WHERE TO STUDY DANCE


Where to study dance
SCHOOLS, CLASSES, COURSES & AUDITIONS

BELGIUM
Brussels
Brussels International Ballet School
Artistic Director Anderson Santana
Rue François Gay 83A, B-1150 Bruxelles
Tel: +32 2772 0062
Professionnal Training Program for students age 14 – 21
Submit completed application form obtainable from the school's website
www.brusselsintballet.org


CANADA 
Montréal (Quebec)
L'École Supérieure du Ballet du Québec
4816 rue Rivard
Montréal (Québec) H2J 2N6
Tel: +1 514 849 4929
www.esbq.ca


ENGLAND
Barwell
Kings International Ballet Academy
The Loft Studios, King Street,
Barwell, Leicestershire LE9 8GQ
Tel: +44 (0)7533 741301
info@kingsinternationalballetacademy.co.uk
www.kingsinternationalballetacademy.co.uk

Birmingham
Elmhurst Ballet School
249 Bristol Road, Edgbaston
Birmingham B5 7UH
Tel: +44 (0)121 472 6655
enquiries@elmhurstdance.co.uk
www.elmhurstdance.co.uk
Artistic director: Robert Parker
Application procedure: Please visit the school's website

Bradford 
Bradford Dance Centre
Third Floor, 108-114 Sunbridge Road, Bradford, BD1 2NE
Tel: +44 (0)7801 655577
info@bradforddancecentre.co.uk
www.bradforddancecentre.co.uk
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 apply@bradforddancecentre.co.uk for an application form.

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
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
info@nscd.ac.uk
www.nscd.ac.uk
Principal and artistic director: Janet Smith MBE

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: Heidi Hall
Central’s Professional Performance Course leads to a BA (Hons) degree in Professional Dance and Performance, validated by the University of Kent. Applications are now open for 2016-17 entry. Please visit HOW TO APPLY

London
Danceworks International Ballet Academy (DIBA)
16 Balderton Street, Mayfair, London W1K 6TN
Telephone: 020 7629 6183
balletschool@danceworks.net
Founding Director: Kim White
Excellence in Classical Ballet technique & performance.
After School and Weekend Classes 6-18 years (plus pre-ballet from 18 months)
Beginner to pre-professional. Unique curriculum. Twice-yearly theatrical performances.
Additional weekend rehearsals and competition coaching.
New teacher September 2016: Elena Glurdjidze, former Lead Principal English National Ballet. 
Scholarships available by audition.
Application procedure: please visit the website: www.danceworks-academy.net

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
Director of Dance: Samira Saidi ARAD RBS Dip PDTC
Application procedure: Submit completed application form obtainable from the school or website.

London
London Studio Centre,
artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley, London, N12 0GA
Tel: +44 (0)20 78377741
info@londonstudiocentre.ac.uk
www.londonstudiocentre.org
Director: Nic Espinosa
Applications open for BA (Hons) Theatre Dance 2017/18.
Specialist pathways in classical ballet, contemporary dance, jazz dance and music theatre.
Application procedure: www.londonstudiocentre.org/admissions/how-to-apply

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:www.trinitylaban.ac.uk/apply for details.

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
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
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
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
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQFKVV2A5KA
Director: Evgeny Goremykin
Application procedure: for full application details please visit www.londonrussianballetschool.com

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.
russianimperialballetschool@hotmail.com
www.russianimperialballetschool.org

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
Founder/Principal: Patricia McDonald
Administrator - Phillip Radcliffe
Application procedure: Contact the School for a prospectus and further information.

Tring
Tring Park School for the Performing Arts
Tring. Hertfordshire HP23 5LX
Tel: +44 (0)1442 824255
info@tringpark.com
www.tringpark.com


ESTONIA
Tallinn
Tallinna Balletikool/Estonian National Ballet School Toom-Kooli 11, 10130 Tallinn
Tel: +372 644 6533
kool@balletikool.edu.ee
http://www.balletikool.edu.ee
https://www.facebook.com/TallinnaBalletikool/


FRANCE
Cannes Ecole Supérieure de Danse Cannes Rosella Hightower
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

Paris
Ecole de Danse de l’Opéra national de Paris
20 Allée de Danse 92000
Nanterre
Tel: +33 1 40 01 80 00
www.opera-de-paris.fr Metro: Nanterre
Under the direction of former Paris Opera étoile Elisabeth Platel
Detailed information how to audition came be found HERE

