Dance Schools, Classes, Young Dancer Companies and Auditions

DANCE SCHOOLS AND OPEN CLASSES
AUDITIONS FOR SCHOOLS, COURSES AND YOUNG DANCER COMPANIES

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BELGIUM
Antwerp
Royal Ballet School of Antwerp
Address: Meistraat 2, 2000 Antwerpen
Tel: +32 (0)3 202 83 17
info@rbsantwerpen.com
http://www.rbsantwerp.com
Artistic director: Michael Shannon
Application procedure: See website for audition registration procedure

Brussels
Brussels International Ballet
Address : Rue Francois Gay 83/85, 1150 Woluwe-Saint-Pierre
Tel: +32 (0)2 772 00 62
info@brusselsintballet.org
http://www.brusselsintballet.org
Artistic director: Anderson Santana
Open auditions for dancers aged between 16 and 22 years old for professional training in classical ballet

Brussels
P.A.R.T.S - Performing Arts Research and Training Studios vzw
Av. Van Volxemlaan 164
1190 Brussels
Tel: +32 (0)2 344 55 98
Director: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker

CANADA
L’École Supérieure de Ballet de Québec
4816, rue Rivard,
Montréal (Québec) H2J 2N6
www.esbq.ca
www.facebook.com/ecolesuperieuredeballetduquebec/www.twitter.com/ecole_sup

DENMARK
Copenhagen
The Danish National School of Performing Arts
Auditions for the Dance Education at The Danish National School of Performing Arts take place 31st January, 1st and 2nd February 2013; 2nd and 3rd rounds from 23rd to 26th March 2013, at the Dance Department, Phillip de Langes Allé 3, 1435 Copenhagen K, Denmark. Online application form at www.scenekunstskolen.dk Application deadline 14th January 2013. Contact: mho@teaterskolen.dk. The department is forward thinking and dedicated to the idea of educating accomplished, individual, and self-motivated students.Experimentation and creativity are valued. Department Head: Jeremy Nelson. Internationally renowned guest teachers include Kirstie Simson, David Zambrano, Libby Farr, Luis Lara Malvacías, Janet Panetta, Lance Gries, Iñaki Azpillaga, Alix Eynaudi, and Barbara Mahler, among others. The program is 4 years and tuition free for EU citizens. For more info: www.scenekunstskolen.dk/english/education/contemporary-dance.

ENGLAND
Birmingham
Elmhurst School for Dance
249 Bristol Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B5 7UH
Tel: +44 (0)121 472 6655
enquiries@elmhurstdance.co.uk
www.elmhurstdance.co.uk
Elmhurst Newsletter
Artistic Director: Desmond Kelly (Robert Parker from Sept 2012)
Application procedure: For 2012 entry please visit the school's website

Leeds
Northern Ballet Academy,
Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7PA
Tel: +44 (0)113 320 8000
academy@northernballet.com
www.northernballet.com/academy
Artistic Director: David Nixon
Ballet Mistress & Academy Associate Director: Yoko Ichino
Deputy Associate Director: Viki Westall
Professional dance training for students aged 10 - 19. Students in full-time vocational ballet training may audition by photo only.

Leeds
Northern School of Contemporary Dance,
98 Chapeltown Road, Leeds LS7 4BH
Tel: +44 (0)113 219 3000
Fax: +44 (0)113 219 3030
ann.miller@nscd.ac.uk
www.nscd.ac.uk
YouTube http://www.youtube.com/user/NorthernSchool?gl=GB&hl=en-GB
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 ann.miller@nscd.ac.uk for an application form

London
Central School of Ballet,
10 Herbal Hill, Clerkenwell Road, London EC1R 5EG
Tel: +44 (0)20 7837 6332
info@csbschool.co.uk
www.centralschoolofballet.co.uk
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.

