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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 studentís 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.
BA (Hons), PGCE Music
Dudley Ray Joined Elmhurst in September 2014 as Teacher-in-Charge of Music. He studied composition under Patrick Stanford and piano with Keith Swallow at Leeds before completing a P.G.C.E. in Music and Music Management. He continues to perform, with recent concerts in Cologne and Frankfurt cathedrals and at the San Salvador church in Venice. He has also taught music from reception to A Level, taught the Gamelan Orchestra and has started a
brass band in Ghana that has now been performing for 10 years.