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Full-time ballet training


Elmhurst young dancers


Summer school


Full-Time Ballet Training

Do you have the talent, passion and commitment to become a ballet professional of the future? Find out more about our Full-Time Training here.

Applications for September 2020 are now closed.

Elmhurst Young Dancers

Do you see your future at Elmhurst Ballet School? Join our Young Dancers Programme (Years 4 – 6) or our Extended Young Dancers Programme (Years 7-12) and we will ensure that you are audition-ready for your next steps to becoming a professional ballet dancer.

Access to both programmes is by audition. 

Applications for September 2020 open soon.


Elmhurst Young Dancers (Years 4 – 6)

Saturday mornings during term time

Location: Elmhurst Ballet School
• Ballet – 90 minute class
• Jazz – 60 minute class (optional)

Location: Northern Ballet School
• Ballet – 90 minute class

Location: Dance City
• Ballet – 90 minute class

Sunday mornings during term time

Location: Lipson Community College
• Ballet – 90 minute class

The Extended Young Dancers Programme (Years 7 – 12)

Saturday afternoons during term time

Birmingham (only)
Location: Elmhurst Ballet School
• Classical ballet and body conditioning from 12.45 – 2.45pm


For fees and more information, contact young-dancers@elmhurstdance.co.uk
or Denise Whiteman, Director of Dance Training, 0121 415 2851 

Summer School

Our Summer Schools are an opportunity to hone your dance skills during an immersive artistic experience delivered in a state-of-the-art studio setting.


Students aged 14-19 join us for a week-long programme delivered by members of our associate company, Birmingham Royal Ballet, a unique learning opportunity, focusing on classical ballet and supporting styles. The programme includes classical ballet tuition, repertoire, pas de deux, pointe work, contemporary, jazz and strength and conditioning. Working with both male and female company members, you will receive hands-on tuition and guidance.

The evening programme includes opportunities to get to know your class mates better, along with master classes and Q&As with the professionals.

The week culminates with a sharing of work to an audience of parents in our Studio Theatre.

Senior Summer School – Sunday 9th to Saturday 15th August 2020

Residential -£685

Non- residential -£535


Students aged 11 – 13 join us for a three-day programme delivered by Elmhurst Ballet School’s artistic team and guest teachers. It focuses on classical ballet tuition and repertoire from the beloved British Classics and other dance genre such as contemporary and jazz..

The evening programme includes a Q&A with BRB company members and opportunities to get to know your classmates better.

The programme culminate with a sharing of work to an audience of parents in our Studio Theatre.

Junior Summer School – Tuesday 25th to Friday 28th August 2020

Residential -£425

Non- residential- £365

Please ensure you have the correct photographs ready for you application. You can see the photography requirements, here.

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