Our ambition is great ballet for everyone.

English National Ballet is a progressive, professional and collaborative organisation that places audiences at the heart of everything we do.

Our strategy and our mission has the repertoire at its core.  We honour the tradition of great classical ballet whilst embracing change; evolving the art form for future generations and encouraging audiences to deepen their engagement.

If you want to join our team, scroll down for our latest job vacancies, opportunities and upcoming auditions.

Deputy Stage Manager

Department Technical
Deadline 6 Aug 2018

We are seeking a Deputy Stage Manager to be ‘on the book’ for performances, supporting and assisting the Stage Manager in all aspects of stage management, ensuring the safe and efficient running of performances and rehearsals.  You should have extensive previous stage management experience.

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Assistant Stage Manager

Department Technical
Deadline 1 Aug 2018

We are looking for an Assistant Stage Manager to support and assist the Stage Management Team in all aspects of production and to ensure, in collaboration with the Stage Manager, the safe and efficient running of performances and rehearsals.

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Medical Services Lead

Department Operations
Deadline 30 Jul 2018

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a candidate with the right skill set and mix that can work with the senior leadership team of English National Ballet to take the company’s sports science and medical provision forward as we move to our new building.

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Company Class

If you would like to request an opportunity to join a Company class to be seen by our ballet staff, please submit the following:

  • CV or résumé – including current position, professional experience and classical training
  • Ballet photos – these must be full length, and we recommend submitting no more than three different photos
  • Video link or DVD of dance footage (this is essential, and submissions will not be considered without it) – this can be either onstage or in a studio

Please send your materials to Lia Buddle, Artistic Assistant via email at auditions@ballet.org.uk or by post to English National Ballet, Markova House, 39 Jay Mews, London SW7 2ES.

All materials will be reviewed by the Artistic Team. We receive a large number of applications – please note that we cannot respond to everyone. You will only be contacted if you are invited to join class.

Invitations to join class will only be extended to those who have correctly submitted audition materials as above, or to those professional dancers who currently have a Principal position with another ballet company. Please also note that it is not possible to offer any meetings with Ballet Staff or the Artistic Director to dancers who join Company class.


There are currently no audition opportunities. Please check back periodically.

Ballet Classes

For experienced or semi-professional dancers looking to perfect their technique, we have a range of ballet classes available at Markova House.  Each ballet class is led by highly-experienced, professional dance artists and accompanied by a pianist.