Be in charge of your dance career

– 12 Week Intensive Post-Graduate Programme for Contemporary Dancers and for Neo-Classical Dancers


The Programme is an individual specialisation and optimisation of your future professional dance career. The essence of the Post-Graduate 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 Post-Graduate Programme you have the possibility to uptimize 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.

A completed professional contemporary- or classical education is required.
Read more about the auditions and application process here.


Personal Coaching & Career Management
Webpage Creation
Composition focused on solo work
Audition Preparation
Contemporary Dance
Performance Practice
Repertoire & Partnering
Uptimizing Performance
Improvisation & Contact Improvisation


Dancers from the Post-Graduate Programme have continued their professional dance career at:

Staatsoper unter den Linden – Berlin (DE)
Maduixa Teatre (ES)
Bundeskunsthall – Bonn (DE)
OtraDanza – Valencia (ES)
Opening ceremony at Olympic Games
Pantera Chamber Ballet- Kazan (RU)
Theathre Pforzhiem (DE)

University of Choreography (part of faculty) – Kazan (RU)
Aarhus Teater – Aarhus (DK)
Edge – London (GB)
KHIO – Oslo National Academy of the Arts (Master programme) – Oslo (NO)
University of Choreography (part of faculty) – Kazan (RU)
Verve Dance Company – Leeds (GB)
Østre Gasværk Theatre – Copenhagen (DK)

Previous seasons the dancers have furthermore joined classes and workshops at The Royal Danish Ballet, Danish Dance Theatre, Corpus Dance Company at the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen, Göteborgs Operans Danskompagni in Sweden, Carte Blanche in Norway & Norrdans and Skånes Dansteater in Sweden etc.

Programme periodes

Spring semester 2019: March 11th – June 7th.
Autumn semester 2019: September 16th – December 13th

An example of a typical schedule Monday – Friday:

Uptimizing Performance
Uptimizing Performance/ Personal Coaching & Career Management
Individual work

Teaching language

The daily working language is in English.


Dancers will receive a diploma at the end of the Post-Graduate Programme. If absence exceeds 10%, a diploma will not be issued.

Course fee

DKK 31,000 per semester. The programme is designed to make it possible to attend either one or two semesters depending on your needs and plans.


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