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PRESS RELEASE: English National Ballet School Summer Performance 2018

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Photo: Jesús Vallinas



Our talented young dancers will be showcasing their skills in the School’s annual Summer Performances at the New Wimbledon Theatre. The performances will involve all students of the School and will feature Act lll of Kenneth MacMillan’s The Sleeping Beauty as well as other classical and contemporary works including award winning choreography from Director of Dance Carlos Valcárcel.


This will be the first Summer Performance under the Directorship of Carlos Valcárcel who joined the School in October 2017.


Mr Valcárcel said “I am thrilled to be directing my first Summer Performance for English National Ballet School and look forward to giving all students the opportunity to perform in the varied repertoire we will be showcasing. I would like also to thank English National Ballet for kindly loaning us their lavish costumes and set so we can perform MacMillan’s iconic ballet, The Sleeping Beauty”.



New Wimbledon Theatre

Friday 6 July 7.30pm 

Saturday 7 July 1pm & 7.30pm


0844 8717 646




Notes to Editors

English National Ballet School, official school of English National Ballet



  • We are the official School of English National Ballet with one third of the Company’s dancers having graduated from the School
  • In 2019 English National Ballet School will move with English National Ballet to a purpose built home in East London
  • We offer a 3 year diploma in Professional dance accredited by Trinity College, London
  • Our current body of 72 comprises of students from 12 countries including Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Czech Republic, US, Italy, Spain, France, Japan
  • We are the peer of major ballet schools in France, the United States, Denmark and the UK and many of our graduated students are now working in major ballet companies worldwide
  • We audition over 300 young dancers each year from all over the world and award places purely on talent
  • We are the only Dance specialist DaDA (Dance and Drama Award) school to consistently achieve Outstanding from Ofsted since inspections began in 2002 and we maintain a strong employment record
  • Open to all without audition ENBS Juniors offer high quality, weekly ballet classes to children aged 3 – 10 years


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