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.

2009: Gala performance

Elite Syncopations

Choreography: Kenneth MacMillan
Staged by: Desmond Kelly
Music: Scott Joplin and others
Designs: Ian Spurling


Choreography: Errol Pickford after Chaboukiani
Music: Aleksandr Krein

Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

Choreography: Gloria Grigolato, Gareth Griffiths, Patrick Hinson, Jenny MacNamara, Thorey Mountain, Errol Pickford, Elizabeth Rae, Lee Robinson, Samira Saidi
Costumes: Nick Bassett, Saskia Dixie
Music: Benjamin Britten

Westside Story

Choreography: Jenny MacNamara and Thorey Mountain
Music: Leonard Bernstein

Jardin de la Danse

(Where beautiful things grow)
Choreography: Samira Saidi
Music: Malcolm Arnold

30 x 10 in 4

Choreography: Robin Cousins
Music: James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, ‘Nothing Else Matters’, originally composed for Metallica, here in a recording by Apocalyptica


Choreography: Jenny MacNamara
Music: Unknown artist

Mendelssohn Divertissement

Choreography: Patrick Hinson
Music: Felix Mendelssohn, String Symphony no.12, Andante

Solea Por Buleria

Choreography: Ana Garcia
Music: David Shepherd

Who Will Buy

(from the musical Oliver!)
Choreography: Thorey Mountain
Music: Lionel Bart, arranged by Ian Richards

Con Spirito

Choreography: Michael Ho
Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, String Sextet in D Minor ‘Souvenir de Florence’, Op.70


Choreography: Staff
Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Polonaise from Eugene Onegin, Op.24

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