Vocational Program

  • 5-6 days a week training program, equating to a minimum of 12 hours training a week including classical, rehearsals and additional classes. Please note that this program requires a full commitment from the student


  • Students who are seriously considering a professional ballet career may audition for our rigorous Vocational program from the age of 11 and will be assessed for their suitability


  • A unique syllabus created by the school founder, Natalia Kremen, that combines elements of Vaganova, French, Cuban and English techniques


  • A comprehensive vocational ballet program, consisting of ballet, gymnastics and flexibility classes, pointe work, repertoire, jumps, turns and variations for boys, ballet history classes, floor Barre and body conditioning with personalised workouts focused on improving flexibility, feet, turnout, core and back strength, jumps and artistry  


  • Classes are intentionally kept small to allow for personal attention, ensuring each student achieves their highest potential


  • Full physique and vocational potential assessments for each newly enrolled student


  • Guidance and preparation for auditions to prestigious full-time Ballet Academies such as the Royal Ballet School, Bolshoi Ballet Academy, English National Ballet School, Vaganova Ballet Academy, Dutch National Ballet Academy, Princess Grace Academy, Elmhurst Ballet School and many others


  • Master classes with International Guest Teachers such as Andrey Klemm (Paris Opera Ballet); Julia Kasenkova (Vaganova Ballet Academy); Kirill Burlov (Rambert Ballet); Loipa Araujo (Associate Director of English National Ballet)

Why Choose NKBS

  • Highly personalised training and individualised attention


  • Highly experienced ballet mentors with international performing careers in leading ballet companies and vast teaching experience


  • Individual 1-2-1 assessment class with our founder, Natalia Kremen, for every new student on joining


  • Individual guidance and exercise plans designed to help students achieve personal goals in order to improve their physique, flexibility turnout, strength, feet, artistry and confidence


  • Clear and honest feedback + parental advice on the ability and potential of your child + next steps


  • NKBS Vocational students receive fully rounded mentorship from our school founder as well as their assigned teachers, from their training, all the way throughout their audition process until graduation


  • Preparation for future auditions is incorporated into each student's training plan accordingly to what is personally needed


  • Assistance and guidance in selecting the best suited intensive courses and full time international ballet academies to apply for (Through this guidance, our vocational students have been accepted as full time students into the likes of the Royal Ballet School, Vaganova Ballet Academy, Dutch National Ballet Academy, Bolshoi Ballet Academy, ABT JKO School and more)


  • Individual training programmes - work on the areas that YOU need to improve and focus on


  • Personal goal setting, with action plans to achieve short and long term goals

Success Stories

List of Academies where NKBS students successfully auditioned:


Royal Ballet School

Vaganova Ballet Academy 

English National Ballet School 

Paris Opera Ballet School

Dutch National Ballet School

Cuban National Academy

Bolshoi Ballet Academy

ABT School ( American Ballet Theatre)

Perm Ballet Academy

Elmhurst Ballet Academy 

Chantry Ballet School of Balletic Arts


Our students were chosen to perform with the Bolshoi, Mariinsky, ENB, Royal Ballet, Birmingham Ballet and other leading ballet companies in UK and abroad. 

Video Testimonial of Vocational Student Alicia

Email: info@nkballetschool.com