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ONLINE

Russian Masters Ballet
Online Masters Classes
Ages 10 - 19 years old. Class duration: 45 - 85 minutes.
Classes will be taught by the teachers from our faculty – all of them licensed teachers, current ballet masters of the main ballet institutions of Saint Petersburg and Russia. Daily classes, pointe and male technique, gymnastics, repertory, actiing and character. Class schedule and more information: www.russianmastersballet.com/courses/rmb-online/group-masterclass/


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
Please find information and application form on the school's website
Six scholarships available for talented male dancers aged 15-18.
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


DENMARK

Copenhagen
Copenhagen Contemporary Dance School
AUDITION procedure online for:
3-year Diploma Programme  
12 Week Postgraduate Programme  
1 Year Full Time Pre-Education
See website for application procedure.
Artistic Directors: Morten Innstrand & Lotte Sigh
www.cph-dance.com


ENGLAND

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


   

Leeds
Academy of Northern Ballet
Northern Ballet, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7PA
Telephone: +44 (0)113 220 8000
academy@northernballet.com
Artistic Director: David Nixon OBE
Associate Director: Yoko Ichino
Professional Division
Centre for Advanced Training (CAT): The only CAT in classical ballet in the UK. Training aspiring young dancers on pathways to achieving rewarding careers in dance
Professional Graduate Programme: A one year traineeship for aspiring dancers with bold ambitions
Enhancement Training
Associate Decision: For 9-16 year olds to attend training in addition to their regular training elsewhere to prepare for a full-time vocational training
https://northernballet.com/academy


 

London
Ballet Arts Project
Providing excellence in ballet training. Led by Artistic Director, Erico Montes of The Royal Ballet. Patrons include Marianela Nuñez and Steven McRae. Masterclasses, training programmes, coaching and performance, online and in studio, at multiple levels. We are a not-for-profit organisation offering scholarships and subsidised fees.
www.balletartsproject.com
info@balletartsproject.com


 

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
Executive Director: Mark Osterfield
Artistic Director: Christopher Marney
Central’s Professional Performance Course leads to a BA (Hons) degree in Professional Dance and Performance, validated by the University of Kent.
Ballet Central is the touring company of Central School of Ballet and final year students join the company as part of their BA (Hons) Degree course.


 

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: Viviana Durante
Application procedure: Submit completed application form obtainable from the school or website.


  

London
London Contemporary Dance School (LCDS)
17 Duke’s Road, London, WC1H 9PY
www.lcds.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)207 7121 1111
Email: lcds@theplace.org.uk
BA, MA & PGDip in Contemporary Dance | MA in Screendance | Centre for Advanced Training | Adult and youth classes & courses
Scholarships available by audition
Application procedure: www.lcds.ac.uk/apply-now


 

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.


 

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.org.uk
www.royalballetschool.org.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.


  

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


FINLAND

Helsinki
Helsinki Theatre Academy / University of the Arts Helsinki
Master’s Degree Programmes in Dance Pedagogy and Theatre Pedagogy.The master’s degree programmes in Dance Pedagogy and Theatre Pedagogy combine critical thinking, artistic-pedagogical practices and exploration of the wide range of meanings in the arts. Upon graduation, you will be a versatile and inventive professional with extensive work opportunities in performing arts and art pedagogy.
More information: https://beta.uniarts.fi/en


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 



  

Paris 
Paris Marais Dance School 
Centre de Danse du Marais
41 rue du Temple, 75004 Paris
Contact: contact@pmds.fr
Tel: +33 6 51 21 37 30
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.eu
www.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
Director: John Neumeier
Pedagogical Principal and Deputy Director: Gigi Hyatt
Managing Coordinator: Indrani Delmaine
Application procedure: Contact Indrani Delmaine for enrollment and information.


NETHERLANDS

Amsterdam 
Dance National Ballet Academy
Postbus 15323 1001 MH Amsterdam
Tel: +31 (0)20 527 7667
info.dans@ahk.nl
www.dutchnationalballetacademy.nl
Director: Ernst Meisner
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 - Dance Department 
Juliana van Stolberglaan 1
2595 CA Den Haag
Director: Jan Linkens
Bachelor Degree Course & Young KC Dance Company
The Dance Department works in association with the Nederlands Dans Theater
For information, please contact auditions. coordinator Sacha Steenks:
Tel: 0031(0)6 57427249 0031(0)70 3151435
www.koncon.nl/dancedepartment


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


PORTUGAL

Leiria
Conservatório Internacional de Ballet e Dança Annarella Sanchez
Director: Annarella Roura Sanchez
Travessa do Sol nº 14
Gândara of Groves
2415-599 Leiria
Tel: +351  244 854 749 / 939 616 456 / 937 716 092
academia@academiaannarella.com 
https://academiaannarella.com/site/


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


 

St Petersburg
Vaganova Ballet Academy
Rossi Street 2,
St Petersburg 191023
Principal: Nikolai Tsiskaridze
www.vaganovaacademy.com


SPAIN

Alcorcón/Madrid 
Centros de Danza Victor Ullate
c/Doctor Castelo, 7
28009 Madrid
Tel: +34 91 431 20 23
danzaclasica@victorullateballet.com
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.ch
www.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


USA

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


 

Boston
Boston Dance Theater
Brookline, Massachusetts, 02446
Tel: +1 603 867 0763
bostondancetheater@gmail.com
Boston Dance Theater is currently accepting applications for the next Trainee Program entry date: January 4, 2021. To sign up for a free virtual audition, please visit website for more details: www.bostondancetheater.com/trainee-program


  

New York
Joffrey Ballet School
434 Avenue of the Americas, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10011
Tel: +1 888 438 3808
www.joffreyballetschool.com


  

Houston
Houston Ballet Ben Stevenson Academy
Artistic Director, Houston Ballet: Stanton Welch
Associate Director, Houston Ballet Academy
www.houstonballet.org/Academy/About_the_Academy/


  

New York
Ajkun Ballet School
at the Hart Theater in New York
Artistic Director, Ajkun Ballet Theatre: Chiara Ajkun
Associate Director, the Ballet School: Momoko Burbine
The Ballet School works in association with the Ajkun Ballet Theatre Company.
Financial aid may cover tuition, housing, airfare. International Visa program.
Video audition accepted.
Tel: + 1 (248) 756-0781
Email: ajkun@aol.com
www.ajkunbt.org/ballet-school.html


  

New York 
School of American Ballet at Lincoln Centre 
Tel: +1 212 7696 600
www.sab.org


WALES

Newport
Ballet Cymru Programmes
An opportunity to train and perform with the company
Pre-Professional Programme
Ballet Cymru Associate Programme 
To apply or for more information: 

patriciavallis@welshballet.co.uk
www.welshballet.co.uk