COVID lockdown has seen our pupils gain places at White Lodge Final audition Royal Ballet School, Elmhurst Young Dancers, Tring Park , Rambert Associates, Ballet Boost, Stage Box, winning and making finals in Online world dance comps, World Cup dancer 2021, IDTA Theatre Awards nominees plus much more !!! Our training continued online it has been hard and our dancers have shown resilience and professionalism .
Our new online Teacher training programme has boomed ! with international students.
EXCITING NEWS!!!!!!! Elite is now an Associate Dance School to the Royal Ballet and Royal Opera House on the chance to dance programme. Principal Donna Wilcox is Associate Dance artist and will be delivering the programme in primary school locally as well as welcoming the new programme structures into Elite Academy.
Fantastic day of RAD major exams from inter foundation to Advanced 2💜
Congratulations to all of our students who have successfully auditioned for Lichfield Garrick panto this Xmas!!
Good luck to all our students at the start of their vocational and associate programmes!
ELITE ARE NATIONAL FINALISTS AND MEDAL WINNER FOR THE ALL ENGLAND DANCE FESTIVAL ! TOP IN THE COUNTRY WELL DONE TEAM ELITE
we are holding open auditions for our Associate and Dance company courses this September!!!
CONGRATULATIONS TO ISABELLE OGDEN WHO HAS GAINED A PLACE AT ROYAL BALLET SENIOR ASSOCIATE COURSE .
Amazing start to our 18th Year with the IDTA Theatre Awards with all of our students gaining places in the finals and gaining special commendations in Ballet, Tap, Theatrecraft and modern. Congratulations to Tabby O Sullivan who won the Veronica Twedale Classical Ballet award for the 2 nd year running and also the Ken Dodd Tap Award for outstanding performance.Also to Isabelle Ogden and Phoebe Millward.
Congratulations to all our LCM ( london college of music ) Singing exams an outstanding 100% Distinctions amazing well done Miss Sue.
Fantastic success to Ami and Jess for making the Elmhurst Finals and also to Ami for being awarded places at Hammond and Tring!
More to follow!!! x
with IDTA scholarships in Manchester for the Theatre Awards this is for gaining outstanding exam results . We have 5 dancers this time for Ballet, tap and modern Jazz . I am delighted to also have been asked to be one of the assessors for the Theatrecraft award which is exciting. Our girls are also demonstrating for London congress in the Advanced 2 modern lecture . We have many festivals, exams and some shows this term ! Congratulations also to fantastic xmas exam results. Well done all xx
Autumn Term 2015
Congratulations to our Elite students who have all successfully auditioned for Panto at Lichfield Garrick and also to Mia for being in the NIA panto.
The summer saw fantastic results at All England dance Festival , Hackney Empire for Tabitha O sullivan and Isabelle Ogden who both came away with medals ! Also British Championships we had semi Finalists this year in all age groups .
Congratulations to Ami Fielding, Emily Mcneil, Jessica love wilson for gaining places on the Junior Associate programme of the Royal Ballet School. Congratulations to Kiara Wheeler, Tabby O sullivan, Isabelle Ogden for gaining places on the Ballet Theatre UK pre vocational programme. Elite Academy has a strong classical ballet element running through its all round training and this is paying off dividends. Well done girls we are all very proud x
Congratulations To Tabitha O Sullivan who has been nominated for a Grade 4 Ballet Theatre Award for gaining 94 % she will get to go to Manchester with other nominees and compete for a bursary to help with training. This year we had Kiara Wheeler and Jamie Hocknell who also were nominated for Ballet and Theatrecraft.
Congratulations to Bethany Lakin who has been offered places at London Studio Centre on the MT degree and also at Laines Theatre Arts. She has worked so hard this year on gaining her A level Dance as well as BTEC Dance studies and working towards her Associate Ballet .
Charlotte Rawlinson has been offered places at Urdang and Bird College. She has also been working towards A level Dance and her Associate Ballet . Charlotte has been with elite from age 4.
Jamie Hocknell has been offered places at GSA, Urdang, Bird,Laines , Itali Conti. He has also studying his A level Dance. And just been nominated for IDTA scholarship for Intermediate ballet gaining 94%
Congratulation to Tabitha O sullivan and Isabelle Ogden who have both been offered a place with the national youth Ballet . Well Done !
AMAZING results once again for IDTA dance exams with another 3 nominations for Advanced 1 modern Erin Deakin and Bobbie Nickless and Intermediate modern Phoebe Millward. Phoebe was also nominated for Grade 5 theatre Craft and also Daisy Freeth. Thats 9 nominations this year for Majors and Grades fantastic girls!!!!
We have also had fab academic results for A2 Dance with A-C’s well done. Plus Distinctions for BTEC Subsidary Diplomas.
A fond farewell goes to Bobbie and Nicole who start Urdang this September and also to Thea who is starting at Guildford school of acting Good luck !! and we will miss you x
SUMMER SUCCESS…… we are currently at the British Championships where Tabby O Sullivan and Kiara Wheeler are both through to the finals ! Top 6 in Juvenile Ballet out 0f 73 and junior modern out of 85.The comp continues follow us on twitter and fb……
WELL AN AMAZING SUMMER TERM ENDS……This term we have seen 5 IDTA scholarship nominations for majors and grades which is a fantastic achievement ! These are awarded for outstanding exam results and to audition for funding to help towards students training.
Tabby O sullivan performed at national finals of only 11 to qualify. She wet on to be awarded special commendation.
see our competition news for All England updates at regional finals !
Well done Beth for A level Drama result for practical exam …brilliant !!!
Congratulation Thea for being accepted on the Royal Central college of speech and drama gap year course !
Well Done to all A level Dance students this week fantastic results again for choreography and performance pieces with high percentage being band 1 !
Also great results for professional exams Pre Associates to Licentiates all gaining Distinctions.
Congratulations to all students who have just taken their Teaching exams PRE Associates were all Distinctions and Advanced 1 Theatrecraft girls were nominated for 3 IDTA scholarships. Well Done.
There are only 30 places and over 4000 applicants for the Urdang Academy, London for which Thea Butler and Bobbie Nickless and Nicole jackson have been accepted.
Nicole has also been offered RAD Degree course in London.
At the IDTA Scholarships in Manchester we had 5 candidates nominated for outstanding exam results with 3 getting into the final 13.