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.

2010: Summer Showcase Gala

The Argonauts

(from David Bintley’s The Orpheus Suite)
Choreography: David Bintley
Music: Colin Towns
Costumes: Kandis Cook


Choreography: Gloria Grigolato, Lee Robinson
Music: Max Bruch (Last movement, Concerto No.1 in G)


Choreography: Denise Lewin
Music: Aram Khachaturian

Graduate Showcase

Choreography: Samira Saidi, Errol Pickford, including Frederick Ashton’s Rhapsody pas de deux (by kind permission of Anthony Russell Roberts)
Music: Ludwig Minkus, Sergei Rachmaninov, Carl Czerny
Music Compilation and Solo Piano: Trevor Walker

Café Olé

Choreography: Ana Garcia
Music: El Pele with Vicente Amigo (Sevillanas del Panuelo)
Solo Guitar: David Shepherd
Percussionist: Matthew Ironmonger

Studies for Dance

Choreography: Samira Saidi
Music: Carl Czerny (Etudes)
Solo Piano: Jeanette Wong

Coppélia Act III

Choreography: Sir Peter Wright (after Marius Petipa and Enrico Cecchetti)
Music: Léo Delibes
Costumes: Peter Farmer

Solo from Five Tangos

Choreography: Hans van Manen
Music: Astor Piazzolla (Vayamos al Diablo)


Choreography: Vocational Staff
Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (‘Polonaise’ from Eugene Onegin)

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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