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1-Year Post Programme

Next programme starts 24th of August 2021.

The 1-Year Post Programme is for dancers with backgrounds such as:

-A professional dance education from outside the EU and wishing to investigate in and audition for  the European companies and choreographers.

-A ballet education and wishing to specialise in contemporary dance in order to audition for neoclassical and contemporary companies.

-Extraordinary skills and massive training behind them and needs the final guidance and help auditioning for companies and freelance choreographers.

The Programme is an individual specialisation and optimisation of your future professional dance career. The essence of the Programme is personal coaching, audition preparation, networking, career guidance and targeting your technical and artistic skills for the specific job situations that you are planning for in the future.

This programme is specially designed for unquestionably dedicated dancers with high ambitions to expand their skills and boost their career opportunities.

With the Programme you have the possibility to optimise your:

-artistic and technical skills
-webpage presenting you as an dance artist
-solo for audition purpose
-recording of solo work for audition purpose or any other application and PR purpose
-recording of partnering work
-concrete performance experience through showcases or performances
-network through choreographers, dancers, teachers and producers
-choreographic development either as individual or as artistic collaboration

Entry requirements

The programme is for professional and newly educated dancers in the fields of professional contemporary dance and neo-classical ballet dance.

Read more about the auditions and application process.


Personal Coaching & Career Management
Webpage Creation
Composition focused on audition solo work
Audition Preparation
Contemporary Dance
Performance Practice  including work with choreographers and public performances
Repertoire & Partnering
Optimising Performance
Improvisation & Contact Improvisation

Course-related expences

Students are expected to bring their own training clothes (indoor and outdoor use),  shoes (indoor and outdoor use), knee pads, and also nude and black underwear and nude and black socks. Furthermore, the school recommends apps to download for a small fee for educational purpose.


Programme periodes

The school period is from 24th of August 2020 – 11th of June 2021.

An example of a typical schedule Monday – Friday:

Optimising Performance
Individual work and studies

Teaching language

The daily working language as well as all correspondence is in English.


To obtain the final diploma students must past the annual exams and pass the school year.
If absence exceeds 10% in any subject a diploma will not be issued.

Course fee

The total education fee for the 1-Year Post Programme 2020/2021 is 57,000 DKK to be paid in three installments.

The first instalment of 20,000 DKK is due to be paid 2 weeks after acceptance.
The second instalment of 20,000 DKK is due to be paid May 25th 2020.
The third instalment of 17,000 DDK is to be paid November 25th 2020.

Do you not have a European passport?

CCDS is an independent institution. Under Danish regulation only students applying for a state school are eligible for student visa, and therefore student visa unfortunately does not apply to CCDS-students. However, Denmark has special agreements to selected countries regarding visa for long-term stays in Denmark. Please go to www.nyidanmark.dk (“new in Denmark” – the official site for immigration to Denmark) to find information on what options applies to you depending on your home country. It is a very good idea to consult your local Danish embassy to help guide you.
Note that Visa application takes 2-3 months to process, and therefore we must have received your application to audition before the 1st of June in an audition period if you are a non-EU citizens.

Copenhagen Contemporary Dance School - info@cph-dance.com - +45 30 24 53 51

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