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Our Courses

Courses available through Shockout

Throughout your time at Shockout , you will acquire a thorough grounding in Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary and Commercial, Hip Hop and Street dance, developing the knowledge and skills needed for a career in a variety of exciting and demanding professions in this industry.

Our courses build upon this training regime by also incorporating an eclectic mix of theory relevant subjects. This fusion of both the practical and theoretical enables our students to prosper and grow as confident, unique artists, under the careful guidance of our excellent faculty.

Arts (Degree)

Shockout Arts is primarily based at our main site in Manchester City Centre, and is the first Conservatoire model training program to offer a BA Hons Degree qualification in Professional and Commercial Dance.  Our ethos is to provide a broad range of practical style driven subjects, further enhanced by comprehensive technical tuition, which enables the Shockout dancer to compete on a wide range of professional platforms.

BTEC (Diploma)

Our fully funded BTEC courses are specifically designed to prepare the students with the essential practical and technical skill set, theoretical knowledge and professional etiquette needed to ensure a successful career in the performing arts arena / development to higher education.

Academy (Saturday School)

Shockout Academy is the platform in which we nurture young aspiring talent at a grass roots level (ages 5-18). The academy is  set up to prepare our young artists for other establishments, such as Shockout (BTEC/Arts)  or enter straight into the professional industry. We offer a wide range of techniques and styles, embracing diversity and individuality throughout.


We also offer the Elliott Campion Scholarship Programme. The following guidance is for aspiring dance hopefuls who strive to realise their true potential and change the world through dance.


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