12-Week Intensive Post-Graduate Programme

This programme is specially designed for unquestionably dedicated dancers with high ambitions to expand their skills and boost their career opportunities. The education is an individual specialization. The core of the Post-Graduate Programme at CCDS is personal coaching.


The programme is relevant for professional dancers who:

– Wish to prepare for auditions or other job possibilities in the field of dance art.

– Wish to develop your special skills.

– Wish to expand the level of how to organise, develop and structure your career in short and long term planning.


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


Entry requirements

At least 3 years of professional dance education is required. The Post-Graduate Programme is aimed at creative and strong dancers who possess the drive, motivation and responsibility to take charge of the development of their careers.
Read more about the auditions and application process here.

Teaching language

The daily working language and correspondance is in English.


Dancers will receive a diploma at the end of the education. 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.

School period

Spring semester 2018: March 15th – June 7th.
Autumn semester 2018: September 24th – December 15th.

Some classes and workshops will take place with the dancers of Copenhagen Contemporary Dance School, other classes and workshops can take place in cooperation with professional classes. Previous season the Post-Graduate dancers joined workshops and classes with Dansehallerne, Corpus, The Royal Danish Ballet and Danish Dance theatre but it all depends on the goal, level, mindset and artistic ambitions of the Post-Graduate dancers.

An example of a typical schedule Monday – Friday:

07.45 – 08.00 Uptimizing Performance
08:00 – 09:30 Class
09.45 – 11.15 Class
11.15 – 11.45 Lunch
11.45 – 12.30 Uptimizing Performance/ Personal Coaching & Career Management
12.30 – 14.00 Class
14.00 – 15.15  Class
15.15 – 16.30 Individual work and training

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

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