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Dance College and Dance Studies (Ballet, Jazz and Contemporary)

Students study a level 6 Diploma in Professional Dance validated by Trinity College London. Students are assessed on the Dance and Ballet performance internally in the Ballet School and on the stage as well as in integrated professional studies.

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Courses & Qualifications

KS Dance offers a Dancer’s Course and a Dance Teacher’s Course and the Ex Professional Dancers Course. All of the courses offer students the opportunity to gain a Level 6 Diploma in Professional Dance which can later be increased to a BA (hons) whilst majoring in Ballet, Jazz or Contemporary Dance under the training of World Class Performers, Teachers and Choreographers at KS Dance.
Ex Professional Dancers, can achieve their teaching qualifications.
As a Full Time student of KS Dance School, the students benefit from all which KS Dance offers its Dancers, including excellent Health and Wellbeing Support they need to be successful in the world of Dance.

Course Details

Dancer's Course

Performances and Opportunities

Each year The Allegrodance Touring Company, formed of students from all 3 years, go on tour throughout the UK to perform smaller versions of major Ballets and Theatre productions to Schools, National Theatres and Public Venues. The aim is to widen the reach of the Arts, to areas of the UK that would not normally experience the wonders of Performing Arts. This serves as fantastic performance opportunities for students. They are able to interact with audiences of all ages through workshops and audience participation as well experience a variety of performance styles and different spaces.


  • Audition Dates: 17th, 24th & 31st January 2021 9th & 28th February 2021, 14th March 2021.
  • College Experience Days: 4th, 11th & 18th November 2020
  • Annual Performances: The Brindley Theatre
  • Annual CYD Super Convention Performances

Our Training and Further Education at KS Dance

KS Dance is a Vocational Dance College and Ballet School. One of the UK’s Leading and most respected provider, putting students’ development, careers and training first.

The College’s highly acclaimed Dancers’ and Teachers’  Further Education Courses continue to produce dancers and dance teachers of the highest calibre, who go on to secure contracts across the Profession in Classical Ballet , Musical Theatre, Commercial  and Contemporary, as well as placing fully qualified Teachers in employed positions worldwide.
All Students have the opportunity to perform in the Allegrodance Company, which tours each Spring, as part of the 3 Year Course. All students accepted on the Dancers Course will study The Level 6 Diploma in Professional Dance, validated by Trinity College London.

In addition, KS Dance runs a comprehensive Teachers Course to train Ex-Professionals and those considering a career in teaching.
Teaching Qualifications include the study of all units applicable to DDE Examinations in Ballet, Modern or Tap (ISTD).

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Benefits of joining KS Dance (Vocational Ballet School)

  • Further Education Level 6 Diploma in Professional Dance
  • Receive the highest level of training
  • Fabulous company size dance studios
  • Theatre Performances & Touring opportunities
  • Dance Industry Links and Connections
  • Internationally renowned faculty
  • Smaller class sizes therefore students are provided with practically individual tuition
  • Health and Wellbeing plus Strength and Conditioning for Injury Prevention

Portfolio of Productions

KSDance Blog

Virtual Open Day 2020 – November 28th

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This November KS Dance is Hosting a Virtual Open Day BOOK NOW ON EVENT BRITE See inside our studios. Meet our wonderful teaching Faculty and Principal Kate Simmons. As it is not currently possible for prospective students and their families to get to us this year,  we decided to...

Performance Opportunities At KS Dance

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What Opportunities Students Can Get Training With KS Dance We have always worked hard here at KS Dance to make available performance opportunities to all of our dance students throughout their training years and also for Graduates of the school thereafter. Granted with today's current times and all the challenges...
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Studios Are Open

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Welcome Back Dancers, Studios are Open! We are so delighted to welcome back all of our students, teachers, musicians and the team of KS Dance this September. Although things are quite different with the Covid-19 measures and social distancing is all in place. The great working atmosphere, dedication and hard...

Student Life in Lockdown

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Miss Kate Simmons, Principal and Director of KS Dance has stayed personally in close contact and communicated regularly with the families of our dance students throughout lockdown. Keeping them informed of the colleges plans and safety measures being put into place for whence we can all safely return to the...

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