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Vocational Ballet Classes, Old Harlow, Essex

Older Children - Adult

Ballet First dancers regularly gain places in vocational Dance Schools and Companies throughout the UK and abroad.

Our aim is to teach the tools and technique necessary to nurture and inspire.


Ballet Classes

Day Time Class Level Studio
Tuesday 17.30 - 18.30 Classical Ballet 11-16 Years+ A
Tuesday 18.30 - 19.30 Pointe Advanced A
Wednesday 18.15 - 19.15 Classical  Ballet 9-16 Years+ A
Thursday 17.15 - 18.15 Classical Ballet 9-16 Years+ A
Saturday 09.45 - 11.00 Classical Ballet 11-16 Years+ A
Saturday 12.00 - 13.00 Intermediate Ballet 9-11 Years A
Saturday 12.00 - 13.00 Pilates/Stretching 10 years - Adult B
Saturday 13.00 - 14.00 Repertoire From 10 years + A



Classical Ballet

Excellent Ballet training for vocational or non-vocational students. Developing muscle strength, body alignment, technique and dance expression. Ballet is the foundation and core of all other dance styles.

Intermediate Ballet

Progression from Junior Ballet, further developing Ballet vocabulary, musical nuances, focus on correct structural physical alignment and foundation technique in preparation for Pre-Senior Ballet level.

Pilates / Stretching

Pilates to increase flexibility and suppleness, develop good posture, balance and increase co-ordination, increase core strength and stamina without adding muscle bulk; also helps aid recovery after injury and prevent injury recurring.


Pointe work from age 12 yrs for advanced classical ballet students. Strong technique with consistent ballet training required over a period of years, with the required number of Ballet classes taken weekly.

Repertoire Classes

Learn corps de ballet (ensemble) and solo pieces from the Classical ballet greats, developing different classical styles, utilising technique and learning how to work effectively as an ensemble. An important class in dance education. Ballet training required.