Northern School of Contemporary Dance

Based in Chapeltown, Leeds, Northern School of Contemporary Dance (NSCD) is a leading centre for dance education in the UK, with an international reputation for the quality of its training. Since 1985, the School has welcomed the most talented students, from all backgrounds, who go on to reshape and redefine the artform.

As a National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England, NSCD hosts a vibrant programme of performances and events for diverse audiences to enjoy at its venue Riley Theatre, and supports emerging artists with a wide range of professional development opportunities.

Committed to engaging as many people as possible through dance, NSCD also offers a broad range of community classes and activities for all ages and abilities, and a prevocational Centre for Advanced Training scheme for talented young dancers in Yorkshire.

Northern School of Contemporary Dance © Bevan Cockerill

98 Chapeltown Road, Leeds, LS7 4BH

NSCD Saturday School © David Lindsay

Scottish Dance Theatre performs Yama by Damien Jalet © Brian Hartley

VERVE perform work by Sita Ostheimer © Chris Nash

VERVE perform in Vertical Road by Akram Khan © Elly Welford

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