The Ballet School is based in Shepherd’s Bush, West London.
We currently run classes for three to eighteen year old children & offer non-syllabus and Royal Academy of Dance Syllabus Examination classes. Classes are taught by Cassa Pancho MBE FRSA (Ballet Black Artistic Director), Reena Bhattacharjee BA (Hons) RAD RTS, Léa Hamilton BSc MSc CBTS RAD RTS & Cira Robinson (Ballet Black Senior Artist).
SPRING TERM 2020
Reena Bhattacharjee BA (Hons), RAD RTS, ISTD DDE
Reena trained locally in Ealing during her childhood, taking regular lessons in ballet, tap, modern and national dance. After finishing school and spending a couple of years travelling the world, she decided to attend the Royal Academy of Dance to complete her teacher training, and graduated with a BA (Hons) in Ballet Education, with Registered Teacher Status. After qualifying, she began working as a freelance performer – including dancing in the London 2012 Olympics Closing Ceremony as part of Darcey Bussell’s corps de ballet. She also started teaching on a freelance basis while continuing her studies with the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, completing both the Diploma in Dance Instruction and Diploma in Dance Education. As well as teaching for Ballet Black, Reena runs her own school, and works as a teacher for the RAD headquarters in London. Since 2015, Reena has also assisted the RAD in the training of new teachers, by having students come on placement and practice teaching under her guidance.