Dance Schools, Classes and Courses

If you would like to advertise your School, Courses or Classes please contact Katie or Naresh at [email protected]

Royal Ballet School of Antwerp
Address: Meistraat 2, 2000 Antwerpen
Tel: +32 (0)3 202 83 17
[email protected]
Artistic director: Michael Shannon
Application procedure: See website for audition registration procedure

Brussels International Ballet School​
Artistic Director Anderson Santana
Rue François Gay 83A, B-1150 Bruxelles
Tel: +32 2772 0062
[email protected]

Russian Master Ballet Camp
2 - 7 November 2015

L’École Supérieure de Ballet de Québec
4816, rue Rivard,
Montréal (Québec) H2J 2N6

The Danish National School of Performing Arts
Dance Department, Phillip de Langes Allé 3, 1435 Copenhagen K, Denmark.
Online application form at
Contact: [email protected].

Elmhurst School for Dance
249 Bristol Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B5 7UH
Tel: +44 (0)121 472 6655
[email protected]
Artistic Director: Robert Parker
Application procedure: Please visit the school's website

Bradford Dance Centre
Third Floor, 108-114 Sunbridge Road,
Bradford, BD1 2NE
Tel: +44 (0)7801 655577
[email protected]
Professional Training Programme/Foundation Course in Professional Dance -
applications open throughout the year for entry October, January or April.
See website for application form or contact [email protected]
for an application form.

Northern Ballet Academy,
Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7PA
Tel: +44 (0)113 320 8000
[email protected]
Artistic Director: David Nixon
Ballet Mistress & Academy Associate Director: Yoko Ichino
Professional dance training for students aged 10 - 19. Students in full-time vocational ballet training may audition by photo only.

Northern School of Contemporary Dance,
98 Chapeltown Road, Leeds LS7 4BH
Tel: +44 (0)113 219 3000
Fax: +44 (0)113 219 3030
[email protected]
Application procedure: Non-UCAS application by audition only. Closing date: Foundation Course end of May, Degree mid-June, Graduate Apprenticeship Scheme end of May prior to September commencement contact [email protected] for an application form.

Central School of Ballet,
10 Herbal Hill, Clerkenwell Road, London EC1R 5EG
Tel: +44 (0)20 7837 6332
[email protected]
Director: Sara Matthews
Application procedure: A prospectus and application pack for Central School of Ballet is available on request. Overseas students who are unable to attend for audition can be considered by postal application.

English National Ballet School,
Carlyle Building, Hortensia Road, London SW10 0QS
Tel: +44 (0)207 376 7076
Fax: +44 (0)207 376 3404
[email protected]
Director of Dance: Samira Saidi ARAD RBS Dip PDTC
Application procedure: Submit completed application form obtainable from the school or website.

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
The Laban Building
Creekside, London SE8 3DZ
Tel: +44 (0)20 8305 9400
Application procedure:
Apply online through CUKAS (Conservatoires UK Admissions Service). Check for details.

London Contemporary Dance School,
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, London WC1H 9PY
Tel: +44 (0)20 7121 1000
Application procedure:Download brochure on website.

Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance,
Clifton Lodge, St. Margaret's Drive, Twickenham TW1 1QN
Tel: +44 (0)20 8892 9960
Fax: +44 (0)20 8892 8090
[email protected]
Director: Ross McKim
Application procedure: Check the School's website for details.

The Royal Ballet School,
46 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DA
Tel: +44 (0)20 7836 8899
Fax: +44 (0)20 7845 7080
[email protected]
Director: Christopher Powney
Application procedure: Application Forms are available from the School and must be completed and sent to the Auditions Department before the respective closing dates. Details can be found on the School's website. Videos submissions accepted for applications from Scotland, Ireland and Overseas for full-time courses at Upper and Lower Schools.

London Russian Ballet School,
42, Clapham Manor Street, London SW4 6DZ
Tel: +44 (0)20 7498 0498
[email protected]
Director: Evgeny Goremykin
Application procedure: for vocational and academic study auditions are help throughout the year.
Please download the form from the school’s website. Further details are available from the website.
Please contact Nelli Rees on 0207 498 0498.
29 March – 2 April 2015
Short intensive course with Vaganova trained Russian
teacher for girls of 10 to 13 years of age
Limited places – contact Nelli on 0207 498 0498

Russian Imperial Ballet School
Following The Vaganova Method ( Russian Style).
Students from 3 years old to Professional level,
Open Adult classes. Private classes. Rehearsals.
[email protected]

Northern Ballet School,
The Dancehouse, 10 Oxford Road, Manchester
Tel: +44 (0)161 237 1406
Fax: +44 (0)161 237 1408
[email protected]
Founder/Principal: Patricia McDonald
Administrator - Phillip Radcliffe
Application procedure: Contact the School for a prospectus and further information.

