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.
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.
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.
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.