Junior & Senior Summer Course -11-19yrs - Rambert School
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Summer Course

Applications for the Senior Summer Course 2021 are now open! 

Rambert School Summer Course is a chance for aspiring dancers to immerse themselves in dance, creativity and performance for one week.   

Students are given the opportunity to train in our world-class purpose-built facilities in Southwest London with faculty and alumni of Rambert School, experiencing our training environment and creative ethos, deepening technical training, and nurturing creativity and artistic expression. The Senior and Junior courses will reflect the training needs of dancers at different stages of their dance journey.

Senior Summer Course

Course Fee £380

Bursaries available

WEEK 1 – 26th – 31st July 2021

WEEK 2 – 2nd – 7th August 2021

Applicants are only able to attend for one week.

15-19 years

The Senior Summer Course offers aspiring dancers ages 15-19 years the chance to immerse themselves in dance training for one intensive week. Modelled on the timetable of the full-time FD/BA Hons degree programme, the course offers students the chance to study first-hand from Rambert School faculty and alumni and will culminate in a sharing of work produced during the week. This is a unique opportunity for students wishing to experience a professional training environment and prepare for auditions.

Requirements: Students should have been attending weekly dance classes in ballet and/or contemporary dance for at least two years and be dancing at an intermediate level or above.

“The teachers have not only helped me with my technique, but also with my confidence and stage performance. Thank you for an unforgettable experience!”

“Very inspirational and motivating. An insight into a professional training environment.”

Junior Summer Course

Unfortunately we are not able to run the Junior Summer Course this year, due to COVID-19. We will be back with this course in 2022!

11-14 years

The Junior Summer Course offers young dancers aged 11-14 years to experience high-quality dance training as well as developing performance and creative skills. Designed as an opportunity for exploring ballet and contemporary techniques within a nurturing and supportive environment, students will take daily technique and creative classes and finish the week with a performance in the School’s own Studio Theatre. This is a great opportunity to expand dance experience by delving further into both ballet and contemporary techniques.

Requirements: Students should have been attending weekly dance classes in ballet and/or contemporary dance for at least one year.

“I have thoroughly loved this whole course. It has really boosted my confidence, especially as a contemporary dancer. It has also made me realise that you can still be a technical dancer while being artistic, relaxed in the body, letting go and really dancing.”

Application Information

Senior Summer Course applicants must be at least 15 years and should not yet have turned 20 by 1st September 2021.
Students should have been attending weekly dance classes in ballet and/or contemporary dance for at least two years and be dancing at an intermediate level
or above.

To apply, applicants will need to complete the online application form.


Applicants are required to attach a clear headshot to the form (hair away from face, head facing forwards)

Applicants will be notified by email if they have been accepted onto the course. Payment of the full fee is required to secure a place once offered. Places will be offered on a rolling basis, once all places are filled applications will close. For more terms and conditions, see course details for relevant course.


A number of bursaries are available to support the fees of the course. If you are interested in applying for a bursary, please fill out the course application form and tick the box indicating so to receive further information.


Necessary measures will be taken to ensure the safety of all staff and students throughout the week. Once applied, applicants will receive detailed information of the measures expected to be in place, following the government guidelines at the time. These are subject to change based on the government’s most recent information.


Please note, both Senior and Junior Summer Courses are non-residential. Where necessary, students should organise their own accommodation.

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