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.

Events and Room Hire at Elmhurst Ballet School

Elmhurst Ballet School hires out its superb modern purpose-built facilities to a wide range of organisations including dance and theatre companies, conference organisers, schools and businesses, with a view to raising Elmhurst's profile within both the dance and local communities, for the benefit of our students. We are situated in the leafy suburb of Edgbaston, just 2 miles South of Birmingham City Centre. Facilities available to hire include:

  • 220 seat theatre
  • 7 dance studios
  • Health and Wellbeing centre
  • Classrooms
  • Onsite accommodation for up to 127 people (Easter and Summer school holidays)
  • Offsite accommodation (10 minute walk) for up to 47 people (Easter and Summer school holidays)

Please take a look at our brochure for more information:

Lettings brochure 

In  2016 we opened our brand new state of the art Health and Wellbeing centre comprising a versatile physiotherapy suite available to hire.

Examples of lettings we can provide include:

  • Whole site hire (during  Easter or Summer holidays) for holiday schemes/clubs including accommodation, meals, theatre, studios and classrooms.
  • Theatre hire for performances
  • Main school building hire for conferences and exhibitions
  • Hire of studios for dance or fitness classes
  • Hire of classrooms
  • Hire of music practice room

In-house catering (pre-paid and pay-as-you-go) is available in our Bistro Restaurant.

Onsite car parking available.

Box office service is available for theatre events (transaction fees apply).

For more information please contact Lucy Caddick, Director of Finance and Operations on (0121) 472 6655 or

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