London
English National Ballet School,
Carlyle Building, Hortensia Road, London SW10 0QS
Tel: +44 (0)207 376 7076
Fax: +44 (0)207 376 3404
info@enbschool.org.uk
www.enbschool.org.uk
Artistic Director: Wayne Eagling
Co Directors: Delia Barker & Anu Giri
Application procedure: Submit completed application form obtainable from the school or website.

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

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

London
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
info@rambertschool.org.uk
www.rambertschool.org.uk
Director: Ross McKim
Application procedure: Check the School's website for details.

London
The Royal Ballet School,
46 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DA
Tel: +44 (0)20 7836 8899
Fax: +44 (0)20 7845 7080
enquiries@royalballetschool.co.uk
www.royalballetschool.co.uk
Latest News
Director: Gailene Stock AM
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
London Russian Ballet School,
42, Clapham Manor Street, London SW4 6DZ
Tel: +44 (0)20 7498 0498
info@lr-bs.com
www.lr-bs.com
Director: Evgeny Goremykin
Application procedure: Auditions throughout the year

London
Russian Imperial Ballet School
Following The Vaganova Method ( Russian Style).
Students from 3 years old to Professional level,
Open Adult classes. Private classes. Rehearsals.
contact@russianimperialballetschool.com
www.russianimperialballetschool.com

Manchester
Northern Ballet School,
The Dancehouse, 10 Oxford Road, Manchester
Tel: +44 (0)161 237 1406
Fax: +44 (0)161 237 1408
enquiries@northernballetschool.co.uk
www.northernballetschool.co.uk
A Taste of Life at Northern Ballet School video
Founder/Principal: Patricia McDonald
Administrator - Phillip Radcliffe
Application procedure: Contact the School for a prospectus and further information.

FRANCE
Cannes
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
contact@cannesdance.com
www.cannesdance.com
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 www.pnsd.fr

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

Paris
Paris Marais Dance School
Centre de Danse du Marais, 41 rue du Temple,
75004 Paris, France.
www.paris-marais-dance-school.org
Open Classes for professionals, daily, in Ballet & Balanchine (11am), contemporary & Graham (9:30am).
Open auditions for dancers aged between aged 16 to 25 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: maggie@maggieboogaart.com, tel: +33 6 37 90 99 80.
Audition: Professional dance training in Ballet, Balanchine, contemporary & Graham. Faculty: Maggie Boogaart and Ghislain de Compreignac 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 16 to 25; 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: maggie@maggieboogaart.com, +33 6 37 90 99 80. School address: Centre de Danse du Marais, 41 rue du Temple, 75004 Paris, France.

Paris
ESC Dance in corpore
Directed by Pasqualina Noel (Paris National Conservatory) and Agnès Letestu (Étoile of Paris Opéra)
email: danceincorpore@ymail.com
http://danceincorpore.daportfolio.com
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: danceincorpore@ymail.com http://danceincorpore.daportfolio.com/

Paris
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
danse@cnsmdp.fr
www.cnsmdp.fr
Director: Alain Poirier
Director, Dance Division: Daniel Agésilas
Application procedure:Please see website

Toulouse
Centre James Carles
Tel: +33 (0)5 62 30 69 10
info@jamescarles.com
www.jamescarles.com

GERMANY
Berlin
International Dance Academy
Tel: +49 30 873 88 18
www.international-dance-academy-berlin.de
Director: Hans Vogl
Next auditions:
6 April, 11 May, 29 June & 6 July 2014

Dresden
Palucca Schule Dresden
Address : Basteiplatz 4, 01277 Dresden
Tel: +49 (0)351 259 06 17
audition@palucca.eu
www.palucca.eu
Rector: Jason Beechey
Application procedure: See website for audition registration procedure

Hamburg
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
schule@hamburgballett.de
www.hamburgballett.de/d/schule.htm
Director: John Neumeier
Pedagogical Director: Marianne Kruuse
Application procedure: Contact Ursula Ziegler for enrollment and information.

