Online Dance Lessons

May 1, 2020

  Online dance classes – payment details and information I hope those of you who managed to get online last week enjoyed their lessons?! – I appreciate its all very different (different teacher, different classroom etc etc!) but the feedback I have received so far has been really positive. I appreciate the feedback, please keep it coming. Detailed below is information about payment, Zoom login reminders, helpful tips, and class…

It is my pleasure to invite all members of the Hilary Marston School of Ballet to take part in this year’s Choreography Competition (Grade 1 upwards) which will take place at – Saturday 2 May at the Grayshott Village Hall, Headley Rd, Grayshott, Hindhead GU26 6TZ 4:30pm – 5:15pm JUNIORS 5:15pm – 6:00pm SENIORS This will be a friendly fun competition where the children perform their own dances to their own choice…

CORONA UPDATE 19 March 2020: We are writing to update you after the recent update from the government with regards to COVID-19. Dear Parents It is with regret that I have made the difficult decision to cease classes for the foreseeable future with immediate effect. I will be in touch with more detail as soon as possible. With all good wishes. Yours sincerely, Hilary Marston FURTHER INFORMATION ON CORONA CAN…

What’s On This Term?

February 26, 2020

Exam Rehearsals take place at Milland this Sunday, 1st March and Exams will be on Sunday 8th March. Good luck everyone, you’ve worked hard for this! The RAD Surrey heats are happening this Sunday, 1 March and Hilary would like to wish good luck to all the students from our school taking part: Eliska Hartmann, Oscar Simonsson, Mariella Lacey-Gutsell, Lucy Lowe, Katie Mein, and Ben Dillsworth. Choreography competition – The date…

Intensive courses

February 21, 2020

The following are some intensives during Summer 2020 that Hilary thought you might be interested in. They are all open for applications now, so please do have a look if you’re looking for some brilliant extra ballet lessons for your dancing children. The first two are presented by RAD for students busy with vocational courses (Intermediate Foundation and Intermediate) and recommended by Hilary and Miss Olivia to complete in the…

Unfortunately due to some last minute changes we are unable to use the hall at The Royal Junior School so all classes (and private lessons)  held at RJS will be cancelled on the 11th and 12th December.   All other classes will continue as normal up until the end of Saturday 14th December. January 2020 – Our term start date is Monday 13th January – however due to the above cancellation, Wednesday and…

I think we can all agree what a wonderful season it was! With no fewer than 9 students from Hilary’s ballet school successfully auditioning and taking part in 2 Youth Ballet productions. The dancers worked extremely hard and their dedication to their art showed. They absolutely shone on stage and it was a joy to watch them. Both productions were professionally rehearsed and put together and the costumes were beautiful.…

You might remember Michael Berkin from the workshop Hilary held last year. He shared information about World Ballet Day which might be interesting for you to watch. It will be a wonderful celebration of Ballet and give so much insight into training fulltime as a professional dancer. Do tune in if you have a chance and please encourage the young dancers to watch as well. Here is what Michael had…

Royal Albert Hall Birmingham Royal Ballet presents The Nutcracker 28-31 December 2019 London Coliseum English National Ballet presents The Nutcracker 11 December – 5 January 2020 Join English National Ballet and Chelsea Ballet Schools (fundraising event) Nutcracker Christmas Gala 13 December 2019 Sadler’s Wells Theatre Birmingham Royal Ballet presents Giselle 1 & 2 November 2019 Matthew Bourne’s production The Red Shoes – New Adventures 3 December – 19 January 2020…

Newsletter 2019/2020

August 29, 2019

I hope you have all had an enjoyable Summer break, as the start of the Autumn term is rapidly approaching, I thought it would be best if I write to everyone with some important dates and information. Invoices You may now have received your Autumn term invoice, (we are sending these out early so that you can check the classes your child had been enrolled in) please let us know ASAP…