Top tips to improve your wellbeing from this year’s wellbeing week 

Top tips to improve your wellbeing from this year’s Wellbeing Week 

Top tips to improve your wellbeing from this year’s Wellbeing Week Last week, we celebrated Wellbeing Week at The Royal Ballet School, an annual event to promote wellbeing and raise awareness about its importance. ‘Get out of your comfort zone and try something new’ was this year’s theme, highlighting the timely importance of exploring new …

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Beyond ballet: the academic enrichment programme 

Beyond ballet: The Academic Enrichment Programme 

Beyond ballet: The Academic Enrichment Programme  Students at The Royal Ballet School live full and busy lives, balancing full-time vocational ballet training with a diverse academic and pastoral programme. At Upper School, our students are supported to achieve their full potential inside and outside the studios, completing a bespoke BA in Classical Ballet and Dance …

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The royal ballet school to appoint ceo alongside artistic director

The Royal Ballet School to appoint CEO alongside Artistic Director

The Royal Ballet School to appoint CEO alongside Artistic Director The Governors of The Royal Ballet School will appoint a full-time Chief Executive Officer for the first time in the School’s history to oversee the organisation’s continued development. This decision follows the announcement by Christopher Powney that he intends to step down as Artistic Director …

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The art of acting with james hay, first soloist with the royal ballet

The art of acting with James Hay, First Soloist with The Royal Ballet

The art of acting with James Hay, First Soloist with The Royal Ballet At the School, we understand the importance of empowering and equipping our students with the tools for their careers as performers. Dancers are also storytellers, and acting forms an essential part of a dancer’s career. From classical ballets to abstract works, all …

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In conversation with kevin emerton, royal ballet dancer and ddt graduate

In conversation with Kevin Emerton, Royal Ballet dancer and DDT graduate

In conversation with Kevin Emerton, Royal Ballet dancer and DDT graduate In October last year, alumnus and First Artist of The Royal Ballet, Kevin Emerton graduated from The Royal Ballet School’s two-year Diploma of Dance Teaching (DDT). Graduating into the Company in 2007, Kevin has performed a vast repertoire of roles, including Hilarion, Giselle, Demetrius, …

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Christopher powney

Christopher Powney steps down as Artistic Director & CEO after a decade at the helm

Christopher Powney steps down as Artistic Director & CEO after a decade at the helm Christopher Powney has informed the Governors of The Royal Ballet School that he intends to leave his role as Artistic Director & CEO in July when his second five-year term in the position comes to an end. It has been …

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Royal ballet school students feature in the royal ballet’s nutcracker for 2023

Royal Ballet School students feature in The Royal Ballet’s Nutcracker for 2023

Royal Ballet School students feature in The Royal Ballet’s Nutcracker for 2023 Since Rudolf Nureyev’s premiere of The Nutcracker at the Royal Opera House in 1968, it has become a tradition for students at The Royal Ballet School to perform in The Royal Ballet’s sparkling festive ballet. Now performing Peter Wright’s enchanting production, both White …

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Leanne benjamin with upper school students

Congratulations to alumna Leanne Benjamin AM OBE, Queensland Ballet’s newest Artistic Director

Congratulations to alumna Leanne Benjamin AM OBE, Queensland Ballet’s newest Artistic Director Congratulations to Leanne Benjamin AM OBE on her appointment as Artistic Director of Queensland Ballet, one of Australia’s leading classical ballet companies. In 2024, Leanne will take over from the celebrated Li Cunxin AO as the first female Artistic Director of the Company. …

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