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Quality Education in Dance

Does your child love to dance? Let their love of dance and their imagination come alive at Desley Donaldson Ballet Academy where every child receives individual attention to help their confidence and self-esteem develop. In our caring and professional environment your child will feel motivated and comfortable to work hard to achieve higher levels in performances, competitions and examinations. We are dedicated to providing the highest of quality in dance education within a safe environment whilst encouraging each student to achieve their full potential. 


  • Classical Ballet from 3yrs of age to Advanced level (Royal Academy of Dance syllabus)
  • Jazz
  • Tap (Glenn Wood Syllabus)
  • Contemporary/Lyrical
  • Performance opportunities
  • Adult Classes

"Thanks for all your love and support over the years. You have no idea the difference it made to my future years".
- Nelle Lee: Shake & Stir Theatre Co. (Dec 2018)

"Congratulations on 45 amazing years of DDBA. Thank you for all you did for me across the 18 (and more!) years and supporting me and teaching me! It really was my second family. MUCH LOVE".
- Andrea Dighton: Dance North (Nov 2018) 

"Your whole approach to ballet is so heartfelt and I have surely felt welcome. I think you are doing a great job with your students". 
- Henning Albrechtsen: Royal Danish Ballet (Guest Teacher) 

"I just wanted to say a massive thank you for the sacrifice, time & vision you have for dancing and our kids. Your passion shines through in every student. Congratulations on 40 years of teaching".
- Parent (2013)

"It is so lovely learning dance at your ballet academy. I am so happy with my exam results".
- Student

"For 40 years you have taught young women and men not only the love of dance but also discipline, poise, grace, appreciation of music, joy and movement and so much more. Thank you for sharing your gift with us".
- Amy Lanchester (2013)

"Thank you for being a great teacher".
- Student 

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