leading practitioners, examples include; Kerry Nicholls, James Wilton Dance, Akram Khan Company, Frantic Assembly, Alleyne Dance, Joss Arnott, Studio Wayne McGregor, Ivan Perez and Javier De Frutos, you will also:
  • Have multiple performance opportunities
  • Work with BalletBoyz Artistic Directors Michael Nunn and William Trevitt specifically around dance for the camera
  • Achieve a Level 4 Diploma in Performing Arts qualification
  • Receive mentoring by BalletBoyz company members
  • Take class with BalletBoyz on Sadler’s Wells main stage
  • Create, explore and develop your own choreographic ideas
  • Find out how to market yourself as a freelance artist plus top tips on CV writing and audition practice
  • Receive details of volunteer/work placement or intern opportunities with BalletBoyz
  • Receive discounts on BalletBoyz Masterclasses and Bootcamps

Dancers Course credit LEON POULTON-1 Course Fees

The fees for 2017/18** are £3,500 inclusive of VAT and the ATCL Level 4 Performing Arts (Contemporary Dance) qualification costs.

£500 – deposit due upon successful placement after audition

£1000 – Autumn 2017 term

£1000 – Spring 2018 term

£1000 – Summer 2018 term

We can offer flexible payment plans on a case by case basis.  A limited number of bursaries may be available. Contact for more information.

**Please note 2016/17 fees remain as per existing agreements

Financial Support

The Dancer’s Course is a Professional and Career Development Loans registered Learning Provider, registration number 21458. A Professional and Career Development Loan is a commercial bank loan that you can use to help pay for work-related learning, eligible for course participants aged 18+. For further information, click here or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900. UK Learning Provider Reference Number (UKPRN) is : 10057966


 What our students say…

‘I’ve had the chance to work with some fantastic choreographers and dance professionals that have provided an exciting and supportive environment. It’s given me the confidence to try anything and continue to experiment with movement; it’s fantastic!’ 

Kendall Farell – 2015/16 Dancer’s Course student

‘BalletBoyz quickly showed us the way professionals worked and helped us turn our choreographic ideas into something real.’

Jazz Gritt –  2013/14 Dancer’s Course student

‘The highlight so far is definitely doing class on the main stage at Sadler’s Wells! Such a brilliant opportunity.’

Ingrid Hatleskog – 2013/14 Dancer’s Course student

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