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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 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.
Born in New Zealand, Nathanael Skelton trained there at the International
Ballet Academy, before moving to the UK in 2005, to study at Elmhurst School for
Dance. As a student he performed with BRB in Romeo and Juliet, The Rite of Spring,
Beauty and the Beast and Hobson's Choice. He joined BRB in 2006.
REPERTORY INCLUDES George Balanchine:Stravinsky Violin Concerto David Bintley:Take Five John Cranko:Pineapple Poll (Crew) Kenneth Macmillan:Solitaire Peter Wright's production of
The Nutcracker (Russian Dance)
Second place and Audience Award, New Zealand National Ballet Awards, 2004.