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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.

Our Dance Teachers


Ann Atkinson
Sunderland Associates

Jenny Brennan LISTD (Modern), RAD (Teaching Cert)
Birmingham Associates / RAD

Denise Cornall
Manchester Associates

Ana Garcia Classical Ballet & Spanish Dance (Cert. Malaga Conservatoire)
Flamenco

Laura Green ARAD, RAD Dip PDTC, RTS
Ballet / RAD

Gloria Grigolato ARAD, RAD Dip PDTD, RTS
Ballet

James Grundy PDTC
Ballet

Heather Habens
Contemporary Dance

Michael Ho MA, ARAD, Dip PDTC
Ballet / Pre-Vocational Programme / Choreography

Denise Lewin ARAD, PDTD (RAD London), CDE, DDE, ISTD National, BPhil (Hons), CYQ Exercise for Children (Level II)
Ballet, Dance Styles/National Dance

Marion Lindsay
Plymouth Associates

Susan Lucas

LISTD (Cecchetti), Dip RBS (PDTC), LLB/LBS (Hons), CYQ Pilates Level 2 Mat (Cert), CYQ Exercise for Children (Cert level II)
Ballet



Sarah Moore
Jazz Styles / Musical Theatre / Tap / Birmingham Associates

Jenny MacNamara AISTD, ALAMDA, Dip ICA , Cert Ed PCE, BA (Hons) PCE, CYQ Exercise for Children (Cert Level 2)
Jazz Styles / Musical Theatre / Tap / Birmingham Associates

Errol Pickford ARAD, PDTD
Ballet, Head of Graduate Placement & International Links

Lee Robinson ARAD, RAD Dip PDTC, RTC
Ballet

Judith Rowann Pilates Certificate, Master Stretch Cert.
Body Conditioning & Pilates, Birmingham Associates

Patricia Tierney

AIChor
Benesh Notation



Lei Zhao MA, PDTD (RAD)
Ballet

Denise Whiteman LRAD, ARAD, AISTD (NDB), RTS
Ballet, Elmhurst Associates, Assistant to the Artistic Director

David Yow


Ballet




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