Founded by Peter Darrell and Elizabeth West as Western Theatre Ballet in Bristol in 1957, the Company moved to Glasgow in 1969 and was renamed Scottish Theatre Ballet, changing to Scottish Ballet in 1974.

Artistic Vision

As Scotland's national dance company, Scottish Ballet's primary aim is to provide programmes of world-class dance performance and educational activity at all scales.


How can I audition for Scottish Ballet? What do I wear to a performance? Your frequently asked questions, answered.


Find out what awards Scottish Ballet has received over the years.

Your Stories

Learn about the impact Scottish Ballet has made with our Friends and the community.

Annual Reports

Read our Annual Report 2014/15