Welcome to the Pavlova School of Classical Ballet

Huge congratulations to Imogen Walters (a former Pavlova School of Classical Ballet student) who in May 2020 graduated from Vaganova Ballet Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Imogen Walters

Imogen Walters

The Pavlova School of Classical Ballet invites girls and boys aged 5-18 years to learn classical ballet, jazz, contemporary dance and stretching.

The School offers junior beginner classes for girls and boys up to 12 years of age. There are further beginners, intermediate and advanced classes for girls and boys aged 12 and over. Private lessons are also available.

Intermediate and advanced students practice pointe work.

Private lessons are available to prepare for ballet competitions.

Pavlova School of Classical Ballet presents its 2021 School Concert on Sunday 5 December 2021 at The Goodwood Institute Theatre

Show highlights diverse styles of dance from classical to modern interpretations. Talented and outstanding students will perform dances, fragments and variations from Swan Lake, Giselle, Don Quixote, Paquita, La Bayadere, The Sleeping Beauty, Raymonda, The Nutcracker, Coppelia, Le Corsaire. Students will also perform contemporary and lyrical routines.

The program directed and choreographed by Valentina Pavlova, Olga Buglak, Jessie McKinlay, Aidan Kane Munn, Sophie Tzioumis and Jessica Goldfinch.

People of all ages are welcome to attend the concert in celebration of the festive season, not to be missed!!!

The Goodwood Institute Theatre
166 Goodwood Rd Goodwood

Concert starts at 7:00pm

Tickets can be booked online at TryBooking:

School Concert 2021

School Concert 2021

The Vaganova Method

The School uses the Vaganova Method of classical ballet in its pedagogy. This method is the basis of the renowned Russian School of Ballet style.

The method was developed by the famous Russian ballerina Madame Agrippina Vaganova (1879-1951), and is widely used in Russia, Europe, North America and other parts of the world.

A highly professional approach based on years of experience in the field of teaching this method is used.

Classes are imparted by the Bolshoi trained, Moscow Festival Theatre and State Kremlin Ballet acclaimed soloist and principal dancer, Valentina Pavlova.


Students will study classical repertoire from the following ballets:

  • Swan Lake
  • Nutcracker
  • Don Quixote
  • Giselle
  • Cinderella
  • The Sleeping Beauty
  • Raymonda
  • Le Corsaire
  • Coppelia
  • Variations from other classical ballets

Students will have the opportunity to demonstrate their acquired skills through participation in the professionally staged, artistically directed performance at the end of 2019 in an established theatre venue.


Henley High School Dance Studio

Classes are held in Henley High School Dance and Drama Studios. Dance studio is fully equipped with barres, mirrors and tarkett dance floor. Dance Studio is air-conditioned. Change rooms are also available.

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