Vocational and Degree Courses - London

Training & Education

Colleges, Universities and Vocational Dance Schools in London that offer full time and part time dance training

The Arts Educational Schools
Performing arts Day School and Sixth Form for 11-18yrs. Weekend and holiday courses for all levels of dance and musical theatre. Full-time foundation and undergraduate degree musical theatre courses.
Cone Ripman House, 14 Bath Road, London W4 1LY
Tel: 020 8987 6666
Email: receptionist@artsed.co.uk

Bird College
Vocational college offering full time courses in dance & musical theatre.
Birkbeck Centre, Birkbeck Road, Sidcup DA14 4DE
Tel: 020 8300 3031
Email: courses@birdcollege.co.uk

The BRIT School for the Performing Arts & Technology
A school for 14-19 year olds. KS4 Dance courses. BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance)
60 The Crescent, Croydon, CR0 2HN
Tel: 020 8665 5242
Email: admin@brit.croydon.sch.uk

The Centre – Performing Arts College
The Centre offers a three-year full time course for students who wish to perform and/or teach. The Centre is an AMS college with the CDET and an approved dance centre with the ISTD.
Rochester Dance Junction, 681, Maidstone Road, Rochester ME1 3QJ
Tel: 01634 848 009
Email: dance@thecentrepac.com

Central School of Ballet
Vocational full time college offering professional courses in ballet.
10 Herbal Hill, Clerkenwell Road, London EC1R 5EG
Tel: 020 7837 6332
Ballet Central

Central School of Speech & Drama
For practitioners who want to develop their skills in order to teach and direct movement for actors. MA Movement Studies – 1 year.
Central School of Speech and Drama, Embassy Theatre, Eton Avenue, London NW3 3HY
Email: enquiries@cssd.ac.uk
Tel: 020 7722 8183
Download an application form and find out more at www.cssd.ac.uk

City and Islington College / IRIE! dance theatre / London Metropolitan University
Partnership with IRIE! dance theatre, City and Islington College and London Metropolitan University.
Degree courses: Study African, Ballet, Caribbean and Contemporary Dance forms supported by Choreography, Arts Management and Dance History. The course is work orientated with placement opportunities.
Connectingvibes – a performance company for artists at the beginning of their career works in partnership with IRIE! dance theatre.
Students can progress to a third year to complete a BA(HONS) degree at the University of East London.
Funding: Loans are available through Student Finance England
444 Camden Road, London N7 0SP
Email: rosie.lehan@candi.ac.uk
Tel: 020 7700 8610/ 020 8691 6099
www.candi.ac.uk (Higher Education)

D & B School of Performing Arts
Vocational college offering three year full time course in musical theatre
Central Studios, 470 Bromley Road, Bromley BR1 4PQ
Tel: 020 8698 8880
Fax: 020 8697 8100
Email: info@dandbperformingarts.co.uk

East London Dance & NewVic
One year course for Community Dance Practitioners. For more information please contact NewVIc direct on 020 7473 4110, or tutor Kelly Davidson on kdavidson@newvic.ac.uk
Plus other training programmes and courses.
East London Dance, Stratford Circus, Theatre Square, London E15 1BX
Tel: +44 (0)20 8279 1050
Fax: +44 (0)20 8279 1054
Mailing list: mailing@eastlondondance.org
East London Dance

English National Ballet School
Vocational college offering a three year diploma course in ballet.
Carlyle Building, Hortensia Road, London, SW10 0QS
Tel: 020 7376 7076
Fax: 020 7376 3404
Email: info@enbschool.org.uk

Goldsmiths College, University of London
Postgraduate Diploma/MA in Dance Movement Therapy, full-time or part-time
University of London, New Cross, London SE14 6NW
Tel: 020 7919 7060

Hackney Community College
LOCN Foundation Dance Course, one year.
Shoreditch Campus, Falkirk Street, London N1 6HQ
Email: enquiries@comm-coll-hackney.ac.uk

Idea Store Learning
One year course, level 3 Dance Foundation Diploma validated by ABC
Idea Store Whitechapel, 321 Whitechapel Road, London E1 1BU
Tel: 020 7364 5067

Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts
Vocational college offering three year diploma in musical theatre.
Italia Conti Academy, Italia Conti House, 23 Goswell Road, London EC1M 7AJ
Tel: 020 7608 0044
Email: sca@italiaconti36.freeserve.co.uk

Kingston College
BTEC Extended Diploma courses in dance and performing arts
Kingston Hall Road, Kingston-Upon-Thames, Surrey KT1 2AQ
Tel: 020 8268 2745

KSA Performing Arts
Musical Theatre courses. Full-time vocational training for adults 18+, leading to level 4 and 6 qualifications accredited by Trinity Guildhall.
Beckenham Halls, 4 Bromley Road, Beckenham, BR3 5JE
Tel: 020 8090 5801
Email: info@ksapa.co.uk

Lewisham Southwark College
College offering vocational training in the form of Level 2 & 3 Diplomas, and an HNC in dance.
Lewisham Way, SE4 1UT
Tel: 0203 757 4070