IRELAND
Dublin
Monica Loughman Ballet - Academy of Russian Ballet
Tel: +353 (0)86 776 1110
http://ballerina.ie/full-time-academy
Director: Monica Loughman
The Academy of Russian Ballet full-time international programme in dance starts in the second week of September and consists of three terms with one month of training in Russia in April.

JAPAN
Tokyo
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
emi@a-tanz.com
www.a-tanz.com/eng/dance/index.html
Open classes in for beginners and professionals in classical ballet and contemporary


THE NETHERLANDS
Amsterdam
Nationale Balletacademie
de Theaterschool, Postbus 15323
1001 MH Amsterdam
Tel: +31 (0)20 527 7667
Fax: +31 (0)20 527 7642
info.dans@ahk.nl
www.nationaleballetacademie.nl
Director: Christopher Powney
The Academy works in association with the Dutch National Ballet

Amsterdam
Henny Jurriens Foundation
Bellamystraat 49, 1053 BG Amsterdam
Tel: +31 (0)20 4121510
Fax: +31 (0)20 6123159
info@hjs.nl
www.hjs.nl
Video
Director: Gary Feingold

Arnhem
ArtEZ School of Dance
ArtEZ Institute of the Arts, Onderlangs 9, 6812 CE Arnhem
Tel: +31 (0)26 3535600
dansacademie@atez.nl
www.artez-dansacademie.nl
Director: Gaby Allard

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
www.koncon.nl
Director: Nancy Euverink
Daily courses in Classical Ballet, Pas de Deux, Modern, Pointework, Repertoire

NEW ZEALAND
Auckland
University of Auckland Dance Studies Programme
Building 421, Level 5,
26 Symonds St, Auckland
info-creative@auckland.ac.nz
www.creative.auckland.ac.nz

Wellington
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
dance@nzschoolofdance.ac.nz
www.nzschoolofdance.ac.nz
Director: Garry Trinder

RUSSIA
Moscow
The Bolshoi Ballet Academy
2nd Frunzenskay Street 5,
Moscow 119146
Tel: +7 499 242 8636
Fax: +7 499 242 8611
mgah-bia@yandex.ru
www.balletacademy.ru/eng/page-process_eng1.htm
PHOTO GALLERY

SCOTLAND
Dundee
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
p.royston@dundeecollege.ac.uk
www.dundeecollege.ac.uk/dance
Application procedure: contact Morag on +44 (0)1382 834946

Glasgow
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
BA Modern Ballet (delivered in partnership with Scottish Ballet)
k.livingstone@rcs.ac.uk
www.rcs.ac.uk

SWITZERLAND
Geneva
Ballet Junior de Genève
Tel: +41 22 329 12 10
Fax: +41 22 329 12 11
s.wood@limprimerie.ch
www.limprimerie.ch
Artistic Director:Sean Wood
Application procedure: contact the school

Zurich
Höhere Fachschule für Zeitgenössischen und Urbanen Bühnentanz
Pfingstweidstrasse 101, 8005 Zürich
info@hf-buehnentanz.ch
www.hf-buehnentanz.ch
Director: Frank Rutishauser
Artistic director: Jochen Heckmann

USA
Boston
Boston Ballet School
sdp@bostonballet.org
www.bostonballet.org/school.html
Artistic Director, Boston Ballet: Mikko Nissinen
Director, Boston Ballet School: Margaret Tracey

Houston
Houston Ballet Ben Stevenson Academy
www.houstonballet.org/Academy/About_the_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
office@american-academy-of-ballet.com
www.american-academy-of-ballet.com
Director: Mignon Furman
Application procedure: contact the school

New York
School of American Ballet at Lincoln Centre,
New York
Tel: +1 212 7696 600
www.sab.org/videoapp
See website for application process

New York
Ellison Ballet
ebsi@ellisonballet.org
www.ellisonballet.org

New York
Steps on Broadway
2121 Broadway, New York, NY 10023.
Tel: +1 212 874 2410
Fax: +1 212 787 2449
info@stepsnyc.com
www.stepsnyc.com
Artistic Director: Carol Paumgarten