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Central School Of Ballet

How To Apply

Application forms for the academic year 2015-16 are now available. Please click on the links on the right-hand side of this page to download the forms.

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Audition Fee Information

Standard audition fee: 45

Private audition fee: 55

Audition Dates

Preliminary Auditions, UK

Sunday 26 October 2014 Dance School of Scotland, Glasgow

Saturday 13 December 2014 Central School of Ballet, London

Sunday 8 February 2015 Northern Ballet, Leeds

Saturday 14 February 2015 Central School of Ballet, London

Saturday 28 March 2015 Overseas Applicants, Central School of Ballet, London

All applicants are required to submit applications by Monday 20th October (for the 26th October audition), Saturday 15th November (for the 13th December and 8th February auditions) or Saturday 10th January (for the 14th February and 28th March auditions). Further information can be found on the application form which can be downloaded from this webpage.

Final Auditions

Saturday 28 March 2015 Final Audition, Central School of Ballet, London

Sunday 29 March 2015 Final Audition, Central School of Ballet, London

Because of the high demand of applicants each year, Central School of Ballet has a policy that unfortunately we are unable to provide individual feedback.

Dance Days

Dance Days are a series of taster workshops. Participants take part in a ballet and contemporary class led by Central School of Ballet Senior School tutors. Please click here find out more and to apply.

Saturday 25 October 2014 Dance Day, Dance School of Scotland, Glasgow

Sunday 23 November 2014 Dance Day, Central School of Ballet, London - FULL

Saturday 7 February 2015 Dance Day, Northern Ballet, Leeds

Sunday 1 March 2015 Dance Day, DanceEast, Jerwood House, Ipswich

Dance Day Fee Information

Dance Day fee: 40

Audition Fee Waiver Scheme

The Conservatoire for Dance and Drama offers an audition fee waiver scheme whereby students matching a certain criteria may not have to pay to audition. To find out more about this scheme please visit their website -


Please note these places are limited and are available on a first come basis. Interested applicants must meet the following criteria:

- UK resident

- Applying to an undergraduate programme (Foundation Degree or BA Degree)

- New to higher education (no previous degree-level qualification)

- From an annual household income of less than 25,000

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