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ELMHURST SCHOOL FOR DANCE – A CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

March 10, 2015

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ELMHURST SCHOOL FOR DANCE – A CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE Not only is Birmingham home to a world class ballet company but it is now firmly established as the place for young dancers to come for their training and education.  Elmhurst School for Dance’s innovative programme of top class dance training combined with the development of […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET CELEBRATES THE SUCCESS OF ITS DANCE TRACK PROGRAMME

July 17, 2014

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET CELEBRATES THE SUCCESS OF ITS DANCE TRACK PROGRAMME Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Dance Track programme seeks out and nurtures dance talent from primary schools across the City of Birmingham   Over the 2013/14 academic year Dance Track has reached out to 31 schools across North and South Birmingham and delivered workshops to over […]

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The Royal Ballet School announces a special event showcasing British dance training

July 11, 2014

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The Royal Ballet School announces a special event showcasing British dance training We are pleased to announce an event bringing together the country’s leading dance schools in a collaboration at the Royal Opera House Linbury Studio Theatre in March 2015, hosted by The Royal Ballet School. Spring Celebration: A showcase of British dance training, will […]

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ELMHURST SCHOOL FOR DANCE SUMMER SHOWS 2014

July 2, 2014

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ELMHURST SCHOOL FOR DANCE SUMMER SHOWS 2014 Elmhurst School for Dance, the UK’s oldest established vocational dance school, working in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet, will present its annual series of Summer performances, beginning on Friday 4th July 2014. The performances, aimed at showcasing the talent of the whole school will present excerpts from the […]

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Elmhurst School for Dance | Report highlights Access to Excellence

February 16, 2014

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Elmhurst School for Dance | Report highlights Access to Excellence A report issued by the Department for Education’s Music and Dance Schools highlights the excellence being achieved within its 8 participating organisations.  Designated as Centres of Excellence, the schools ensure fair and equal access to training based on talent and not ability to pay. The report […]

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Students of Elmhurst School for Dance leap towards new accommodation

December 17, 2013

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Elmhurst School for Dance - new sixth form accomodation - image supplied by St Paul's Associates

Students of Elmhurst School for Dance leap towards new accommodation To resolve a demand for additional boarding premises in the vicinity of its Bristol Road premises in Birmingham, Elmhurst School for Dance is working with Calthorpe Estates, Birmingham-based architects St Paul’s Associates, and construction, design and management co-ordinator DBK to provide additional accommodation for its […]

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A Day At Elmhurst School for Dance

November 11, 2013

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A Day At Elmhurst School for Dance Have you ever wondered what it’s like inside a vocational ballet school ? Olivia Caughey recently won a prize to visit Elmhurst School For Dance at the 2013 Move It expo. Caughey is 15 years old and will be auditioning for Upper Schools, including Elmhurst, in the coming […]

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013: Finalists and winner of new Dancer’s Own Choreographic Award announced

September 27, 2013

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Genée International Ballet Competition 2013: Finalists and winner of new Dancer’s Own Choreographic Award announced Twelve young dancers (nine female and three male), have been named as Finalists of the Royal Academy of Dance’s Genée International Ballet Competition 2013. 58 candidates from 14 different countries as far afield as the USA, Japan, Mexico, Thailand and […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S THE CADBURY DANCE FELLOWSHIP

September 24, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S THE CADBURY DANCE FELLOWSHIP A NEW INITIATIVE SUPPORTS THE FUTURE OF YOUNG DANCERS The start of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s 2013-14 season marks the beginning of The Cadbury Dance Fellowship, a new initiative to develop some of the best emerging talent in the field of classical ballet. It is specifically designed to help […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCEMENTS JULY 2013

July 8, 2013

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET ANNOUNCEMENTS JULY 2013 At the end of the 2012/2013 Season, Birmingham Royal Ballet is able to announce:   The following dancers are promoted: Momoko Hirata is promoted from First Soloist to Principal. Tyrone Singleton is promoted from First Soloist to Principal. Yijing Zhang is promoted from Artist to First Artist.   The […]

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Top Birmingham schools unite for music and dance extravaganza

