Central School Of Ballet

Overseas Auditions

Central welcomes applicants from around the world and recent students have come from Spain, Singapore, Japan, South Africa, Australia, France, Italy and Turkey to study here.

Students from the UK and the EU are expected to attend auditions in the UK. Outside of the UK, Central holds auditions in Japan and New York City, USA.

Audition in Japan

For information on applications, workshops and auditions in Japan please click the following link http://event.thewells.co.jp/central2017/.

For further information on student support please refer to The Wells PH

Please direct all inquiries here https://thewells.co.jp/contact

Audition in USA

For the first time in Central's history, in February of 2018, Central will be holding auditions in New York City, USA.

The day will include workshops led by Central's tutors, including Ballet Central's Artistic Director, Christopher Marney, former principal dancer with Matthew Bourne's New Adventures.

Auditions will be held on Sunday 11th February, 11am-4pm at The Ailey Studios, The Joan Weill Center for Dance, 405 West 55th Street at 9th Avenue, New York, NY 10019.

To attend the audition day, fill out and submit the Senior School application form, which can be found on the How To Apply page. On submission of the form you will also be required to pay the audition fee of £50 (approx. $66) here.

If you have any queries regarding the application and audition process please contact the Senior School Manager, Samantha Ryan on auditions@csbschool.co.uk.

Ballet Central

Successful students who are offered a place in the Senior School will have the opportunity in their third year to be part of Ballet Central, the school's touring company. The tour is a springboard for students into the dance profession; graduates join renowned UK based and international dance companies and leading musical theatre productions.

Visit Ballet Central's YouTube Channel to watch the 2017 tour trailer, and the teaser video for Ballet Central's 2018 tour.

Central's move to the Southbank

Central is planning an exciting move to bespoke new premises at Paris Gardens in London’s flourishing arts community on the South Bank in SE1.

Aiming for completion in the 2018/19 Academic year, the new building will become a hub for a dynamic dance community. It will combine excellence in dance training for those aiming for a professional career with accessible dance classes for all and community engagement projects.

To learn more about this exciting move, head to the Move Central page on our website.

Remote Audition

As with students from the UK, in exceptional circumstances students may be able to audition through submitting a DVD application.

Applicants who live outside of the UK/ EU are invited to submit a DVD application demonstrating they meet the selection criteria. The selection criteria can be requested from Samantha Ryan, Senior School Manger.

Further information

The application form and auditions fees are the same for international students and students from the UK. Both of these can be found on the How To Apply Tab

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