Dance in Art

Dance in Art is a center for dance, art education and performance training.
We offer a unique learning and research environment for aspiring artists and dance practitioners.
DiA fosters an inclusive atmosphere, encouraging interaction between different forms of art.
Dance in Art brings people in contact with other forms of art, through dance.
We are happy to welcome you at our performances and we hope you will enjoy it.

You can apply for 2021 – 2022 entry


DiA alumni can be seen leading or performing with dance companies across Europe, presenting independent work at theatres and arts centres, and also as inspirational teachers and choreographers across the dance industry.

“DiA has given me so much energy to push through my fear and to look forward to the new challenges that are coming.”

Jet Leang / Choreographic Research Program

“Working and collaborating with dancers from different backrounds to explore and expand teaching methods, is one of the great opportunities that Dance in Art has given me.”

Vivian Pratanou / Dance Research Program

“Dance in Art is warm, creative, young, dynamic and organic.”

Malika Berney / Mentorship Program

“She gave me the key to step out from my comfort zone, thanks to Martine van Santen and Dance in Art 15/16 I know that anything is possible. If you stay hungry and go after your goals no matter what! Dance to feel good!”

Pauliina Pakarinen / Dancer DiA Junior Company