3-Year Diploma Programme
The finest task of Copenhagen Contemporary Dance School is to support the international group of highly ambitious dancers who wish to develop their full potential, gain profound technical and artistic skills and knowlegde and attain a long and distinguished career in dance and performing arts.
The school has a strong focus on physical ability in relation to artistic and mental reflection. This combination gives the students the opportunity to on the one hand immerse themselves in dance as a craft and on the other to use the school as a creative point of departure for the future.
The goal of the 3 year diploma programme at CCDS is for the students to develop into highly skilled and aware dancers who can take full charge of their own development and handle their careers as professional dancers and artists for a long career in the future.
Classes 1st year:
Classes 2nd year:
Dance History and Performance Analysis
Classes 3rd year:
Composition focused on solo work
Read about the audition and application process here.
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.
The full education fee for the 3-year Diploma Programme 2017/2020 is 137.000 DKK to be paid in five instalments.
Students in the 3-year Diploma Programme 2016/2019 please refer to your acceptance letter for the terms of payment.
The first instalment of 39.000 DKK is due to be paid July 1st 2017.
The second instalment of 16.000 DDK is to be paid December 1st 2017.
The third instalment of 39.000 DKK is due to be paid June 1st 2018.
The fourth instalment of 16.000 DDK is to be paid December 1st 2018.
The fifth instalment of 27.000 DKK is due to be paid June 1st 2019.
First day of school Diploma second year: August 25th 2017
First day of school Diploma first year: August 29th 2017
Autumn holiday: October 14th – 22nd 2017 (please note: classes and performance in the evening on Friday October 13th)
Christmas holiday: December 14th 2017 – January 6th 2018
Winter holiday: February 9th – 18th 2018
Easter holiday: March 23th – April 2nd 2018
Holiday: April 29th 2018
Ascension: May 10th – 13th 2018
Pentecost: May 19th – 21st 2018 (please note: classes on Friday May 18th)
Constitution day: June 5th (half day)
Last day of school all Diploma: June 7th 2018
Structure of a typical day:
Please note that we work from Sunday to Thursday. There are no classes on Fridays and Saturdays.
The daily structure most often looks like below. However there are weeks where all days are focussed on a workshop or work with a specific choreographer.