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With the ongoing uncertainty and restrictions of social distancing, we have made the decision to move to online auditions for the Junior, Mid and Senior Associate programmes.

Closing date for all applications is Monday 8 June 2020.  We will be in touch with applicants shortly with individual arrangements for the online auditions and hope to complete these over the course of the next month and issue results as quickly as possible.

Please email Anne Stephen with any enquiries on

Love to dance? Then audition for Scottish Ballet’s Associate Programme.

The Associate Programme provides classically based training for boys and girls from Primary 5 to Secondary 5. Our aim is to develop confident, dedicated and motivated dancers by supplementing the training provided by local dance teachers.

There are three points of entry:

Junior AssociatesP5, P6 & P7
Mid AssociatesS1 & S2
Senior AssociatesS3, S4 & S5

Please note: Students should only apply for the appropriate level e.g. a student entering S3 in September is not eligible to apply for Mid Associates.

Entry to the programme is by annual audition only.

Scottish Ballet is very grateful to the following funders who allow us to provide financial assistance to for young people participating in the Associates Programme:

Castansa Charitable Trust, Check It Scaffold Services, Glasgow City Council and the Wendy Hamilton Scholarship Fund.