June 11, 2013

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Top Birmingham schools unite for music and dance extravaganza   Pupils from three Birmingham schools are to team up for a music and dance extravaganza.   Dance pupils from Elmhurst School for Dance will be accompanied by members of the Symphony Orchestra from King Edward VI High School for Girls and King Edward’s School for […]

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Elmhurst School for Dance (in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet) supports people in mental health settings with their Elmhurst Reach4Dance initiative

April 11, 2013

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Elmhurst School for Dance (in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet) supports people in mental health settings with their Elmhurst Reach4Dance initiative   Elmhurst Reach4Dance is an innovative series of performance-based workshops that provide entertainment and creative communication through movement to people in mental health settings. Since its launch, the project has successfully been taken to several […]

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Royal Academy of Dance | a weekend conference on Dance and Lifelong Wellbeing

February 17, 2013

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Royal Academy of Dance | a weekend conference on Dance and Lifelong Wellbeing London: 26-28th April 2013 The Royal Academy of Dance announce details of their conference which will bring together leading experts in dance, health, community arts and education to explore the ways in which dance can enhance lives. The conference will combine interviews, presentations, panel discussions, […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE

December 18, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE AT SYMPHONY HALL, BIRMINGHAM Presented by former Royal Ballet dancer Deborah Bull Performance: Saturday 26 January at 7.30pm Town Hall & Symphony Hall Ticket Office: 0121 780 3333 or visit Symphony Hall’s website For one performance only, Birmingham Royal Ballet and its acclaimed orchestra The Royal […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET CELEBRATES THE SUCCESS OF ITS DANCE TRACK PROGRAMME

December 11, 2012

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET CELEBRATES THE SUCCESS OF ITS DANCE TRACK PROGRAMME   Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Dance Track programme seeks out and nurtures dance talent from primary schools across the City of Birmingham   Annually Dance Track reaches out to 35 schools across North and SouthBirmingham and delivers workshops to 2500 Year 1 pupils Former Dance […]

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Northern Ballet welcomes ten new dancers for next season

June 29, 2012

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Northern Ballet welcomes ten new dancers for next season   Northern Ballet welcomes ten new dancers to the Company for the autumn season and bids a sad farewell to three popular dancers, well-known to Northern Ballet audiences.   Five additions to the corps de ballet include Jessica Cohen from California and a graduate of the […]

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET SCHOOL ANNOUCES THE APPOINTMENT OF SAMIRA SAIDI AS DIRECTOR OF DANCE

May 3, 2012

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ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET SCHOOL ANNOUCES THE APPOINTMENT OF SAMIRA SAIDI AS DIRECTOR OF DANCE English National Ballet School is delighted to announce that it has appointed Samira Saidi as its new Director of Dance. Samira will be joining the school in August, following an illustrious career including twenty years dancing with Birmingham Royal Ballet and […]

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BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE AT SYMPHONY HALL BIRMINGHAM

January 18, 2012

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Media release: Wednesday 18 January 2012 BIRMINGHAM ROYAL BALLET’S AN EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCE AT SYMPHONY HALL BIRMINGHAM Presented by David Bintley, CBE Performance: Friday 17th February at 7.30pm Town Hall & Symphony Hall Ticket Office: 0121 780 3333 or visit the Town Hall website. For one performance only, Birmingham Royal Ballet returns to […]

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Birmingham Royal Ballet leavers and starters news

January 11, 2012

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Birmingham Royal Ballet leavers and starters news   In addition to the leavers and starters news from Birmingham Royal Ballet earlier this week, David Bintley announced today that Laura Day will join Birmingham Royal Ballet from The Royal Ballet School and Anna Monleon will join the company from Elmhurst School for Dance, both ladies join […]

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Ballet Business | Dancing on paper

December 19, 2011

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Ballet Business| Dancing on paper | Choreography Central As part of the Ballet News Choreography Central series of in-depth features going backstage to find out who & what brings ballet to life, today’s subject answers the question : how do you write movement, in this case ballet, and what are the practical applications of being able to do so ? What is Benesh Movement Notation (BMN) ? […]

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