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  TEACHER BIOG
Désirée trained at the Royal Ballet School and English National Ballet School where her teachers included French Ballerina Dominique Franchetti and Royal Ballet principals, Antony Dowson and Fiona Chadwick. As a Soloist with English National Ballet she danced in all the major classical repertoire as well as contemporary works. Since 2016 Désirée has danced with the Michael Clark Company (To a simple, rock ‘n’ roll … song) created the original role of Clara in the multimedia Nutcracker & I by Alexandra Dariescu among other projects.WEBSITE / SOCIALS
https://www.desireeballantyne.com/
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CLASS DESCRIPTION – CLASSICAL BALLET
Désirée’s classes are fun and technical with a focus on artistry alongside alignment, helping students to build a strong technical foundation and making more demanding steps feel easier. She enjoys passing on her knowledge from her own teachers, which include luminaries of the dance world David Wall, Alfreda Thorogood, Dominique Franchetti, Loipa Aurajo, Antonia Franceschi, Renato Paroni, John O’Brien and Lynne Charles to name but a few.
She enjoys building confidence in her students and sharing with them the knowledge she has has learned from her experience as a classical ballerina.
 
CLASS DESCRIPTION – POINTE 
This class focuses on building strength with good alignment based on the teaching methodology of Lynne Charles as well as french pointe work technique.
The class mainly comprises of barre work to help build up confidence and build true strength. This class is suitable for those at beginner to elementary level, as well as more advanced students looking to refine and strengthen their existing techniques. A minimum of 1 year ballet experience is required. find

 

 

 

 

 

 
   
   
 
 
   
 
 
   
   Tuesday
   Classical Ballet
   19:00-20:00
   Intermediate
   Studio 3
   £8
   16+
 
 
   Tuesday
   Pointe
   20:00-20:30
   Beginner-Elementary
   Studio 3
   £5
   16+