En Pointe Dance & Ballet School In York
We are grateful for the support of Donya Keys and her colleagues at the En Pointe Classical Dance School in the beautiful city of York.
Donya Keys was born in York. She started dancing at the age of two and a half years old. She has passed her Royal Academy of dance major examinations and all grades with Distinction. In 1996, Donya became an associate with the Royal ballet as well as dancing at the Louise Brown Yorkshire Scholarship Centre for seven years.
In 1998, Donya danced as an associate with the Northern ballet Theatre for five years along side achieving the Dame Alicia Markova Scholarship awarded to her in 1999 and the Gladice Thorpe award in 2003.
Also in this year Donya was accepted into Elmhurst Dance School in association with the Birmingham Royal Ballet where she gained an A Level in Dance and Diploma in Dance.
She then went onto performing with the Birmingham Royal Ballet as a soloist in façade and later danced in firebird in 2005. Donya has danced with include, Royal Opera Company, European Ballet Company and Yorkshire Youth Ballet Theatre.
Donya then progressed to become a qualified teacher, undertaking a Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies at the Royal Academy of Dance. Donya started teaching in 2006 and being based in the London area, taught at many dance schools as well as taking her classes into private schools and nurseries.
She is DBS checked. She now has own ballet school, bringing all her experience and knowledge back to her hometown of York.
En Pointe Classical Dance School is a vibrant, creative ballet school which offers professional expert teaching to all of their students.
Ballet is at the heart of the school and we are proud to teach the world recognised Classical Ballet RAD syllabus in our beautiful city of York. The School engages its students with our fun and inspiring classes that are designed specifically to the students age and ability.
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