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Start your career in Dance

We are one of the leading universities in the UK for dance and recognised nationally and internationally for our high calibre of tutors, graduates and innovative research. Our vibrant, creative, rigorous courses and dynamic learning environment are the perfect ingredients to develop the knowledge, skills and artistry necessary to succeed in the dance field.

  • Learn more at our Undergraduate Open Day

    This is your chance to see our world-class facilities and our north London campus and speak with our friendly students and academics to find out about studying at Middlesex.

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Your Career In Performing Arts

Hear from Shane, a current student in Theatre Arts and Kevin, a graduate in Dance Performance about how Middlesex helped them to set goals for a career in Performing Arts and provided support to get them where they want to be.

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How our academics are building a more inclusive and fairer future for the performing arts

Our academics lead the way in creative innovation with their research, to help make the creative industries a fairer more inclusive place to work.

Read about our Performing Arts department's work

Get to know your course

  • Experience Dance at MDX

    Take a look at this short video outlining the diverse and vibrant nature of our dance courses at Middlesex.

  • Studying Dance at MDX

    From the Middlesex University Dance department, we have April Brown and Bryony Cooper taking you through what it's like to study one of our Dance degrees.

  • MDX Dance on Instagram

    MDX Uni Dance Instagram

    We have such a unique, close-knit dance community here at Middlesex.

    Check out and follow us on Instagram to find out more.

  • Studying BA Professional Practice Arts and Creative Industries (specialisation) at MDX

    Programme leader for BA Professional Practice Arts and Creative Industries (specialisation) Helen Kindred takes you through what it’s like to study the programme at Middlesex University.

Student work

  • Under the Same Sky

    The MDX graduating class of 2020 present Under the Same Sky.

  • After the Third

    Take a look at our second year students, Group 7.0 with their choreographed piece 'After the Third'.

MDX Creative Graduates website

Take a look at all the amazing work of last year's graduating students.

The site showcases the work of students over thirty creative disciplines, across design, art performance and media.

Browse all creative graduates

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For schools and colleges

Raising Aspirations

Are you a teacher at a school or college? Raising Aspirations is an initiative run by Dance at MDX that works with schools and dance providers to raise young peoples expectations of themselves and dance.

Find out more and get in touch with us

Get to know your tutors

  • Safe practice at home with Claire Farmer

    In this video, Dance Science lecturer Claire Farmer shows you how to carry out a risk assessment of the space you are dancing in, as well as how to prepare yourself physically and mentally.

  • Warming up

    A good warm up is essential to physically and mentally prepare for your class, rehearsal or performance. But what should your warm up actually include? In this video, Claire Farmer, lecturer in Dance Science, takes you through some best practices.

Meet your Course Ambassador, Lucy

Lucy is a current student at Middlesex and is here to answer any questions you might have about the course, student life or studying at university.

Get social with MDX

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Find out more about Dance courses

Find out all the details you need to apply for these courses.

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