Dance Open Day

Kerry Livingstone, Head of Modern Ballet and Head of Scottish Ballet Associate Programme, welcomes you and lets you know what to expect at today’s Dance Open Day.

“I’m absolutely delighted to welcome you to our open day, wherever you are in the UK or around the world. Please take the opportunity to view the content on this page, at your leisure, to give you a really good idea of what we offer here at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

If you have any questions about continuing your ballet training with us, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.”

” I was offered so many opportunities through Scottish Ballet such as their Youth Exchange Project, where I travelled to Singapore and New York performing.”

– Ewan Hambleton, 2018 Graduate

A Campus Built for Performance

Explore the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in our 360 virtual tour. You’ll be able to see our ballet studios, rehearsal and practice rooms, professional performance venues and more.

Train with Professionals

Guest artists often come in to RCS to teach repertoire, deliver workshops and talk about life as a dancer.

Guest teachers/choreographers include Glauco Di Lieto (repertoire and pas de deux), John McFall and Bethany Kingsley-Garner (ballet and choreographer), Aya Kobayashi (contemporary) and Sophie Martin (repertoire and ballet).

Read our blog post on when Paul Liburd MBE, world-respected dancer and choreographer, visited our students.

 

 

Auditions

We want you to enjoy the audition process and use the opportunity to discover more about RCS and to see if it is the right place for you.

Watch as Head of Modern Ballet, Kerry Livingstone explains the audition process.

Student Accommodation

Less than ten minutes’ walk from your ballet classes at Wallace Studios, and just three minutes’ walk from the Renfrew Street building, Base Glasgow is the student accommodation that’s designed specifically for performing arts students.


Like Nowhere Else

More than 1200 students from 50 countries study at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Meet Robbie, a BA Modern Ballet student, and hear him describe why RCS is a place like nowhere else.

The Professional Graduate Diploma in Modern Ballet

In partnership with Scottish Ballet, we offer a one-year professional graduate qualification to dancers who wish to further develop their training and ‘bridge the gap’ to the profession.

 

View the Professional Graduate Diploma in Modern Ballet course.

RCS Students’ Union

RCSSU is the lively, colourful heart of the student experience. Whether it’s helping you to get settled into the student life, hosting events to bring you together or making your voice heard – the RCSSU is here for you.

They are the informal ear when you’re experiencing things like homesickness and financial challenges, as well as being the platform to set up societies and work with staff to improve your experience.

 

Say hello to the Student President and find out more about the RCS Students’ Union.