Auditions and Applications

Applications are now open for the next intake of our full-time Professional Graduate Programme. The course will run from August 2017 – May 2018. Applications will be accepted until Monday 15th May 2017.

Entry Requirements

To apply to the Professional Graduate Programme dancers must be at least 18 years old by September 2017 and have completed vocational training. Applicants must also have completed their AS Levels (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 and DVD (or YouTube/Vimeo link) of barre and centre class work in leotard/tights (ladies on pointe), showing 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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