Calendar

Please find below a calendar of all our key dates and events. To filter by category, ie Outreach, Summer School, select ‘categories’ and choose from the dropdown options. To change the way the calendar displays, click on ‘posterboard’ and select from the options. Click on the events to see more information on venues, schedules and ticket prices where relevant.

Feb
2
Sun
Associate Experience day – Birmingham @ Birmingham Hippodrome
Feb 2 all-day

An opportunity for students aged between 8-10 as at 31 August 2014 (in Years 3, 4 and 5) to experience a typical Junior Associate lesson with parent and dance teacher observation.

Every young dancer must be accompanied by their dance teach and /or one parent.

Cost:

Parent/guardian with student £30

Dance teacher with student £30

Dance teacher without student £20

Dance teacher and parent/guardian with student £50

 

To apply, read and complete our application form:

Download the application form (Word)

Applications for this event close on 17 January 2014.

 Learn more about our Associate programme

Dance Teachers’ Practical Workshop and Student Masterclass – Bournemouth @ Pavilion Dance South West
Feb 2 all-day

The Royal Ballet School will be visiting Pavilion Dance South West on Sunday 2 February to present a Dance Teachers’ Practical Workshop and Student Masterclasses for 9 -13 year olds as at 31 August 2014.

PLEASE NOTE: our student masterclass for students aged 11-13 is now fully booked.

Dance Teachers’ Workshop

A special practical workshop from 10-11.30am for dance teachers on the subject of the Foundations of Classical Ballet Technique with Mark Annear, Head of Outreach and Teacher Training, and members of the Associate Teaching Staff.

The workshop will include
• Discussion of the foundations of classical ballet technique
• Body conditioning exercises to aid technical and physical development (practical session)

The fee for the Dance Teachers’ Workshop is £60

Dance Teachers who participate in this workshop are also invited to stay for the day, observing the masterclasses where what is discussed in the workshop will be demonstrated in a class environment.

Student Masterclasses

Students aged 9-10 years (currently in Years 4 and 5) can experience a typical Royal Ballet School Junior Associate lesson.

12-1.30pm Masterclass for 9 -10 year olds as at 31 August 2014

Students aged 11-13 as at 31 August 2014 (currently in years 6, 7 and 8) can experience a typical Royal Ballet School Mid Associate lesson.

1.45-3.15pm Masterclass for 11-13 year olds as at 31 August 2014

Each lesson will include:
• Welcome and introduction
• Ballet conditioning exercises
• Classical ballet class
• Questions and answer session

The fee for the Masterclass is £30

One parent per child is invited to observe the masterclass and participate in the question and answer session.

Each student must be accompanied by at least one adult.

Closing date: Friday 17 January

Venue
Pavilion Dance South West
Westover Road
Bournemouth BH1 2BU

Programme details are correct at time of publication, however could be subject to change.

Apply

To apply please download and read the relevant application form and complete the payment form:

Download the application form for the Dance Teachers’ Workshop (Word)

Download the application form for the Student Masterclasses (Word)

Download the payment form (Word)

Feb
6
Thu
Advancing Creativity (Friends only) @ The Royal Ballet School, Covent Garden
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Combining the Ursula Moreton Choreographic Award, which is open to 2nd Yr students, and the Dance Partnership & Access project, aDvANCE featuring a collaborative piece by 1st Yr students and pupils of The Brit School for Performing Arts & Technology.

Please note: This event is for Friends of The Royal Ballet School only.  Find out how to become a Friend.

Feb
10
Mon
Covent Garden Open Day (Friends only) @ The Royal Ballet School, Covent Garden
Feb 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

An opportunity for a ‘behind the scenes’ glimpse into the day-to-day training of our senior students.

Please note: This event is for Friends of The Royal Ballet School only.  Find out how to become a Friend.

Feb
20
Thu
Associate Experience day – Leeds @ Yorkshire Dance Centre, Leeds
Feb 20 all-day

An opportunity for students aged between 8-10 as at 31 August 2014 to experience a typical Junior Associate lesson with parent and dance teacher observation.

To apply, read and complete our application form:

Download the application form (Word)

Applications for this event close on 3 February 2014.

Feb
23
Sun
Associate Experience day – Cardiff @ The Royal College of Music and Drama, Cardiff
Feb 23 all-day

An opportunity for students aged between 8-10 as at 31 August 2014 to experience a typical Junior Associate lesson with parent and dance teacher observation.

To apply, please read and complete our application form:

Download the application form (Word)

Applications for this event close on 7 February 2014.

Feb
26
Wed
Primary INSIGHT day (FULLY BOOKED) @ The Royal Ballet School, White Lodge
Feb 26 all-day

Insight Days

These are open to school groups and offer the opportunity to watch a ballet class at the School.

They include information about ballet training and The Royal Ballet School and audience members have the chance to ask staff and students questions.

Suitable for pupils aged 7-11 years

Mar
9
Sun
A Focus on Training – Dance Teachers’ Workshop @ The Royal Ballet School, Covent Garden
Mar 9 @ 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm

In addition to the three Focus on Training exploration days, Royal Ballet Upper School teacher Anita Young will present a one day practical workshop for ballet teachers where they can learn various enchaînements from the English School.

This Dance Teachers’ Workshop open to Dance Teachers only. Applications available from tlink@royalballetschool.org.uk

PLEASE NOTE: This event is now FULLY BOOKED but teachers can still book to come to watch the day at a cost of £20. Please contact tlink@royalballetschool.org.uk to find out more.

Schedule

10am Registration

10.30am-12.30pm Workshop Part 1

12.30pm-1.30pm Break

1.30pm-3.30pm   Workshop Part 2

Mar
14
Fri
ABT Studio Company (Friends only) @ The Royal Ballet School, Covent Garden
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Continuing a much valued exchange programme with New York’s, ABT Studio Company, we are delighted that they will once again be visiting the School and presenting a shared performance with the Graduate Year students.

Please note: This event is for Friends of The Royal Ballet School only.  Find out how to become a Friend.

Mar
15
Sat
ABT Studio Company (Friends only) @ The Royal Ballet School, Covent Garden
Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Continuing a much valued exchange programme with New York’s, ABT Studio Company, we are delighted that they will once again be visiting the School and presenting a shared performance with the Graduate Year students.

Please note: This event is for Friends of The Royal Ballet School only.  Find out how to become a Friend.