Scottish Ballet and YDance are offering young choreographers a chance to explore and develop their creative voices in Hothouse.  

Artists aged 15 - 21 with a passion for creating new dance work are invited to apply for Hothouse, a choreographic training programme delivered over two levels.     

This programme has been created to inspire and support you as a future choreographer.  You’ll have the chance to:

  • Learn and develop a range of choreographic and technical skills
  • Work with dance professionals from both companies
  • Meet other young creatives, working together in professional dance studios

Level 1 is a foundation level weekend, taking place on 17 & 18 February 2018 at the Scottish Ballet studios, Tramway, Glasgow. This fun weekend will be led by experienced dance artists from YDance and Scottish Ballet. Cost is £10.

Individuals who successfully complete Level 1 may also be invited to apply for Level 2, offering a chance to learn advanced skills and receive mentorship as each choreographer creates their own dance work for a public performance.

To Apply

Application forms are available from Scottish Ballet and YDance. 

The deadline for applications is 28 January 2018

Email applications to Information is also available regarding funding bodies/trusts to support involvement in the programme.


Find out more

If you’d like more information about Hothouse, please feel free to get in touch with either company:

Scottish Ballet
0141 331 2931

0141 552 7712

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Top image: Paul Watt photography/YDance.