Julia Ellis

Julia teaches the First Year students classical ballet as well as teaching and coaching students throughout the school.

Julia trained at the Royal Ballet Upper school, graduating with distinction from the Teacher Training Course. During the following two years, Julia worked at the Royal Ballet School in London and has been teaching the Senior Associate class at there for the past 10 years, while also being a part of the Associate Outreach team teaching in Livorno, Italy.

Julia’s international career includes performing, choreographing, and teaching as Ballet Mistress for the Los Angeles Classical Ballet. She also performed and toured with the Hong Kong Ballet. In addition to performing and teaching, Julia founded the Biokinetik Exercise Technique (B.E.T) Centre. The specialised exercise training centre uses the Pilates method to develop the body conditioning and dance training component for professional dancers.

“Central School of Ballet students are accepted into the school for their individual talent and potential. They are the future and I feel privileged to be a part of the team that teaches, supports and settles them into the degree programme in London, which ultimately gives them every opportunity to develop and reach their maximum capability as both dancers and fully rounded individuals.”