Summer 2017

Summer 2017

Courses, Schools and Workshops

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One Body One Career Countertechnique Intensive (Chunky Move) 
July 3—14 2017 The 10th edition since its inception in 2006, this two-week intensive brings together Australian and international participants and offers a first hand opportunity to learn about Anouk van Dijk’s Countertechnique, a movement method and training system for dancers.
Chunky Move studios, 111 Sturt Street Southbank, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Contact: Ben Ryan, Office and Program Coordinator at Chunky Move participants (2013 – 2016 editions) and tertiary dance students can register at the Early Bird price until the closing date (15 January 2017). 
Application form. 

4th Brussels International Summer Program
31 July - 11 August 2017
For intermediate, advanced, pre-professional and professional students aged 11 - 23 years.

Grand Dance Academy
1 - 13 August 2017
Master Class / Grand Prix

International Masterclass Croatia
17 - 29 July 2017
Faculty: Aleksandr Lukjanov (Ballet class), Anne Maher (Technique & Variations), Natalia Horsnell (Pointe, Variations)Olga Carmon (Character dance), Sven Copony (Contemporary)
Closing date for applications: 1 April 2017
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International Ballet Masterclasses
31 July – 12 August 2017 
Programme: one and two-week options available. Classes take place in the studio of the National Theatre.
Accommodation can be arranged and is based on two to six people sharing in good bed and breakfast digs in the heart of Prague’s old town. This is a reasonably priced hotel with friendly, helpful staff and good facilities (NB: a single room can be arranged at additional cost and only if specifically requested). Alternatively, students can make their own arrangements.
Minimum age: 16
Faculty includes: Evgenia Obratsova, Monique Loudieres, Vladimir Shishov,  Tamas Solymosi, Christopher Hampson, Aaron Watkin, Cyril Pierre, Glenn Graham, Natasa Novotna, Rodolfo Castellanos and Daria Klimentová.
Travel to and from the airport is arranged for students.
Local interest: Prague has many attractions including the famous Fred and Ginger building, or the Dancing House, which resembles a pair of dancers.

Royal Ballet School Summer School
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Summer Dance Courses at The Place
7 – 25 August
For adults (16+)
Our flexible programme features a range of courses for different levels accompanied by live music. Come and join our professional artists, try something different and challenge yourself in a friendly and inspiring environment in the heart of London.

Danceworks International Ballet Academy
2 week Summer Intensive for ages 6-18 to pre professional
Location: Danceworks Studios, London W1
Final performance at the renowned Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells
17 July – 28 July 2017
Excellence in classical ballet training and daily performance classes, with guest teachers including Sergei Polunin, Former Royal Ballet; Melissa Hamilton, The Royal Ballet; Ivan Putrov, Former Royal Ballet; Erico Montes, The Royal Ballet
Extension Week from 31 July - 4 August
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Natalia Kremen Ballet School
Summer Intensive Course
24 - 29 July 2017
Based on the Vaganova method
Faculty: Natalia Kremen, Isabelle Ciaravola, Anastacia Yatsenko, Roberta Marquez, Anastasia Vasilieva, Aleksander Muntagirov
Location: Rambert Studios, London
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International Ballet Summer Workshop
17 July - 6 August 2017
Programme includes classical ballet (Vaganova and Balanchine technique), pointe work, variations, repertoire, contemporay and jazz.
Faculty includes: Lode Devos, Sergei Upkin, Nanette Glushak, Daniel Kirspuu and Agnes Oaks.
Course offers opportunity to work with choreographers on new ballets that will be performedat the end of the course.
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12th International Summer Ballet School
24 - 28 July 2017
30 July - 3 August 2017
5 - 9 August 2017
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ART of Summer Course Marseille
27 August - 2 September 2017
Location: Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Danse de Marseille.

Eligibility: Minimum age 12 year, 3 groups – students, pre-professional and professional dancers. 
Programme: Classical Ballet, Forsythe Workshop, Pointe Class, Men & Women Technique, Artistic Expression Classes, Pas de Deux Classes, Variation & Repertoire Classes, Contemporary Workshop, Classes with a Sport Scientist, Personal Coaching, Media Service. 
Faculty: Elisabeth Platel | Directrice de l'Ecole de danse de l'Opéra national de Paris: Kathryn Bennetts | Coach for Forsythe Ballets; Geraldine Wiart | Les professeur de danse classique de l'Ecole de danse de l'Opéra national de Paris; Beatrice Martel | Ballet Mistress of Paris Opera Ballet; Eric Camillo | Les professeur de danse classique de l'Ecole de danse de l'Opéra national de Paris; Karl Paquette | Étoile de L'opéra de Paris; Anna Agafonova | Classical Ballet Teacher - Coach for Ballet-Methodic; Jean Christophe Guerri | Paris Opera Danseur - Ballet Teacher; Martin Schultka | Sports Physiotherapist - Pilates Trainer - Yoga Instructor; Oleg Klymyuk | Director of ART of & Ballet Teacher.
Local interest: Notre-Dame de la Garde, Old Port, Palais Longchamp Park, Cathedral of Marseille, Fort Saint-Jean, St-Victor, Vieille Charité Museum, Marseille History Museum, Château d'If, Parc Borély, Calanque de Morgiou, Canebière. 

