Anita Young MBE returns to bbodance!
Starting this September, Anita Young MBE returns to teach bbodance Scholars!Miss Young was an acclaimed teacher at The Royal Ballet School for more than 20 years. She was trained by Dame Ninette De Valois, the Founder President of bbodance and founder of The Royal Ballet.Miss Young taught bbodance Scholars until 2012 when…Read More
From the CEO — August highlight
"It's wonderful to see our studios being used daily and a buzz beginning to return to our premises in Battersea Reach! The undoubted highlight for me, however, was the visit of our Patron, Brenda Last OBE and member of several…Read More
Starts soon — Diploma for experienced teachers
Starting this October, the Level 6 Diploma in Dance Teaching will introduce experienced teachers to current thinking on dance teaching, dance science, learner progression, and professional development practices.The course helps teachers use their experience in a supportive environment to refine their teaching…Read More
We're coming to Birmingham this October!
On 23 & 24 October we're coming to Birmingham for a weekend of CPD for teachers and a series of Ballet masterclasses for students with Brandon Lawrence 😊The courses are: Muscles, Motivation & Movement with Sarah Dickinson Musical Theatre — Level 1 Recap (Grades…Read More
Congratulations scholarship recipients!
Eco-friendly dancewear brand, DANSEZ® have kindly offered scholarships for bbodance Scholars through the Brandon Lawrence Scholars Collection.The latest scholarship recipients are, in alphabetical order: Amelie Bridges — Mid Ballet North Scholar Brogan Bailey — Mid Ballet North Scholar George Papadopoullos — Mid Male Ballet North…Read More
"Level 3 really helped me gain confidence...I've learnt so many skills to apply in the studio!" — Level 3 student story
Our student, Sophie Gore shares her feedback about the Level 3 Certificate — Dance Teaching Assistant. Could this course be right for you? Read on.How long have you known about bbodance?Ever since I've been taking dance exams! However, I became more aware of the…Read More
Coming soon — Level 3 Q&A
Everyone interested in our Level 3 Certificate is welcome to attend a Q&A session on 9 September. The next course starts in October, so this is an ideal time for you to find out more and prepare your application if…Read More
Glad you've enjoyed! Brandon masterclasses this past Sunday
Yesterday, 15 August our main studio at bbodance HQ welcomed students from across the UK — including bbodance Scholars and Dansez Champions — for a series of exceptional masterclasses led by Brandon Lawrence. Before or after their class, students also had the opportunity…Read More
Applications are open! Level 3 Certificate
We are now accepting applications for the bbodance Level 3 Certificate Dance Teaching Assistant!The course is aimed at 14- to 17-year-old students who have taken Graded and Vocational Graded Examinations in Dance or equivalent, have a passion for dance teaching and wish…Read More
Congratulations, Jackie Dovey!
Former bbodance Examiner and Wales representative, Jackie Dovey has been being appointed a Fellow of bbodance in recognition of her extraordinary dedication to our organisation."Like many of her peers, Jackie showed me immense kindness and always provided a supportive voice. Shortly after my…Read More