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Classical Ballet Tuition

Moorland International Ballet Academy embodies the values of being welcoming and diverse, motivating and enthusiastic, vibrant and ever-changing, brave and valiant, confident and fulfilled.

These principles create a nurturing and inclusive environment where students thrive, constantly evolve, and embrace their unique artistic journeys with courage and pride.

Classic Ballet Programme

Welcome to Moorland Ballet Academy

Nestled within the serene and picturesque surroundings of Moorland Private School, Moorland International Ballet Academy finds its home in the heart of the captivating Ribble Valley in the North West of England. The school is gracefully situated on an expansive 18-acre estate, graced by sweeping vistas that encompass the Ribble Valley, Pendle Hill, Clitheroe Castle, and the elegant spire of St. Mary’s Church. Clitheroe itself is a tranquil and secure market town, boasting a welcoming community with a population of approximately 18,000 residents.

Moorland International Ballet Academy holds a steadfast commitment to delivering expert and personalised instruction within a nurturing educational environment. Our academy proudly offers an array of courses meticulously designed to cater to the unique needs and aspirations of each student.

Here, our students are privileged to be guided by an esteemed faculty, individuals of extensive knowledge and rich experience in the discipline of ballet and dance education.

Moorland Ballet Academy

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Moorland International Ballet Academy offers students a truly unique package, combining a first class education with the best holistic structured training possible to help students reach their full potential. 

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Our Courses

The path to becoming a ballet dancer is one paved with years of dedication, to embark on this journey students should seek out inspirational mentors. Ballet is a discipline that transcends mere technical proficiency; it is an intricate art form characterised by its relentless pursuit of artistry and the passionate celebration of personal expression.

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Vocational

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Education

Dedicated to Creating Exceptional Futures

Students enrolled on to the Moorland International Ballet Academy programme have access to a private school education, either as a day student or as a boarding student. This is a partnership between parents, Moorland School and the Ballet Academy.

The aim is to equip each student with an outstanding ballet programme of study, alongside a comprehensive academic curriculum, whilst ensuring they are safe, happy and growing in confidence.

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Welcome back to all Moorland students as we enter the final half term of the scholastic year. Amongst many exciting opportunities and experiences, we have the pleasure of welcoming esteemed guests Diane van Schoor and Elizabeth Swan into examine our Advanced and Diploma Cecchetti students. 
We go to in search of inspiration to the @grandtheatrels1 in Leeds to enjoy @northernballet in Beauty and the Beast. Year 11 will continue their exams and we look forward to celebrating their achievements together at Prom. 
All students are working hard and as ever our Gala performance will be a wonderful celebration of success and achievement to close the year. We look forward with great excitement to returning to the fabulous @burnleycollege performance theatre on June 27th, with the true classics, “La fille mal gardee” and “Swan lake”. Alongside this students will perform new contemporary works and there will certainly be something for everyone to enjoy!🩰🩰🩰

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It’s all getting very exciting as our year 10 work experience students are compiling the programme for the Moorland Ballet Gala 2024! Costumes are arriving, the maypole is ready and rehearsals are in full swing.😊

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Congratulations to Graduate student @hannahlshutt, who has been selected for a placement at the @royaloperahouse. We are very proud of Hannah's achievement as she will spend time working and rehearsing with the Royal Ballet Company in Covent Garden. A local Barnoldswick girl, Hannah has trained with Moorland International Ballet Academy since year 4 in primary school and had wonderful successes throughout her time.🎉🎉🎉

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We send very best wishes to all year 11 students entering the busy exam period over the coming months. You have worked so hard in preparation and we know you will give them your all.🍀🍀🍀

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It’s another beautiful morning @moorlandschool and this week, we have had the pleasure of welcoming prospective students into school to discover all that @moorlandballetacademy has to offer. For your opportunity to audition or discover all the possibilities we can provide for aspiring talented dancers, head to www.moorlandballetacademy.com or send an email to Mrs Lynsey Kidd at lkidd@moorlandschool.co.uk
Admissions

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We are eagerly anticipating your arrival at Moorland International Ballet Academy, where we are excited to share our profound passion for ballet and education with you.

Admission to our Vocational Classical Ballet Study Programme is determined through a meticulous audition process, with placements contingent on individual talent and potential. We acknowledge that each student embarks on a unique journey and faces distinctive circumstances. Consequently, we welcome audition applications throughout the year, making it convenient for you to submit your application using our online form.

Our flexible approach enables us to extend audition invitations at times that best suit your needs and schedule, ensuring a personalized experience.

Artistic Director • Lynsey Kidd
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Moorland Ballet Academy

Committed to shaping extraordinary futures, Moorland Ballet Academy boasts a remarkable track record with 100% of its alumni successfully transitioning into professional dancers. At our academy, we are dedicated to nurturing talent and ensuring every graduate achieves a thriving career in the world of dance.