NBS teachers in training

For more than 40 years, NBS has been successfully training teachers, ballet masters and artistic directors who now hold posts in schools and companies across Canada and around the world. This program includes several full-time and part-time Teacher Training Programs for those interested in obtaining a Registered Teacher Status with the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), a Cecchetti or Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) teaching qualification, NBS accreditation and a university degree.


In-Person Auditions
Join NBS for in-person Teacher Training Program auditions in four cities across Canada.
In-person auditions are now complete for this year's audition tour. If you missed an in-person audition, video applications are still being accepted.

Video Applications
If you are an international student or are unable to attend an in-person audition, you are welcome to send a video application. To ensure that your audition materials are processed in a timely manner, please ensure that all of the following documents are submitted as one complete package:

  • Audition video

  • Completed Application Form

  • $55 Audition Fee

  • Resume

  • Two Letters of Reference

The deadline for applications to be considered for the 2020/2021 school year is April 3, 2020. Late applications will be accepted on a case-by-case basis, and will be assessed based on space remaining in the program.

Submit a video application

STAGE 2 – Seminar assessment at NBS

As a result of the COVID-19 situation in Canada and around the world, the in-person 2nd stage assessment of the Teacher Training Program audition process (originally scheduled for April 27-30, 2020) has been cancelled. Canada’s National Ballet School is organizing alternative processes and protocols for applications this year and will provide updates as soon as possible. Please contact Teacher Training Program Manager, Anuschka Roes at aroes@nbs-enb.ca for more information. 

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