Open House 2017


10:30am – 3:30pm
See full schedule here.

For one day only, we open up Rambert School to the public and offer a sneak-peek into the inner workings of one of the UK’s oldest professional dance schools. Join us for free classes, shows and tours.

Please note, this Open House is not designed for those interested in the FD/BA Degree. Although everyone is welcome, we will not be providing specific information regarding the full-time course. If you’d like to book a tour during term-time, please contact us.

There is no need to register in advance. However, there are limited places for the taster classes and shows and we will be offering these on a first-come-first-serve basis.

  • Watch an exclusive performance in our in-house studio theatre at 12.30pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm
  • Try out our new adult yoga class for free from 10.30am-11.45am
  • For young people aged 2.5-15 years, try a free taster contemporary dance class from 11.00am.
  • See the studios where our students do their daily training. Join us for a tour around our two sites and hear about the history of the School. You might even catch some students rehearsing their own choreography!
  • Watch film screenings of some of our favourite dance pieces from the world’s dance repertoire.
  • Enjoy tea and cake on our lawn. Bring your picnic and we’ll provide tea, juices and biscuits.
  • Get creative in our arts and crafts room and design your own dance costume or decorate a pointe shoe.
  • Enter our dance generator competition for a chance to win a Rambert School goodie bag and tickets to our December shows! Post a photo or a 15 sec film on Instagram using #RambertSchool for a chance to win
  • See, touch and even try on some of the costumes we’ve used in the many performances over the years.
  • Buy your very own Rambert School t-shirt and tote bag!


Adult Yoga at 10.30am (18+): This class combines Vinyasa and Hatha styles of yoga for a dynamic, flowing class that will leave you feeling balanced and energised.

Totsdance at 11.00am (2.5-4 years): Movement and music is combined in this class to encourage independence and develop motor skills and coordination in a playful and fun environment. For parent(s)/carer(s) and child.

Prime Movers at 11.30am (4-6 years): This class introduces basic rhythm, coordination and motor skills and encourages independence and confidence in a playful and fun environment.

Second Striders at 12.15pm (6-9 years): This class develops basic rhythm, coordination and motor skills and begins to introduce creative expression.

Movers & Shakers at 1.00pm (9-11 years): This class builds on fundamental rhythm and coordination skills and encourages confidence in creative expression and performance. Emphasis is places on creativity and dancers have many opportunities to make their own movements.

Apollo at 11.30am (11-13 years): This class explores contemporary technique in a relaxed and fun environment. The fundamentals of the technique are studied to develop quality of movement and creative expression.

Meret at 12.30pm (13-15 years): This class explores contemporary technique and encourages skills in coordination, musicality and creative expression.

A fun family day of dance and a wonderful opportunity to get to know Rambert School!
See full schedule here.