The BBO Scholars Scheme is open to students of BBO Registered Teachers and Associate Members. Scholars audition to attend fortnightly classes in Classical Ballet or Jazz with some of the UK’s most respected dance teachers.
Scholars are required to audition each year, with the scheme running from September to April.
For more information on classes and fees please click below:
Birmingham - May 25th
London - May 26th
To be eligible to audition, you must have passed the following grades (ideally with Distinction or Distinction*) in the relevant genre:
Junior Ballet – passed Grade 2
Mid Ballet – passed Grade 4
Senior Ballet – passed Intermediate Foundation
Jazz – passed Grade 4 and aged 13 +
The audition will consist of a non-syllabus class usually lasting approximately 1.5 hours.
Exact audition time slots will be confirmed via email around two weeks prior to the audition date.
Please note that you can audition in either London or Birmingham for any scheme level.
Scheme Dates for 2024-25:
8th September 2024
22nd September 2024
6th October 2024
20th October 2024
3rd November 2024
17th November 2024
5th January 2025
19th January 2025
2nd February 2025
16th February 2025
2nd March 2025
16th March 2025
Scholars Weekend at Elmhurst Ballet School – dates TBC.