Anita Young FISTD ARAD BBO Honorary Member

Ballet Teacher, Upper School

Anita Young, Ballet Teacher. Photo: Brian SlaterAnita trained at The Royal Ballet School and joined The Royal Ballet in 1968.

As soloist, she danced many principal roles and received the Evening Standard Award for Achievement. On leaving The Royal Ballet, Anita joined the Northern Ballet Theatre as Ballet Mistress and taught The Royal Ballet School Junior Associates.

Anita specialises in Cecchetti Major examination work and has been a guest teacher for schools and companies in the UK, Malta, Germany, USA, South Africa, Italy and Canada.

After working for Central School of Ballet, Anita joined the staff of The Royal Ballet School in 2004. She was made MBE for services to classical ballet and dance education in December 2018.