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Hussain Manawer talks to students for Mental Health Awareness Week

Hussain Manawer talks to students for Mental Health Awareness Week To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, an annual week-long celebration to raise awareness of mental health issues and how we can achieve and maintain good mental health, Hussain Manawer paid a visit to White Lodge to speak to our students. Hussain is a globally acclaimed …

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Our students’ artwork exhibited in the Young Art Exhibition at The Royal College of Art

Our students’ artwork exhibited in the Young Art Exhibition at The Royal College of Art Three of our students from Years 9 and 10, Carlos Almodóvar White, Taesha Patterson, and Rose Milner, recently exhibited their artworks in the Young Art Exhibition at the Royal College of Art. The exhibition is an annual event that showcases …

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The paris opera's international dance schools gala

The Paris Opera’s International Dance Schools Gala

The Paris Opera’s International Dance Schools Gala Some of our students had the opportunity to participate in the Paris Opera International Dance Schools Gala, held in the historic Palais Garnier on 17 April. Pre-professional Year students Ravi Cannonier-Watson, Emile Gooding, Rebecca Stewart, and Katie Robertson represented The Royal Ballet School beautifully, and performed excerpts from …

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Cultivating creativity in ballet education with atap

Cultivating creativity in ballet education with ATAP

Cultivating creativity in ballet education with ATAP Our Affiliate Training and Assessment Programme (ATAP) is a programme created to cultivate an appreciation for the journey of learning ballet, prioritising the process over the outcome. One of our ATAP teachers, Emma Manes, spoke to us about a contextual study she recently implemented for her students. Contextual …

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Ursula moreton emerging choreographer 2024

Ursula Moreton Emerging Choreographer 2024

Ursula Moreton Emerging Choreographer 2024 On Thursday 21 March, our Ursula Moreton Emerging Choreographer performances returned to the stage at White Lodge. These performances serve as a vital platform for students to showcase their choreographic prowess to a captivated audience. Students began the process under the guidance of our Choreographic Teacher, Rhian Robbins, to help …

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Jia xi lee, one of our affiliate training and access graduates

Empowering adults with diverse abilities through our Affiliate Programme

Empowering adults with diverse abilities through our Affiliate Programme Our Affiliate Training and Assessment Programme (ATAP) empowers private and recreational dance teachers to provide holistic, process-driven learning relevant to the children they teach. The programme creates an environment where teachers and students value and enjoy dance education and training. One of our ATAP teachers, Jia …

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In conversation with an atap teacher, maddy jacques

In conversation with an ATAP teacher, Maddy Jacques

In conversation with an ATAP teacher, Maddy Jacques Our Affiliate Training and Assessment Programme (ATAP) aims to instil a passion for learning ballet, prioritise high-quality teaching, and adapt to the evolving needs of the art form. It all begins in the studios with our teachers. Our programme empowers teachers to lead and assess their students’ …

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A magical morning celebrating yasmine naghdi’s ballet besties

A magical morning celebrating Yasmine Naghdi’s Ballet Besties

A magical morning celebrating Yasmine Naghdi’s Ballet Besties Last week, we welcomed back alumna Yasmine Naghdi for the launch of her children’s book, Ballet Besties, the first instalment in a captivating series chronicling the adventures of five ballet-loving friends. This was a special event for our Junior Associate and Primary Steps students, and they got …

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Sarah kundi, belinda hatley, and the royal ballet school dancers for international women's day

Women who inspire us: Celebrating International Women’s Day

Women who inspire us: Celebrating International Women’s Day Today is International Women’s Day, celebrated worldwide to recognise women’s achievements and raise awareness for gender equality. We feel lucky as an organisation to have inspiring women walk through our doors each day, from our students to their teachers to the staff at the School. This year, …

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