Junior associates performing a scene from the nutcracker

Royal Ballet School Junior Associates’ Nutcracker workshop

Royal Ballet School Junior Associates’ Nutcracker workshop On 26 October, our Associate team hosted a workshop around The Nutcracker for our Junior Associates. 140 Junior Associates travelled from across the country to the Upper School in Covent Garden. In the morning our Junior Associates were treated to a demonstration of The Nutcracker by four members

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Please help fulfil the dream of a young dancer, leave a gift in your will to The Royal Ballet School

Please help fulfil the dream of a young dancer, leave a gift in your will to The Royal Ballet School As a registered charity, The Royal Ballet School relies on the generosity of individuals to sustain the excellence of its training and education. One lasting way you can support the School and future generations of

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Iain Mackay joins The Royal Ballet School as International Artistic Manager

Iain Mackay joins The Royal Ballet School as International Artistic Manager We are delighted to share the news that alumnus Iain MacKay will be joining the School in January in the part-time role of International Artistic Manager. As International Artistic Manager, Iain will shape the direction of our International Intensive courses, masterclasses and auditions. Our

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The Royal Ballet School’s Academic & Pastoral Principal appointed to the BBFC’s Advisory Panel on Children’s Viewing

The Royal Ballet School’s Academic & Pastoral Principal appointed to the BBFC’s Advisory Panel on Children’s Viewing The Royal Ballet School’s Academic & Pastoral Principal, David Gajadharsingh, has been appointed to the British Board of Film Classification’s (BBFC) Advisory Panel on Children’s Viewing (APCV).   The APCV was established in 1999 and advises the BBFC

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Ursula Moreton Emerging Choreographer 2021

Ursula Moreton Emerging Choreographer 2021 Last week four of our Pre-professional Year showcased their own choreography in our annual Ursula Moreton Emerging Choreographer performance. Normally, our 2nd Year students choreograph pieces in workshops with our Choreographic Course Coordinator & Tutor, Mikaela Polley and perform them to an audience of family, friends and supporters. Due to

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An aerial shot of the earth with two dancers leaping either side of it with the words world ballet day 2021 in black and yellow font

World Ballet Day 2021

World Ballet Day 2021 Last week, the School celebrated World Ballet Day. A record breaking 51 companies participated from across the globe with 24 hours of free content available on YouTube, Facebook and TikTok. The School took part in the largest ever global dance challenge, Jump for Joy.     The Royal Ballet and Birmingham

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Participants at our summer intensive dancing at the barre in blue leotards

Summer Intensive 2021

Summer Intensive 2021 This Summer we hosted our first hybrid Summer Intensive, offering in-person and online classes. Even though there were challenges due to the pandemic, the School successfully hosted 432 participants in-person and 591 participants online. We were delighted to welcome a great number of international students at both White Lodge and Upper School.

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