The creative and arts industry is booming, contributing around £29.5 billion to the UK economy and supporting more than 260,000 jobs.

Not just about performance, careers in dance are diverse and flexible and will allow you to explore different routes as you move through your career such as performer, teacher, community worker or choreographer.

You can trust us to give you an excellent quality of education and plug you directly into the world of work.

We’ll help you tap into your potential, choosing a specialism or style to suit you while giving you the confidence to find a job, progress to university or a vocational dance school.

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Why Gateshead College?

Employment Edge.

It's a mix of the highest standards of education and the real world skills employers look for.


of Dance students have gone into work, an apprenticeship, further or higher education