Acosta Dance Foundation gladly announces the launch of The Acosta Advanced Training Hub (AATH) in the United Kingdom. This prestigious ballet and contemporary Pre-Professional dance programme will be held at the Acosta Dance Centre from January to July 2024.

Where: Acosta Dance Centre, Artillery Square, Building 40, 1, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich SE18 6BH, UK

When: January – July 2024 (6 months)

Deadline for applications: 21 Sept 23:59UK time

Applications are now open for any ambitious dancers aged 18. Auditions will be held at Acosta Dance Centre on 30 September and 1 October 2023. The AATH course is completely free* and 100% funded by the Acosta Dance Foundation.

AATH is meticulously crafted to bridge the gap between training and a professional dance career. Tailored for up to ten (10) exceptional pre-professional dancers/students aged 18 or above, AATH provides an unparalleled opportunity to enhance their dance network, refine technical skills, seize performance opportunities, and prepare for auditions with unwavering dedication. Adopted the renowned methods and curriculum from the Acosta Danza Academy in Havana, Cuba, spearheaded by the legendary Carlos Acosta, we aim at elevating aspiring dancers to new heights by providing them with a fully immersive development opportunity.

How to apply:
For more information/ Application, please refer to the below link.

Costs for participants: Application / Audition Fee: £22 and Administration Fee upon official admission: £115

Contact details:
For any inquiries or further assistance, please contact the programme Artistic Manager Emma Northmore at /or

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