The Associates programme is offered to a wide age range of students.
Junior Associates 8-10yrs
Mid Associates 11-13yrs
Senior Associates 14-15yrs
Advanced Associates 16-17yrs.

Applications for Junior Associates open on the 22nd January 2020.

Applications for full-time training as well as Mid, Senior and Advanced Associates have now closed and will reopen in September 2020. 



For all information regarding venues, dates and times, either please email or telephone EYB office on 01689 856747. Or to receive an online Audition Form and information please complete the Registration form link that is beneath each venue.

Auditions for 2020

Audition date: Thursday 13th February 2020
Audition Venue: Cleve Park School, Sidcup
Ballet: Swan Lake
Performance dates: Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd August 2020
Perfomance venue: Churchill Theatre
Click here for Bromley Audition Form

Audition date: Thursday 5th March 2020
Audition Venue: Tiffany Theatre College, Leigh-on-Sea
Ballet: Giselle
Performance dates: Friday 22nd & Saturday 23rd May 2020
Perfomance venue: Cliffs Pavilion
Click here for Southend Audition Form

Audition date: Friday 13th March 2020
Audition Venue: Sprowston School, Norwich
Ballet: Swan Lake
Performance dates: Friday 19th & Saturday 20th June 2020
Click here for Norwich Audition Form

Audition date: Monday 6th July 2020
Audition Venue: On Stage Princess Theatre
Ballet: The Nutcracker
Performance dates: Friday 30th & Saturday 31st October 2020
Click here for Torquay Audition Form

Audition date: Tuesday 7th July 2020
Audition Venue: On Stage Grand Theatre
Ballet: The Nutcracker
Performance dates: Tuesday 29th & Wednesday 30th September 2020
Click here for Wolverhampton Audition Form




The application deadline for September 2020 has now passed and there are currently no vacancies in the company.

However, if you would like to request an opportunity to join a Company class to be seen by our ballet staff, please submit the following:

  • CV or résumé – including current position, professional experience and classical training
  • Ballet photos – these must be full length, and we recommend submitting no more than three different photos
  • Video link or DVD of dance footage (this is essential, and submissions will not be considered without it) – this can be either onstage or in a studio

Please send your materials to Lia Buddle, Artistic Assistant via email at or by post to English National Ballet, 41 Hopewell Square, London, E14 0SY.

All materials will be reviewed by the Artistic Team. We receive a large number of applications – please note that we cannot respond to everyone. You will only be contacted if you are invited to join class.

Invitations to join class will only be extended to those who have correctly submitted audition materials as above, or to those professional dancers who currently have a Principal position with another ballet company. Please also note that it is not possible to offer any meetings with Ballet Staff or the Artistic Director to dancers who join Company class.


Ballet West are currently auditioning for 2020/2021. Places also available for final year entry.



  • Online Application Form
  • Photographs
  • Audition Class
  • Application Fee £ 30


  • Online Application Form
  • Photographs
  • Preliminary Audition Class by invitation only
  • Final Audition Class at Ballet West High Performance Lower School
  • Video (For International students only)
  • Application Fee £ 40
All candidates should demonstrate passion, commitment and an aptitude for learning classical ballet.
Download their application form through their website (, fill in all the necessary information and send it to:
Upper school auditions are currently being held Monday-Friday during their term dates at a cost of £40.
Their website has useful information about accommodation in the surrounding area.
For more information visit;


Auditions for 2020 Lower School are not currently open.

Senior School Audition Dates for September 2020 Entry

Preliminary auditions:

Sunday 17 November 2019: Glasgow - The Dance School of Scotland

Sunday 8 December 2019: London – Central School of Ballet

Sunday 9 February 2020: London - Central School of Ballet

Sunday 16 February 2020: Leeds – Northern Ballet

Final Audition

Sunday 22 March 2020: London - Central School of Ballet

Dance Days

We recommend that those intending to audition for Central attend a Central Dance Day. These are days made up of a series of taster classes in contemporary and ballet for students ages 11-16, led by Central Senior School tutors. They are designed to encourage and inspire student's current dance training and serve as a taste of life at Central. For further information and to apply click here.

For further information on auditioning from outside the UK, head to the Overseas Auditions Tab or the Digital Auditions Tab

Audition Fee

Standard audition fee - £50.00

Digital audition fee - £50.00


Prep and Pre-Senior Programme

Applications for September 2020 entry are now open.

For further enquiries please contact Jo Hurst at Or alternatively, please call 02079235490.

The audition date for entry in September 2020 is Saturday 30 May 2020.


Upcoming Courses

February Half Term 2020

The age range for the Musical Theatre and Dance Blast courses have been extended to welcome young people up to 16 years old

Monday 17th February 2020

• 4-7 years arts and crafts – cost £35

Tuesday 18th February 2020

• 8-10 years One Day Ballet Intensives for Girls – cost £50.

