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Posted on January 1, 2020

Urdang Academy is an exceptional vocational institute offering dance and musical theatre training in the heart of London.

It educates and trains young performers from 16+ in musical theatre and dance to become strong, disciplined and confident performers.

Urdang boasts a modern outlook, dynamic atmosphere and inspiring backdrop, making the Academy an energising and contemporary place to study.

Students are admitted based on their fresh talent. Urdang believes that talent supercedes size, race, socio-economic status and ethnicity – a mentality that has made the Academy the most diverse dance and musical theatre academy in the UK. It has also inspired Urdang to run a selection of short and evening courses, giving everyone the chance to train and perform at their best.

The high-calibre courses and diversity of training means Urdang graduates are highly versatile, rounded performers. This is why they are in constant demand for West End and international destinations, many of which are lead roles. The courses and ongoing relationships with world-class industry professionals offer students invaluable exposure to leading industry professionals and keep Urdang at the forefront of the industry.

A high level of expectation and discipline is teamed with relevant support and advice, ensuring Urdang students reach their full potential.

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