Professional Full Time Dance Training
Dance Inc Studio Centre is an SQA accredited centre offering courses aimed at gaining the skills needed to pursue a successful career in the dance industry
Meet The Faculty
Preston has enjoyed a 21-year career as a professional classical ballet dancer with Irish National Ballet (1982-1985) and Scottish Ballet (1985-2003). He also danced as a Guest Artist for ‘Cork Ballet’ in ‘The Nutcracker’ (1985) and ‘Giselle’ (1992).
In 2000, his cookery book, ‘Dancing Round the World on a Lettuce Leaf?’ was published, and aims to encourage young dancers the value of nutritious eating.
In 2008 he completed an ‘Acting and Performing’ Diploma and made his debut at the Greenwich Theatre, London. He has appeared in productions of ‘Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off’ (XLC),‘Oliver Twist’ & ‘La Ronde’ (Love&Madness), ‘The Jungle Book’, ‘A Little Princess’ & ‘Stig of the Dump’ (ImageMusical Theatre) & ‘Cinderella’ (Party Time Productions).
Using his experiences as a dancer, singer, and actor, Preston created ‘Theatre Presto’ in 2011 and has written, directed and performed in all the productions. He has also worked in various colleges across Scotland and still currently works with the Scottish Ballet.
About Dance Inc
We are a privately owned, SQA Accredited college working out of a studio in Glasgow city centre. At Dance Inc we have brought together a number of specialists in each of the dance disciplines to provide professional level training that will allow our students to confidently embark on a career in the Dance Industry.
As well as concentrating on developing technique and movement vocabulary, we also put a huge emphasis on teaching our students how to build lasting careers in various areas of the dance industry. We develop business skills, teaching them how to set themselves up as self employed and how to promote and sell themselves as performers, choreographers and teachers, We also teach life and mindset skills so they are able to look after themselves both physically and mentally throughout their careers.
We also provide as many opportunities as possible for our dancers to build a network of contacts within the dance industry by bringing up industry professionals from London once a month to work with our students and by taking them each year out to LA to work with some of the worlds most renowned choreographers.
Full Time Courses
Professional Dance Performance HNC/D
The Professional Dance Performance course is aimed at students who want to pursue a career in the performing arts. It focuses primarily on practical learning and development in a variety of dance disciplines to prepare students for the dance industry. The practical elements are Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Commercial, Hiphop, Heels technique, Preparation for Audition and Company class.The course also develops knowledge and skills in areas such as choreography, teaching practices, production skills, audition preparation and portfolio, company working, the contextualisation of dance and anatomy and physiology.
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As Dance Inc Studio Centre is a Privately run centre Tuition fees do apply. For all HNC/D courses the fee is £4650 per annum (more than 50% less than most establishments in England). However, eligible students can apply for funding through the Student Awards Agency Scotland, SAAS who cover roughly £1200 of the fee. Students are also able to apply for a student loan through the Student Loans Company and or a bursary from SAAS which will more than cover the remaining fees. Fees can either be paid at the start of the year or on a monthly basis. We will also be offering scholarship opportunities which will be detailed at the time of audition. For more information on fees please contact .