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This course is unique in the world of professional and commercial dance training in the UK.

Working with award-winning industry professionals, you will develop your technical skills in a state-of-the-art studio setting in central Manchester.

Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Acting, Singing and Commercial dance classes underpin a curriculum that is innovative and rigorous and responds to the demands of a career in the professional dance Industry. The faculty at Shockout Arts is recognised as leader in its fields and includes. BAFTA-nominated choreographers as well as practice-based researchers and high-profile performers.

In addition to the high level of technical training, students are also encouraged to develop creative thinking based on an understanding of the contexts and histories that inform professional and commercial dance, developing thinking bodies and dancing minds.

The success of this approach has seen  past and present students  successfully working within the Dance & Performing Arts Industry, Shockout Arts students have also used their acquired skills to develop successful careers in other areas of the industry, including Artist and Events Management, Marketing, Stage Management, Musical Theatre, Mentoring through Dance, Teaching, Project development.

CourseMode of Study  2017/18
UCAS points
Professional and Commercial Dance BA (Hons) Full-time 104
Professional and Commercial Dance FdA Full-time 48
Professional and Commercial Dance with Foundation Year BA (Hons) Full-time 48

Shockout Arts hold their own Open Days and auditions.  For all course enquiries, please contact us via:

Tel: 0161 833 9937
Address: Studio 25, 25 Church Street, Manchester, M4 1PE