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Audition dates


Registration and Audition Form

 

FULL-TIME STUDY AT ELMHURST

In the UK: Elmhurst School for Dance, Birmingham

08 November - Lower School Prelim - closing date for applications Friday 14th October

09 November - Upper School Prelim - closing date for applications Friday 14th October


29 November - Lower School Prelim - closing date for applications Friday 4th November

30 November - Upper School Prelim -  closing date for applications Friday 4th November

 

10 January - Lower School Prelim - closing date for applications Friday 2nd December

11 January - Upper School Prelim - closing date for applications Friday 2nd December

12 January - Lower School/Upper School Prelim - closing date for applications Friday 2nd December

 

Elmhurst will allocate your application to an appropriate audition date on a first-received, first-allocated basis therefore is no official closing date for applications. We will do our best to accommodate any requests for specific dates, but for planning and practical reasons this may not always be possible. 

We will do our very best to accommodate everyone who applies, but applications received once the final audition dates are full are likely to be placed on a waiting list.

Abroad
Elmhurst holds occasional auditions outside the UK. They are listed here as details are confirmed.

 

ELMHURST ASSOCIATES: WEEKEND CLASSES FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN
Audition dates for 2017 entry to Elmhurst's UK-wide Saturday classes for eight- to 11-year-olds will be posted here once available. However it is sometimes possible to join the programme during the school year, so please contact Denise Whiteman (Denise.Whiteman@elmhurstdance.co.uk) to see whether it is possible to arrange an audition.

 

SUMMER SCHOOLS

Elmhurst's Summer School was launched in 2010; it takes place each August at Elmhurst School for Dance’s superb, purpose- built facilities in Birmingham, with accommodation on site.

Our 2016 Upper School Summer School for ages 14-18 will take place on:

  • Sunday 7th August - Saturday 13th August 

Upper Summer School Application Form

 

Our 2016 Lower School Summer School for ages 11-13 will take place on: 

  • Wednesday 24th August - Friday 26th August 

Lower Summer School Application Form

 

To apply for the 2016 Upper School Summer School please download the relevant application form and return it to: 

Summer School 2016,

Elmhurst School for Dance, 

249 Bristol Road, 

Edgbaston, 

Birmingham

B5 7UH

For more information or if you have any questions about the Summer School, please contact Helen Siddle, Events Manager, on 0121 415 2831, or by email on Helen.Siddle@elmhurstdance.co.uk





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