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Whatever your style, our dedicated teachers will nurture your talent and ensure you are ready in every way to start your dance career.

Why dance

At City College, our students go on to enjoy a variety of dance careers thanks to the array of skills they develop during their time with us. If your dream is to become a professional dancer, we will work with you to support your physical health and ensure you are confident in all of the main styles of dance.

You will also get the chance to develop your skills as a choreographer, whilst gaining insight into the industry as a whole, ensuring you are aware of the variety of opportunities out there. From teaching to organising dance events, you will leave the College with an enviable amount of knowledge and fully rehearsed to step into a variety of dance-related careers. 

Choose your course

Dance Performance

  • Course code: UFM0005
  • Level: 5
  • Qualification: Foundation Degree
  • Awarding body: Plymouth Marjon University
  • Duration: Two years
  • Course type: Full-time


  • Course code: DAN2
  • Level: 3
  • Qualification: Extended Diploma
  • Awarding body: Pearson
  • Duration: One – two years
  • Course type: Full-time


  • Course code: DAN1
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: Diploma
  • Awarding body: Pearson
  • Duration: One year
  • Course type: Full-time
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Future Careers

What you could earn:

Dancers and Choreographers


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