Ballet West Scotland
Inspiring Today’s Young Dancer
Ballet West produces students who have been recognised internationally at some of ballet’s most prestigious events including the Genée International Ballet Competition; Prix de Lausanne; Youth America Grand Prix, and Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition. Graduates of the school are successfully working in companies throughout the world.
Ballet West is a professional ballet school with an outstanding reputation, set in the picturesque Highlands of Scotland. Since it was established in 1991, Ballet West has steadily developed vocational training programmes, most notably, the Ballet West High Performance Lower School and Ballet West Upper School, which offers a BA (Honours) in Ballet.
In 2018, Ballet West launched a professional touring company, performing full-length classical productions around the world and offering employment opportunities to graduates of the school.
In addition, Ballet West runs a strong Outreach Programme offering dance classes to all ages throughout Argyll. It also effectively runs three Associate programmes in Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow; Outreach Holiday Schools, and an International Summer Intensive where students from around the world are invited to take classes with mentors from Ballet West’s vocational programmes.