Contemporary Dance

School of Fine and Performing Arts

The School of Fine and Performing Arts is a centre of creativity with a purpose-built performance centre (LPAC), arts venue, studios and gallery. The School is home to a vibrant artistic community and maintains excellent links with national and international performance venues.

This intensive five day Contemporary Dance summer school is an ideal opportunity to get a taster of the University Dance courses and experience practical, professional training.  Highlights include: daily practical technique classes in different contemporary styles, choreographic and creative workshops with industry professionals, additional evening activities, and an end of week sharing performance for family and friends. 

What's included

  • Daily Technique sessions
  • Choreography Sessions 
  • Creative Workshops
  • Use of the Lincoln Performing Arts Centre facilities
  • A chance to meet current University of Lincoln Dance students
  • An end of week performance in the Lincoln Performing Arts Centre theatre
  • A certificate of attendance presented to all those that complete the Summer School

Why choose Lincoln

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre is a vibrant, contemporary arts organisation at the heart of the city of Lincoln. Owned and operated by University of Lincoln, we act as a bridge to the community, providing opportunities for creative exchange between artists, audiences and academia.

Alongside hosting the best in presented work from comedy to new writing, family shows to classical music, and innovative classics to contemporary performance, Lincoln Performing Arts Centre also commissions and self-produce shows with professional companies, whilst nurturing the next generation of artists and practitioners, and providing learning opportunities through The Lincoln Company and the Lincoln Dance Collective – an ensemble of students and alumni that produces work for a range of festivals and runs shows in rep throughout the year.

Officially opened to the public in 2008, the venue is also home to Lincoln School of Fine & Performing Arts. Around 400 students study Dance and Drama in our building at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The Lincoln Performing Arts Centre has a 446-seat multi-purpose auditorium, high-specification dance and drama studios (equipped with mirrors sprung floor and state-of-art recording devices), and the delightful Zing Café. 

What will you get from this course?

You will:

  • Gain a wider understanding of multiple contemporary dance styles
  • Use newly found choreographic skills to enhance own choreography
  • Gain confidence from participating in a final sharing performance
  • Build the discipline and work ethic needed to progress into the dance profession 
  • Gain greater understanding of how dance training in an HE institution operates

Who should attend

Students aged 16 or above who may study dance privately, at school/college, and those who are thinking about applying for undergraduate Dance courses at University. 


Summer Schools Flyer 2018 2018 Contemporary Dance Terms And Conditions 2018

Course details

Dates: 23rd July to 27th July 2018
Duration: Five days
Fees: £280

Extra information

The Summer School fee is £280 for the 5 days, Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm and includes lunch and all course materials.  This course does not include accommodation as standard.

SPECIAL OFFER: Should students wish to enrol on both the Contemporary Dance summer school and the Acting and Stage Combat summer school then the fee will reduce to £265 for each event.

All fees must be paid in full by Monday 21st May, 2018.

The University can provide accommodation if required at £45 per night. Breakfast is included but only from Monday to Friday. In order to book accommodation you must be over 18 years of age on the day the summer school commences. Proof of age will be required.

For further details on accommodation click here.

All courses are taught in English, we expect you will have a minimum level of IELTS 5.0 or equivalent.

SPECIAL OFFER: Enrol on both the Contemporary Dance and the Stage Combat summer school for just £265 each

Combat 1 Sq
Dance 5
Combat 4 Sq