Ecole Supérieure de Danse Cannes Rosella Hightower
Address : 21 chemin de Faissole - 06250 Mougins
Tel: +33 (0)4 93 94 79 80
Fax: +33 (0)4 93 94 79 81
[email protected]
Artistic director: Paola CANTALUPO; general manager: Pierre-Marie QUERE
Application procedure: entry audition and assessment of the student's academic record.
AUDITIONS to join the ESDC Rosella Hightower and the ESNDM in their Dance & Academic and Pre-professional programme will take place March 16 at Pineapple Centre, 7 Langley Street, Covent Garden, London. Application form and more info at

Ballet Bartkowski
13ter rue Eugène Guillaume - 59170 CROIX
Tel: +33 (0)3 20 36 53 27
Contact: [email protected]
Further information:
Step on Stage! Calling all committed dance students aged 18-23 who want to join Ballet Bartkowski’s 1 to 3 year professional dance training programme starting in September 2015. Auditions take place on Saturday 23rd May, at Bartkowski Studios (Lille) and all candidates will be given a free professional assessment. For an application form and further details of the course, please go to:

Académie Américaine de Danse de Paris
100 rue du cherche Midi, 75006 Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 47 34 36 22

Paris Marais Dance School
Centre de Danse du Marais, 41 rue du Temple,
75004 Paris, France.
Open Classes for professionals, daily, in Ballet (11am), contemporary & Graham (9:30am).
Open auditions for dancers aged between aged 14 to 23 for professional training.
3rd Winter Virtuosity Dance Workshop Paris – February 24 to 28, 2014.
4th Summer Virtuosity Dance Workshop Paris – July 7 to August 1st 2014.
3rd Autumn Virtuosity Dance Workshop Paris – October 20 to 24, 2014.
Faculty: Maggie Boogaart and Ghislain de Compreignac.
Information: [email protected], tel: +33 6 37 90 99 80.
Professional dance training in Ballet, contemporary & Graham. One clear objective: your entree into a dance company! Intensive under & post graduate programme (up to 1100 hrs/year); leading to a certificate and/or French diploma (E.A.T.); age 14 to 23; individual coaching, personalized programme & duration: 3 months to 3 years, entree each month. Open audition (seasons 2013-2014 and 2014-2015): send pictures, letter of motivation, resume. Audition (in Paris) or send video link to: [email protected], +33 6 37 90 99 80. School address: Centre de Danse du Marais, 41 rue du Temple, 75004 Paris, France.

ESC Dance in corpore
Directed by Pasqualina Noel (Paris National Conservatory) and Agnès Letestu (Étoile of Paris Opéra)
email: [email protected]
Audition: Directed by Pasqualina Noel (Paris National Conservatory) and Agnès Letestu (Étoile of Paris Opéra), ESC Dance in corpore is a 1-year higher formation (post graduate) for young dancers with demonstrated professional potential. Trainees must have a high school diploma or equivalent, strong technique, artistic versatility, and must show that they can benefit from the program. Admission is by faculty recommendation and by audition. Trainees enroll full-time for interdisciplinary intensive program (about 500 hours per season) completed by theory classes and residencies with guest prominent international artists invited to create specially for the young company. Contact - email: [email protected]

Conservatoire de Paris
Address: 209 avenue Jean Jaures, 75019 Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 40 40 46 33
Tel: +33 (0)1 40 40 46 02
[email protected]
Director: Alain Poirier
Director, Dance Division: Daniel Agésilas
Application procedure:Please see website

Centre James Carles
Tel: +33 (0)5 62 30 69 10
[email protected]

International Dance Academy
Tel: +49 30 873 88 18
Director: Hans Vogl
Next auditions:
6 April, 11 May, 29 June & 6 July 2014

Palucca Schule Dresden
Address : Basteiplatz 4, 01277 Dresden
Tel: +49 (0)351 259 06 17
[email protected]
Rector: Jason Beechey
Application procedure: See website for audition registration procedure

Ballettschule Hamburg
Address: Ballettzentrum Hamburg - John Neumeier, Caspar-Voght-Strasse 54, D-20535 Hamburg
Tel: +49 (0)40 21 11 88 - 30/31
Fax: +49 (0)40 21 11 88 88
[email protected]
Director: John Neumeier
Pedagogical Director: Marianne Kruuse
Application procedure: Contact Ursula Ziegler for enrollment and information.

