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FAQ - Frequently asked questions

You go to the menu “Audition” and choose the programme you wish to audition for. Auditions are live or online.  You find specific information under each programme. 

3-Year Diploma Programme

1-Year Post-Graduate Programme

3-Month Post-Graduate Programme

Please wear tight clothes and have your hair up.

You will receive the result of your audition within a few weeks after the audition.

We would love to have you here. You do, however, need to check with your local authorities/embassy for advice on how to get a permit. Note that CCDS is an independent school and not eligible for student visa. If you carry a EU-passport, you are fine. If you are here for the 3 months Post-Graduate Programme, you can stay on your 3-months’ holiday visa. Find information on New to Denmark.

CCDS is not part of the public school or university sector, but an independent school that makes it possible to have a very physical profile. CCDS is approved by the Danish Actor’s Association and the professional environment.

If you have one or two years of professional dance education it can be possible to continue your education here at CCDS. You will need to contact us describing your situation and we will evaluate if it is possible.

After 3 years you get a Diploma of a 3-Year professional dance education if you match the requirements as described. To enter the professional environment it is in most cases required that you have a 3 year professional dance education behind you.  If you wish to continue your education after your Diploma programme, the majority of the Masters and Post-graduate programmes require you to pass an audition and a finished 3 year professional education.

Yes, in Denmark bachelors are connected to universities and accredited with ECTS points. CCDS is an independent private school offering a diploma and not ECTS accredited. CCDS is recognised as a professional dance education in the dance society, and you receive a diploma after finishing 3 years. The dancers who have previously graduated have continued at post-graduate programmes, Master programmes, and as freelancers mainly based on funding and as dancers in companies.

Information about the education fee can be found under “Practical Information”.

CCDS do not offer scholarships. Students are encouraged to apply funds for scholarships or private funding if financial support is needed.

Yes, many of the students have contract work on weekends and some evenings during the week. Copenhagen is very open for international workers and the wages are generally higher than many other European countries.

You are most welcome. Please contact us and arrange beforehand.