Where to Study Dance


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ONLINE


VAGANOVA ACADEMY ONLINE INTENSIVE
26 December 2021 – 7 January 2022

Official course of the Vaganova Academy organized by Russian Masters Ballet. The program was carefully drawn up, logically supervised and approved by the representatives of the Academy. Teachers from Vaganova Academy: G.Enikeeva, Y.Kasenkova, S.Ivanova, T. Cherkashina, A.Iliyn, P.Rassadina, A.Omar.
Program: Total 35 academical hours (a.hrs.) per week: Classical dance, Points / Male Technique, Repertory, Acting / Character / Gymnastics.
Price: 400€ per week
Access: by video audition
Contact:intensives@russianmastersballet.com
More Info: www.russianmastersballet.com


balletclass.com
Launched on 1 September, balletclass.com is a new initiative presented by Mariinsky Ballet principal Xander Parish. The platform offers ballet classes and other training videos presented by some of the world's leading dancers. More info on balletclass.com


BELGIUM


Brussels
Brussels International Ballet School
Artistic Director Anderson Santana
Rue François Gay 83-85, 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


Liège 
Mosa Ballet School 
International Ballet School
Place Saint-Paul 12-16, 4000 Liège
hello@mosaballetschool.eu
Tel +32 4 325 18 00
Artistic Director : Pedro Carneiro
Undergraduate professional training and professional training
Auditions/Workshops : Liège (Belgium) 23 October 2021, Tokyo 27 and 28 November 2021, Rome & Zurich (to be confirmed)
More info on www.mosaballetschool.eu


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
Bolshoi Ballet Academy
Official Winter Intensive
14 - 18 February 2022
Pineapple Studios, London
Ages 10+
Submit video audition
http://www.russianballetinternational.com/auditions/video-auditions/


London 
Central School of Ballet
The Countess of Wessex Studios
21 – 22 Hatfields, Paris Garden
London, SE1 8DJ
Tel: +44 (0)20 7837 6332
info@csbschool.co.uk
www.centralschoolofballet.co.uk
Executive Director: Mark Osterfield
Artistic Director: Kate Coyne

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
Trinity Laban
Conservatoire of Music & Dance
Laban Building
Creekside
London SE8 3DZ
Tel: +44 (0)20 8305 9400
www.trinitylaban.ac.uk
contact@trinitylaban.ac.uk

Director of Dance: Sara Matthews
Undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma programmes including international foundation year. Undergraduate and Postgraduate Dance Science programmes. Youth and Adult dance classes and CAT programme.


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.


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://www.uniarts.fi/en


FRANCE


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.


München 
Iwanson International School for Contemporary Dance
Adi-Maislinger-Str. 12, 81373 München 
Tel: +49 (0)89 760 60  85
schule@iwanson.de
https://iwanson.de/en/
Director: Johannes Härtl

Application procedure: See website for audition registration procedure


MOROCCO


Marrakech
AldriDance - International Ballet Academy
Km 12, Route de Fes, Ouled Hassoune, Marrakech 40000, MAROC
www.aldridance.com
Located in Marrakech, AldriDance academy offers you to follow a complete professional training of the dance-study type, receiving the education of personalities from the world of ballet, in exceptional working conditions, to become the new generations of artists of tomorrow.


NETHERLANDS


Amsterdam 
Dutch 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
European School of Ballet
Amsterdam Winter School - 6 - 17 December 2021
ESB studios, Chasséstraat 64, Amsterdam
schoolofballet.eu


The Hague 
Royal Conservatoire - Dance Department 
Amare, visiting address:
Spuiplein 150
2511 DG The Hague
Director: Jan Linkens
Bachelor of Dance, Royal Conservatoire Dance Ensemble and International Dance Intensive & ChoreoComp
The Dance Department works in association with Nederlands Dans Theater
For information, please contact auditions coordinator Sacha Steenks:
Tel: 0031(0)6 57427249 0031(0)70 3151435 / s.steenks@koncon.nl
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/


Lisbon
Lisbon Performing Arts College 
in affiliation with Urdang Academy London
3 year Professional Diploma in Dance or Musical Theatre
1 year Foundation Year
London-style training in Europe - preparing Students for direct entry into industry.
Application by video. Open to EU, UK and International Students
More info:www.lisbonperformingartscollege.com
info@lisbonperformingartscollege.com


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


Terrassa
Centre Cultural - Pardansa
Auditions for new intensive high level training course for young dancers between 15 and 22 years old. (Directed by Rodolfo Castellanos and coordinated by Miquel G. Font).
Date: On site (apply until February 14th, audition on March the 6th) and Online (apply until February 26th). The program includes a 40 hour per week.
Contact details: auditions@fundacioct.cat
More information: www.pardansa.com/en/auditions


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


USA

Boston
Boston Dance Theater
Medford, Massachusetts, 02155
Tel: +1 603 867 0763
bostondancetheater@gmail.com
Boston Dance Theater is accepting applications for the next Trainee Program entry dates: September 7, 2021 and January 3, 2022. To apply, please visit website for more details: www.bostondancetheater.com/trainee-program


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


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


Philadelphia 
University of the Arts
320 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Tel: +1 215 717 6000
dance@uarts.edu
BFA Program: https://www.uarts.edu/academics/dance
MFA Program: https://www.uarts.edu/academics/graduate/mfa-dance

Under the leadership of Donna Faye Burchfield, the School of Dance at University of the Arts in Philadelphia is a community of 300 talented, expressive students and an exceptional faculty of world-recognized artists with expansive and far-reaching abilities and experiences. The school reimagines and reinvigorates curricular approaches to reflect the ever-expanding landscape of dance, while training and supporting the futures of dance artists. The curriculum takes the depth and rigor of a discipline-based dance conservatory while actively interweaving practice and theory and maintaining international collaborations and exchanges at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The admission process for the BFA Program operates on a rolling basis; the application deadline for the MFA Program is January 15, 2021.


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