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CDET Careers Conference 2017

Book your tickets for the Careers Conference here!

The next CDET Accredited Schools Careers Conference and Showcase Performance is due to take place on 19th November 2017 at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA)

Dance, Drama & Musical Theatre 
Careers Conference and Teachers' Forum

Sunday 19th November 2017

The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, Liverpool

9.30am - 6.45pm


Showcase Performance of CDET Accredited Schools

The Paul McCartney Auditorium, LIPA

Desperate for a career as a dancer, actor or musical theatre performer on the stage?  

Keen to find out where are the best places to train, what qualifications you will need and how to secure funding?

Wanting to meet students currently in training to find out what it is like to audition for, and be at one of the top professional training colleges in the world?

Eager to see current students who are already in training, all performing together on the same stage?

If this is you, you need to be at the......

CDET Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre Careers Conference 2017

This unique, action-packed, one-day event is aimed at prospective students and their parents and teachers seeking high-quality, relevant and up-to-date guidance about education, training, funding and career opportunities in the drama, dance and musical theatre industries. 

Student delegates will participate in audition style practical sessions and informative seminars related to either...

  • Dance
  • Drama/Acting
  • Musical Theatre   

and meet with representatives from CDET Accredited Schools to explore options for professional training.

Parent delegates will participate in seminars and sessions focussing on unravelling the mysteries of funding options, choosing a school, preparing for auditions and what happens after training. There will also be opportunities to meet with senior representatives from CDET Accredited Schools who will be on hand to answer any burning questions. 

Every place on the conference also guarantees a free ticket to the Showcase Performance - a unique opportunity to enjoy a stunning and varied hour-long performance by current students of CDET Accredited Schools. The day will close at approximately 6.45pm. 99% of previous attendees said they would recommend the day to others
96% of previous attendees felt that the day represented excellent or good value for money

Book your tickets for the Careers Conference here!

*NEW* Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre Teacher's Forum 
at the Conference:

We have a strictly limited number of places on a new, exclusive and exciting add-on to the Conference. The Teacher's Forum is specifically aimed at Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre Teachers of performing arts and Principals of pre-vocational schools and will provide information about how to get advice, guidance and training in safeguarding, marketing, social media, school management software and promoting professional standards, all at significantly discounted rates. Attendance at The Teacher's Forum will also include an opportunity to visit the marketplace of Accredited Schools and Awarding Organisations, and a free ticket to see the Showcase Performance by CDET Accredited Schools.

Book your tickets for the Teachers' Forum here!