Auditions and Applications

Applications for our 2020/21 Graduate Programme are now closed. 

Entry Requirements

To apply to the Professional Graduate Programme dancers must be at least 18 years old by 1 September 2020 and have completed 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.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a full CV (which must include height, weight, date of birth and nationality), recent full-length classical dance photos which include passé releve barefoot on both sides and DVD (or YouTube/Vimeo link) showing barre and centre class work in leotard/tights (ladies on pointe), long combinations both sides of adage, pirouettes, small and large jumps and a travelling combination, no costumes please.

The above should be submitted to Annemarie Donoghue |

DVDs may be submitted by post to

Annemarie Donoghue
The Academy of Northern Ballet
Quarry Hill
United Kingdom


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

For more information please call 0113 220 8000.


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The CAT programme has been an amazing experience for me, to have such intensive training without moving away to ballet school…