Ballet Barre Competition
24th October 2019

Dancers and dance teachers are being given the chance to design their idea free-standing ballet barre.

The winning design will be produced by Harlequin, tested by professional dancers from a leading ballet company and will be sold by Harlequin around the world!


  • You have free rein creatively, but here are a few things to consider when designing your free-standing ballet barre…
  • Your design needs to meet industry standards for ballet barres and compliment the harlequin range
  • Your design needs to be modern and use quality materials
  • Your design needs to be portable, sturdy and easy to assemble
  • Your design needs to include enough detail to brief technical team. Note, we don’t expect a full technical drawing

The prize:

As well as designing Harlequin’s new range of free-standing ballet barres, the winner will also receive:

  • A fantastic weekend for two in Paris including hotels, dinner and tickets to see the Paris Opera Ballet
  • A visit behind the scenes at the world famous Palais Garnier
  • The first new barre to be produced

How to enter:

  • Produce a design for your perfect free-standing ballet barre. Be creative!
  • Enter your details into the entry form below, attach your design and press ‘submit entry’
  • That’s it! As long as your entry reaches us before the closing date, your submission will be valid
  • All designs will then be judged by a panel of Harlequin senior management and leading dance professionals
  • Files supported: DOC, DOCX, PDF, RTF, TXT; 5MB Max
  • The winner will be selected and announced by the end of March 2020. Good luck!


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