Young Dancers

Young Dancers are at the heart of the Cecchetti training and Cecchetti Classical Ballet provides outstanding opportunities for talented young dancers who would like to extend their learning experience and join with others to improve and broaden their training.

cecchetti Scholars

The Cecchetti Scholarship Scheme based in London offers an exceptional training programme for talented young dancers. Scholarships are supported by the Cecchetti Trust and entry is by annual Audition.

young dancers Summer school

This popular Summer School takes place annually at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts. An intensive week of dance for boys and girls who are studying any method of classical ballet and enjoy their dance at a recreational level.

students summer school

Cecchetti Summer School for Students is held annually at Elmhurst Ballet School, Birmingham.  This residential course is open to male and female students currently studying in any classical ballet method at vocational levels.


There are three Cecchetti Associates Schemes - Northern, Welsh and Associates Central based in London.  Each centre offers classes for young dancers aged from 8 years and entry is by Audition.


Cecchetti ISTD examinations are offered at all levels for young dancers, from young children taking their first dance steps to those who would like to pursue a career in dance.    



A range of Competitions and Awards to encourage, support and promote participation in Cecchetti Classical ballet for both children and vocational students.