London Contemporary Dance School
A world-leading dance conservatoire educating exceptional dance artists for over 45 years. Offering BA (Hons) Contemporary Dance, Postgraduate Diploma and MA courses in specialisms including Developing Artistic Practice and Performance. The postgraduate performance strand includes EDge (the performance company) and the Apprentice Programme. London Contemporary Dance School is a founding affiliate of the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama and its degrees are validated by the University of Kent.
London Contemporary Dance School, The Place, 16 Flaxman Terrace, London WC1H 9AT
Tel: 020 7121 1111
Fax: 020 7121 1145
Email: lcds@theplace.org.uk

London Studio Centre
London Studio Centre is a vibrant vocational college offering a three year BA Hons Theatre Dance course in Ballet, Contemporary, Music Theatre and Jazz. Please contact London Studio Centre for details on other courses.
artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, London N12 0GA
Tel: 020 7837 7741
Email: info@londonstudiocentre.org
Intoto Dance
Images of Dance
Jazz Dance Company

Middlesex University
University offering BA Hons courses in dance and performing arts and postgraduate MA courses in choreography, performing arts, directing and music.
Institute of Dance, Trent Park, Bramley Road London N14 4YZ
Tel/fax: 020 8362 5119

Millennium Dance 2000
Educational college. Vocational training in dance, muscial theatre, singing and acting.
Millennium Dance 2000, 29 Thomas Street, Woolwich London SE18 6HU
Tel: 020 8301 8744
Email: info@md2000.co.uk

Morley College
Adult and community college. Morley College offers courses in dance accredited through the Open College Network (London Region).
Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7HT
Tel: 020 7450 1832
Email: dancedrama@morleycollege.ac.uk

Rambert School
Vocational school offering a three year full time professional diploma course in ballet and contemporary dance and a one year certificate course.
Although still located on Brunel’s Twickenham campus Rambert School is now an independent dance college.
Rambert School, Clifton Lodge, St. Margaret’s Drive, Twickenham TW1 1QN
Tel: 020 8892 9960
Email: info@rambertschool.org.uk

University of Roehampton
Be part of the world’s largest and most vibrant university dance department, rated No. 1 for dance research in the UK (REF 2014). Roehampton Dance offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees as well as world-leading PhD supervision, with courses that recognise the dual nature of dance study – theoretical and artistic.
Department of Dance, Roehampton Lane, London SW15 5PJ
Tel: 020 8392 3232 Enquiries

The Royal Ballet School
Vocational college offering full time lower school and upper school.
Upper School, 46 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DA
Tel: 020 7836 8899
Fax: 020 7845 7080
Lower School, White Lodge, Richmond Park, Richmond Surrey TW10 5HR
Tel: 020 8392 8000
Fax: 020 8392 8037
Email: info@royalballetschool.co.uk

Royal Academy of Dance, Faculty of Education
The Academy’s Faculty of Education offers both degrees validated by the University of Surrey, and professional training awards validated by the Royal Academy of Dance.
Faculty of Education, Royal Academy of Dance, 36 Battersea Square, London SW11 3RA
Tel: 020 7326 8000
Email: faculty@rad.org.uk

Springs Dance Company
Apprenticeship ‘elevate dance company’ is a course that provides an intensive dance training and the opportunity to learn from Springs’ professional experience performing and teaching in schools, colleges, churches, theatres and festivals. The course is taught in a Christian environment and encourages both personal and professional growth as a dancer.
Valerie Genty, Company Administrator, London
Tel: 07775 628 442
Email: info@springsdancecompany.org.uk

Trinity Laban
Situated in South East London, Trinity Laban is at the forefront of undergraduate and graduate study in dance, providing a vigorous and creative environment to challenge the dancer, choreographer, community dance practitioner, designer and scholar. Vocational college offering three year courses in contemporary dance. contact Laban for details of other courses.
Creekside, London SE8 3DZ
Tel: 020 8691 8600
Fax: 020 8691 8400
Email: info@trinitylaban.ac.uk
Transitions Dance Company

The Urdang Academy
Vocational college offering three year diploma courses in dance and performing arts.
Finsbury Town Hall, Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 4RP
Tel: 020 7713 7710
Fax: 020 7278 6727
Email: info@theurdangacademy.com

University of East London
BA (Hons) Dance: Urban Practice and new MA Dance: Urban Practice. These programmes offer practical and theoretical study in both western and non-western forms including hip hop, street and global dance forms.
Docklands Campus, University Way, London E16 2RD
Kate Sicchio, Programme Leader
Email: k.sicchio@uel.ac.uk
Tel: 020 8223 7043

3 yrs, Professional Diploma in Musical Theatre, that also draws on non western cultures, accredited by Trinity College London.
213 Haverstock Hill
London NW3 4QP
Email: steve.medlin@WacArts.co.uk
Tel: 020 7692 5800

Westminster Kingsway College
BTEC Level 3 National Dance – 2 year course.
Kings Cross Centre
211 Grays Inn Road
London WC1X 8RA
Tel: 0870 060 9800
Email: courseinfo@westking.ac.uk

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