New College Lanarkshire


Coatbridge Campus


The NQ Dance course at New College Lanarkshire is designed to offer you the chance to build on your dance skills through a series of specifically tailored classes, delivered in purpose-built dance studios by highly accomplished, professional dance trained staff. The NQ Dance course will help you to develop your practical and theoretical skills and abilities through a broad range of dance styles and related subjects.

The NQ Dance course provides a strong preparation for building on existing skills and developing further areas in preparation for continued training. Classes include:

Ballet; Contemporary; Jazz; Commercial; Choregraphy; Dance history; Body conditioning; Anatomy conditioning and safe practice; Tap; Performance; Audition preparation; Hip-hop; Movement.

Entry Requirements

Successful applicants will be asked to take part in a dance audition where you will participate in a variety of dance styles. Although dance experience is preferred, applications are welcome from candidates who have a strong interest in dance performance. National 5 English preferred but not essential.

Progression Routes

Previous students who have successfully completed this course have progressed to the HNC Professional Stage Dance and HNC Musical Theatre.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Performing Arts

SCQF Level