How to Apply
Applying for Auditions in the UK
All applicants must send a video audition with the completed and signed Application Form. For Preliminary Auditions taking place in London applicants can find all requirements detailed in our application form. For information about the content of the video please see our Video Audition Information.
Applications and videos should be completed and returned be either email or post:
Applying by email: Applicants may email their application to Auditions Department, with the email subject 'Application [insert Applicant Name & preferred audition date]'
Applying by post: Applicants may post their application to Auditions, English National Ballet School, Carlyle Building, Hortensia Road, London, SW10 0QS
If your video audition is successful, you will be invited to attend a preliminary audition at School.
Following the preliminary auditions, successful applicants will be invited to attend the compulsary Final audition in London.
Final deadline for applications: 1 March 2019 (applications should be recieved no later than two weeks in advance of your preferred audition date)
Please note applications after the final deadline must be done on invitation by our Director of Dance only.
Further information for our London Auditions
If you have a preferred date for audition, you may indicate this on the application form. We will try to accommodate your choice but this will not always be possible as spaces will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
For London audition days there may be three auditions on each day with one class being for boys only.
Please let us know if you require any special arrangements for your audition. Please note, the School is accessed via a staircase.
For any further enquiries about auditions please email your questions to our Auditions Department with the subject line listed as 'London Preliminary Audition 2018'.
Further information for our Manchester Audition
For Manchester audition day there will be one class which will be mixed with boys and girls.
The deadline to receive your video application for the Manchester preliminary audition is 26 October 2018.
Please let us know if you require any special arrangements for your preliminary audition. Please note, the venue is accessed via a staircase.
For any further enquiries about the Manchester audition please email your questions to our Auditions Department with the subject line listed as 'Manchester Preliminary Audition 2018'.