Central School Of Ballet

Course Outline

Spring and Summer Courses

Spending a week at Central School of Ballet is an excellent way to experience a taste of life in full time ballet training. Our popular Spring and Summer Courses provide an opportunity for you to do just this.

Students applying for either the Spring Course or Summer Courses must be 12-16 years of age and have a minimum of RAD Intermediate Foundation or equivalent including pointe work.

Classes begin at around 10am each day and usually end at 5pm. A ballet class is timetabled every day and pointe / boys coaching scheduled for every alternate day. Other classes include Pilates; Contemporary and Repertoire. Depending on the length of a course, we may include classes in Jazz, Character and invite guest tutors and choreographers to lead a masterclass on Creative Choreography or Improvisation.

Application forms and information for Spring and Summer 2018 will be announced in the new year.

If you would like further information on any of the courses above, please contact a member of the Widening Participation and Access Team.





Summer Dance Blast Activities 2017 Announced

Our Summer Dance Blast Activities 2017 are for boys and girls aged 6-12 years. The activities will not run as the usual week long summer programme, but will be available to book per day.


Wednesday 9 August

A Day of Creative and Contemporary Dance including a taster session in capoeira

6-8 years 10.30-4.30pm

9-12 years 10.00am-5.15pm

Cost: £40 per day


Thursday 10 August

Musical Theatre – a day of singing, choreography and acting classes

6-8 years 10.30-4.30pm

9-12 years 10.00am-5.15pm

Cost: £40 per day


Children aged 6-12 years booked onto both Wednesday and Thursday will receive a free Summer Dance Blast T-shirt.

Application forms are now available to download

Full timetables for each day will be announced in due course




5-7 Years Summer Ballet 2017 Announced

This half day course is for girls and boys aged 5-7 and will include ballet, story telling through dance and an additional dance to pop music choreography class.


Friday 11 August

5-7 years 10.00am-1.00pm

Cost: £30

An application form is now available to download



One Day Ballet Intensives

The days are aimed specifically at girls aged 8-16 years. The days are centred around Ballet, giving participants the chance to become fully immersed into a day at Central School of Ballet. The days will also include Pilates and Repertoire, and an additional class which may be; Contemporary, Creative Choreography, Jazz or Improvisation.

There are a limited number of places available for each course.

One Day Ballet Intensives are £40.00 and will be available to pay on the website. Please note: payment does not confirm your place on the course, your confirmation will come in email from a member of the Widening Participation and Access team.

Parents and guardians will not be able to watch classes during the day


One Day Ballet Intensive 14-16 Years

Monday 7 August - 10:00am - 5:30pm

To Include a Preparation for Auditions Session.

Applicants applying for the One Day Ballet Intensive for 14-16 years, must have a minimum of RAD Intermediate Foundation, or equivalent, and have been dancing en pointe for at least 2 years.

Application forms are now available to download


One Day Ballet Intensive 11-13 Years

Tuesday 8 August - 10:00am - 5:30pm

Applicants applying for the One Day Ballet Intensive for 11-13 years, must have a minimum of Grade 4 RAD, or equivalent.

Application forms are now available to download


One Day Ballet Intensive 8-10 Years

Tuesday 8 August - 10:30am - 4:30pm

Applicants applying for the One Day Ballet Intensive for 8-10 years, must have a minimum of Grade 2 RAD, or equivalent.

Application forms are now available to download


Full timetables for each day will be announced in due course

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