Get Involved


Birmingham Royal Ballet offers opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds to engage with and learn about the Company. The dedicated Learning, Engagement, Access and Participation team have a wide range of expertise and skills, and ensure that all projects are inclusive, enjoyable and empowering experiences, and that the bespoke nature of the work enables each group to engage, participate and achieve.

If you don't find what you are looking for in this section, please contact the LEAP team on 0121 245 3500.


Dance Track

Dance Track is a talent identification programme aimed at training young dancers aged from six to eight. Workshops introduce dance in a fun, friendly and accessible way, instilling a passion for dance at an early age.


Community Groups

We work with community groups of all ages, tailoring our activities to suit the needs of the group with the emphasis on enjoying and achieving.


Ballet Training

Our ballet-training programme, delivered throughout the year in Birmingham and on tour, is an opportunity for ballet students to further their technique, meet and work with professional dancers to gain career insight, and experience the work of Birmingham Royal Ballet behind the scenes.


Schools and Colleges

Find out more about our current work with schools and colleges around Birmingham and the UK, or take a look at our GCSE and A level teachers' packs, focussing on different pieces from the Company's repertory.


Freefall Dance Company

A group of ten highly-gifted dancers with severe learning disabilities, mentored and supported by Birmingham Royal Ballet staff, freelance artists, senior teachers and teaching assistants, in collaboration with Fox Hollies Performing Arts College.


LEAP Ambassadors

Our LEAP Ambassadors programme is a free, year-long residency at Birmingham Royal Ballet for young people aged between 16 and 25. Participants have the chance to work alongside industry professionals, develop new skills and get an insight into how an arts organisation works. 


We have safeguarding policies in place to protect all the young people who work with us: 

Safeguarding Policy
Good practice guidelines: Rehearsal and Performance
Good practice guidelines: Learning, Engagement, Access & Participation (LEAP) work
Good practice guidelines: Treatment of Dance Injuries in the Jerwood Centre
Good practice guidelines: Work Placements
Good practice guidelines: Children in the Work Place
Good practice guideliens: Dealing with Aggressive and Violent Behaviour
Recognising and responding to concerns and allegations
Statutory guidance