Academy application & auditions 2015
We are now accepting applications for 2015/16!
To apply download the Academy application form and send your completed form to
Academy of Northern Ballet, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7PA
Students outside of the UK can audition via DVD or online video link. Video must include centre practise, combinations (adage, pirouettes, jumps & traveling combos).
Sunday 8 March
Preliminary auditions for Professsional Programme (CAT Yorkshire Young Dancers), Associates, International Easter Course, Summer School and combined auditions for students auditioning for more than one programme.
Sunday 29 March
Second round for Professional Programme, final auditions for Associates, Easter and Summer School.
Sat 11 & Sun 12 April
Final intensive auditions for Professional Programme.
These are course fees from 2015/16
- Junior Associates £365 per year
- Intermediate Foundation Associates £435 per year
- Intermediate and Senior Associates £650 per year
- Easter Course £155
- Intermediate Summer Course (1 week) £235
- Senior Summer Course (2 weeks) £375
- Professional Programme (CAT Yorkshire Young Dancers) approx. £3,577 for the year.
- this course is supported by the Department for Education’s Music and Dance Scheme. Bursaries and means tested grants are available.
Course dates & timetables 2015
Ages 12 to 19 — 7 to 11 April
International Summer Course
Intermediate, ages 12 to 16 — 27 July to 1 August
Senior, ages 16 to 19 — 3 to 15 August
|Junior Associates||Ages 10-11||Fridays||5.30pm - 7pm|
|Intermediate Foundation Classes||Ages 11-12||Sundays||10am - 12.30pm|
|Intermediate Assocaiates||Ages 12-14||Saturdays||9am - 1pm|
|Senior Associates||Ages 14-16||Saturdays||9am - 1pm|
Professional Programme (CAT), ages 10-17
Midweek and weekend classes. Each student has an individual timetable tailored to their needs. Students in their first year of the programme usually train with us on 2 weekday evenings and Saturdays.