Ballet Central 2024

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Central School of Ballet

Applications for Central School of Ballet’s undergraduate courses will reopen in Autumn 2024.

MA Choreography

Designed for professional choreographers who wish to develop their choreographic profile and professional skills.

Adult Dance Classes

Central’s Neighbourhood Classes offer Ballet and African Contemporary Dance classes at discounted rates for Southwark and Lambeth residents.

Ballet Intensives

Experience a taste of Central’s full time training with a range of short courses during the school holidays.


Becoming a professional dancer can be achieved through skill, talent, determination and most importantly, excellent training.

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Central provides dance classes for young children, aspiring teenagers and adults for dance skills, wellbeing and general fitness.

Ballet Central

Ballet Central is the touring company of Central School of Ballet, created to give graduating students performing experience to ticket-buying audiences and the opportunity to work with and learn from the dance industry’s most influential professionals. The annual Ballet Central tour visits theatres in towns and cities across the country performing the best dance theatre, alongside newly-commissioned work and refreshed classics from the world’s top choreographers.

Classes & Courses

Children and Young people

Central runs a regular programme of dance courses after school and in the school holidays for children and teenagers of different abilities, skills, and interest. From one day courses for fun and musicality for the younger age groups to courses for ambitious young dancers for a taste of life in full-time vocational dance training.

Adult Dance Classes

Central’s drop-in adult dance classes provide a fun and satisfying way to improve muscle tone, flexibility, co-ordination as well as the chance to develop dance technique. For ages 18+ and all genders.

Student Life

Life as a student dancer at Central is more than specialist training and supporting study modules. When you join Central, you also join a family. Read stories from current students on our degree courses about their day-to-day lives at Central and find out about living and training in London.