Oliver Till

School Director

Oliver Till trained at The Royal Ballet School, and danced as a Soloist with Birmingham Royal Ballet under Sir David Bintley’s directorship. Through his career, he performed diverse roles from repertoires by renowned choreographers such as Peter Wright, David Bintley, Jessica Lang, Stanton Welch, Kenneth MacMillan, Michael Corder, Frederick Ashton, and Ninette de Valois. His performances took him on tours across the UK, Europe, USA, Japan, and China.

Parallel to his ballet career, Oliver pursued a BA in Business with Environment and gained valuable experience interning at an investment bank in New York City. He later founded a video and distance coaching platform based in the US and gained his ABT-NTC Pre-Primary to Level 7 and Partnering certification.

Oliver then transitioned to the role of Ballet Teacher at the Swedish National Ballet School, where he led the implementation of the ABT National Training Curriculum. As Mentor Team Leader for students aged 8 to 11, he focused on student wellbeing and transition to vocational training as well as supporting fellow teachers in their roles. As manager of the school’s outreach programs, he developed support for young dancers and the schools teachers.

Returning to the US, Oliver joined the Joffrey Ballet as Head of Children’s, Adult, and Adaptive Programs. There, he focused on curriculum development, program structure, and creating performance opportunities, aiming to enhance the student experience and support teacher development. Operationally he has driven efforts to streamline processes and effectively communicate to new and existing audiences.

Oliver believes in making dance accessible to everyone, regardless of age or ability, ensuring high-quality support and expertise are available to all. In the pre-professional sphere, he champions a holistic approach to nurturing young students, integrating mental and physical methods to support their development. Oliver’s commitment to innovation, inclusivity, and excellence defines his vision for the future of dance education.

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