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 studentís 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.

Jenny Brennan

LISTD (Modern), RAD (Teaching Cert)
Pre-Vocational Programme / RAD

Jenny Brennan was born in Leeds and was a Yorkshire Scholar with Louise Browne before continuing her training at Northern Ballet School. She holds the RAD TC (Distinction) and ISTD Modern Licentiate, Ballet Associate and Tap teaching qualifications. After teaching freelance at many schools in Manchester and Leeds including Northern Ballet School, she set up her own dance school in 2001. She also teaches dance in primary schools and choreographs shows for her own dance school and charity performances. She choreographed The Slipper and the Rose for Congleton Youth Theatre and West Side Story for the Birmingham Conservatoire. She has won several awards for her choreography including Outstanding Dance at the Janet Cam Awards. She joined Elmhurst on its move to Birmingham in 2004.

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Jenny Brennan, Birmingham Associates (formerly PVPs) / RAD

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