Danish National School of Performing Arts Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#8206 of 14,131 In the World
#1920 of 2,785 In Europe
#23 of 27 In Denmark
#9 of 9 In Copenhagen

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Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Website
ddsks.dk
Languages
English;Danish
Acceptance rate
42%*

* The Danish National School of Performing Arts is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely-ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500$500
International students $500

Programs and Degrees

Kunstnerisk bachelorgrad (Bachelor’s degree within the arts) Dance, Theatre
Kunstnerisk kandidatgrad (Master’s degree within the arts) Dance, Fine Arts, Performing Arts

Danish National School of Performing Arts alumni

  1. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

    Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Enrolled in the Danish National School of Performing Arts
    Studied in 1989-1993
    Occupations
    screenwriteractortelevision actorstage actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Nikolaj William Coster-Waldau is a Danish actor and producer. He graduated from the Danish National School of Performing Arts in Copenhagen in 1993. He played Jaime Lannister in the HBO fantasy drama series Game of Thrones, and received two Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. His breakthrough role in Denmark was in the film Nightwatch (1994).

  2. Lars Mikkelsen

    Lars Mikkelsen
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    jugglervoice actorfilm actormime artisttelevision actor
    Biography

    Lars Dittmann Mikkelsen is a Danish actor. He has played Copenhagen mayoral election candidate Troels Hartmann in the drama series The Killing, Charles Augustus Magnussen in the third series of Sherlock, the Russian president Viktor Petrov in the American House of Cards on Netflix, and Grand Admiral Thrawn in Star Wars Rebels. In 2011, he won the Reumert Prize of Honour.

  3. Pilou Asbæk

    Pilou Asbæk
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Johan Philip "Pilou" Asbæk is a Danish actor. He is known for his role as troubled spin doctor Kasper Juul in the Danish television political drama Borgen, and as Euron Greyjoy in the television series Game of Thrones.

  4. Claes Bang

    Claes Bang
    Born in
    Denmark Flag Denmark
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Enrolled in the Danish National School of Performing Arts
    In 1996 graduated with actor
    Occupations
    film actorstage actorvoice actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Claes Kasper Bang is a Danish actor and musician. He is best known for playing the leading role of Christian in Ruben Östlund's 2017 film The Square, which won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, and for the role of Fjölnir in Robert Eggers's 2022 film The Northman. In 2019, he played the role of Sasha Mann for the final season of The Affair, and he rose to further international recognition by starring as Count Dracula in the BBC/Netflix series Dracula (2020). For his role in The Square, he became the first Dane to win the European Film Award for Best Actor.

General info

Alternative names Den Danske Scenekunstskole
Founded 1968
Accreditation Ministry of Higher Education and Science. Ministry of Culture

Location and Contacts

Address Per Knutzons vej 5
Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, 1437
Denmark
City population 644,000
Phone +45 4172 2000

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