Curriculum & Academics


A skilled and experienced teaching faculty meticulously mentor students with a holistic approach. Training is focused on a variety of classes necessary for student dancers wishing to follow a career in dance. Class sizes are kept small with no more than 8 students per class, ensuring each student receives maximum attention and one to one tuition. The teaching faculty is boosted by mentors from Ballet West Upper School in addition to prestigious guest teachers from across the globe.

  • RAD Classical Ballet

  • Cecchetti Classical Ballet

  • Open/Free Class

  • Pointe Work

  • Repertoire

  • Pas de Deux

  • Contemporary


Coaches with expertise in training high performance sports children educate dance students to better understand their bodies while developing strength and stamina.

  • Body Conditioning

  • Rhythmic Gymnastics

  • Swimming


UK/EU Students - All students will be enrolled in Oban High School following the set curriculum while dedicated classes during the school day will be designated to dance.​

NON UK/EU Students - Various academic options are available for students wishing to audition from abroad.​


We are currently auditioning for 2020/2021

Places also available for final year entry


Ballet West has a number of courses available from Higher Education, Associates Programmes and Outreach Classes.


There are various ways that you can support us:

• Become a Patron

• Support a dancer

• Corporate Sponsorship

Want to hear from us?

Ballet West

01866 822641 |
Ichrachan House, Taynuilt, Argyll, PA35 1HP, Scotland

Company Number: SC175325

Scottish Charity Number: SC022105

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