APPLICATIONS FOR OUR 2020-2023 BTUKS MEN’S BALLET SCHOLARSHIP
ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED
The School of Ballet Theatre UK’s Men’s Ballet Course is pleased to offer aspiring male dancers aged between 16-21 the extraordinary opportunity to receive three years of year-round, uninterrupted ballet training with renowned instructors and mentors AND receive a BA (Hons) Ballet Performance qualification validated by University of West London.
As a BTUKS student, you will experience:
Technique classes, men's classes and partnering classes all taught by world-class faculty.
Personalised training focused on individual needs and development.
Personalised strength training to make you a stronger dancer and partner.
On-stage performance opportunities in multiple school productions along with professional touring experience with the Ballet Theatre UK company.
Mentorship by current staff and company members
The camaraderie of working alongside other male dancers and a male dance faculty.
"My time at the School has been incredible. The training has been so inspiring and enabled me to grow and develop as a dancer. One of the best elements is having the opportunity to work alongside the professional male dancers of the company really has inspired me to work hard and achieve my dreams"
- Second Year Student Michael Maple (British Ballet Grand Prix Gold Medalist)
What does the 2020-2023 Male Scholarship include:
2020-2023 Academic years tuition, worth £27,750
(excluding registration fee)
2020-2023 Accommodation scholarship of £5000 towards student housing
2020-2023 Participation on all BTUKS organised holiday courses.
How to apply:
Due to the current pandemic, we will be accepting digital audition applications. Aspiring male dancers between the ages of 16-21 must complete the digital application form below and upload a video file.
We appreciate that it may be challenging to create a detailed audition video at this time, we are asking applicants to create a short video of barre work only, no longer than 15 mins, that includes:
A short personal message (approximately 1 min) telling BTUKS about you, your ambitions and dance training to date.
Simple barre work that must be shown on alternating sides and include Plies, Tendu’s, degage, Rond de jambe, Fondues, Adagio and Grand Battements.
Optional Extra Footage: A performed variation/solo that may have already been filmed as part of a performance or examination (we do not expect applicants to create variation videos at home in unsafe environments, applications will be accepted without this)
Applicant must be between the ages of 16-21 as of September 10th 2020.
The successful applicant will be required to observe BTUK terms and conditions while studying.
Successful applicant must hold a valid UK/EU passport or residency visa.
Scholarships are valid for September 2020 entry only.
Deadline to apply – 20th June 2020
Scholarship notification – 27th June 2020