Rehearsals are held on Thursday evenings from 7:20 pm - 9:20 pm at Westminster Kingsway College.

In weekly rehearsals, you will develop in the following areas:

  • Develop and refine ballet technique
  • Improve musicality, timing and styling
  • Learn challenging and innovative choreography
  • Build confidence and learn dynamics of performing




  • training
    When Ongoing weekly rehearsals and an annual performance
  • training
    Where Westminster Kingsway College, Grays Inn Road
  • training
    Training You will learn ballet technique, existing repertoire and new choreography
  • level
    Level You should have knowledge of classical ballet vocabulary, be confident executing grande allegro, pirouettes, and some point work


The Ballet Company is for those who have completed Improvers level ballet classes at City Academy, an equivalent course, or who have experience in ballet performance. To be accepted into the Ballet Company it is necessary to first attend a taster class, you can book your taster class in the timetable below.

Once you have attended a Company taster, and the Company is the right match for you, we will contact you to sign up for the Company on an ongoing basis.


The membership fee is £80 per month. There is a minimum membership period of 3 months. This will cover you for all rehearsals and shows for the duration of your membership. (Note: Additional cost for costumes will be decided amongst the company each year and will be kept at a minimum.)

If you wish to cancel your membership please email at least 14 days before your next payment date.


The Ballet Company performs twice a year at the City Academy Winter and Spring Dance showcases.

This video shows our Ballet company performing at their 2017 Spring Showcase at Sadler's Wells. Dances are carefully choreographed by the Company Director, Georgia Heighway. 


The company is led by Georgina Bishop, professional dancer and choreographer. Georgina trained at The Centre Performing Arts College and holds ISTD FDI teaching qualifications in ballet, tap and modern. She has also performed in cabaret shows La Nouvelle Eve Paris and Crazy Horse Paris.



As a company member you will receive the following for the duration of your membership:

  • Discount on all courses (20%)*
  • Free tasters (1/month)
  • City Academy Company T-Shirt

Company members are welcoming, passionate and sociable. We are always looking for new members - so if you have a love of performing and are looking to develop your ballet technique, book a taster class to join the company for a fun evening rehearsal.

*Please note, membership to Resident Companies & the Dance Foundation Course are excluded from this offer.

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Ballet Dance Company venues

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Ballet Dance Company tutors

All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.

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