The Fonteyn 2021

The Royal Academy of Dance has reimagined The Fonteyn to ensure that in 2021 we can offer candidates a rich and inspiring experience.

We are delighted that we are able to proceed with the competition this year and believe that the changes we have made make the event more accessible. These will  allow more dancers, from every part of our world, to benefit from the expert coaching and performance opportunities that the Fonteyn experience brings.

Competition format – new for 2021

Throughout 2020 we have all become used to dance in the digital space and our new format gives you early access to coaching without leaving…
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Eligibility and fees

Who is eligible? As there was no competition in 2020, we have extended the criteria for eligibility to 2021. The competition is open to young…
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How to apply

Information on coaching and submissions. Online coaching Applications for online coaching have now closed. Candidates will receive confirmation by Friday 12 February 2021 of their…
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Artistic information

Learn about the competition variations, judging criteria, and medals, as well as the coaching faculty.
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