Career Exploration Grants

DCD support is available to all professional dancers, from all genres of dance and at any stage of your career.

Career Exploration Grants are one of the very few areas of our support where eligibility criteria applies.

These grants of up to £1,000 support dancers to ‘dip your toe in the water’ by taking a short course in a potential new career field of interest.

The grants are allocated towards course fees only, including, for example:

  • Summer intensive course
  • Online course
  • Foundation course
  • Introductory course
  • Weekend course
  • Short course
  • Evening course

Click on the links to find out more about:

Dancer Support Services

Click on each of our services to find out
more about all of our retraining grants:

We create a bespoke programme of
support for every individual.

Explore each of our services for dancers:

Help dancers take their next step in their careers beyond performance