RAD Grades Exams will be on 27, 28 and 29 November 2019. There will be Vocational Exams this term at Headquarters : Emily Cozens Advanced 1 and Grace Neary Advanced 2.
All parents are invited to watch classes during the last week of this term, from 11 to 14 of December.
Next term starts on 8 January till 28 March. Please check the new timetable.
The 24th International Summer School in Pont l'Abbé, Brittany, IDP, will take place in August 2020.
Some Baylins Ballet Barn dancers will perform at Bury Lodge on Friday 6 of December. I don't know who will enjoy it most! The residents, the dancers, the parents....me probably!!
Isabella Yiannakis has started at Elmhurst Ballet School starting in September 2019.
Isabel Seymore, Celia Benson, Valentina Walker and Mia Edwards obtained Merits at RAD headquarters for their first Vocational exams, and Madeleine Newington passed with Distinction.
Emily Cozens passed Intermediate with a very high Merit, and Sophia Morton and Saffron Qhreshi obtained Advanced Foundation with Merit.
Celia Benson and Mia Edwards were offered places in the upcoming performances of Giselle, at The Waterside in Aylesbury in March.
I am happy to share the latest news on some of my past students.
- Ellie Hennequin has started dancing as a professional with Teatrul de Balet Sibiu in Romania, as from September 2019. She is loving it!
- Laurence Elliott is doing extremely well at the Polish National Ballet in Warsaw, and was cast in many creations including Chopin's Concerto in F minor. He introduced the company on World Ballet Day and interviewed his director.
Holly Williams is in her final year at Bird College and ready to become a professional dancer.
Welcome to Baylins Ballet Barn
High quality teaching in an inspiring setting.
Founded in 2003, Baylins Ballet Barn provides all levels of RAD Grades and Vocational exams, as well as non-syllabus classes.
Classes are principally taught by Annik Coatalen, Dip.RBS TTC ARAD, and pianists usually accompany all levels.
The Dance Studio is in a beautiful and historic Grade II listed timber framed barn, specifically restored to the highest standards.