Central School Of Ballet

Spring & Summer Courses

Central’s Spring (one week) and Summer courses (one and two week) are an excellent opportunity to experience a taste of life in full-time vocational dance training.

Classes usually commence at 10am each day and end at 5pm. A ballet class is timetabled every day and pointe / boys coaching scheduled for every alternate day.

Subject to the minimum number of boys applying, boys only Ballet classes may also be offered.

Other classes include Pilates; Contemporary and Repertoire. Depending on the length of a course, we may include classes in Jazz and Character, alongside inviting guest tutors and choreographers to lead a masterclass on Creative Choreography or Improvisation.

We ask that applicants are 11-16 years old, in School years 7-11, and obtain a minimum of RAD Grade 5/ RAD Intermediate Foundation or equivalent, including pointe work.

International Summer School

This year, Central School of Ballet will run its annual international summer course through an online programme of classes.

  • 5 Day International Summer School for 11-14 years - Monday 3 August to Friday 7 August 2020
  • 5 Day International Summer School for 14-16 years - Monday 27 July to Friday 31 July
  • 10 Day International Summer School for 11-16 years - Monday 27 July to Friday 7 August

There will be no lessons scheduled for Saturdays and Sundays.

The online course will include three to four classes each day taking place between 10am and 5pm BST, a daily 75 minute mixed ballet class, pointe classes for girls (dependant on age) and coaching for boys. The 10 day course will also include a small group coaching session for all participants and a ballet masterclass with a member of the senior school teaching faculty.

The cost of the 5 day course is £140 and the cost of the 10 day course is £240.

For further information about the course please download the application form from the 'How To Apply' page and send your application to debra.cougill@csbschool.co.uk. All participants already enrolled onto the programme have received a separate email.

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