High Performance Lower School

Ballet West Scotland - Upper School

Gillian Barton - Principal 


Ballet West Scotland - High Performance Lower School

Sayward Harris ten Hove - Artistic Manager

Cecchetti Ballet Mistress, Repertoire Mistress, FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Coach and Judge Sayward holds her Cecchetti Licentiate, Trinity Speech and Drama Associates, AIDT Advanced Modern Associates, FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics Judge and Coach accreditations. Her students have been recognised at the SAIBC Cape Town, YAGP New York Finals, SIDC Korea, VKIBC New York, Genée IBC Scotland and London, CIBC Virginia USA, USAIBC Jackson Mississippi, Prix de Lausanne Switzerland and Varna IBC Bulgaria.

Angelique Harris - Assistant Artistic Manager

Resident Choreographer, Maestro Cecchetti Diploma (CUSA), RAD Ballet Mistress, Contemporary Coach, Rhythmic Gymnastics Coach and Judge As a Rhythmic Gymnast Angelique ranked 11th globally. She studied at The Royal Ballet School White Lodge in London for 2 years with an invitation for extended study. She received her Maestro Enrico Cecchetti Final Diploma with Merit as a dancer CUSA, her RAD Teachers Certificate and AIDT Advanced Modern Associates. 


Her choreography has been recognised at the SAIBC, Cecchetti IBC USA, Genee IBC Scotland and London, “Drum Cafe”, AIDT “Henri Noppe”, Cecchetti Natalie Stern and VKIBC New York,. Angelique choreographed for Janice Honeyman’s Pantomime “Sleeping Beauty” and premiered “rOmpelstiltskin by Sisters Harris” as her first full length work, going on to create 2 further works “nOtenkraker” and “The stOry of Alice” by Sisters Harris.


We are currently auditioning for 2020/2021

Places also available for final year entry


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