BALLET MASTER CLASSES

En Avant Ballet offers exciting ballet master classes often taught by leading professional ballerinas and male dancers, giving you the unique opportunity to learn from experts in the ballet world.

Past guest ballet teachers from The Royal Ballet include Principal ballerinas Mara Galeazzi and Yasmine Naghdi, Principal Guest Artist Thiago Soares, Principal Character Artist Thomas Whitehead, First Soloist dancer Claire Calvert and Soloist dancer Nicol Edmonds

 

Upcoming Master Classes

 

Tutus and Tinsel Christmas Master Class

Our annual Christmas themed ballet class followed by a celebratory glass of champagne to finish the year. 

Join us for a 2 hour fun filled and fancy dressed ballet class all to festive live music, with a focus on simply enjoying our dancing! After the class and a mince pie, we can enjoy a glass or two of bubbles locally in Kings Cross to congratulate each other on a successful year of personal accomplishments, new adventures and the continued joy learning ballet brings to our lives. 

Tutus and Tinsel dress code mandatory!!! 

Sunday 8th December 

2-4pm

£25 - pay your deposit now!

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Pirouette Master Class 

Back again by popular demand, our exciting Pirouette Master Class is perfect for adult ballet dancers at all levels wishing to learn more or simply improve their existing knowledge of pirouettes. We will study the fundamentals of all pirouettes en dehors and en dedans in the centre as well as some simple travelling steps, practice spotting and balancing and learn great conditioning exercises which will strengthen your ability to turn. 

Sunday 19th January 2020

1-3.30pm

£30 - pay your 50% here 

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All deposits are non-refundable. If you can no longer attend a Master Class you're welcome to use your deposit as credit onto another event within 12 months of the original purchase.  

 

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“HUGE THANK YOU for the FABULOUS Pas De Deux master class. It was an amazing experience and I have always wanted to try a Fish Dive – now I have done it! There is still life in the old boy yet!”

Ray Wheaton, former Page of Chambers to HM The Queen

“It’s a privilege as an adult to be given the opportunity to learn from such talented professional dancers. Nicol Edmonds gave a master class in the truest sense of the word: it was a positive challenge for the mind and body to take familiar movements and try new combinations at a professional pace – all in keeping with En Avant Ballet’s uniquely fun and friendly environment.”

Gemma Ellis, Digital Manager at Channel 5

Past Master Classes

2nd June 2019 - Allegro Master Class

31st March 2019 - Introduction to Ballet Master Class 

3rd February 2019 - Pirouette Master Class

9th December 2018 - 'Tutus and Tinsel' Christmas ballet class

26th August 2018 - 'Class then a glass' Summer ballet class 

29th July 2018 - Pointe Work Master Class

20th May 2018 - Adage Master Class

21st January 2018 - Pirouette Master Class – check out some footage from the class here

11th June 2017 - Pas De Deux with Royal Ballet dancers Nicol Edmonds and Claire Calvert

26th February 2017 - Beginner Pointe Work Class with Royal Ballet first soloist and En Avant Ballet guest teacher Claire Calvert 

19th February 2017 – Boys Ballet Master Class with Royal Ballet soloist and En Avant Ballet guest teacher Nicol Edmonds

20th September 2016 – Ballet Master Class with Royal Ballet Principal ballerina Mara Galeazzi

25th October 2015 – Ballet and Romeo & Juliet Repertoire Master Class with Royal Ballet Principal ballerina Mara Galeazzi

25th May 2015 – Ballet and Repertoire Coaching Master Class with Royal Ballet Principal Yasmine Naghdi.