Taught by Central School of Ballet Senior School Ballet Tutor, Julia Ellis

• 11-13 years One Day Ballet Intensives for Girls – cost £50.

Taught by Central School of Ballet Senior School Ballet Tutor, Lina Moran

Wednesday19th February 2020

• 14-16 years One Day Ballet Intensive for Boys and Girls – cost £50.

Taught by Central School of Ballet Senior School Ballet Tutors, Chris Hinton-Lewis and Julia Ellis

• 8-16 years One Day Musical Theatre – cost £40

Thursday 20th February 2020

• 8-16 years Dance Blast – cost £40

Boys Move 2020

Save the date! Their annual Boys Move course returns on Sunday 1st March 2020. An inspirational day of varied workshops led by all male tutors for boys aged 8-18 years, suitable for beginners to experienced dancers.

Spring Course 2020

Saturday 4 – Tuesday 7 April 2020 - cost £220

International Summer School 2020

  • Two Week International Summer School for students aged 11-16 years – Monday 27 July to Saturday 8 August 2020
  • One Week International Summer School for students aged 14-16 years – Monday 27 July to Saturday 1 August 2020.
  • One Week International Summer School for students aged 11-14 years – Monday 3 August to Saturday 8 August 2020.

The cost of the one week course is £375 and the cost of the two week course is £595.

Application Forms can be downloaded from their website at;

If you have any specific questions, or for more information, please email the Widening Participation and Access Department on




To apply please download the APPLICATION FORM FD/BA 2020 and email the completed form to by:

1 March 2020 for the London auditions.

Once you have successfully submitted the form, you will receive a confirmation email to acknowledge receipt.

If you have any trouble editing or submitting the form, or have any questions about the content, please email them.



A year-long Ballet and Contemporary training and performance programme for students preparing to apply for vocational dance training.

Applications open Spring 2020.


Summer Course Applications are Open!


For dancers 15-19 years. Dates of course; 27th July – 1st August 2020.

For more information, visit;


For dancers 11-14 years. Dates of course; 3rd – 8th August 2020.

 For more information, visit;


 Applications for Auditions and Open Days for 2020 entry are now open.

Everyone who submits an application will be invited to audition.

Applications for 2020 Entry

They strongly recommend that online applications are made through their website by Friday 14th February 2020. They cannot guarantee an audition in person for applications received after this date but they will give you the option of making a video audition. Please register on their website and you will receive an activation email.

Sunday 26th January 2020 FULLY BOOKED

Monday 17th February 2020 FULLY BOOKED

Tuesday 18th February 2020 FULLY BOOKED

Wednesday 19th February 2020 FULLY BOOKED

Sunday 1st March 2020 FULLY BOOKED

Sunday 29th March 2020 FULLY BOOKED

Sunday 19th April 2020 FULLY BOOKED

Sunday 26th April 2020

Sunday 3rd May 2020

Monday 4th May 2020

Please check their website regularly as these audition spaces will be filled quickly.
All auditions commence at 8:30 am.
Further details available from

AUDITION DATES for entry September 2020:
Saturday, 16th November 2019
Saturday, 18th January 2020
Saturday, 8th February 2020
Thursday, 13th February 2020
Friday, 14th February 2020 (boys audition day)
Saturday, 7th March 2020
Monday, 23rd March 2020 (boys audition day)
Tuesday, 24th March 2020
Wednesday, 25th March 2020
Thursday, 26th March 2020
Friday, 27th March 2020
To apply for an audition, visit their website here, complete the application form and return by post to C/O Secretary, Performers College, Southend Road, Corringham, Essex, SS17 8JT



Entrance to the course is by audition only for applicants aged 16 and above and of a satisfactory standard in one or more genres, whilst showing a respectable academic level.

In some case’s Masters will accept applicants with no previous training providing they show potential and have the correct physical attributes.









The audition will consist of an audition class in Classical Ballet followed by a Technical & Commercial Jazz class.

Following this, there will be the solo audition process where you will be required to perform a prepared acting monologue & solo song. 

Applicants should wear appropriate attire for each discipline.

The application form can be downloaded from their homepage here;

You can get in contact via
Phone -:  01268 777351

1st, 6th, 7th, 8th & 9th March 2020 – Berlin, Germany.
AUDITIONS ARE FREE OF CHARGE. Only workshops and classes have a fee. You can buy our Festival Workshops Package to get all workshops and classes for just 49 Euros.
More information at



Online Applications for September 2017 entry will open in August 2016. If you wish to be considered for 2016 entry please e-mail Admissions - See more at:
Online Applications for September 2017 entry will open in August 2016. If you wish to be considered for 2016 entry please e-mail Admissions - See more at: