UK auditions

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All applicants to our full-time training courses and our Associate programmes are offered an audition

Applications for our full-time and Mid/Senior/Advanced Associate programmes open in September and close in October. Auditions take place from November to January. All auditions are for courses which start the following September.

You can apply for our full-time and Mid/Senior/Advanced Associate programmes in the same application.

Applications for our Junior Associate programme open in February each year and close in March. Auditions are held in the Summer Term and are for courses which start in September.

All applications received by the closing dates will be offered an audition class. Our auditions are held at our centres in Newcastle, Manchester, Birmingham, Dundee, Leeds, Eastleigh, Bath, Totnes and London.

Find out which courses you are eligible for.

In-person, preliminary auditions

Full-time training and Mid/Senior/Advanced Associate programme 2022

Applications open – 7 September 2021
Applications close – 20 October 2021, 11am GMT


Junior Associate programme 2022

Applications open – 22 February 2022
Applications close – 29 March 2022, 11am GMT

Photograph requirements

All applicants will need to submit photographs as part of their application.

UK audition dates and venues

Regional auditions are for all age groups and genders. London auditions have ages/gender for each day specified.

Newcastle Thursday 11 November 2021
London – Upper School only Sunday 14 November 2021
Eastleigh Monday 15 November 2021
Bath Wednesday 17 November 2021
Totnes Thursday 18 November 2021
London – Year 7 girls only Sunday 21 November 2021
Leeds Wednesday 24 November 2021
Birmingham Friday 26 November 2021
London – Year 8 and 9 girls only Sunday 28 November 2021
Dundee Tuesday 30 November 2021
Manchester Thursday 2 and Friday 3 December 2021
London – Year 7 to 11 boys only Sunday 5 December 2021
London – Year 10 and 11 girls only Sunday 16 January 2022

Semi final and final auditions

Semi final auditions are for 10-11 year old girls applying for Year 7 at White Lodge and all Upper School students.

10-11 year old girls applying for Year 7 at White Lodge will be invited to semi final auditions in February 2022.

Upper School semi finalists will be asked to provide a video of classwork after their successful preliminary audition.

Final auditions for all successful applicants will be held in February and March 2022.

Any questions?

If you have any questions about our auditions, visit our FAQs page or contact [email protected].

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