Applications for Associate courses

Our Associate programme is run in eight centres around the UK including: London, Birmingham, Bath, Eastleigh, Leeds, Manchester and Totnes.

The course is designed to augment an individual’s current training while introducing them to The Royal Ballet School’s System of Training, alongside other gifted children who aspire to a career in dance. Pupils continue to study with their regular dance teacher in addition to their Associate classes

Applications for Junior Associates (8-10 years)

Junior Associate auditions are held in May and June.

Applications will be available from January 2016.

All applicants within the age range that apply for our Junior Associate course will be invited to audition. Communications are sent via email and details will be sent out in audition date order. Please click here to see a list of our audition dates in our different centres.

Applications for Mid (11-13 years) and Senior Associates (14-15 years)

Mid and Senior Associates auditions held in January and February.

Application forms are available from 7th September 2015.


How to apply

Applications for all our Associate programmes starting September 2015 have closed.  Application forms for 2016 Mid and Senior Associate entry will be available from 7th September 2015 and for Junior Associates from January 2016 .