Urdang Academy
Lynsey McDougall

Lynsey McDougall

Role Co-Principal (Dance)
Department Dance

Lynsey was born in Glasgow where she began her dance training from a young age and gained the National Diploma in Professional Musical Theatre from Urdang Academy.

Since graduating Lynsey has performed in numerous music videos including ‘On the Radio’ for the Concretes and was a featured dancer for Bent Attitude Dance in ‘Flood’. In 2008 Lynsey decided to focus her career on teaching and choreographing becoming a full time member of Urdang. She has gained the level 5 DTLLS qualification and is a member of the Institute for Learning and a registered teacher with the British Ballet Organisation.

In 2011 Lynsey was promoted to Head of Dance and has been instrumental in developing the curriculum and training of both the Musical Theatre and Dance Diplomas. Lynsey has been one of the college’s main choreographers for many years and co-ordinates all dance content for Urdang alongside the Artistic Director. She also travels nationwide giving external workshops and is heavily involved in judging competitions such as The Kent Dance and Festival4Stars as well as being part of the team that has represented the Urdang Academy at Move It.

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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