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Applications for the International Summer Intensives 2023 are now open.

If you are looking for information about Northern Ballet's open Summer Course, please visit Northern Ballet's website.

Apply for the Intermediate Intensive

Apply for the Senior Intensive 

Closing Date: Sunday 30 April 2023 (subject to availability)

International Summer Intensive: Intermediate Level

For students 12 – 16 years

Our Intermediate Summer Intensive 1 week course gives students an opportunity to train intensively in the Academy’s unique training methods with Northern Ballet’s renowned teaching staff.

Intensive Dates

31 July - 5 August 2023

Course Fee

£280

Entry Requirements

This course is suitable for students with 2 years ballet experience aged between 12 and 16 years of age at the time of the course. This course is non-residential.

Application Process

Applicants must complete the online application form including required photographs.

On occasion applicants may be asked to submit a short video as part of their application in order to review their application and dance training in full.

Closing date of applications: Sunday 30 April (subject to availability)

Places will be offered on a rolling basis through to our closing date.

Apply for the Intermediate Intensive

Photo Requirements

Where requested on the application forms, photos should be uploaded.

Please do not worry if you are unable to photograph in a dance studio, if it isn't possible a small space at home is also suitable. Photos can be taken on a camera or smart phone.

  • Gemi plie in first position en face
  • Tendu in second en face (either leg)
  • Arabesque in plie in profile
Girl in Academy Summer Intensive class

Senior Level

For students 16 – 19 years

Northern Ballet’s renowned International Summer Intensive 2023 offers aspiring dancers the opportunity to gain further strength and knowledge with daily technique and enhancement classes, led by our world-class teaching faculty, many of whom are former professional dancers themselves and internationally recognised for their work. You will experience a unique insight into the life of a professional dancer, training in the same building as Northern Ballet's Company Dancers and will leave feeling prepared for professional auditions or ready for the next year of your vocational training.

Intensive Dates

Week 1 - 7-11 August 2023

Week 2 - 14-18 August 2023 

Students can attend 1 or 2 weeks of summer intensive training. Please select your dates on the application form where indicated.

Course Fee

1 week: £360

2 weeks: £630

Entry Requirements

This course is suitable for students currently attending full time classical vocational ballet training aged between 16-19 years of age at the time of the course. This course is non-residential.

Application Process

Applicants must complete the online application form including required photographs. Applicants will be notified of their outcome by email following the closing date.

On occasion applicants may be asked to submit a short video as part of their application in order to review an application and dance training in full.

Closing Date: Sunday 30 April 2023 (subject to availability)

Places will be offered on a rolling basis through to our closing date.

Photo Requirements

Where requested on the application forms, photos should be uploaded.

Please do not worry if you are unable to photography in a dance studio, photos do not need to be professionally taken; a small space at home is also suitable. Photos can be taken on a camera or a smart phone.

  • Demi plie in first position en face
  • Tendu in second en face (either leg)
  • Arabesque in plie in profile
  • Developpé to second en face
  • Passe in plie (en face) arms in first

Apply for the Senior Intensive

Accommodation

Our Summer Intensives are non-residential. We have partnered with Unite Student Accommodation at Clarence Dock Village (10 minute walk to NB) who are offering accommodation to our students for the duration of the course. Booking will be done directly through Unite and rooms start from £136 per week. Students under 16 must stay with a parent/guardian. Full details on booking will be shared with successful applicants. Clarence Dock Village can be contacted via email at leeds@unitestudents.com

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