The Junior Schemes are held in London and Manchester. The Junior level is designed as an introduction to the Scholars Scheme, suitable for students who have achieved a Distinction in Grade 2 Ballet.
South Junior 1.00pm - 4.30pm.
North Junior 10.30am - 1.15pm
The Mid Schemes are held in London and Manchester. The scheme was introduced in 2012 as a stepping stone between the Junior and Senior Schemes. It is suitable for students who have achieved a Distinction in Grade 4 Ballet.
South Mid 1.00pm - 4.30pm
North Mid 1.30pm - 4.45pm
The Senior Scheme is currently held in London and Manchester. The Senior Scheme is designed to challenge students who may wish to progress on to vocational training, it is suitable for students who have achieved Distinction in Intermediate Foundation Ballet.
South Senior Ballet 1.00pm - 4.30pm
North Senior Ballet 1.30pm - 4.45pm
The Jazz Schemes are held in both London and Manchester. The Jazz classes are specially designed for students interested in progressing in Jazz and Musical Theatre, it is suitable for students who have achieved Distinction in Grade 4 in Ballet, Modern or Jazz.
South Jazz 1.00pm - 4.30pm
North Jazz 10.00am - 1.15pm
Junior Male Ballet 1.00pm - 4.30pm
Senior Male Ballet 1.00pm - 4.30pm
Junior Male Ballet 1.30pm - 3.00pm
Male Rep 3.15pm - 4.45pm
The Scottish Schemes run in a similar way to the above but Seniors either do Ballet or Jazz. The Junior, Mid and Senior schemes are suitable for the same grades as above.
Junior 1.30pm - 4.45pm
Mid 1.30pm - 4.45pm
Senior 10.00am - 1.15pm
Jazz 10.00am - 1.15pm
Please note that the Scholars Scheme is for under 18s. At the end of the academic year that students turn 18 their Scholars place will come to an end.
To audition for the Scholars Schemes across the UK, students are expected to have passed with Distinction the following grades.
Male students should apply for their relevant level and will take part in the same audition as female students.
We would encourage all students who feel they are able and would like to take part in an audition to apply. bbodance are looking for students who have a love of dance with good performance quality, artistry and technique, as well as those who have already achieved high marks in their bbodance exams.
We also expect all auditionees to be a student at a bbodance School or with a bbodance Registered Teacher. bbodance will check with your listed teacher that they have approved of your application before the audition.
Students already on the scheme will not need to re-audition, unless they would like to switch genres (e.g. from Ballet to Jazz).
Parents/Guardians should be made aware of the monthly travelling costs and annual fee before committing to the scheme. The cost of the Scholars Scheme for 2019/20 will be £300 (classes only). Alternatively, you may register for both the Scholars classes AND Scholars Weekend at the same time, for a discounted rate. The cost of this package will be £370.
For provisonal dates for next year's classes (including dates for Scholars Weekend which Scholars are encouraged to attend) please see 'Class Information'.
On the audition day
Students will be expected to arrive 30 minutes before their audition time in order to register at Reception.
After the audition
The panel and the faculty teacher will make their decisions and Headquarters will email both teachers and students with the outcome within four weeks of the audition date.
Audition dates for academic year 2019-20
Scottish Scholars — Saturday 25 May, Broughton High School, Edinburgh
REGISTER FOR THE SCOTTISH SCHOLARS AUDITION
North Scholars — Sunday 26 May, Centre-Pointe, Manchester
REGISTER FOR THE NORTH SCHOLARS AUDITION
South Scholars — Sunday 2 June, bbodance HQ, London
REGISTER FOR THE SOUTH SCHOLARS AUDITION
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