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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.
President Professor Sir David Eastwood, DL, FRHistS Vice Chancellor & Principal, The University of Birmingham
Artistic Advisors David Bintley CBE Desmond Kelly OBE
Vice Presidents Carlos Acosta Maina Gielgud AO Dame Merle Park DBE Sir Peter Wright CBE
Governors Roy Shields (Chairman) (Designated Governor re. Governance, Audit and Risk Management)
Tim Abbotts Richard Ash Professor John Bryson Roger Burman CBE DL Sue Butler (Designated Governor re. Safeguarding of Children) James Harris (Designated Governor re. Finance) Alison Matthews Pearl Chesterman Lynn Wallis Matt Wyon
Parents are asked to address any correspondence for the Chairman of Governors to:
Chairman of Governors c/o Clerk to the Governors Elmhurst Ballet School 249 Bristol Road Edgbaston Birmingham B5 7UH
Elmhurst's most recent inspection reports can be downloaded here: