Coronavirus update: we are pleased to offer films, events and classes online this winter, while continuing to prioritise the health and wellbeing of the company. Please click here for the latest update on performances and other activities.

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From 18 November 2020 to 18 February 2021, Scottish Ballet will temporarily apply cookies to all sessions unless you have opted out using the form below. This is in order to review our existing cookie policy and analyse the extent to which cookies impact the functions of our website. We will also be using this time to accurately measure the traffic on our website during peak periods, such as the launch of The Secret Theatre, to ensure our servers are robust enough to prevent the website from malfunctioning.

After 18 February 2021, this cookie notice will be updated to reflect the learnings from the three-month benchmarking period and will ensure transparency around data collection and security.

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