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Ballet School

Aged from 11 to under 13

The admission is done by means of a training period at the end of which pupils take an entrance examination to the school. For children from 11 to under 13 years old, the training program will last one year from September 2021 to June 2022. 


This program is dedicated to girls and boys from 11 to under 13 years old as of September 1st, 2020.
These criteria are only given to be advisory.

11s: min. 4’65’’ – 64 lbs. max. 4’92’’ – 75 lbs
12s: min. 4’92’’ – 75 lbs. max. 5’08’’ – 88 lbs.
13s: min. 5’02’’ – 84 lbs. max. 5’25’’ – 95 lbs.

11s: min. 4’75’’ – 81 lbs.
12s: min. 4’92’’ – 88 lbs.
13s: min. 5’08’’ – 99 lbs.

Applications must be submitted online only, between September 1st 2020 and February 6th 2021 on the dedicated platform.
The 39€ application fee is non-refundable and must be paid at the end of the online application process, by credit card only    
If you have any questions, please send an email to the following address ecolededanse@operadeparis.fr or call the following number +33 1 40 01 80 00.
A preliminary selection will be based on your online application file. Selected candidates will receive the results on February 12th 2021.
The first round of auditions will be conducted by video. Candidates will receive a link to requested exercises they must film for this video selection. Videos must be submitted by WeTransfer at the above address by March 12th 2021 at the latest. The results for the first round will be sent out on March 25th 2021.
The second round will take place at the Paris Opera Ballet School on May 13th 2021 for girls, and May 18th 2021 for boys.
Final candidates will become trainees at our school from September 2021 to June 2022. At the end of this training program, in June 2022, the trainees will take an examination determining their admission to the Paris Opera Ballet School for the following school year.

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