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EXCITING NEWS!! We are so proud and excited for Amelia W who has been placed on the waiting list for the Mid Associate Programme with the Royal Ballet School and will be starting as soon as a place is available - Congratulations

Summer Schools 2022

We are delighted to announce that we will be running week long Summer Schools in both Wimbledon and Southsea this year.  Join us as we create magical fun using our favourite musicals, Encanto, Frozen and Cinderella as inspiration. There will be dance, theatre and costumes - something for everyone - no experience necessary. To

English National Ballet – The Nutcracker, December 2021

So thrilled to hear that former pupil, Lizzie Partridge, who is currently studying at Tring, will be performing in the English National Ballet's performance of The Nutcracker at the London Coliseum this December 2021 - huge congratulations to Lizzie!  https://www.ballet.org.uk/production/nutcracker/  

Royal Ballet School Junior Associates – 2021

We have heard wonderful news today that two of our pupils, Jack Conn and Lena Tokajuk have been awarded places on the Royal Ballet School Junior Associates programme.  A massive congratulations to them both for this fantastic achievement and we wish them the best of luck.  

Karen Forbes School of Dance Pupil to Attend Tring!

We are so delighted another one of our pupils, Lizzie Partridge, who is currently a Mid-Associate at the Royal Ballet School, has been accepted at Tring Park School for Performing Arts.  This is an amazing achievement and we are so proud of her.  

Exciting News!!

ROYAL BALLET SCHOOL We are extremely proud of Jack Conn who is on the short waiting list to be a Junior Associate for the Royal ballet School - we wish him the best of luck. TRING We are so pleased for Lily Loughran who has started her first term at Tring.  It is so

New Online Dance Classes!

We are so pleased to be able to offer online dance classes to our pupils during these unusual times.  We are teaching a range of Ballet, Modern, Tap and Contemporary classes to all ages, and are really loving seeing our pupils and being able to continue dancing with them.   We are looking forward to

Ballet Exam March 2020 Results

Amazing Ballet Exam results received this week, all of our candidates (33 exams taken!!) were awarded either a Distinction or Merit grade!  we are so proud of our dancers and all of the hard work that they put in to achieve such great results.  Well Done and Congratulations to all!  

Modern and Tap Exam Results 2019

We are so proud of all our Modern and Tap dancers who took their exams in November 2019 - the results are in and they ALL received a distinction or merit grade - Congratulations!!  

London Children’s Ballet News December 2019

We are so pleased and excited that of 600 children who auditioned from all over the UK, 4 from Karen Forbes School of Dance have been chosen to to be part of the London Children's Ballet.  Alazoa Amartey, Lily Loughran and Lizzie Partridge will be part of the Main Company and we are so

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Former Pupil News – Royal Ballet Spring Intensive

We are always so pleased to hear how our former pupils are getting on. These amazing photo's are of Rio who has secured a place on the Royal Ballet Spring Intensive. On leaving Karen Forbes School of Dance Rio was awarded a full scholarship, based on his talent, to The Hammond School where he

English National Ballet – Nutcracker 2019

Congratulations to former pupil Emma Nasskau who went on to study at Tring and has now secured a place with the English National Ballet in their production of the Nutcracker and will be dancing at the London Coliseum this December.  

Surrey Youth Ballet News 2019

Congratulations to the following pupils who have secured places in Swan Lake in the 2019 season with the Surrey Youth Ballet: Harley Graham, Lydia Haywood-Banks, Isabella Perrott, Kiya Flavin, Emma King, Lena Tokajuk, Amelia Watts, Constance Belland, Poppy-Mei Soon, Alma Clavijo, Zoe Coetzee, Jemima Brown, Sophie Davies, Leila Hamilton. We wish them lots of

Royal Ballet School News!

We are so pleased to announce that Lizzie Partridge has been offered a place at the Royal Ballet School as a Mid Associate.  We are so pleased and proud of Lizzie - Congratulations!