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3-Year Diploma Programme

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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 as company- or freelance dancer internationally.

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.

Subjects 1st and 2nd year:

Contemporary dance
Ballet
Improvisation
Contact improvisation
Composition
Repertoire
Partnering
Uptimizing performance
Jazz
Voice training
Personal coaching
Physiology
Anatomy
Performance practice
Music
Management
Dance history and performance analysis

Subjects and apprentice periode 3rd year:

Apprentice periode October 22nd – December 14th 2018 & February 18th – April 12th 2019

Personal coaching
Management & Webpage creation
Individual specialization
Uptimizing performance
Performance practice
Repertoire
Contemporary
Ballet
Improvisation
Contact improvisation
Composition focused on solo work

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Selection procedure

Read about the audition and application process here.

Teaching language

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

Diploma

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 full education fee for the 3-year Diploma Programme 2018/2021 is 143,000 DKK to be paid in five instalments.
Students in the 3-year Diploma Programme 2016/2019 and 2017/20 please refer to your acceptance letter for the terms of payment.

The first instalment of 40,000 DKK is due to be paid 3 weeks after acceptance.
The second instalment of 16,000 DDK is to be paid December 1st 2018.
The third instalment of 40,000 DKK is due to be paid May 1st 2019.
The fourth instalment of 16,000 DDK is to be paid December 1st 2019.
The fifth instalment of 31,000 DKK is due to be paid May 1st 2020.

Structure of a typical day:

Some weeks are dedicated fully to a workshop or rehearsals. During other weeks the daily structure often looks like below. Further more performances and rehearsals take place during evening or weekends from time to time.

Uptimizing performance
Class
Class
Notes
Lunch break
Uptimizing performance
Class
Class
Uptimizing performance
Individual research & management

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

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