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Dance

Dance Scholarships are awarded to talented performers who are willing to participate in the full range of dance opportunities we have at the School.

In order to apply, please submit the following to the Head of Dance:

  • A report or reference from a Dance teacher, including any relevant performance, experience and/or successes.
  • Approximately one to two minutes (maximum) of a filmed performance.
  • A current photo of your daughter.

All videos, photos and documents should be uploaded to the Secure Transfer File, provided by the Admissions team, with the file name as your daughter’s full name and a short descriptive title (e.g. JANE SMITH, Dance Performance).

Shortlisting of Candidates

The Head of Dance will review each application and performance footage will be studied in order to shortlist candidates. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an audition.

Audition for Shortlisted Candidates

There are two parts to the Dance Scholarship audition: a group workshop and a solo performance. The workshop involves a range of practical activities and does not require any preparation.

The solo performance must be prepared in advance and should last between 1 – 2 minutes in length. Dance candidates can choose to perform a dance piece in their preferred dance style. Please note that performances exceeding this time limit will be stopped to ensure that all candidates have a comparable audition length.

Scholarships are offered based on performance during the assessment. The Dance Scholarship requires focus, discipline, creativity and passion, not just talent. Therefore, we look at how candidates create, perform and respond in the audition, as well as their attitude and approach. There are no requirements in terms of dance grades to make an application.

Date of Audition for Year 7 2024 entry

TBC January 2024