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Where To Study Dance
SCHOOLS, CLASSES, COURSES
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.
L'École Supérieure du Ballet du Québec
4816 rue Rivard
Montréal (Québec) H2J 2N6
Tel: +1 514 849 4929
Copenhagen Contemporary Dance School
AUDITION procedure 2019 is 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
Elmhurst Ballet School
249 Bristol Road, Edgbaston
Birmingham B5 7UH
Tel: +44 (0)121 472 6655
Artistic director: Robert Parker
Application procedure: Please visit the school's website
Academy of Northern Ballet
Northern Ballet, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7PA
Telephone: +44 (0)113 220 8000
Artistic Director: David Nixon OBE
Associate Director: Yoko Ichino
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
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
Open Classes for All
From tiny tot to adults, find the right class for you
Central School of Ballet
10 Herbal Hill, Clerkenwell Road, London EC1R 5EG
Tel: +44 (0)20 7837 6332
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.
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.
Danceworks International Ballet Academy (DIBA)
16 Balderton Street, Mayfair, London W1K 6TN
Telephone: 020 7629 6183
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.
Scholarships available by audition.
Application procedure: please visit the website:
English National Ballet School
Carlyle Building, Hortensia Road, London SW10 0QS
Tel: +44 (0)207 376 7076
Fax: +44 (0)207 376 3404
Director of Dance: Carlos Valcárcel
Application procedure: Submit completed application form obtainable from the school or website.
London Contemporary Dance School (LCDS)
17 Duke’s Road, London, WC1H 9PY
Tel: +44 (0)207 7121 1111
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 Studio Centre
artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley, London, N12 0GA
Tel: +44 (0)20 78377741
Director: Nic Espinosa
Applications open for BA (Hons) Theatre Dance 2017/18.
Specialist pathways in classical ballet, contemporary dance, jazz dance and music theatre.
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
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
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.
REVIEW - School Performance 2019
Russian Imperial Ballet School
Following The Vaganova Method (Russian Style).
Students from 3 years old to Professional level,
Open Adult classes. Private classes. Rehearsals.
Helsinki Theatre Academy / University of the Arts Helsinki
Master’s Degree Programmes in Dance Pedagogy and Theatre Pedagogy.
Application period to the MA programmes is 8-22 January 2020.
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.
The programmes are open to international applicants who have sufficient skills in English. ABOUT THE PROGRAMMES: Location: Helsinki, Finland / Auditions: 25-27 April 2020 / Start of studies: August 2020 / Duration of studies: 2 years, 120 ECTS / Type of studies: Full-time / Application period: 8-22 Jan 2020. More information: https://beta.uniarts.fi/en
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
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
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
Director: John Neumeier
Pedagogical Principal and Deputy Director: Gigi Hyatt
Managing Coordinator: Indrani Delmaine
Application procedure: Contact Indrani Delmaine for enrollment and information.
Greek Northern Ballet
Artistic Director: Athansios Routianidis (graduate pedagogue-balletmaster from the Bolshoi Ballet Academy).
Professional Training Program 2020-2021.
Russian Methodology ( Vaganova System).
Preparation for Competitions & Forming a Junior Company for extra professional performances for students.
Ptolemaion 28,1st floor, 54630 Thessaloniki
Tel. (mobile): +30 6947 471 492
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Hungarian Dance Academy
Columbus utca 87, H-1145
Tel.: +36 1 273 3430
Rector: Gábor Bolvári-Takács
Artistic Director: 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.
DART Dance Company
DART dance Company's DSP is looking for enthusiastic students to join their exciting 10-month training program. Located in Budapest, DART DSP is found in one of Europe’s most exciting, innovative dance spaces, where artists from all over the world come to push creative boundaries, to experiment with new works, inspired by the DART Dance Company to reach beyond what is possible and to aim for the impossible. The focus of this dance training lies in practical experience: You will learn through working with our company members, guest teachers and choreographers from all over Europe. In addition to the training, dancers will also receive performance experience, a professional photoshoot, performance videos, and they have the opportunity to create a performance which can be shown in a theatre. The course will start in Berlin.
For more information please go to https://www.dsp.theater
Scuola del BallettO di ToscanA
Via C. Monteverdi 3A,
Tel: +39 055 351530
Accademia Teatro alla Scala
via Campo Lodigiano 2/2
Tel: +39 02 92882100
Henny Jurriens Foundation
Tel: +31 (0)20 4121510
Director: Gary Feingold
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
Dance Academy - Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts
Zwijsenplein 1, 5038 TZ Tilburg, The Netherlands
➤ Bachelor of Dance Arts in Context
Flagship profiles: Contemporary, Contemporary Urban and Choreography
We challenge students to experiment and develop their personal style as a dancer and a choreographer with full support of high quality contemporary and urban dance teachers.
