Sander Blommaert pictured by Andre Uspenski
About Sander Blommaert and
Blommaert Ballet School
Sander Blommaert started Blommaert Ballet School in 2016.
Sander Trained at the Royal Ballet School of Antwerp until the age of 15 before joining the Royal Ballet School in London for their final three years of training at the school.
Upon graduating from the school Sander was offered a contract with the Royal Ballet Company where he danced for 7 years and got promoted to First Artist in 2015.
Sander's repertory with the Company included Paris (Romeo and Juliet), Footman/Fish (Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland) and roles in Obsidian Tear, Scènes de Ballet, Connectome, Voluntaries, Rhapsody, The Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Sylvia, The Rite of Spring, The Firebird and The Nutcracker. He created a role in Woolf Works.
In 2016 Sander decided to pursue his passion for ballet teaching.
Sander's Teaching Qualifications:
He obtained the Ballet in Education Course at the Royal Opera House / Royal Ballet School in 2013
He obtained the "Barreworks" Barre Workout Instructor Qualification in 2016
He obtained the Royal Ballet School's Vocational Ballet Teachers Diploma (RBS, PDTD) in 2018
He also obtained the Dance Development, Teaching and Learning Diploma from Trinity Laban (DDTAL) 2018
He obtained the Progressing Ballet Technique Teaching Qualification in 2020
Sander joined Elmhurst Ballet School in January 2019 where he teaches the male students in the final two years at the school.