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 “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 

Applications are now OPEN for 2017/18 entry click here to find out more!


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 to create a show reel for self-promotion
  • Achieve a Level 4 Diploma in Performing Arts qualification
  • Have access to BalletBoyz Company class
  • Receive details of volunteer/work placement or intern opportunities with BalletBoyz
  • Find out how to market yourself as a freelance artist plus top tips on CV writing and audition practice
  • Receive discounts on BalletBoyz Masterclasses and Bootcamps
  • Become a Dancer’s Course alumni member with a whole host of benefits!

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 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.

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What previous participants have done…

Been mentored by BalletBoyz company members, working specifically on contemporary technique

Gone on to work with professional dance companies and in hit West End shows

Taken part in creative workshops led by renowned choreographers Iván Perez, Jarek Cemerek, Alexander Whitley, James Wilton Dance, Javier De Frutos and Kerry Nicholls plus members of Russell Maliphant Company and Akram Khan Company.

Explored the creation and development of their own choreographic ideas

Received coaching and guidance from BalletBoyz Artistic Directors Michael Nunn and William Trevitt on dance for camera with the opportunity to develop their own devised work into dance films

Taken class with BalletBoyz on Sadler’s Wells main stage

Performed at Move It in a new work specially commissioned for the event


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

UK Learning Provider Reference Number (UKPRN) is : 10057966


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