Danish National School of Performing Arts

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The Danish National School of Performing Arts (Danish: Den Danske Scenekunstskole) is an artistic educational institution governed by the Danish Ministry of Culture. The school offers higher education and continuing education within performing arts. Based in Denmark, the school has campuses in Aarhus, Fredericia, Copenhagen og Odense.


The Danish National School of Performing Arts (DASPA) was established in 2015 when all the Danish performing arts educations were unified in one school.[1] Former performance institutions included Aarhus Theatre School, Odense Teater school, Aarhus Theater Playwright School, The Danish Musical Academy in Fredericia, Odsherred Theater School and the National Performing Arts School.[1] The School offers educational programmes at BA, MFA, and diploma level.


Programmes at Bachelor Level[edit]

  • Acting
  • Dance and Choreography
  • Musical Theatre
  • Theatre and Performance Making (Lighting, Playwriting, Scenography, Sound, Stage Directing)
  • Performing Arts Production (Management, Stagecraft)[2]

Programmes at Master Level[edit]

  • Master of Fine Arts in Performing Arts
  • Master of Fine Arts in Choreografphy
  • Master of Fine Arts in Dance and Participation[3]

Programmes at Diploma Level[edit]

  • Diploma in Creative Producing and Cultural Leadership[4]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Den Danske Scenekustskole". Ministry of Culture (in Danish). kum.dk. 2016. Retrieved 31 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Bachelor's programmes". Den Danske Scenekunstskole. 2018-04-16. Retrieved 2020-10-20.
  3. ^ "Master's programmes". Den Danske Scenekunstskole. 2019-11-14. Retrieved 2020-10-20.
  4. ^ "Diploma and masters". Den Danske Scenekunstskole. 2016-11-18. Retrieved 2020-10-20.
  5. ^ "Angela Bundalovic - Current student of dance and choreography". Den Dansk Skenekunst skole (DDSKS)” the Danish National School of Performing Arts. 2018. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Jessica Dinnage - Former student". Den Dansk Skenekunst skole (Danish National School of Performing Arts). 2018. Retrieved 15 May 2018.

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Coordinates: 55°40′55″N 12°36′24″E / 55.68194°N 12.60667°E / 55.68194; 12.60667