Apply for MA Professional Dance Performance | Rambert2

Rambert2 is an outstanding ensemble and programme, now in its third year. The Masters programme encourages thinking dancers, ones who develop both their creativity and individuality. Rambert2 is an introduction to the professional world, bringing dance performances to wider UK audiences.

Applications are now closed for 2020 entry.

Quick Navigation: | MA Professional Dance Performance, Rambert2 programme overview

The two routes to apply/audition

1. You can audition for a place on the MA Professional Dance Performance Programme (view more details here) delivered by Rambert School in partnership with Rambert. Following course completion you will receive a Masters Award as well as having the same touring performance opportunities as part of Rambert2.

2. Alternatively, you can apply for direct membership through Rambert to be part of the Rambert2 ensemble, but you will not be working towards a Masters award. International applicants from outside of the UK/EU/EEA should apply for a direct membership place and a visa may be required as they are not eligible for student status.

More details available on the Rambert website  here.

Entry Requirements and eligibility

Applicants must be over 18 years old on 1 September 2020.

We are looking for exceptional contemporary dancers at the beginning of their performing careers.

Auditions are open to anyone. You may have recently completed, or be currently completing, full-time vocational dance training at a conservatoire or university. You may also have equivalent experience in a company or organisation.

You must be available for the entire period from September 2020 to October 2021. There will be designated holiday weeks during this time.

Details on the application process

Registration for Rambert2 open auditions are now open. Apply through the Rambert website  here. Spaces are on a first come, first serve basis. Once all slots have been filled you can join the waiting list, email to do this.

> The online application requires a personal statement including your background and interests. 800 words max.

> There is a £20 administration fee for your application, terms are available on the Rambert website. Financial assistance is also available.

> On the day you need to bring a one page CV and headshot (recognisable passport photo is acceptable)

> Auditions will be held in London.

> You have access to a warm up area 30 mins before your audition start time.

> Familiarise yourself with Rambert2 recent repertoire before your audition.

> Full audition details will be emailed to you.


Fees, Finance & Bursaries

The Programme is held at Rambert HQ on the Southbank in London. If you are successful and are awarded a place on the MA programme and part of Rambert2 you will be awarded a tax-free bursary, the equivalent of the London Living wage after fees, in order to cover your tuition fees and living costs for the length of programme/time with Rambert2.

You’ll also receive a daily allowance for living expenses while on tours away from London.

You may also be eligible for a postgraduate student loan and we will provide support and more information on how to apply.

Further information about fees and finance relating to the programme can be found in the MA Professional Dance Performance 2020 entry Terms and Conditions Appendix 3 Fees and Bursary Policy.

Overseas dancers and UK/EU/EEA dancers who are admitted to ‘direct membership’ of Rambert2 will receive a living wage and daily tour allowance for living expenses outside of London but do not have student status.


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