A fun and fast dance training programme covering all aspects of contemporary dance for students intent on going to university to pursue a career as a professional dance, choreographer or dance instructor.

Through high levels of contact time, one-to-one coaching, daily dance practice, regular performances and applications guidance, we are dedicated to helping you secure a place to study dance at degree level.

Our streamlined curriculum provides the all-round experience needed to stand out and succeed in this highly competitive industry.  Over the three terms you spend with us, you will grow in confidence as a performer, choreographer and practitioner, improving your dance technique, knowledge, performance and physical abilities.  You'll also make friends for life!

Please note that there are no government grants for funding for this course.  Students will need to be privately financed.

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Why train with us at CSVPA

.....The Foundation programme is modelled on a first-year Conservatoire-style intensive dance training programme.

.....Across all programmes we guarantee you 5 days a week contact time - more than almost any other college or university.

.....Every week you will be timetabled one-on-one tuition to address your individual needs or help develop your audition pieces.

.....Class groups are small, on average no more than 15 students to one lecturer, allowing for intensive work that can be adapted to meet your needs, together with personalised feedback and guidance.

.....Highly trained specialist teaching staff with professional experience of film, TV and theatre.

.....Guest dance instructors will lead sessions in well-known techniques and contact improvisation.

.....High quality facilities include specialist sprung flooring designed for dance, climate controlled studios and a black box theatre.

.....Develop real-world skills which will be invaluable throughout your career.

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