The CNDC‘s school is a tree year professional program dedicated to dancers in order to prepare them for a career as a performer in the Contempory Dance field. The CNDC, in association with the University of Angers, grant two diplomas:  the DNSPD (professional Dancer Diploma) associated with a Bachelor in human and social sciences, specialized in Law- Economy and marketing for performing arts and dance.

Photo : Jean-Pierre Mériel


Three years of study  (2017 - 2020)


Admission conditions :

  • age of 18 and 25 years  old
  • intermediate level in dance
  • High  School degree
  • Non-French-speaking nationals who have passed and succeeded to the audition  must provide, for their administrative registration, a certificate issued by the French Government attesting a level in French at least equal to B2
  • have been selected at the audition.


In Angers :

  • First round : Friday 17th to Tuesday 21 rst february 2017 for the dancers  leaving in France : technical class and a workshop of composition and improvisation.
  • Second round : Tuesday 11th to Friday 14rth April  is the first and second round for  international dancers (international dancers will pass the first  and second round during this period) : technical class and a personal dance composition,followed by a talk with the jury.

Fees : 30 € for the first round. 20 € for the second round.

Once the registration form has been completed and sent, candidates can then, use the Paypal link to pay a registration fee of 30 euros for the first round of the audition. If the name of the person making the payment via Paypal is different from the name of the candidate, please notify in the registration documents in Informations complémentaires. Selected candidats for the second round  will pay 20 euros in addition.


Form to download

pieces to join with the form:

  • resume
  • cover letter
  • Medical certificate provided by a sports doctor
  • photo ID
  • copy of diploma

The documents have to be sent before the 20 of March 2017

  • by email to Cette adresse email est protégée contre les robots des spammeurs, vous devez activer Javascript pour la voir.
  • by post mail to l’attention du Service pédagogique du CNDC | École supérieure de danse contemporaine / 17, rue de la Tannerie - BP 50107 / 49101 Angers cedex 02
The notice to attend to the audition will be sent before March 24, 2017.

Sophie Forcadet
T +33 2 44 01 22 69 ou Cette adresse email est protégée contre les robots des spammeurs, vous devez activer Javascript pour la voir.