Julie Cronshaw RBS Dip TTC (FISTD) CDE Enrico Cecchetti Diploma. Ms Cronshaw is a former professional ballet dancer and has been teaching classical ballet, Cecchetti Method at Highgate Ballet School, London, which she founded in 1995. She is a Fellow in the Cecchetti Method of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing and holds the Enrico Cecchetti Diploma. As an International teacher of the Cecchetti Method and Founder Member of the Auguste Vestris Society in Paris she guest teaches Master Classes regularly and contributes articles to the Vestris website and events. Ms Cronshaw is a graduate of the Royal Ballet School’s Teacher’s Training Course and has danced professionally in ballet companies in Germany, the United States and Russia. She began teaching in the United States returning to England in 1994 to open Highgate Ballet School a year later.

Glimpses into the Spanish World of Ballet

A Glimpse into the Spanish World – Cecchetti, Bournonville and the Escuela Bolera, A London Teaching Event, April 2012

Author’s first glimpse into the world of August Bournonville In 2007, in Paris, Flemming Ryberg and Dinna Bjorn of the Royal Theatre Copenhagen, presented a week of classes in Bournonville technique, repertoire and mime. As an observer with very little practical experience of the Bournonville style, I watched with fascination and delight, revelling in the…

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Interview for Danse avec la Plume, editor Amélie Bertrand, February 2015

Promotional article for Redondanses, new venture for classical ballet events in Paris set up in 2014 by Marie-Josée Redont, former soloist Paris Opera ballet Promotional article for Redondanses, new venture What is meant by the term “Cecchetti  School”? Au Théâtre Maryinskii, en raison des progrès indéniables de chacun de ses élèves, Enrico Cecchetti a finalement…

Notes from the author: Journey to TheCecchettiConnection.com

There have been many reasons behind the creation of a website about Cecchetti and not least, to bring to a wider public, lesser known insights into this extraordinary Method of teaching classical ballet. I would like to thank first Katharine Kanter, director of the Société Auguste Vestris for her unwavering support, dedication and encouragement which…