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FREE CLASSES NOW ON THE TIMETABLE! 2021 Class Timetable
(1) FREE! "Beginners Tap!" ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS Tuesdays 1:00-1:30pmLearn the building blocks of tap technique and all the background step by step.No experience necessary, you don't even need tap shoes!Class is designed for age 5 to 95, to teach you enough basics to get you into a regular timetabled class(2) FREE! "Polishing your Technique" BALLET focusing on one vital aspect of technique each weeke.g. turnout, ports de bras, pirouettes ... each class a new specialisationThursdays at 4.00-4.45pm - ALL AGES & LEVELS WELCOME!(3) FREE! "Optimising your Body" Fun Aerobic Body Conditioning/StretchingSaturdays at 3.00-3.30pm JUNIOR (Ages 5-11 primary school age)Saturdays at 3.30-4.00pm SENIOR (Ages 11+ secondary school age)(4) FREE! Zoom Chat time - need to ask us something?Or just let your child chat to us about Barbie and unicorns...Saturdays 11.30-12noon(5) FREE! Fun Jazz Classes- for Ages 5-8! Tuesdays 12.30-1.00pm- for Ages 8+! Tuesdays 6.30-7.15pm
Congratulations to Erin who starts full time
training at Elmhurst Ballet School in September 2020!
Erin has been a Royal Ballet Junior Associate for four years,
a Cecchetti Associate, and a student
on the Northern Ballet CAT Scheme for the past year.
Well done Erin! xxx
to Hattie who has been accepted at the Royal Ballet School!
She will begin full-time training at White Lodge in September 2019.
Congratulations to Hattie who has gained a place with the
Royal Ballet School Junior Associates!
She will begin her extra classes on Saturday mornings in September,
along with Erin who has been accepted for another year.
Erin has also been asked to join
the Cecchetti Associates and will attend
extra monthly classes in Warrington next year.
Congratulations to Rosie Robinson who has gained a place
with the Northern Ballet Associates!
She will join Ruby at the Saturday classes in September,
along with Harry and Verity who will all be
attending the extra classes at Northern next year.
Congratulations to RUBY PICKEN on gaining a place with National Youth Ballet! Ruby will train with them this summer and dance at Sadlers Wells Theatre at the beginning of September.
Congratulations to ERIN BRAILSFORD on gaining a place with the Royal Ballet Junior Associates, and to VERITY PICKEN on gaining a place with the Northern Ballet Junior Associates!
Congratulations to Ulyana Rose (age 10)
who has successfully auditioned for the C.A.T. scheme
(Centre for Advanced Training) at Northern Ballet in Leeds!
This is the only Centre for Advanced Training (C.A.T.)
in classical ballet in the UK.
With a wealth of experience in training
and nurturing dancers, Northern Ballet
are perfectly placed to set aspiring young dancers
on pathways to achieving rewarding careers in dance.
Well done to Maisie Copping age 16 who has recently
gained places at no fewer than three prestigious dance colleges!
She has been offered full time training places at
The Hammond School in Chester,
Northern Ballet School in Manchester,
and Paul McCartney's L.I.P.A. in Liverpool.
Congratulations Maisie you have worked SO hard
to achieve all this success and we are all extremely proud of you!
Professional Ballet Workshops :: Sunday 25th June 2017
SLEEPING BEAUTY Ballet Workshops & Masterclasses for all ages!
We are delighted to welcome back Michael Berkin for a very special Sleeping Beauty weekend; a Summer term treat for dancers
aged 6+ and a perfect present for an aspiring dancer!
Primary & Grade One :: 10:30am - 11:30am (One hour Workshop)
Grade Two & Grade Three :: 12:00noon - 1:30pm (90 minute Workshop)
Grade Four + :: 2:30pm - 5:30pm (90 minute Masterclass + 90 minute Workshop)
Well done to everyone who competed in our inaugural NDC Choreography Competition!
An amazing afternoon of talented choreographers and dancers aged 5 to 18; well done everyone!
Thank you to Ellie Marsh for her astute adjudication and her words of wisdom to all the competitors, and to everyone who helped get this event up and running.
Thanks to all parents, families and friends for your support at this fabulous event. Photos of all the dancers on the Choreography Competition page.
Congratulations to Isabella Chandler on being chosen to dance with Birmingham Royal Ballet in their forthcoming production of David Bintley's Cinderella! She will spend the Spring Term touring the UK with the company, and we are going to watch her when they come to the Lowry in March.
Well done Isabella!
Congratulations to Isabella Chandler on being chosen as the
"Face of Elmhurst"!
She will be appearing in Elmhurst adverts
and promotions in dance magazines
and posters worldwide from 2017
Congratulations to Theo Francis who auditioned successfully for the part of John Darling
in the Alhambra pantomime this year!
He will be appearing in the production from
December 17th 2016 to January 17th 2017
We are taking a coach to see him at his
final performance; message us for details.
Contemporary Dance Workshop!
go plastic dance company
FREE! Dance workshop for all senior students Grade Four upwards
Saturday 24th September 3:30pm till 6:00pm
It is free of charge but you must book your place in advance!
Our New Head Girls for 2016-2017!
Congratulations to Hannah Eastham and Ellena Ball
and thank you to outgoing head girl Hollie Wilson for all your help and hard work over this past year.
Hannah and Ellie have already started planning "Dance Movie Night" and sleepover..........
watch out they are going to be good!
Congratulations to Harry (seen here playing his violin, for his Bronze Medal Folk Studies exam last summer) upon gaining a place to study as a Junior Associate with Northern Ballet Theatre in Leeds! He will start his extra classes in September 2016. Well done Harry, you have done brilliantly!
Congratulations to Isabella Chandler, seen here with her Folk Dance Studies project last summer, on gaining a place at Elmhurst, the associate school of Birmingham Royal Ballet. Isabella will train full-time at this prestigious ballet school from September 2016. A fantastic achievement, well done Isabella! xxx
Congratulations to Isabella Chandler on gaining a place
with the Royal Ballet School Junior Associates!
Isabella is ten years old and currently studying Intermediate Foundation R.A.D.,
and recently gained Distinction with 93 marks out of 100
in her Grade Four I.S.T.D. Ballet exam.
This week Isabella is studying full-time at the Yorkshire Ballet Seminars in York (www.ybss.co.uk)
Congratulations to Ruby Picken on gaining a place with
Northern Ballet Theatre (NBT)
on their Junior Associate Programme.
She will now undertake additional training with NBT every week.
Ruby is aged ten years old and attends classes
in Skipton and Ilkley, and is currently studying Grade Four.