Professional Dance Performance

New College Lanarkshire


Coatbridge Campus


The HND Professional Dance Performance course is highly practical, with industry based expert teaching staff providing you with the necessary training to allow you to develop the necessary dance technique, performance and choreographic skills required for the Dance Industry. The course is designed to help you build a robust technique and prepare you for the profession as a confident and versatile dancer. This is a vocational qualification aimed at students wishing to pursue a career in a variety of dance environments.

This course focuses primarily on highly practical learning and development in a variety of dance disciplines including classical ballet, contemporary, jazz, tap, commercial, production and performance, audition and portfolio, contextual studies and body conditioning. Students will also have the opportunity to take part in industry-led workshops and classes, as part of their training, to gain knowledge and experience of current trends in the profession. All the lecturers on the Dance courses are highly trained, with years of industry experience. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in live performances in public performance spaces.

Entry Requirements

HNC Professional Dance Performance. Higher English or Dance is recommended but not essential. Entry is by audition only. Interview.

Progression Routes

Degree level study.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Performing Arts

SCQF Level