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 include Royal Ballet Principal ballerinas Mara Galeazzi and Yasmine Naghdi.

Upcoming Master Class


Artistry, musicality and characterisation in Classical Ballet at Cambridge University Ballet Club 

A very special master class exploring themes around use of the music, the importance of artistry in class and performance as well as tips for evolving characters in classical ballet repertoire. Learn to respond instinctively to the music in order to create a more professional aesthetic to your dancing as well as how the different eras of art and culture influenced ballet and the stories told on stage. 

  • Cambridge University Ballet Club - book now!
  • Sunday 26th January 
  • 12.30-2.30pm


Classical Ballet Master Classes in Trancoso, Brazil 

Returning to Trancoso in the beautiful state of Bahia teach classical ballet and repertoire master classes at Estudio Trancoso for the month on February. 

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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.  

“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