MD Productions Training Academy

HND - Knowsley

HND Level 4 and 5 in Performing Arts in partnership with Knowsley Community College.

You will work directly with MD Creative Director Miguel Doforo and perform on stages such as The Epstein Theatre, Liverpool Empire, Liverpool Exhibition Centre giving you first hand industry experience and networks. The course is designed to enable you to gain employment as a commercial dancer. Commercial dance encompasses a myriad of styles providing you with the knowledge and skills to critically examine and evaluate these different types of performance.

You will also develop employability and transferable skills which you can then take into employment as a self-employed/freelance dancer or into employment in a range of entertainment settings including work on cruise ships. You will learn how to set up your own business, how to promote yourself to potential clients and how to organise community dance projects and events.

The course has been designed in partnership with MD Productions. This close link with employers and industry specialists ensures that you focus on improving the employability skills that are relevant to the workplace. Since opening in 2001 MD Productions has built up a well-respected professional repertoire in the entertainment industry and has supplied dancers, singers, models and actors to some of the biggest shows to come to the UK. This includes The MTV Awards, The X Factor, Pink’s Tour, Sweet 16 and Radio City live. MD Productions have reached the live semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent in 2007, 2009 and 2013.

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