➤ Joint Degree Master Choreography in collaboration with Codarts University of the Arts in Rotterdam.
This innovative, co-created joint-degree programme supports experienced designers of movement
in their theoretical and artistic research to develop their personal vision on dance.
Please contact us or check our website for audition dates and admission requirements.
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
Director: Garry Trinder
The Bolshoi Ballet Academy
2nd Frunzenskay Street 5,
Tel: +7 499 242 8636 Fax: +7 499 242 8611
Vaganova Ballet Academy
Rossi Street 2,
St Petersburg 191023
Principal: Nikolai Tsiskaridze
St.Petersburg Ballet Experience by Russian Masters
Official course of Vaganova Academy
26 December 2019 - 4 January 2020
Place: Vaganova Academy
Program: 3 - 4 h/day master classes and exclusive ballet cultural program
Teachers: Margarita Kullik, Marina Vasilieva, Galina Enikeeva & other best teachers of St.Petersburg
Guests: Zhanna Ayupova, Maria Khoreva, Angelina Vorontsova, Leonid Sarafanov, Ivan Zaytsev
Description: Different, exclusive and enriching Ballet Experience in Saint-Petersburg by Russian Masters...
Master classes with best teachers of world's ballet capital
Introducing backstage world of best theatres and academies
Vaganova Academy, Eifman Academy, Mariinsky and Mikhailovsky Theatres
Visits to the best ballet shows of the city
Discover the most beautiful city of Russia
International exchange and multicultural groups
Official accommodation in Vaganova Academy and full tuition of the group
Learn about Saint-Petersburg ballet cultural life.
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
BA Modern Ballet (delivered in partnership with Scottish Ballet)
Centros de Danza Victor Ullate
c/Doctor Castelo, 7
Tel: +34 91 431 20 23
Audition - 3 March 2018
Intensive High Level Formation Platform
for young dancers between 15 and 22 years old.
Auditions: 18th and 19th April 2020 in Centre Cultural Terrassa (Barcelona).
Directed by Rodolfo Castellanos and Coordinated by Miquel G. Font
The program includes: - 40 hour per week - Experience on large stages - Direct contact, workshops and exchanges with international companies - Individual coach
More information: https://www.fundacioct.cat/es/par-in-dance/
Geneva Ballet Junior de Genève
Tel: +41 22 329 12 10 Fax: +41 22 329 12 11
Artistic Director:Sean Wood
Application procedure: contact the school
Dance Area International Dance School
19 rue de la coulouvrenière, 1204 Geneva
Telephone : +41 22 329 29 92
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:
The ART of – Ballet School Zurich
8004 Zurich, Switzerland
+41 (0) 076 827 59 10
+49 (0) 170 271 93 87
Director: Oleg Klymyuk
Application procedure: Application can be submitted online. Details can be found on the School's website. Our goal is to be a stepping-stone for young dancers towards the start of their career.
The ART of Ballet Winter Course Zurich
Supported by WILLIAM FORSYTHE
28 December 2019 - 4 January 2020
Online application form:
Zürcher Hochschule de Künst
Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary Dance
Toni Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96
Postfach, 8031 Zürich
Tel:. +41 43 446 53 18
Director: Samuel Wuersten
Boston Ballet School
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
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.
Open auditions in Osaka, London, Rome, Chicago, New York City, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires.
Tel: + 1 (248) 756-0781
School of American Ballet at Lincoln Centre
Tel: +1 212 7696 600
Joffrey Ballet School
434 Avenue of the Americas, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10011
Tel: +1 888 438 3808
Steps on Broadway
2121 Broadway, New York, NY 10023.
Tel: +1 212 874 2410 Fax: +1 212 787 2449
Daily professional and adult classes in all styles and levels, master classes, Work/Study, Group Packages. Professional Training Programs: International Independent Study Program, Steps Conservatory Program, Summer Study NYC; Workshops: Teacher Workshops, Professional Performance Workshops, Professional Work Sessions. Steps Youth Programs, year round classes for ages 18 months–18 years.
Steps Beyond Foundation presents performances, Artists Talk Series, and offers community engagement programs.
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