Ballet First – Classical Ballet School in Old Harlow, Essex.
Our ballet school was established in 1999 by Theresa Crumb, former student of The Royal Ballet School and founding member of the Royal Ballet, Leo Kersley. It is located in Old Harlow, Essex.
Ballet First provides expert training in traditional Classical Ballet, from 3 years to adults for vocational and recreational students. We have produced dancers that have continued into sustained professional careers, gaining places with Northern Ballet Company, The Royal Ballet School, Central School of Ballet, London Studio Centre, Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance, London Contemporary Dance School, Urdang academy, Trinity Laban, Ballet West Scotland, King’s College and Bodywork Cambridge.
Ballet First promotes inclusivity, individuality and supports dancers in reaching their full potential through technical achievement and artistic development, preparing them for the next stage in their dance careers. We follow the Royal Ballet School new methods of training enabling dancers to develop a joy of dance and become the best possible dancer they can be.