UK Dance Courses

Introduction to Dance

Studying a Dance degree at a UK university will equip you with the transferable skills needed to be a success across the many disciplines of this unique art form. Classes will combine theory and practice and strong links with industry ensure almost all classes are taught by professionals.

Critical, theoretical and performance skills in all areas will be developed, alongside teamwork, creativity and discipline. Dance and Drama modules at most UK universities will include history, technique, choreography, appreciation, movement studies, concepts and cultures, play staging, technique and technical theatre.

Careers in Dance

The common path many Dance performers move towards following graduation is auditioning for roles in front of the curtain, but there are a wide variety of other positions performers can move into, including choreography, direction and project management. Dance teaching is also another popular career path and joint honours degrees are available for students who wish to pursue this.

Dance UK Entry Requirements

Where can I study Dance in the UK?

To learn more about the best Dance universities in the UK, find details on the top ten ranking Dance and Drama schools in the Guardian University Guide 2019 below:

  1. Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
  2. University of Essex
  3. Birmingham City University
  4. Royal Central School of Speech & Drama
  5. Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  6. University of Exeter
  7. University of Birmingham
  8. Conservatoire of Dance and Drama
  9. University of Warwick
  10. University of Glasgow

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