Highgate Ballet School - Ballet lessons in North London

Welcome to Highgate Ballet School Ltd

Highgate Ballet School Ltd offers a comprehensive programme of Cecchetti classical ballet and pre-ballet classes, Contemporary dance and GYROKINESIS in Highgate Village, Jacksons Lane, High Barnet & Hendon Central.

Highgate Ballet School Ltd. was founded in 1995 in Highgate village by Julie Cronshaw FISTD and provides the highest quality ballet and pre-ballet classes in a positive and inspiring learning environment.

The school offers recreational ballet classes to children ages 3 and over and Pre-vocational programmes from ages 9+ in Cecchetti Method, French and Russian schools with GYROKINESIS for dancers wishing to progress to full time training. There is a resident Youth Dance Company offering additional performing opportunities for students ages 9 and over, also Tap, Musical Theatre and Contemporary dance classes.

The school regularly organizes Masterclasses given by guest teachers and offers holiday classes, courses and private coaching.

Our aim is to bring the joy of dancing into the studio and give every child the opportunity to dance with ease and grace, incorporating skills acquired in dancing classes into many other aspects of their lives. Most classes are accompanied by experienced and gifted pianists whose live musical accompaniment is an integral part of the training offered at the school. All students are given regular opportunities to show their dancing to family and friends.The school holds parent watch days termly and regular in-house and theatre performances.

Highgate Ballet School offers syllabus classes in the Cecchetti Method leading to exams taught by highly qualified, experienced teachers who are registered with the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing.

All teachers and pianists are committed to ongoing professional development and are CRB checked.