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Central School Of Ballet

Course Outline

Spring and Summer Courses

Spending a week at Central School of Ballet is an excellent way to experience a taste of life in full time ballet training. Our popular Spring and Summer Courses provide an opportunity for you to do just this.


Summer Course 2015

This course is now FULL. However there are still spaces on Summer Dance Blast. Please see further down this page for more details.

The course is aimed at students aged 12-16 with a minimum of RAD Intermediate Foundation or alternative equivalent.

Ballet is at the core of the course and you will be grouped by age and ability. You will also take classes in Pointe (where appropriate), Contemporary and Body Conditioning, all taught by Central's outstanding teachers. The programme of classes offered may also include Jazz; Character, Repertoire and Dalcroze.

On the final day parents and dance teachers are invited to either observe class or watch an informal work sharing.

Subject to a minimum numbers of boys applying for each course we hope to offer boys only ballet classes on all courses in 2015.

If you are considering taking your dance training further by studying on a full time vocational course then Central’s courses offer excellent intensive training.

The dates for courses in 2015 are as follows:

Summer Course Two Week: Monday 27 July – Saturday 8 August 2015 £550 - This course is now FULL.

Summer Course One Week (Option 1): Monday 27 July–Saturday 1 August 2015 £375 - This course is now FULL.

Summer Course One Week (Option 2): Monday 3 August–Saturday 8 August 2015 £375 - This course is now FULL.

Additional English Classes during the Summer Course are now full.

For further details please download the Spring and Summer Course Information Sheet which can be found on the ‘How to Apply’ page.


Summer Dance Blast 2015

Summer Dance Blast is a fantastic opportunity for 6-12 year olds to be fully immersed in an exciting five day dance course, offering a diverse programme of dance activities. The course is aimed at children of all abilities and will be enjoyable for those with no dance experience as well as those who are taking regular classes.

The week at Central School of Ballet will include; Contemporary Dance, Creative Choreography, and a special Musical Theatre workshop. Early morning stretch classes will be available for those opting for extra supervision. The week will end with an informal performance, so that participants can share their work with family and friends.

Classes will be led by Central School of Ballet Tutors.

All participants will receive a free Summer Dance Blast Souvenir T-Shirt.

The dates for the course are as follows:

Monday 10 – Friday 14 August, classes from 10am-3pm.

Supervision will be available between 9.30am-3.30pm each day. Extra supervision will be available each day from 8.30am-5.30pm for an added cost.

Summer Dance Blast Course: £170

Summer Dance Blast Course + extra supervision: £235

A £50 non-refundable deposit is included in the Course Fee.

For further details please download the Summer Dance Blast Flyer which can be found on the ‘How to Apply’ page.


Summer Intensive

These courses are now FULL.

This year we are excited to be launching our NEW One Day Ballet Intensive Courses aimed specifically at girls aged 11-16 years. We are offering two options for our intensive courses. The days are centred on Ballet, giving participants the chance to become fully immersed into a day at Central School of Ballet.


Option 1: Tuesday 11 August 2015 - This course is now FULL.

Option 1 of the intensives is aimed at 11-13 year olds with a minimum of Grade 4 RAD, or equivalent.

Classes will start at 10am and finish at 5pm. You will be taught by Central School of Ballet School tutors. Cost for the course is £35.

The day will include; Pilates, Ballet, Repertoire and Jazz. The timetable is as follows:

Pilates: 10.00am-11.00am

Ballet: 11.00am-12.30pm

Lunch: 12.30pm-1.15pm

Repertoire: 1.15pm-2.15pm

Break: 2.15pm-2.30pm

Repertoire: 2.30pm-3.15pm

Q&A – Audition Technique: 3.15pm-3.30pm

Break: 3.30-3.45pm

Jazz: 3.45-5.00pm


Option 2: Wednesday 12 August 2015 - This course is now FULL.

Option 2 of the intensives is aimed at 14-16 year olds with a minimum of RAD Intermediate Foundation or equivalent and have been en pointe for at least 2 years.

Classes will start at 10am and finish at 5pm. You will be taught by Central School of Ballet School tutors. Cost for the course is £35.

The day is to include; Pilates, Ballet, Pointe and Repertoire. The timetable is as follows:

Pilates: 10.00am-11.00am

Ballet: 11.00am-12.45pm

Lunch: 12.45pm-1.30pm

Pointe: 1.30pm-2.15pm

Break: 2.15pm-2.30pm

Repertoire: 2.30pm-4.00pm

Stretch: 4.00-4.30pm

Q&A – Full Time Vocational Training and Audition Technique: 4.30-5.00pm

Please note that timetables are subject to change at the school's discretion.

To apply, please download the Application Forms which can be found on the ‘How to Apply’ page.


Please note that all courses are non-residential.

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