How to Apply

For the first year of the Margot Fonteyn International Ballet Competition (previously known as the Genée) to be held in London from 27 August – 5 September 2020, candidate applications will be open from 1–31 May 2020.

Read more about our eligibility criteria.

Students wishing to take part must receive their result before the closing date. Teachers are advised to enter students for examinations in accordance with this deadline.

Please contact your local office with any questions.


A new bursary scheme will support applicants to The Fonteyn 2020. Visit our Fonteyn Bursaries page to find out more and to download an application form.