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Students live in a friendly and caring community which is committed to their safety and welfare. Students receive outstanding Health &
Well-being support specifically designed for dancers.
We are proud to be a world class centre of excellence for the training and education of classical ballet dancers where graduating students are prepared to secure contracts with national and international ballet companies. Teachers come from successful professional dance backgrounds and teach with passion and commitment.
A student-focussed learning experience maximises each student’s potential in learning, living and dancing skills. The positive learning environment and high expectations prepare our graduates for life in the very best national and international ballet companies.
Elmhurst in Association with Birmingham Royal Ballet is a world renowned centre of excellence for the training and education of ballet dancers. Students are equipped with the skills, resilience and creativity to succeed and make a difference in the professional dance world and beyond.
BA (Hons) Art
After a year at Edinburgh University studying History of Art and Russian, Annika Amos transferred to Edinburgh College of Art where she attained a BA (Hons) in Painting and Drawing. She spent a year as a Teaching Assistant at the Marlborough School near Oxford before obtaining a PGCE at the University of Central England, Birmingham, and subsequently working for six years in a large comprehensive as Teacher of Art and Design and Second in Department. She has worked at the Ashmolean, the RSC,
and on archaeological digs and organic farms in Israel and the Scottish islands. She also holds a British Wheel of Yoga Teaching Diploma. She has painted and sculpted professionally for over ten years, and is currently illustrating a book about architecture.