Paris
Paris Marais Dance School Centre de Danse du Marais,
41 rue du Temple, 75004 Paris
www.paris-marais-dance-school.org

Paris
Conservatoire de Paris
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


GERMANY
Dresden
Palucca Hochschule für Tanz Dresden
Basteiplatz 4, 01277 Dresden 
Tel: +49 (0)351 259 06 17
audition@palucca.euwww.palucca.eu
Rector: Jason Beechey
Application procedure: See website for audition registration procedure

Hamburg 
The School of the Hamburg Ballet  
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 Principal and Deputy Director: Gigi Hyatt
Managing Coordinator: Indrani Delmaine
Application procedure: Contact Indrani Delmaine for enrollment and information.


HUNGARY
Budapest
Hungarian Dance Academy
Budapest,
Columbus utca 87, H-1145
Tel.: +36 1 273 3430
contact@mtf.hu
www.mtf.hu
Rector: György Szakály
Preparatory courses and Bachelor of Arts majoring in ballet and in modern dance available also in English.
For more information check the website: Training Programs, Admission, Audition Dates.

ITALY 
FlorenceScuola del BallettO di ToscanA
Via C. Monteverdi 3A,
50144 Florence
Tel: +39 055 351530
www.danzatoscana.it

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: Jean-Yves Esquerre
The Academy works in association with the Dutch National Ballet

Amsterdam
Henny Jurriens Foundation 
Chasséstraat 64
1057JJ Amsterdam 
Tel: +31 (0)20 4121510 
office@hjs.nl
www.hjs.nl
Director: Gary Feingold

The Hague
Royal Conservatoire Juliana van Stolberglaan 1 2595 CA Den Haag
Bachelor Degree Course
23 January 2017
11 April 2017
16 May 2017
Tel: 0031(0)6 57427249 0031(0)70 3151435
www.koncon.nl

NEW ZEALAND
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


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
www.dundeecollege.ac.uk/dance

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


SPAIN
Alicante
Russian Masters Ballet Camp
Winter Intensive
January 2-6, 2018
Group and private work with the best teachers of Vaganova Academy and Eifman Ballet
Mobile: + 34 609816395
Info@russianmastersballet.com
www.russianmastersballet.com

Alcorcón/Madrid
Centros de Danza Victor Ullate
http://www.escuelavictorullate.com


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

Geneva
Dance Area International Dance School
19 rue de la coulouvrenière, 1204 Geneva
Telephone : +41 22 329 29 92
formation@dancearea.ch
Pre-professional and professional dance program in ballet and contemporary.
Junior company: Area Jeune ballet for young dancers aged 17-22 
Founded in 1997, Dance Area is a private institution whose mission is to offer an artistic education.
For twenty years, the school has welcomed young dancers, helping them develop their talents and realize their individual goals. 
Application procedure: please visit the website: https://dancearea.ch/en/detail/professional-dance-program

Zurich
Zürcher Hochschule de Künst
Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary Dance
Toni Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96
Postfach, 8031 Zürich
Tel:. +41 43 446 53 18
www.zhdk.ch
Directr: Sauel Wuersten

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
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
Steps on Broadway
2121 Broadway, New York, NY 10023.
Tel: +1 212 874 2410 Fax: +1 212 787 2449
info@stepsnyc.comwww.stepsnyc.com
Daily professional and adult classes in all styles and levels, workshops & master classes, Work/Study, Group Packages. Professional Training Programs: Steps Conservatory Program, Steps’ Steele Pilates Teacher Certification, Summer Study NYC, International Independent Study Program. The School at Steps, ages 18 months–18 years.
Steps Beyond Foundation presents performances, Artists Talk Series, Steps Repertory Ensemble, and community engagement programs
info@StepsNYC.com

Philadelphia
University of the Arts | School of Dance
211 South Broad Street, 3rd Floor  
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Tel: +1 215 717 6110
dance@uarts.edu
www.uarts.edu/mfadance
The University of the Arts in Philadelphia sets in motion a new MFA program in Dance. Each summer the program departs from the traditional semester format by focusing on international residencies, workshops, and symposia that foster critical conversations about the meanings, purposes, and potentialities of dance and performance.

WALES
Newport
Ballet Cymru Pre-Professional Programme 2017
An opportunity to train and peform with the company
To apply or for more information:
patriciavallis@welshballet.co.uk
www.welshballet.co.uk


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