Open days & apply

If you would like to attend one of our open days, please complete the form below and a member of our team will contact you. Alternatively click the button above to download an application form.

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We hold open days throughout the year, where we give prospective students and their families the chance to come into the studios and watch classes in progress.

Following an introduction to our principals, we allocate a student to each visitor to give a guided tour around the facilities and classes. The benefit of having a student guide means that you can ask any questions you have to the student, before being brought back to reception where our course co-ordinator is on hand to offer any further information.

Our open days for 2018-2019 are as follows:

19th October

8th February

10th May


Our Auditions for 2018-2019 are as follows:

> December / February / May

To book a place on an open day, please fill in the form above. We will confirm your place on the open day upon receipt of your application.

We look forward to meeting with you.


Here are some of the most frequently asked questions.

  • How do I apply?

    You will need to fill in an application form and send it in to us. Please click on the ‘Download form’ link at the top of the page to download an application form.

    Our audition dates for 2018 entry are:

    * Week Commencing 4th December 2017
    * Week Commencing 5th February 2018
    * Week Commencing 7th May 2018

  • What do I need to prepare for my audition?

    To audition for D&B School of Performing Arts, applicants will be expected to take part in a ballet class and a jazz class. They would also need to prepare two contrasting songs with sheet music (no longer than 2mins) and a monologue (no longer than 2mins). They would then be interviewed by the Principals to assess their suitability to take on the training. All applicants will hear within one week whether they have been offered a place, invited back for a recall, or declined entry.

  • What if I haven’t trained in one of the subjects?

    Our students come to us with a range of abilities and training. Although it is advantageous to have trained across the areas of dance, singing and acting, many of our students had received little or no training in one or more areas prior to their auditions. Please don’t be put off if you have not taken a ballet class before, or are not a confident singer. We are looking for potential and students that we feel could really develop under our guidance and training. If you would like to come along to part time classes to aid your confidence before your audition, please get in touch so that we could advise you what classes we would suggest.

  • How do I audition for a scholarship?

    If you are successful in your audition and accept your place on the course, you will be invited back to audition for the full scholarships. Scholarship Recall Auditions will take place on Sunday 16th June 2019

  • How can I audition?

    Simply click on the link to download an application form at the top of the page, fill it in and send to us being careful to include all of the necessary information listed on the back page. Upon receipt of the application form and audition fee, we will be in touch to organise an audition date.

    Applications should be posted to D&B School of Performing Arts, Central Studios, 470 Bromley Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 4PQ

  • I live overseas, can I still apply?

    Absolutely- we accept DVD submissions from overseas candidates. Entries can be sent via hard copy (DVD or memory stick- please note we are not able to return these), our via a video sharing platform like Dropbox or WeTransfer. Application forms can be posted as a hard copy or emailed to Application fees can be paid either by cheques made payable to D&B Theatre School or via BACS transfer. Please get in touch for bank details and international swift codes etc. Application videos must include:

    * Performance of 2 contrasting songs- no longer than 2mins each

    * Performance of a monologue- no longer than 2mins

    * A dance that showcases you to the best of your ability- this can be in any style but must include technical dance moves fitting to that style

    * A Short demonstration of the following to demonstrate technique and ability: a) a kick combination that includes front, side and back kicks on each leg b) Jazz pirouettes on both sides- single or double, c) a leap combination demonstrating front and side leaps on both legs.

    The deadline for overseas submissions is the 1st May 2019.