Two female dancers performing an arabesque in frederick ashton's les patineurs

New partnership with the Frederick Ashton Foundation for the School’s Affiliate programme

New partnership with the Frederick Ashton Foundation for the School’s Affiliate programme In a first for The Royal Ballet School and the Frederick Ashton Foundation, private and recreational dance students training in the Affiliate Training and Assessment Programme (ATAP) methodology will now have the unique opportunity to learn and study Ashton repertoire. This pioneering partnership […]

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Why become an affiliate teacher? Q&a with affiliate programme managers vanessa donkin and shaun walters

Why become an Affiliate teacher? Q&A with Affiliate Programme Managers Vanessa Donkin and Shaun Walters

Why become an Affiliate teacher? Q&A with Affiliate Programme Managers Vanessa Donkin and Shaun Walters Last month we celebrated two years of the School’s Affiliate Training and Assessment Programme (ATAP). Since the programme’s inception, 46 teachers have successfully gained Affiliate status, and a further 29 are currently in training to deliver our revolutionary programme.   These

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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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Francesca hayward announced as lead ambassador of the royal ballet school’s affiliate programme

Francesca Hayward announced as Lead Ambassador of The Royal Ballet School’s Affiliate Programme

Francesca Hayward announced as Lead Ambassador of The Royal Ballet School’s Affiliate Programme We are pleased to announce that Francesca Hayward, current Principal of The Royal Ballet and an alumna of The Royal Ballet School, has been appointed as Lead Ambassador of the School’s Affiliate Training and Assessment Programme (ATAP). Francesca Hayward, one of the

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Expanding our affiliate training and assessment programme to hong kong

Expanding our Affiliate Training and Assessment Programme to Hong Kong

Expanding our Affiliate Training and Assessment Programme to Hong Kong We are delighted to announce our Affiliate Training and Assessment Programme (ATAP) is coming to Asia. Our Hong Kong Training Hub, generously sponsored by The Croucher Hong Kong Charitable Trust, will deliver in-person training in Hong Kong from 2024 and beyond. The Royal Ballet School

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What do our new atap teachers think of the programme?

What do our new ATAP teachers think of the programme?

What do our new ATAP teachers think of the programme? Our Affiliate Training and Assessment Programme allows ballet teachers more creative freedom and gives students an expansive and holistic experience in their training. Looking forward to applications opening for our second year’s cohort this week, we caught up with two of our newly accredited ATAP

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