Leeds – Preliminary Auditions 2020 Leeds - Preliminary Auditions
Female stood to the left of the photo with her arms over her head wearing a red devil suit, next to a female wearing a white fairy outfit and to the right of them a male wearing a black and red cape devil outfit, other actors in the background

Leeds – Preliminary Auditions 2020

Northern Ballet

Key Information
  • Dates Mon 17 Feb 2020 - Fri 21 Feb 2020
  • Location Northern Ballet

Leeds Preliminary Auditions

We are happy to announce that we are going to be holding preliminary auditions for our BA (Hons) Acting course in Leeds. This year we will be holding preliminary auditions at:

Northern Ballet,
Quarry Hill,
Auditions will be held on Monday 17th until Friday 21st February 2020.

Getting to the Northern Ballet is very easy, it is on Quarry Hill, opposite the bus station in the centre of Leeds.

By Train

Leeds City Station, situated on New Station Street, is approximately a fifteen minute walk from Northern Ballet.

By Bus & Coach

The central bus and coach station is opposite the Leeds Playhouse and two minutes from Northern Ballet. Regular services operate from Hull, London and Manchester.

By Air

We have two international airports located nearby – Leeds Bradford and Manchester.

By Road

Please note there is extensive traffic works around Leeds City Centre, please allow extra time for your journey.

Leeds is located at the crossroads of the M62 and the M1 and just a few kilometres from the A1. When entering the City follow the brown road signs for West Yorkshire Playhouse/Leeds Playhouse at Quarry Hill just off the A64 York Road in the centre of Leeds or you can follow the City Centre Loop signs. Major attractions, including the West Yorkshire Playhouse, are identified on the Loop signs. Northern Ballet is at Loop Junction 12.

Car Parking

Northern Ballet have two accessible parking bays alongside the building. Pay and display parking is available on Quarry Hill, though spaces are limited due to on-going building works. They have a discounted parking rate at Leeds markets multi-storey NCP car park (LS2 7EA) located just next to the bus station and Kirkgate Market. The Northern Ballet daily rate (a period of up to 24 hours) is £7.50. The NCP is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year from 6am to 11pm.

To qualify for the discount, you must collect a discount card from Northern Ballet reception when you leave our building, when you’re ready to pay for your parking enter your original ticket in the NCP machine, when the machine prompts you for payment, insert the discount card and this will bring the amount down to £6.30.

Please note: Auditions in Leeds are organised on a first come, first served basis. As such we advise you to apply early. Once these dates are full you will have to come to Bristol for your audition!

The option to choose Leeds as your preferred location for your audition will be within the online application form

Northern Ballet

Students relaxing outside of the School
The School is in a beautiful part of Bristol, overlooking a huge park called the Downs. We sometimes take advantage of our close proximity to the Downs during the summer term, practising fight and dance routines, or voice or singing classes! Dan Hall, BA Professional Acting student