3-year Diploma Programme

Auditions in Spring 2019 for entering 3-year Diploma Programme 2019-2022:

– Livorno (IT) February 18th 2019
– Rome (IT) March 1st-3rd 2019
– Copenhagen (DK) March 8th-9th 2019

It is only necessary to attend one audition period.

We advise you to apply at least 3 weeks before the audition since we need to watch your videos and application and let you know if you are invited for the audition. However, we do accept applications up to 5 days prior to the audition.

*Note: The auditions in Italy are a part of local dance festivals, Livorno in Danza and Europa In Danza (Rome), respectively. You will receive more information on how to attend after we have received your application.


An unquestionable dedication to develop into dancers who will not only meet the international level but wish to exceed and expand it. Sound technical capabilities, a great personal drive, an open mind and a positive approach to possibilities and challenges are essential. Profound basic experience in contemporary dance and ballet alongside extremely high ambition and an exceptional talent for movement is required. It is emphasized that candidates has a strong appetite for developing their artistic reflection and body potential through working at a high physical level throughout the day.

Candidates between 18 and 26 years of age may apply. Dispensation can be given in special cases.

Audition procedure

Step 1: Applicants apply to participate in the audition by sending:

Application form (see link below) and a link to your online video (uploaded on fx youtube, vimeo or alike) of

• Presentation and motivation of why you wish to educate at CCDS 3-year Diploma Programme
• 5 minutes excerpt of contemporary class
• 5 minutes excerpt of classical ballet
• 2 minutes of improvisation
• 1 minute solo

Step 2: We will evaluate your material and inform you by email if you are invited to participate in the audition as soon as possible.

Step 3: If you are invited to participate in the audition, the audition lasts for up to two days (possible call back for the 2nd day). The audition consists of contemporary dance, ballet, improvisation, performance practice, solo and interview. Each applicant must prepare a one-minute solo without music. Applicants might be asked to participate in an interview. Please prepare for the interview by reflecting upon the following questions:

• Where are you in your dance career right now?
• What goals do you have for your dance career, both short term and long term?
• What are your strong mental qualities?
• How do you contribute with an open and positive mindset?
• How do your describe your working mentality?

Step 4: Applicants will be notified of their admission or non-admission to the course shortly after the audition and latest two weeks after.
Should you be accepted to join the programme, please accept your place by paying the first instalment of the course fee within 3 weeks.

Dress code

You are requested to wear tight fitting clothes throughout the audition. Jewellery and wrist watches are not allowed and hair must be worn tied back, leaving the face and neck clear.

Application form 3-year Diploma Programme (link)

If the application form cannot be uploaded you are welcome to send your application in an ordinary email to
Remember that all fields are mandatory.
By sending an application you agree that Copenhagen Contemporary Dance School may keep this information. Copenhagen Contemporary Dance School only asks for necessary information and only keeps it temporarily.

Audition fee

DKK 550.
If you are invited to participate in the audition, audition fee is to be payed 7 days before the audition to secure your place. The audition fee is non-refundable.

Bank information

Reg.: 2107
Account number: 0717838408
IBAN Code: DK9220000717838408

The adress of the bank is :
Smallegade 2
2000 Frederiksberg

Remember to write your full name and address on the payment slip.

When you transfer money from outside Denmark, please allow up to a week’s time and make sure to accept all transfer charges.

Read more about the 3-year Diploma Programme here.

Copenhagen Contemporary Dance School - - +45 30 24 53 51

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