Urdang Academy

Craig Phillips

Role Managing Director

As College Director Craig is responsible for the administration and operational performance of Urdang.

He joined Urdang in 1985 having had a long and successful professional career working with companies such as The Queensland Ballet, Northern Dance Theatre, Dublin City Ballet, Opera North and Glyndebourne Opera. He was Ballet Master for The Gothenburg Ballet, and guest Ballet Master for Queensland Ballet and Malmo Stadtsteater. A passion for choreography, which he shared with Urdang’s Founder, he has choreographed for many prestigious productions.

Key Dates

Summer Courses

Pre Audition Course
Monday 23rd July - Friday 27th July 2018

Connect Summer School
Monday 30th July 2018 - Friday 3rd August 2018
Monday 6th August 2018 - Friday 10th August 2018

Connect UK Summer School
Monday 13th August 2018 - Friday 17th August 2018

Term Dates


Term starts: Monday 10th September 2018

Half term: week commencing Monday 22nd October 2018

End of Term: Wednesday 19th December 2018


All applications are now closed.  Online applications will reopen in September 2018.  Audition dates and times for 2019 entry will be confirmed shortly.

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