Professional Dance Performance

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus


Professional Dance Performance HND is a creative and technically challenging course designed to develop your artistic, technical and professional skills in the art of dance. Upon completion of this course you will be prepared for a varied and high-level career in the dance industry as a professional dance performer.

Immerse yourself in the world of dance as you gain essential experience in professional environments and make crucial connections with industry professionals. You will receive in-depth training in what it takes to be a professional dancer. This course has a primary focus on performing, choreography and teaching but you will also learn skills in commercial performance, and musical theatre Your professional studies will be taught within the Royal Academy of Dance, Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ITSD) and Spanish Dance Society syllabus.

Content: Dance Technique Training; Performance; Musical Theatre and Singing; Choreography; Audition Portfolio; Accredited Professional Studies - Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), International Society of Teachers of Dance (ISTD); Modern/Tap/National and Spanish Dance Society (SDS);
DDE ISTD teaching qualification

Please note that students will be required to pay £4500 (Inc VAT) per year to Dance for All for this course.

Entry Requirements

Dance technique and performance experience of at least two (2) years

You must be physically and academically able to take part fully in all practical and theoretical classes.

Progression Routes

BA (Hons) Dance completion award accredited by Kingston University

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Performing Arts

SCQF Level




Career Area

Performing Arts