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 have now closed and will reopen in January 2016.

All applicants that have applied for our Junior Associate course will be invited to audition. We hope to send all confirmations of our auditions by 30 April. Confirmations will be sent via email and 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.

Applications have now closed and will reopen in September 2015.


How to apply

Applications for all our Associate programmes have now closed. The next round of applications will be September 2015 for Mid and Senior Associates, and January 2016 for Junior Associates.