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: Summer Syncopations I

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

Who Will Buy

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


Choreography: Jenny MacNamara
Music: Buddy X 99

Metal Motion

Choreography: Dennie Wilson
Music: Michael Price


Choreography: Errol Pickford after Chaboukiani
Music: Aleksandr Krein

Garotin Por Colombianas (Tangos)

Choreography: Ana Garcia
Music: David Shepherd

Petite Danse

Choreography: Michael Ho
Music: Anton Dvorak

Life Drawing

Choreography: Dennie Wilson
Music: Charlie Matthews

Tarantella (from Napoli Act III)

Choreography: August Bournonville
Staged by: Patrick Hinson
Music: Holger Simon Paulli

Elite Syncopations

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


Choreography: Ana Garcia
Music: David Shepherd

Mendelssohn Divertissement

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

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

School performances

2011: Summer Showcase 1

2011: Summer Showcase 2

2010: Summer Showcase 1

2010: Summer Showcase 2

2010: Summer Showcase Gala

2009: Summer Syncopations 1

2009: Summer Syncopations 2

2009: Gala performance

2008: Summer Performances

2007: School Performances

2006: Summer Performances

2005: Summer Performances


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