Contemporary Dance Education in Berlin

My goal is this: always to put myself in a place in which I am best able to serve, wherever my gifts and qualities find the best soil to grow, the widest field of action. There is no other goal.Hermann Hesse
Berlin Dance Institute is an international institute of excellence in the field of contemporary dance education. The root of our ethos is the aspiration to push contemporary dance forward. All members of our international faculty are professaional dance artists and lecturers. Our faculty inspires the next generation of dance artists to explore the endless possibilities of contemporary dance.

At BDI we offer a variety of programmes as well as open classes.Our dance campus is located in the heart of Berlin. Here, we provide young dance artists the opportunity to learn and train in a place that values the individuality and creativity of each student.
We offer a 3-year contemporary dance education programme on level with a European undergraduate programme. This programme encompasses both curricular and extra-curricular possibilities. This ensures that students collaborate with other art students and guest professionals. There are opportunities to engage with a variety of audiences in different environments. Our contemporary dance education programme is outward and forward-facing. As a result our students have the best possible advantage to learn about the contemporary dance profession and steer their path into future careers.

In addition to the 3-year contemporary dance education programme. Berlin Dance Institute also offers an intensive dance programme. This shorter programme is designed for young dance enthusiasts looking for an intensive professional contemporary dance education. As well as individuals who want to explore dance in order to expand and deepen their skills and knowledge.
Due to the abundance of studio space we are also able to provide open evening adult classes as well as children’s classes. All dance techniques and styles at all levels for all ages are taught at BDI. In addition there are workshops and studios for rent.
We welcome everyone to become a part of our friendly, caring and open dance community.
BDI – The future of contemporary dance lies within.

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Berlin Dance Institute
BDI offers a 3-year education program with emphasis Contemporary Dance.
Egelingzeile 6
12103 Berlin
Germany
+49 (0)30 517 35520
+49 (0)1573 - 4987566