The Janet Lomas School of Dancing is proud to have been chosen to be part of English National Ballet’s Ballet Futures: The Pipeline Project.
This new children’s training programme aims to encourage and incentivise more dancers from traditionally underrepresented groups (African Diaspora, Caribbean, South Asian and South East Asian heritage) to participate in professional ballet training at the earliest possible point.
Run in association with English National Ballet, this platform will provide gifted and talented young dancers aged 8 and above the training and space to grow into their potential as young artists.
Following an audition, the participants will receive:
Twice a year, English National Ballet representatives will also visit us to offer class, host a Q&A and share feedback and support.
Ballet Futures: The Pipeline Project is supported by the Leverhulme Trust
Tamara Rojo CBE, English National Ballet’s Artistic Director said: “I believe there are spaces to be filled in the dance training system for young artists who are representative of the world we live in, the stories we want to tell, and the people who tell them. Through Ballet Futures, we will work collaboratively with dance schools to diversify their student base; encouraging talented young dancers from a range of backgrounds and creating an opportunity for them to grow into their potential as artists.