Central School of Ballet


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Central School of Ballet

10 Herbal Hill
Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell
+44 20 7837 6332

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3.0 out of 5 based on 5 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Central School of Ballet

4.0 out of 5 30 October 2016
by Jess K.

I've tried a number of classes at Central over the past few weeks:

Beginner/General with Renato Paroni - I have to disagree with some of the other reviews. I loved Renato's class! He has a fabulous sense of humour and came up with some fantastic analogies to get his point across. The barre and centre work were very focused on maintaining the correct alignment/placement, and I always left...more

1.0 out of 5 20 February 2015
by Elle A.


I tried the beginners' class with Renato Paroni last week and I am still disgusted and shocked by my experience. Renato is abusive and unprofessional.

Renato was 30 minutes late and one of the students had to step in and start the class. When he arrived he did not bother apologising. Instead, he started the class with excessive arrogance and continued to...more

4.0 out of 5 30 October 2013
by Fabrizia R.

I popped in last night for a drop in absolute beginner class with David Kierce and I had a lot of fun. it really exceeded my expectations.

Reading the reviews below I wasn't sure it was going to work as I was expecting it to be overcrowded, difficult to follow, etc. but given my renewed passion for ballet and the fact that I was done with work I decided to give it a try (also to feel less...more

2.0 out of 5 15 April 2008
by buloop

I took a few adult ballet lessons here a few months ago. The ballet teacher Renato Paroni was great; seems quite passionate and have a fabulous sense of humour. However, it was overly crowded too crowded for a comfortable session to take place. I also did not get much attention from the teacher which was not really helpful.

I tried the beginner's class on Tuesday and Thursday evenings...more

3.0 out of 5 15 January 2008
by galadriel

I went to a weeknight, adult drop-in beginner's ballet class. It was extremely overcrowded. Although the instructor was warm and funny, the lack of space and individual attention made it a very difficult environment to learn. I think one would be better off learning to dance from taped exercises, than dropping in for a class - it was more like attending a lecture, than actually getting...more

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