Student Information

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Application closing dates:

1.) 12 November 2018 – UK preliminary audition, attend in person – this option has now closed.

2.) 06 January 2019USA preliminary audition, attend in person.

3.) 08 January 2019 – video applications, international applicants only (not open to UK applicants).

It is not possible to accept late applications after the relevant close dates.

This form is for dancers aged 11-18 applying for a 2019 audition with The Royal Ballet School who did NOT apply for an audition previously in 2018 and so do not yet have an audition account and will apply as a NEW APPLICANT for 2019.
Age eligibility: 11.00years to 18.11years – all ages registered as age at 31 August 2019.
This form is to apply for a preliminary audition for full-time training at White Lodge and our Upper School and/or an audition for Mid/Senior/Advanced associate courses held at The Royal Ballet School.
Applicants living in the UK please select one of our scheduled preliminary auditions to attend in person. International applicants who do not live in the UK are advised to submit a video preliminary audition. European Economic Area (EEA) applicants may choose either to attend a scheduled UK preliminary audition or submit a video audition. Applicants living in Scotland or Ireland may also choose the video audition option as a preliminary audition if preferred.

Applicants submitting a video audition must first check our video requirements here. Candidates who do not live in the UK may choose to attend a scheduled preliminary audition in person if preferred but a video submission at preliminary stage is the recommended option. Video applicants should choose the ‘video audition’ option when asked to select ‘type of audition’ and upload a video link in addition to the photographs requested. Video applications must be submitted with photos, video link and fee paid by the Video Audition closing date of 08 January 2019.

All applicants : please check the photograph requirements here. Please note, on page 2 of the form you will be asked to set a unique password, this enables you to edit the application up until submitting or to review the details after submitting. In order to revisit your application once you have created the account please follow the instructions you receive on your automated notification emails. Please be aware that once fully submitted you will be able to view your details but are no longer able to edit.
At the end of the form you will be taken to a review page to make your credit/debit card payment of the audition fee. An application cannot be processed until all sections of the form are completed, photos uploaded (with video if applicable) and the audition payment is made.

There is one standard fee of £65 for all auditions. Please note: all applicants pay just one audition application fee of £65, there is no additional fee if invited to attend a final audition. Audition fees are non-refundable.

Important: If applying for full-time and associates on this one form please select the White Lodge or Upper School option first and then you will see the 2nd option box for Associates. Once you have submitted this application form please ignore any "you have incomplete items on your checklist " message, you only need to complete one audition application form.

Applicant name (name of dancer)

Please click on the month and year at the top of the calendar selector, to easily select the month and year of birth

Examples: Year 3, 4, 5 etc for UK schooling. (MYP1, Level 3 etc for EEA/International schooling)


Please only select the training course applicable to the applicant’s age. If applying for both full-time training and associate course always select White Lodge or Upper School first and then your Associate choice second.

Please note the preferred option for boys is to attend specialist boys only classes at our London centre.
You may audition in one venue to attend classes in another if audition dates are more convenient.

Please note the preferred option for boys is to attend specialist boys only classes at our London centre.
You may audition in one venue to attend classes in another if audition dates are more convenient.

The UK preliminary audition – attend in person option has now closed.

Applicant’s home address
The majority of correspondence will be sent by email, however a postal address is also required.