Dance Arts Faculty - International project for Dance and Performing Arts
Via di Pietralata 159a, Rome
The Dance Arts Faculty, an exclusive Centre in Italy provides professional transition to the dance world. It offers an innovative, didactic and transversal program, involving the most renowned representatives in the International dance sector. The professional training is available to a very limited number of selected students.To be admitted to the auditions, send your cv to [email protected] or +39 393 9162871.

Studio Architanz
Address: Toun bldg 4F, 1-13-10 Shibaura, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan 105-0023
Tel: +81 (0)3-5730-2732
Fax: +81 (0)3-5730-2733
[email protected]
Open classes in for beginners and professionals in classical ballet and contemporary

Nationale Balletacademie
de Theaterschool, Postbus 15323
1001 MH Amsterdam
Tel: +31 (0)20 527 7667
Fax: +31 (0)20 527 7642
[email protected]
Director: Jean-Yves Esquerre
The Academy works in association with the Dutch National Ballet

Henny Jurriens Foundation
Bellamystraat 49, 1053 BG Amsterdam
Tel: +31 (0)20 4121510
Fax: +31 (0)20 6123159
[email protected]
Director: Gary Feingold

ArtEZ School of Dance
ArtEZ Institute of the Arts, Onderlangs 9, 6812 CE Arnhem
Tel: +31 (0)26 3535600
[email protected]
Director: Gaby Allard

Dance in Art Academy
Energieplein 2, 2031 TC Haarlem, the Netherlands
[email protected]
Application procedure: A prospectus and application form are available on request or can be found on our website. Application material must be submitted before audition date to be able to attend.
Next audition: May 30th 2014. Video auditions accepted throughout the year.

The Hague
Koninklijk Conservatorium - Dance Dept in association with Nederlands Dans Theater
Juliana van Stolberglaan 1, 2595 CA The Hague
Tel: +31 (0)70 381 42 51
Director: Nancy Euverink
Daily courses in Classical Ballet, Pas de Deux, Modern, Pointework, Repertoire

University of Auckland Dance Studies Programme
Building 421, Level 5,
26 Symonds St, Auckland
[email protected]

New Zealand School of Dance
Te Whaea: National Dance and Drama Centre, 11 Hutchison Rd, Newton, Wellington
PO Box 7146, Wellington 6242
Tel: +64 4 381 9252
Fax: +64 4 389 4996
[email protected]
Director: Garry Trinder

The Bolshoi Ballet Academy
2nd Frunzenskay Street 5,
Moscow 119146
Tel: +7 499 242 8636
Fax: +7 499 242 8611
[email protected]

The Scottish School of Contemporary Dance
The Space, Dundee College, Kingsway Campus,
Old Glamis Rd, Dundee DD3 8LE
Tel: +44 (0)1382 834896
Fax: +44 (0)1382 884265
[email protected]
Application procedure: contact Morag on +44 (0)1382 834946

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
BA Modern Ballet (delivered in partnership with Scottish Ballet)
[email protected]

Miami City Ballet School will hold auditions in Madrid for its Pre-Professional Division. The school year program runs from September 2015 through May 2016.
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Registration at 1:00pm
Audition from 2:00-4:00pm
Ages: 14-18 years old
Asociación de Profesionales de la Danza
Calle Antonio Vicent 65
Madrid, Spain
Visit for complete information or [email protected].

Ballet Junior de Genève
Tel: +41 22 329 12 10
Fax: +41 22 329 12 11
[email protected]
Artistic Director:Sean Wood
Application procedure: contact the school

Höhere Fachschule für Zeitgenössischen und Urbanen Bühnentanz
Pfingstweidstrasse 101, 8005 Zürich
[email protected]
Director: Frank Rutishauser
Artistic director: Jochen Heckmann

Boston Ballet School
[email protected]
Artistic Director, Boston Ballet: Mikko Nissinen
Director, Boston Ballet School: Margaret Tracey

Houston Ballet Ben Stevenson Academy
Artistic Director, Houston Ballet: Stanton Welch
Associate Director, Houston Ballet Academy: Shelly Power

New York
American Academy of Ballet
250 West 90th St, 3A
Tel: +1 212 787 9500
Fax: +1 212 787 8636
[email protected]
Director: Mignon Furman
Application procedure: contact the school

New York
School of American Ballet at Lincoln Centre,
New York
Tel: +1 212 7696 600
See website for application process

New York
Ellison Ballet
[email protected]

New York
Steps on Broadway
2121 Broadway, New York, NY 10023.
Tel: +1 212 874 2410
Fax: +1 212 787 2449
[email protected]
Artistic Director: Carol Paumgarten