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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.

Senior Summer School for ages 14 - 19 

Sunday 12th – Saturday 18th August

Delivered by members of Birmingham Royal Ballet, our Summer School for students aged from 14 – 19 presents a unique opportunity to learn from professional dancers in a state-of-the-art studio setting.

Focusing on classical ballet and supporting styles, this intensive week-long programme includes classical ballet tuition, repertoire, pas de deux, pointe work, contemporary, jazz and strength and conditioning.  Working with both male and female company members, you will receive hands-on tuition and guidance.

The evening programme includes a mime masterclass by BRB’s Assistant Director Marion Tait, and Elmhurst Ballet School’s Artistic Director, Robert Parker; Q&A with BRB company members; a disco and more.

The week culminates with a sharing of work to an audience of parents in our Studio Theatre.

Fees:

£675 – Residential, staying in our on-site boarding houses managed by professional house staff.

£525 – Non-residential

All fees include three meals daily and healthy snacks and support from our health and wellbeing team.

£25 early bird discount – apply by Friday 9th March 2018   Apply 

 

Junior Summer School for ages 11 - 13 

Wednesday 29th – Friday 31st August

This three-day intensive programme is delivered by Elmhurst Ballet School’s artistic team and guest teachers, and focuses on classical ballet tuition and repertoire from the beloved British Classics and more.

The evening programme includes a Q&A with BRB company members; a DVD presentation of the chosen repertoire and more.

The week culminates with a sharing of work to an audience of parents in our Studio Theatre,

Fees:

£395 – Residential, staying in our on-site boarding houses managed by professional house staff.

£345 – Non-residential

All fees include three meals daily and healthy snacks and support from our health and wellbeing team.

£25 early bird discount – apply by Friday 9th March 2018   Apply

2015 Summer Schools

'The level of teaching and care of students is very high. My daughter has taken part in other summer schools and she says Elmhurst is by far the best in every way.'

'I would like it to be longer because I enjoyed it so much.'

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