UK Summer Intensive

Summer intensive

Our renowned Summer Intensive returns in summer 2024 with an inspiring variety of programmes across five weeks in both our Covent Garden and White Lodge, Richmond studios.

Students from around the world attend the Intensive to experience world-class coaching from the celebrated Royal Ballet School Artistic team and special guest teachers.

Students are introduced to The Royal Ballet School System of Training and will develop their skills in a supportive, nurturing environment.

Dates

9 July – 9 August 2024

Eligibility

Students aged 10-19 years old on 31 August 2024

Requirements

All applicants must submit photographs as part of their application.

Application deadlines

Applications are now closed.

Fees

Application fee: £36

Location

Upper School, 46 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9DA

White Lodge, Richmond Park, Richmond, Surrey, TW10 5HR

Boarding

These courses will run as both residential and non-residential. Please go ahead and state your preference on your application form.

Boarding for White Lodge students

We offer full board with healthy hot and cold meals and vegetarian and special dietary requirements catered for on request.

Boarding for Upper School students

We will provide accommodation at one of our boarding houses in either Covent Garden or Pimlico.

At Aud Jebsen Hall, Pimlico, we offer full board with healthy hot and cold meals and vegetarian and special dietary requirements catered for on request.

At Jebsen House, Covent Garden, food is provided via a voucher for healthy hot and cold meals from the Royal Opera House. Students can choose from various food choices suitable for all dietary requirements.

White Lodge

Dates

1 week courses:

Week 1: 9 – 13 July (female and male training, ages 10 and 11)
Week 2: 15 – 19 July (female and male training, ages 12 and 13)
Week 3: 22 – 26 July (female and male training, ages 10 and 11)
Week 4: 29 July – 2 August (female training, ages 12 and 13)
Week 5: 5 – 9 August (female training, ages 10 to 15)

Tuition £630
Tuition and boarding £950

2 week courses:

Week 1-2: 9 – 19 July (female training age 14, female and male training ages 14 and 15)
Week 3-4: 22 July – 2 August (female training age 14, female and male training ages 14 and 15)
Week 4-5: 29 July – 9 August (female training, age 13)

Tuition £1,260
Tuition and boarding £1,900

Course structure

Our five weeks of classes at White Lodge are split into one week and two-week courses. Students aged between 13-15 may choose a one or two-week course. Students aged 10-12 may choose a one-week course.

Classes are taught and accompanied by our own Artistic faculty, Artistic Director, and guest teachers and creators. Classes take place in our state-of-the-art studios in the historic White Lodge in Richmond Park.

As well as classical ballet technique, the Summer Intensive course typically includes:

  • Character
  • Contemporary
  • Creative
  • Pilates
  • Repertoire
  • Stagecraft
  • Variations
  • Jazz.

Upper School

Dates

2-week courses:

Weeks 1-2: 9 -19 July 2024 (female and male training, ages 16 to 19)

Tuition £1,260
Tuition and boarding £1,900

3-week courses:

22 July – 9 August 2024 (female and male training, ages 16 to 19)

Tuition £1,890
Tuition and boarding £2,850

5-week courses:

9 July – 9 August 2024 (female and male training, ages 16 to 19)

Tuition £3,150
Tuition and boarding £4,750

Course structure

Students may choose from a two-week, three-week and five-week course.

Classes are taught and accompanied by our own Artistic faculty, Artistic Director, and guest teachers and creators. Classes take place in our state-of-the-art studios at Upper School in the heart of Covent Garden.

As well as classical ballet technique, the Summer Intensive course typically includes:

  • Character
  • Pointe
  • Repertoire
  • Solos
  • Contemporary
  • Pas de deux
  • Jazz.

Any questions?

If you have any questions about our Intensive Courses, please visit our FAQs page.

You can also contact [email protected].

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