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Urdang Dubai

About Urdang Dubai

The Urdang Academy has delivered exceptional dance and musical theatre training from our London home for over 50 years. We are excited to share our experience and expertise internationally, and to offer exciting choice of workshops, courses and training programmes bringing exceptional performing arts training in UAE.

Here you’ll find an overview of what will be on offer in UAE including specialised performing arts masterclasses, summer schools workshops, innovative bespoke training packages and higher education to UAE from Summer 2020.

To find out more about the fantastic training courses, competitions and masterclasses that Urdang International is bringing to Dubai please click here.

BTEC – Performing Arts

Studying a BTEC in Performing Arts is the perfect way to study a subject you are passionate about and prepare for a career as a performer. It can give a student the skills and learning to take the next step that is right for them. To either start work as a performer or to progress on to further training such as a degree in Performing Arts.

Urdang Academy has launched an exciting new  BTEC in Performing Arts with Kent College Dubai. We are thrilled to be able to bring our innovative, world-leading training to the UAE. We look forward to sharing the expertise and industry knowledge of our talented staff and delivering an engaging and rewarding training to students.

You can find out more about the course and how to apply here 

Urdang International Summer School – Dubai

Bringing London’s West End Training to Dubai 

Sunday 11 – Thursday 15 July 2021 

Kent College, Dubai

Urdang International Dubai Summer School takes place at Kent College Dubai, over 5 days. An all singing, dancing and acting summer school for children and young people from 8 to 21 years old.

Taught by our experienced teachers, Urdang International Dubai Summer School will be a lively, engaging, fun and creative week for everyone who takes part.

Juniors ( 5-8 years) 

9:00 – 13:00 | 1000 AED

Intermediates ( 9-12 years)

9:00 – 15:00 | 1100 AED

Seniors (13-21 years)

9:00 – 16:00 | 1200 AED

To book your place click here

The programme

  • Sessions taught by West End and industry professionals
  • Fun, lively and energetic classes
  • Dance workshops including ballet, jazz and commercial
  • Musical Theatre workshops including ensemble singing
  • Boys and girls activities
  • Action packed days from 8am to 4pm (please bring packed lunch and drinks)
  • End of week showcase at 4pm
  • Classes in 3 age groups
  • Additional college Audition Preparation group for over 14 years old

Masterclasses and Workshops 

Our masterclasses and workshops in Performing Arts, Dance and Musical Theatre are designed to suit the clients’ needs, offering a range of professional quality training. These intense one to three-week courses are aimed at students and organisations, who wish to undertake an intensive set of modules and gain a better understanding of performance practices. The course can be designed for the client to focus on one or all of the disciplines allowing the client and student the flexibility to gain the most value out of this course.

Masterclasses and workshops can be developed to suit all ages and all levels of ability. The length and duration of the classes can vary according to what is needed, generally we would run these over one to three-weeks.

The course content can also be tailored to meet requirements and could be inspired by s specific production. For example a course may include an introduction to a range of techniques and performance skills in musical theatre, drawing inspiration from musicals such as Cats, The Lion King, Thriller or Annie.

If you are interested in arranging a masterclass or workshop for your dance school or studio please get in touch with 

Musical Theatre and Commercial Dance Syllabus

Urdang International will soon be launching a new Musical Theatre and Commercial Dance Syllabus.  This is an exciting opportunity for schools and dance schools to offer their students exciting new course content and to develop a new potential revenue stream.

To express interest in and find out more about the new Urdang International Syllabus in Musical Theatre or Commercial Dance, please contact



The Urdang International Dance and Musical Theatre Competition celebrates the incredible artistry, versatility and talent of dancers throughout the world.

The competition will take place over several months, starting with local heats across the World and will build up to an exciting international final in the heart of London’s West End.  

You can find out more here. 

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