Where to Study Dance


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BELGIUM


Brussels
Brussels International Ballet School
Artistic Director: Anderson Santana
Rue François Gay 83-85, B-1150 Bruxelles
Tel: +32 2772 0062
Professional Training Program for age 14 – 19
Please find all information and application forms at 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 : Olivier Patey
Undergraduate professional training and professional training
More info on www.mosaballetschool.eu

http://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
Artistic director: Robert Parker
Principal: Jessica Ward
Elmhurst Ballet School
249 Bristol Road
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B5 7UH
Tel +44(0) 121 472 6655
enquiries@elmhurstdance.co.uk
www.elmhurstballetschool.org/en/


Leeds
Northern School of Contemporary Dance
98 Chapeltown Road, Leeds,
West Yorkshire LS7 4BH
Based in Leeds, England, Northern School of Contemporary Dance is one of the leading providers of conservatoire-level dance training in the UK.
Courses at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels nurture versatile and enterprising dance artists with highly-tuned technical, creative and performance skills, ready for entry into the profession.
nscd.ac.uk


Leicestershire
The School of Ballet Theatre UK
Artistic Director, Founder and Principal: Christopher Moore
Leicestershire House.The Borough,
Hinkley, Leicestershire LE10 1NL
Tel: +44 (0)1455 254 921
info@BTUKschool.com
www.BTUKschool.com


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
Masters of Ballet Academy
Club des Sports - East Acton Lane
London, W3 7HB
Artistic Directors: Elena Glurjidze & Olga Semenova
email: fiona@mastersofballetacademy.com
www.mastersofballetacademy.com


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 / Milan
TT world agency Private Professional training program
Individual preparations with high-level coaches for entry into the profession of classical ballet, admissions to ballet schools and competitions. Based in London and Milan but all over the world on request. Your coach will be able to follow you in person or online. Advanced/Professional, Intermediate, Repertoire/Pointe work, Pas-de-deux. Photographic services for material useful for your promotion as a dancer. Contact: info@ttworld.agency Whatsapp +393467100693  +447788512061 Website: https://en.ttworldagency.com  @tt.world.agency
https://www.facebook.com/TT-world-Agency-100620632250148/


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
The University of the Arts Helsinki’s (Uniarts Helsinki) Theatre Academy
The master’s programme in Dance Pedagogy combines critical thinking, artistic-pedagogical practices and exploration of the wide range of meanings in the arts. It collaborates extensively with the Theatre Pedagogy programme, also accepting new students in 2022. See more information and our other dance programmes with admissions in alternate years: uniarts.fi/apply.


FRANCE


Arles
Arles Youth Ballet Company 
Arles Youth Ballet Company is accepting auditions for boys and girls (17-22 ) to join our 2022-23 season. A mentoring experience comprising ballet and contemporary technique, repertoire and new work with international guest choreographers and multiple public performance opportunities.Possibility of scholarship for boys.
Application Link:  https://www.arlesyouthballetcompany.com/english/pre-professional-program/admission-2022-23/


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


Stuttgart
John Cranko School
Werastraße 27, 70182 Stuttgart
https://www.john-cranko-schule.de
Director Tadeusz Matacz
Head of Administration Stefanie Wimpff
The John Cranko School consists of the Ballet School of the State Theatre Stuttgart and the State Ballet Academy – a Vocational School. The school is financed by the State of Baden-Württemberg and the City of Stuttgart. The school year is the same as that of state schools. An admission is possible at any stage of the training. Condition for admission is a passed entrance examination.


HUNGARY


Budapest
Budapest Contemporary Dance Academy
1036 Budapest, Perc utca 2.
budapest@tanc.org.hu
www.kortars.tanc.org.hu/en/

BCDA provides undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Our Contemporary Dance BA course prepares students for professional performance and creative work, while our Dance Teacher MA equips participants for pedagogical work in contemporary dance and other movement-based arts.


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
Director: Jean-Yves Esquerre
ESB Studios, Chasséstraat 64, Amsterdam
info@schoolofballet.eu
www.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


SLOVENIA


Ljubljana
Alma Mater Europaea Dance Academy
Dunajska 158, 1000 Ljubljana
More information:
https://dance-academy.almamater.si


SPAIN


Madrid 
EBB Junior Ballet of Madrid

The EBB Junior Ballet of Madrid, attached to the EBB Company, is auditioning new young dancers and versatile artists to join the intensive EBB JUNIORS program. The selected dancers will participate in 6 creations during the season and will work with 12 choreographers: such as Sofia Nappi, Biennale de Venise, Jill Crovisier (Luxembourg), Dor Mamalia (Israel), Jorge Crecis, Alla Falieri, NDT, and in the creations of the artistic director Jean Philippe Dury, director of the EBB Company. 
Apply: CV, Photos , Videos to: ebbcompany@gmail.com
www.ebbcompany.com
https://www.ebbdance.com/ebbmadrid


Terrassa, Barcelona
PAR
PAR is a high performance programme for Young dancers from 16 to 22 years, that serves a platform for dancers to establish direct contact with professional companies. ONLINE AUDITIONS: from April 14th to 30th. ONSITE AUDITIONS: May 14th in LaFACT (Terrassa, Barcelona).
To apply: fill the form you can find here: https://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


Arizona
Margot Fonteyn Academy of Ballet
300 East Gurley Street, Prescott, Arizona 86301
Artistic Director: Ken Ludden
Dean of Artists: Sveinbjörg Alexanders
Associate Artistic Director: Rainer Krenstetter
US High School Diploma. Fine Arts Dance Degree Program. International Baccalaureate Program. ESL Program
Tel: +1 928 445 5400 info@fonteynacademy.org
Apply at: www.mfab.org


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


California
School of Sacramento Ballet
In the capital of California, USA
Anthony Krutzkamp, Artistic Director
Jorge Laico, School Director
Summer Intensives (tourist visas accepted), Year-round Traineeships, Video auditions accepted.
https://www.sacballet.org/school/
Tel +1 916.552.5800


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