Based in Gedling and Carlton (Nottingham), Gedling Ballet School offers a high standard of dance tuition to children throughout Nottinghamshire and the surrounding counties.
A broad training is offered - Royal Academy of Dance Exams, Ballet, Contemporary Dance, Jazz and Tap classes, Pre School Dance classes, Adult Ballet and Tap.
Classes are held at Gedling Memorial Hall, Gedling, and at the Performing Arts Centre Wheldon School, Carlton.
All students, from 3 years of age upwards, are invited to take part in the School Show held in recent years at the Nottingham Playhouse and Royal Concert Hall. The school is an active and friendly school with theatre trips and workshops with professional companies, children have performed with Northern Ballet at the Theatre Royal, with Birmingham Royal Ballet, in Pantomimes and in Fashion Shows with Tesco and Nottingham Trent University.
Gedling Ballet School has a professional team that includes 5 experienced dance teachers. The principal Dawn King is a member of the RAD Midlands and East of England Regional Committee.
Gedling Ballet School has a successful track record. Students have been offered Royal Ballet School Associate places, Elmhurst Pre Vocational Programme places, CAT scheme with Northern Ballet and with Dance 4. Students have successfully auditioned for the Royal Ballet International Summer School at junior and senior level. Over recent years students have achieved Scholarships for full time training at the top vocational schools including Royal Ballet School White Lodge, Elmhurst Associate School of Birmingham Royal Ballet, Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance, Central School of Ballet, Hammond and Tring Park.