Entry to our Ballet Academy is by audition, and places are awarded on talent and potential. We look for boys and girls with the right sort of physique, physical proportions, flexible feet and flexible hip-joints. We also look for special qualities such as imagination and a natural ability to move to music whilst also encompassing an eagerness to learn.
Entry to our Academy Ballet Study Programme is by audition, and places are awarded on talent and potential. We look for boys and girls with the right sort of physique, physical proportions, flexible feet and flexible hip-joints. We also look for special qualities, such as imagination as well as a natural ability to move to music encompassing an eagerness to learn and work hard.
Our space consists of two dedicated dance studios situated within Moorland Private School. Meaning that all our students live and breath dancing alongside their primary education, with seamless transition on a daily basis.
Our directors have years of experience, not only as seasoned professionals, but also in nurturing talent to reach its potential. Their holistic and structured approach allows the academy to stand apart as a modern, forward-thinking dance organisation.
Entering the fundamental years of a dancers development, our carefully designed holistic training methodology covers all aspects of training. Whether entering the Academy for the first time in Year 7, or from the Junior programmes, all students are carefully nurtured through to graduate year.
Our Ballet Directors make every effort to ensure our students make contacts within the industry and get direct tuition from as many facets of Ballet as possible. Students are treated to termly guest teachers and choreographers during their studies.
As an academy we are conscious that there is more to ballet development than what we can deliver at our studios. We work very hard to ensure that all our students have access to the best possible assets and industry connections they can. Ensuring we only partner with businesses, organisations and people that share the same goals and ethos we instil in the students at the Academy.
As an academy, we offer a unique package of training and education. To answer any of your initial queries efficiently, we have put together a comprehensive list of our most frequently asked questions.
We equip each student with an outstanding ballet programme, alongside a comprehensive academic curriculum; ensuring they are safe, happy and growing in confidence daily.
Jonathan Harrison – Headteacher