The 3 Year Professional Dance course focusses on specialist industry led training on the grounding and underpinning of correct technique, progressing through the three years to a highly effective curriculum of practical performance training for students to leave uniquely prepared for a long term career as a professional performer in their chosen field.

Students on this course have the option to study and complete examinations to achieve the ISTD Diploma in Dance Education (Level 4 Qualification).

Practical Studies

Intensive practical training in the following core subjects:

Classical Ballet • Technical Jazz • Contemporary • Commercial • Body Conditioning • Pas De Deux • Pilates • Musical Theatre • Tap • Acting Through Dance • Creative Choreography • Professional Repertoire • Ensemble Vocal Technique

Contextual Studies

To support a rigorous practical course students also benefit from the following subjects to expand knowledge and assist in personal development.

Anatomy and Physiology • Practitioner study • Artistic Techniques • Business studies

Performance Support

Health and Nutrition • Conditioning and Fitness • Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation •  • Skincare and Image

College days were intense but extremely rewarding. This not only provided me with the physical strength needed to perform professionally, but also the discipline and positive attitude.  If a performing career is your dream, the amazing training at R/A will get you there

Ruth Warren R/A graduate
ITV Victoria
ITV Endeaver
Tokyo Disney featured Dancer
QDOS Pantomimes