1 Year


Improve your posture and balance, develop athletically, improve your grace and poise and meet the technical demands of ballet technique.


BECOME A DANCE PRO to develop and achieve certification.

Please note

Auditions are open for Academic Year September 2022/23

Applications open until June 2022

Maximum 15/20 people

1-Year course

All Levels


  • Ballet Technique

  • Lyrical Jazz Technique

  • Tap Dance

  • Flamenco

  • Contemporary Technique

  • Choreography and Composition

  • Performance Skills

  • Improvisation

  • Drama

Instalment options are available so please feel free to enquire with us.



Make your dreams a reality

European College of Dance offers students a unique opportunity to accelerate their professional careers through a programme that no other academy or school is able to offer. The one-year accredited course allows students to gain international performance experience while learning from the most talented international dance principals the world has to offer – all within an intimate training environment.

"At ECD we don't want to make 200 dancers, but 20 principals."

Angelo Ruggieri, Course Director 

Perform in London, Italy and China

ECD is the first-ever dance college to provide students with the chance to perform on the international stage. The intensive programme includes tours to Italy and China, where students will train with local dancers and take part in public performances.

This pioneering approach is designed to build confidence that can be taken onto any stage. By combining the fast-paced training regime with unrivalled performance opportunities, aspiring professional dancers performers will receive the best possible preparation towards embarking upon a successful career.


What you will do

You will focus on developing skills in major dance styles, artistic expression to build confidence to take on any stage. Also, upon completion of the course, you will be connected to directors, professional dancers and casting agents who will be working on the biggest shows worldwide. You will also be attending workshops and mock auditions.

IDTA Certification

You will be granted a Foundation Diploma in Dance entitled by IDTA.

member of:

•British Dance Council (BDC)

•Council for Dance Education and Training (CDET)

•Federation of Dance Awarding Bodies (FDAB)

•Sport & Recreation Alliance (SRA)

•Theatre Dance Council International (TDCI)

The IDTA is an Ofqual and Welsh Government recognised awarding organisation.

The following IDTA graded and vocational graded qualifications are recognised by the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) and the Welsh Government Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) and appear on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

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“ECD gave me so much: a dancer’s vocabulary, working knowledge of steps that actually come up in auditions and most of all a passion for self-expression through movements.” 


—  Joe Leather - Lead vocalist in Frankie’s Guys, Ms Balmoral/Potters Theatre Company