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English National Ballet School, official School of English National Ballet is a specialist training centre for aspiring and highly talented young ballet dancers aged 16 to 19. We transform talented young dancers into world-class performers over a three
year programme validated by Trinity College, London.
The School was founded in 1988 by English National Ballet to train students for a professional career in dance. Today the School exists as a separate entity but maintains strong links with its parent company, sharing its commitment to excellence and access.
We are a talent-led organisation and each year 300 young dancers audition for one of thirty places in the first year. Once a young dancer joins, they have an incredibly bright future. Our dancers join English National Ballet and other prestigious ballet companies worldwide. Currently a third of the dancers at English National Ballet are graduates of the School.
We are highly respected in the field for our training and pastoral care. We are regarded as an 'exemplary provider' by Trinity College London and have consistently been awarded Outstanding by Ofsted since inspections began. In our most recent inspection Outstanding was achieved in all areas which includes effectiveness of leadership and management, quality of teaching, learning and assessment, personal development, behaviour and welfare, and outcomes for learners. You can read the report here.
Our ambition is to make English National Ballet School the first choice for the next generation of international ballet dancers and ballet companies. Read Less
Qualification Level: Diploma Level 6
In order to produce professional dancers with the highest artistic and technical abilities, our training and curriculum concentrate on a technique and style of dancing required by English National Ballet and the ever increasing choreographic and technical demands of ballet companies around the world.
We provide our students with a carefully structured two-year training programme followed by a third year pre-professional programme. The first two years place great emphasis on fundamental core training, enhancing student’s technique and helping them to develop their artistry as well as Contemporary and other type of Dances like Character and Flamenco. In the second year students have the unique opportunity of working with artistic staff of English National Ballet and performing in the My First Ballet series in London and around UK, this production will give the student all valuable tools that a professional dancer need to join a company nowadays.
Our third year is designed for performance experience and audition preparation. Whilst continuing their studies of all the core disciplines, students will also have the opportunity to rehearse, perform and tour with English National Ballet and other national and international companies, take classes and receive coaching from eminent guest teachers and dancers, and learn and perform historical and current repertoire by renowned international choreographers.
Course Duration: Three Years
Course Fee: £ 18100.00 For Year