We offer sponsorship opportunities for individuals and corporate organisations.

You can sponsor a project or a specific service we provide. Current sponsorship opportunities include:

* The DCD e-newsletter

* DCD 40th Anniversary projects

* Career support services, including Psychometric testing

Special Named Bursaries

Special Named Bursaries offer you the opportunity to support a specially selected Independent dancer. Each bursary is a life-changing contribution to a dancers' career and a lasting memorial to the Individuals after whom they are named. All bursaries are advertised annually or bi-annually and will be awarded for outstanding dancer retraining projects, subject to guidelines.

Current Special Named Bursaries include:

* The Sir Cameron Mackintosh Bursary

* The Ned Sherrin Bursary

* The Maude Lloyd & Rudolf Nureyev Bursary

* The Wallace Potts Bursary

* Acting for Others Bursaries

* Bettine Goldberg Teaching Bursaries

Read more about the impact of Special Named Bursaries here

If you are interested in a sponsorship, including giving the gift of sponsorship on behalf of a loved one or friend, please contact Jennifer, Tel: 020 7831 1449. Email: Jennifer@thedcd.org.uk

'Without Dancers' Career Development I would have struggled…I have truly found my second vocation in life. Thank you'

Luke Baxtor, Maude Lloyd & Rudolf Nureyev Bursary Recipient 2007

Luke worked in musical theatre for 26 years and was in the original cast of CATS. He also worked on Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, and We Will Rock You. Having successfully gained a University Nursing Diploma, Luke is working as a Palliative Care Nurse at St Michael’s Hospice in Hastings.