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Graduate Professional Programme

Our Graduate Professional Programme is an exciting one-year classical ballet finishing course designed to make the connection between full-time training and professional performance. Students train in the same inspirational surroundings as the Company dancers, in Northern Ballet’s state-of-the-art building, and are eligible for possible performance opportunities with the Company.

Our unique combination of training and professional development techniques aim to give you the skills and knowledge you need to secure your first professional position. 

How to apply

To apply you must submit a full CV, a recent classical ballet photo and a DVD (or link to online videos) of class with long combinations (adage, pirouettes, jumps and travelling combinations). Female applications must also include pointe work in their video.

Send your CV and video to Annemarie Donoghue [] or call 0113 220 8000 for further information.

If accepted you may be invited to a closed audition.

If you have any questions please email Academy Programme Manager, Annemarie Donoghue or call 0113 220 8000.