Dance in Art programs focus on perfecting the art and technique of young students as a formula for future professional practice, providing an ideal platform for future dancers and talented young choreographers to gain knowledge for the future.

Where: The Netherlands

When: Video audition

Deadline for applications: October start: September 10th 2023 | January & April start: September 30th 2023

DiA’s dancers have the opportunity to refine their technique and improve dance performance capabilities necessary to further themselves in their dance careers. With an emphasis on personal attention and development, the different programs provide dancers with a better understanding of one’s own creativity and artistry. Our programs have a positive effect on a dancers confidence and abilities so each individual can successfully move forward with their career in the dance industry.

All dancers will participate in the following projects & performances:

– Video project for a music video
– Photography project (exhibition, performance and published in a magazine)
– Theatre performances: guest choreographers
– Full evening production including the choreography Boléro
– International Film Project

Programs you can apply for:
Performance Program + (3, 6 or 9 months)
DiA Junior Company (3, 6 or 9 months)
Dance Research Program (3, 6 or 9 months)
Choreographic Research Program (3, 6 or 9 months)
Mentorship Program (3, 6 or 9 months)
Professional Diploma Course (1, 2 or 3 years) accredited by International Dance Council CID at UNESCO

Want to get a taste of what we do? Join our free workshop days September 28th and 29th. You can also use those days as an audition. Just register by sending us an email,

Affordable housing in DiA apartment available for accepted dancers.

Scholarships offered for our DiA Junior Company & Professional Diploma Course. For more information on how to apply for a scholarship please send an email to:
Preference goes to dancers starting October 4th 2023.

DiA alumni can be seen leading or performing with dance companies across Europe, presenting independent work at theatres and arts centres, and also as inspirational teachers and choreographers across the dance industry.

A small sample of the dance companies our graduates have joined: Club Guy and Roni, NL | Finish National Ballet, Finland | Mystic Ballet II & Mystic Ballet Connecticut, USA | Ann Van den Broek, Belgium | Dantzaz, Spain | Gross Dance Company, NL | Itzik Galili, Dutch National Opera & Ballet, NL | Herman van Veen, NL | Isabelle Beernaert, Belgium | Anastasia, NL | TanzMainz, Germany.

How to apply: Please send us the application form ( and the documents requested for the program.

Free workshop days September 28th and 29th. Just register by sending us an email,

Costs for participants: 20, – euro audition fee video audition

Contact details:
Dance in Art, Haarlemmerstraatweg 79, 1165 MK, Halfweg (between Haarlem & Amsterdam) The Netherlands

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