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 student’s 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.

2005: Summer Performances

Divertissement pour les enfants

Choreography: Patrick Hinson
Music: Riccardo Drigo

School Day

Choreography: Thorey Mountain
Music: Chuck Berry

X2 – Y2 = 6:2 + 6:3

Choreography: Dennie Wilson
Music: The Orb

Only You

Tonight We Fly

First produced for the 6:3 Jazz class for their production of Liquid Days 2005
Producer: Louise Shepherd
Musical Director: John Laird
Choreography: Thorey Mountain
Music: ‘Only You’ – Vincent Clarke; ‘Tonight we Fly’ – Divine Comedy and Neil Hannon
Musician: Matthew Drury

Slavonic Dance

Choreography: Denise Lewin
Composer: Patrick Hinson
Music: Slavonic Dance No.7 Op.46

Les Gentilhommes

Copyright: Peter Martins, Artistic Director New York City Ballet
Reproduced by: Patrick Hinson
Music: Handel, Concerti Grossi, Op 6
Musicians: Ana Carroll and Matthew Drury

Mr Hyde

Choreography: Patrick Hinson
Music: Wolfgang Salomon and used with his kind permission

Trading Eights

Choreography: Thorey Mountain
Music: Dickie’s Dream by Basie and Young
Year Group: 6:2 and 6:3


Choreography: Donna Phillips
Music: LÚNASA, Clann ná Mara


Choreography: Dennie Wilson
Composer: Bruce Parry
Musician: Bruce Parry


Choreography: Michael Ho
Music: Umbra et Ora
Composers: Deirdre and Alex Pascall


Dedicated to all those who made it possible to have a new Elmhurst School in Association with Birmingham Royal Ballet.
Choreography: Michael Ho
Music: Mikhail Glinka, ‘Gran Sestetto Originale’ in E Flat, Movements 2 and 3

Rhythm of Life

Choreography: Thorey Mountain and Denise Whiteman
Music: from the musical Sweet Charity (Composer: Cy Coleman; Lyrics: Dorothy Fields)

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