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Pre-NBA course Dutch National Ballet Academy

Because it is important to start with the right training as young as possible, we already offer children in groups 5 and 6 the opportunity to take lessons at the National Ballet Academy.

Pre-NBA 1 (Group 5 primary school)

In pre-NBA 1, the children have a classical ballet lesson and a world dance lesson every Saturday in the building of the National Ballet Academy at Agamemnonstraat in Amsterdam. The course gives children the opportunity to become acquainted with the more professional nature of the ballet lessons at the National Ballet Academy and runs from September to June. Children do not automatically progress to pre-NBA 2, but will evaluated in early June.

Admission: through audition
Course duration: the whole school year
Course fees: € 685 (the audition itself is free)

Audition dates for pre-NBA 1:

28th of May 2022
10.00 and 11.00 hrs
For childeren in group 5 in school year 2022-2023
Location: Dutch National Ballet Academie, Agamemnonstraat 44, Amsterdam

Groningen
Fri 27 May 17.00 to 18.00
Danszaal van Sportcentrum Europark, Helperpark 306, Groningen.

 

Pre-NBA 2 (group 6 primary school)

In pre-NBA 2, the training becomes a bit more serious and the schedule is expanded to lessons twice a week. On Saturday morning there is a classical ballet class and world dance class. On Wednesday afternoon Classical ballet and body conditioning class. The lessons take place in the building of the National Ballet Academy on Agamemnonstraat in Amsterdam. The course runs from September to February.

Children from pre-NBA 2 do not automatically transfer to the preliminary course. The so-called audition course is scheduled for March. In this audition course, the children are prepared for the final audition. During the final audition, it is determined which children are admitted to the first year of the National Ballet Academy, the so-called Nieuwe Lichting. This new class follows classes in April, May and June on Wednesdays and Saturdays in preparation for the first year.

Admission: through audition
Course fees incl audition course: € 1000 (audition is free, extra costs physucal test 40 euro)
Course fees: NIeuwe lichting* course: € 220 (extra costs medical test 40 euro)
*the Nieuwe Lichting course is for children who have successfully completed the final audition and will start the preliminary training of the National Ballet Academy in the 2022-2023 school year

Costs audition course for children who do not follow pre-NBA: € 105 + costs for physiotest during audition course: € 25

Audition dates for pre-NBA 2:

Groningen
Fri 27 May 17.00 to 18.00
Danszaal van Sportcentrum Europark, Helperpark 306, Groningen.

Amsterdam
28th of May 2022
12:15 hrs
For group 6 in 2022-2023
Location: Dutch National Ballet Academy, Agamemnonstraat 44

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