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.

Open and Experience Days 2018


Elmhurst ballet School is opening its doors to aspiring young ballet dancers on Friday 21st  September and Friday 5th October 2018.

If you are aged between 11 and 19 and have the talent, passion and commitment to succeed in a professional ballet career, we would like to meet you.

We are offering two sessions which include a tour of our state-of-of-the-art facilities and an opportunity to hear from our staff and students about life at Elmhurst Ballet School.

Session 1

10.30am - 12.15pm

Session 2

11.15 am - 12.30pm

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Experience Elmhurst on Sunday 7th October 2018

Come along for a 90 minute audition workshop class, and experience the specialist training on offer here at Elmhurst Ballet School.  Our talented artistic team will take you through a typical audition class along with hints, tips and useful pointers on what it takes to succeed when you audition to train with us.

Whether you are waiting to audition for Elmhurst Ballet School or considering training for a future in professional ballet, this class is for you.


9.30am                               Arrival refreshments.

10.00am                             Welcome from Robert Parker, Artistic Director

10.05am                             Students to change into dancewear if necessary

                                          Opportunity for parents and chaperones to tour the School

10.30am -12.00pm              Theatre  - Upper school audition class (years 11 - 12) 

  Studio 2 - Lower school audition class (years 6-9)

12.00pm                             Q & A with Robert Parker, Artistic Director

12.30pm                             Ends


Cost:  £50 per student participating in each audition workshop.

Up to two people chaperoning each student may watch each class.

Places are limited to 25 students in each class.

Dancers should wear their usual ballet training attire.  Changing spaces will be available.

Book your place at the Upper School workshop here.  

Book your place at the Lower School workshop here.  

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