1-year Post Programme

Audition is open for entering 1-year Post Programme 2021-22

*OBS: While Covid-19 is present without a vaccine, there will be no in-person auditions in Copenhagen to help minimise travel and risk of infections. Therefore, we accept students based on video audition. We may ask for more material and a phone meeting after receiving your application as well as you are most welcome to ask for a phone meeting if any questions. For same reason there is no fixed deadline for sending application and audition video. We recommend sending your application by March 2021.
Please go to Audition Procedure below to see requirements for the video audition and follow the instructions “for non-EU applicants for video audition”.

Do you not have a European passport? You have the option of an alternative audition by video without in-person audition. Please send your request to info@cph-dance.com. We advice you to research beforehand if you are eligible for 1-year visa in Denmark. Please go to the 1-year Postprogramme.

If any questions, please write info@cph-dance.com


An unquestionable dedication to develop into dancers who wish to exceed and expand the international level and capability of contemporary dance. Sound technical versatility, 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

For applicants applying for in-person audition:

Step 1
Please fill in the application form below, crossing off the date you wish to attend audition, and attach a video link with excerpts of:
– A presentation of yourself including your goals for your further dance career and how you want to achieve the goals through the 1-Year Post Programme at CCDS
– 3-5 minutes excerpt of contemporary
– 3-5 minutes excerpt of classical ballet
– 2 minutes of improvisation
– 1 minute solo

If you have access to a studio that is of course great, but not a requirement. The video can be filmed with your smartphone in your kitchen or living room etc.. The important thing is that we can see you clearly.

Step 2
(No in-person audition during Covid-19) You will receive an answer if you have been invited to do audition. The audition lasts for one day and consists of contemporary dance or ballet, solo and interview. Each applicant must prepare a solo without music. For the interview please prepare a presentation of where you are in your dance career right now and where you wish to go from here.

For non-EU applicants for video audition:

Step 1
Please fill in the application form below, crossing off alternative audition, and attach a video link with excerpts of:
– A presentation of yourself including your goals for your further dance career and how you want to achieve the goals through the postgraduate programme at CCDS
– 2 minutes solo
– 5 minutes excerpt of ballet including work at the ballet barre and centre work and covering both Adagio and Allegro
– 5 minutes excerpt of contemporary including floorwork
– 3 minutes improvisation focusing on articulation and phrasing

Step 2
CCDS will assess your material. You may be asked for additional material and phone interview.


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 invited to join the programme, please accept your place by paying the first instalment of the course fee within 2 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 1-year Post Programme (link)

If the application form cannot be uploaded you are welcome to send your application in an ordinary email to info@cph-dance.com. 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 190.
The audition fee is non-refundable and will be requested upon invitation to audition.

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 1-year Post Programme


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

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