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Summer School

Ballet West offers short courses of intensive dance training in the idyllic surroundings of Ichrachan House, Taynuilt. Courses are run during the Summer holidays only, i.e. during July.

The dates for 2017 are as follows:

Week 1      2 July -   7 July 2017  FULL
Week 2  9 July -  14 July 2017  FULL
Week 3 16 July - 21 July 2017 FULL
Week 4 23 July - 28 July 2017  FULL






The classes are taught by well-respected classical dance professionals such as Jonathan Barton, Martin Fenton & Natasha Watson.
(See our Staff page for more information).

Students should arrive on the Sunday evening prior to the course. The classes begin on Monday morning and culminate in a short display for parents on Friday afternoon.

Should you have any questions about our course, please contact the Ballet West office on 01866 822000 or 01866 822641 (option 2), or you may email us at  We very much look forward to hearing from you!

Ballet West Summer Schools take place throughout July and are open to all young people with an interest in, and talent for ballet from the age of 8 upwards.


The tuition cost of all the courses is £580/week. Full board accommodation from Sunday to Thursday night inclusive is provided free of charge.

Application Form

To download an application form, please click the link below.
Holiday School Application Form 2017

Once completed, you may then email it to or post it to:

Ballet West, Ichrachan House, Taynuilt, Argyll, PA35 1HP, Scotland

Contact Us

Ballet West
Ichrachan House - Taynuilt - Argyll - PA35 1HP - Scotland - UK
t. 01866 822641 - e.
Ballet West is a company limited by guarantee with charitable status
Company Number 175325 - Scottish Charity Number SCO22105

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