This page is designed to give you advice and more information on our in house and Stalder Academy approved associate programmes to further your training. It also includes links to the external organisations' websites and upcoming audition dates.

Please do check with the principal before applying for any outside training schemes.



Triple Threat  Associates

Audition Dates: TBC


Our exciting Associate programme is designed to prepare students for vocational training at vocational performance arts institutions.


The programme is open to students age 10 and above with minimum Grade 4 ballet training.


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Ballet Associates

Auidtion Dates: 

Junior : Online application forms will be available from January 2020. Auditions are held in May 2020.


Mids/Senior: Auditions held in January/February 2020. 


Senior Advanced: Applications to audition for the Advanced Associate programme will be available from September 2019.


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Suitable for dancers aged 8-11


Audition Dates: Audition dates for 2020 entry to Elmhurst's UK-wide Saturday classes for eight- to 11-year-olds will be posted here once available. However it is sometimes possible to join the programme during the school year, so please contact Denise Whiteman ( to see whether it is possible to arrange an audition.


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Junior Associates Ages 10-11


Intermediate Foundation Ages 11-12 


Intermediate Associates Ages 12-14


Senior Associates Ages 14-16

Audition Dates: Applications will open from the second half of the Autumn term. Audition date: Sunday 1st March 2020


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