The British Ballet Grand Prix is an international ballet competition that was established as an educational platform to inspire and recognise artistic excellence within dedicated ballet students.

The competition provides opportunities for young dancers from different backgrounds and communities to share their knowledge and passion for classical dance in a supportive atmosphere of discovery and collaboration.

Dancers compete in their relevant age categories with many dancers receiving educational scholarships and opportunities from some of the worlds leading ballet schools and companies.


The British Ballet Grand Prix aims to –

  • Become an international platform for discovering, supporting and promoting artistic potential in young dancers. 

  • Promote the awareness of dance health and wellbeing through the benefits of education and culture.

  • Develop enhanced communication between students, teachers, professional dancers, schools, industry choreographers and directors.

  • Support creativity, exploration and self-confidence in the artistic development of young dancers.

  • Cultivate an open and accessible international dance community.