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Academy Open Days 2016

Do you dream of becoming a professional dancer?

Academy Open Days - photo Martin Bell

Our free Open Days give prospective students the chance to meet the Academy of Northern Ballet staff and find out more about the training programmes and technique in a taster class.

Applications are now available for auditions 2015/16

Open days dates

Open days for 2016 will be posted here as soon as they're announced.

Some experience is required to find the class comfortable to do. The class will be technique based and so students of all abilities will learn something new.

Academy of Northern Ballet, Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7PA

Learn more about applying to the Academy.

What attendees have said

"Thanks for a brilliant day - it was great for the children to experience what the audition will be like and I think Lucy will feel much more confident now"

Open Day parent 2012

" was even more fun than I thought- it was great to see round the building and the teacher was really funny!"

Open Day Student 2012

For more information and to attend please contact Annemarie Donoghue on 0113 220 8000 or email