National Council for Drama Training (NCDT)
249 Tooley Street, London , SE1 2JX
Tel: 020 7407 3686e: email@example.com | www.ncdt.co.uk
Get into Theatre The Arts Council Website giving information on careers in the theatre www.getintotheatre.org
The National Association of Youth Theatres
Darlington Arts Centre, Vane Terrace, Darlington DL3 7AX
Tel: 01325 363330
e: firstname.lastname@example.org | www.nayt.org.uk
National Operatic and Dramatic Association
58-60 Lincoln Road, Peterborough PE1 2RZ
Tel: 0870 770 2480
e: email@example.com | www.noda.co.uk
Creative Choices - Creative & Cultural Skills an online service providing the tools, knowledge and networks to support the development of every individual and business in the creative industries and cultural sector. Tel: Freephone 0800 100900 www.creative-choices.co.uk
Search the Arts a valuable resource and easy to use directory for all Dance, Drama, Music, Arts, Training, Education, Classes, Theatre, Film, Television, Technical Theatre, Schools, Shows, Event Listings, Trades and Exhibitions. Buy cinema and show tickets and keep up to date on current news in the industry.www.search-the-arts.com
Music and Dance Scheme
DfES, Music and Dance Team
Mowden Hall, Darlington, Co Durham DL3 9BG
Tel: 01325 391 181
e: firstname.lastname@example.org | www.direct.gov.uk/danceanddrama.
National Bureau for Students with Disabilities
Head Office, Chapter House
18 – 20 Crucifix Lane, London SE1 3JQ
Tel: 0800 328 5050 or 020 7657 2337 Fax: 020 7450 0650
e: email@example.com | www.skill.org.uk
A first point of contact should be the Local Education Authority (SAAS in Scotland; DENI in Northern Ireland). They will be able to advise on maintenance costs. The DfES publishes a guide about the Dance and Drama Awards. The DaDA booklet is available from the DfES publication line – 0845 602 2260 www.dfes.gov.uk/dancedrama and is also available from all schools in receipt of DaDA funding and from CDET (Council for Dance Education and Training) and NCDT. The Guide contains information about how the Awards work, which schools are eligible and how to find out about maintenance funds.
The following contacts may also be useful in finding funding.
Careers Service or Connexions Partnership
Your local Careers Service or Connexions Partnership can tell you about the range of course providers or job opportunities. Look in the phone book under Careers Service or Connexions Partnership.
Career Development Loans
Available to students aged 18+. To obtain an information pack
Tel: 0800 585 505 (freephone)
Department for Education and Skills (DfES)
Young People Learner Support and Dance & Drama Team,
DfES, Moorfoot, Sheffield, S1 4PQ
Tel: 0114 259 3612
For a copy of the Dance and Drama Awards booklet phone
Tel: 08456 022 260 (choose option 3 and quote D5)
Other DfES contacts for higher education students.
Tel: 0870 000 2288 Information line for publications, Tel: 0800 731 9133
Educational Grants Advisory Service
501–505 Kingsland Road, Dalston, London E8 4AU
Tel: 020 7254 6251
The Student Loan Company
For HE (degree) students.
100 Bothwell Street, Glasgow G2 7JD
Tel: 0800 405 010 (freephone)
Higher Education students
To get a copy of the booklet Financial Support for Higher Education Students
contact your LEA or call 0845 602 2260.
Learning & Skills Council (LSC)
Dance & Drama Awards, Learner Support Directorate, N8 Moorfoot, Sheffield, S1 4PQ: firstname.lastname@example.org
Higher Education students
The Student Awards Agency for Scotland
Gyleview House, 3 Redheughs Rigg, Edinburgh EH12 9HH
Tel: 0845 111 1711
Higher Education students: contact your LEA.
Further Education students: ask your dance or drama provider.