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Applications for our 2022/23 Graduate Programme are now closed.

Information regarding our audition process for 2023-24 applicants will be available here from 1 December 2022.

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Eligibility

To apply to the Professional Graduate Programme dancers must be between the ages of 18-20 on 1 September 2023 and have completed classical vocational training. Applicants must also have completed their GCSE’s (or equivalent) before the course start date. International applications are welcome subject to obtaining an appropriate visa.

Students on the Graduate Programme do not qualify for a study visa and therefore international applications can only be accepted from students who can obtain their own visa to enter the UK.

Applicants must submit

Completed applications to be e-mailed to annemarie.donoghue@northernballet.com

Applications must include

  • Three recent full-length classical dance photos of passé relevé barefoot on both sides and arabesque
  • Video link (YouTube/Vimeo) showing barre and centre class work in leotard/tights (ladies on pointe), no costumes please.
  • Your video should include: 
    • Barre work – pliés and rises
    • Centre work both sides – battement tendu and battement jeté combination, fondu and ronds de jambe, grand battement, adage, pirouettes, battu jump, and grand allegro
  • CV
  • Complete the medical declaration here

Submission deadline: 10 March 2023 

Auditions

If your application is accepted, you may be invited for a closed audition.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application/audition by 24 March 2023.

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