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.

2007: School Performances

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Choreography: Irek Mukhamedov
Music: Felix Mendelssohn
Design: Alice Williamson
Costumes: Arte Ciacoes e Prodoes Artisticas Ltda

Children's Mazurka from Paquita

Music: Léon Minkus
Choreography: Marius Petipa
Staged by: Regina Zarhina

Sing, Sing, Sing

Music: Benny Goodman
Choreography: Thorey Mountain & Jenny Dunn

Hoe Down

Music: Rogers & Hammerstein
Choreography: Thorey Mountain

Touch of the Irish

Music: Bill Whelan
Choreography: Donna Phillips


Music: Popular Song
Guitar: Jamie Fekete
Choreography: Ana García

As Is

Music: Karl Jenkins
Choreography: Dennie Wilson

La Soirée

Music: Frédéric Chopin
Choreography: Jessica Morgan (Graduating class)

Violin Concerto

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Violin Concerto 1st Movement; King Edward's School & King Edward's VI High School for Girls Symphony Orchestra, Soloist John Garner, Conductor Peter Bridle, recorded March 2007)
Choreography: Michael Ho


Music: Michael Gore
Lyrics: Dean Pitchford
Choreography: Thorey Mountain and Jenny Dunn

Hot Honey Rag

Music: Kander and Ebb
Choreography: Thorey Mountain

Divertissement Pour Les Enfants

Music: Riccardo Drigo
Choreography: Patrick Hinson

A Rakak Kie Bonay

Music: Mud/3 Canal (from the album Rough Guide to Calypso Soca, originally from the album A Rakak Kie Bonay)
Choreography: Jenny Dunn


Music: E. Rogie (from the album Rhythms of Africa)
Choreography: Jenny Dunn

Personal Best

Music: Ian Wallman
Choreography: Dennie Wilson

His or Hers

Music: Frank Loesser ('Luck Be A Lady')
Choreography: Jenny Dunn


Music: Ilyich Khachaturian
Choreography: Patrick Hinson
Costume Design: Mary Bottino

New York, New York

Music: Kander & Ebb
Singers: Liza Minelli, La India and Tito Puentes
Choreography: Regine Oschner

Varii Capricci

Dedicated to Sir Peter Wright in honour of his 80th birthday
Music: William Walton
Choreography: Michael Corder
Design: Mark Bailey
Grateful thanks to the London Ballet Circle for their generous donation towards the costumes

Grand Polonaise

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (from Eugene Onegin)
Choreography: Mikhail Tchoupakov ∧ members of the Artistic Faculty

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