Teachers' Resources

Birmingham Royal Ballet produces a series of comprehensive A-level and GCSE resource packs. Details of those currently available can be found below. All packs include detailed analyses, suggestions for workshops, choreographic breakdowns and information about the creative team behind each ballet.


Welcome to the Penguin Café
A GCSE resource for 'Still Life' at the Penguin Café


A comprehensive, 98-page, GCSE resource pack, produced by Birmingham Royal Ballet as a teaching aid for David Bintley's 'Still Life' at the Penguin Café. The pack includes information about the choreographer, the music, steps, the history of the work and the designs. Photographs of the work in performance are used throughout the pack.

Bringing the ballet to life
A GCSE resource for Romeo and Juliet


A comprehensive, 110-page, GCSE resource pack, produced by Birmingham Royal Ballet as a teaching aid for Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo and Juliet. The pack includes information about the choreographer, the music, steps, the history of the work and the designs. Photographs of the work in performance are used throughout the pack.

Fille Face to Face
An A-level resource for La Fille mal gardée


A comprehensive, 126-page, A-level resource pack, produced by Birmingham Royal Ballet as a teaching aid for Frederick Ashton's La Fille mal gardée, which became an A-level set work in September 2008. The pack includes information about the choreographer, the music, steps, the history of the work and the designs. Photographs of the work in performance are used throughout the pack.

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