Autumn Term: Tuesday 5th September – Wednesday 13th December 2023

See timetable for details of term classes and exact dates. This is a 12 week term with an additional week for ballet exams and Nutcracker workshop.

Fair in the Square, Saturday 10th June 2023

Dancers from Highgate Ballet School took part in the annual community performance on the small stage set up at the Fair in the Square on the afternoon of 10th June 2023. Dancers ages 7 to 15 performed ballet solos, duets, trios ending with a crowd pleasing contemporary dance choreographed by Florencia Riverti.

Here is an excerpt from the short performance:



We are delighted to congratulate Chloe Forsyth, Frances Webber, Naomi Horn, Sophie Ollier, Marlie Bethel, Lara Cohen, Rebecca Marinelli, Micah Wei and Amyas Norman who have all successfully auditioned for the Cecchetti Associates Programme which is a popular monthly Sunday ballet and dance class scheme for non-vocational students who study Cecchetti.

Isabelle McNamara has gained a place on the Dancer’s Degree Course at Rambert Ballet School starting September 2023

Eleanor Campbell has gained a place on the Dancer’s Degree course at the Barcelona Institute of the Arts in Spain from September 2023

Tilda Marriage-Massey has successfully auditioned for National Youth Ballet again this year and who is dancing also with the Rambert Associates and English National ballet Youth Dance Company.

Well done to all the dancers who have taken and passed their ballet exams this year from Primary to Intermediate Foundation and all the Grades in between!

Look out for HBS dancer Lila McNamara who features in the ensemble of school pupils in the full length feature film of Matilda!

Mabel Ryan Competition November 2022

Lili Bar and Rebecca Marinelli were commended at the Cecchetti Classical Ballet Awards, also known as the ‘Mabel Ryans’ in November 2022. Well done to all the HBS dancers who took part in this annual competition showcasing Cecchetti trained dancers.



Former HBS student Rin Ishikawa has gained a contract with English National Ballet.

Rin joined us as a special guest artist for the silver anniversary performances of Highgate ballet School at the Arundel Centre in July 2022

Congratulations Rin and Good luck as you set out in your career as a professional ballet dancer!