2 weeks International Ballet Summer School
24 July - 5 August 2017
(for ages 14 - 21)  
The workshop will end with the Official Audition for the Palucca University of Dance Dresden and a public presentation at the School Stage.
Classical Ballet, pointe technique, men's classes, Variations and contemporary classes with professional International coaching team.
6 Levels of students, each Level will have pas de deux classes 3 times a week.
Exclusive repertoire workshop from Mats Ek and David Dawson choreography
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Ballet Summer Course Budapest
3 - 15 July 2017
Different groups and levels for professional and amateur dancers and children: classical ballet, point technique, variations, character dance, modern, Pilates and stretching – high level with Russian, Ukrainian, Hungarian and Spanish Ballet Masters.

de KISS moves FUSION Dance Theater & CESA
1st International CERTIFICATION of FUSION Dance Theater Studies
10 - 30 July 2017
Daily schedule 9.00 - 18.00
Programme: Contemporary, Urban, (Contemp.) Ballet, Modern-Jazz, Pilates & Yoga, FUSION classes & REPERTOIRE + Theory:  introduction to cultural management etc.
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Ballet Master Class
7-19 August 2017
Location: Dance Theatre of Ireland
Closing date for applications: 1 April 2017
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Tuscany, Sicily and Emilia Romagna
Intensive Summer Schools
4 to 29 July  2017
Faculty includes teachers from Paris Opera, Royal Ballet School, Codarts Rotterdam, Amsterdam National Ballet Academy.
Classes in ballet, contemporary and choreography workshop. 
Age from 11 years

Monte Carlo
Les Ballets de Monte Carlo/
Academie de Princesse Grace
Summer Courses
3 July - 5 August 2017
Presented by Luca Masala and faculty
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Dutch National Ballet Summer School
Bournonville Week
10 - 15 July 2017
Faculty: Dinna Bjorn, Frank Andersen, Anne-Marie Vessel, Eva Kloborg, Eric Viudes
Two-Week Intensive
17 - 29 July 2017
Faculty: Nathalie Caris, Christiane Marchant, Amy Raymond, Jean-Yves Esquerre, Ernst Meisner, Jozef Varga, Olivier Wecxsteen
Dancers: Advanced and Pre-Professionals
Location: Dutch National Ballet Studios
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Henny Jurriëns Foundation Summer Intensive
8 - 28 July 2017
Programme: comprises classes and workshops - participation possible for any or all weeks.
Dancers can take as many workshops and classes as they wish and can stay any length of time.
Faculty for classes includes: Laura Bernasconi, Maurice Causey, Marijke Eliasberg, Louise Michel Jackson, German Jauregui, Luke Jessop, Cathy Martin, Nicola Monaco, James Vu Anh Pham, Yi-Chun Liu, Igal Perry, Stephen Pier, Keren Rosenberg, Tony Vezich, Merel Lammers.
Check website for the many workshops offered.

Russian Masters Ballet Camp
10 - 30 July 2017
Faculty: from Vaganova Ballet School – Galina Enikeeva, Elena Alkanova, Andrey Yermolenkov, Tatiana Cherkashina; from Yacobson Ballet – Tatiana Sevostianova; from Eifman Ballet – Ilya Osipov, Anna Podlesnaya, Dmitry Shevtcov and more.

IBStage International Summer Programme
8 - 28 August 2017
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NEW JVIntensive Barcelona!
3 July - 11 August 2017
Institute of the Arts Barcelona
Fee: £1500.00. The aim of the programme is to develop versatile performers that are able to engage their entire capacity physically, vocally, emotionally, and conceptually, resulting in becoming well-rounded performers. Suitable for 18+ the programme nurtures individual skill and talent through intensive, highly physical, thought provoking and reflective training. The programme is ideal for acquiring the necessary skills to become a more versatile performer ready to audition and enter an ever-evolving dance theatre profession.To apply: we are now accepting video auditions. Please email: to apply.

ART of - Ballet Summer Course MADRID 
17 - 29 July 2017
Location: Conservatorio Superior de Danza de Madrid, Spain, Madrid.

Eligibility: Minimum age 14; 3 groups; students, pre-professional and professional dancers.
Programme: Classical Ballet, Forsythe Workshop, Pointe Class, Men & Women Technique, Improvisation Technologies, Pas de Deux Classes, Variation & Repertoire Classes, Contemporary Workshop, Classes with a Sport Scientist, Personal Coaching, Media Service.
Faculty: Leanne Benjamin | Former Principal Dancer of Royal Ballet London; Ana Catalina Roman | Coach for Forsythe ballets & Improvisation Technologies; Aki Saito | Principal Dancer of Royal Ballet of Flanders; Amancio Gonzalez | Ballet Teacher & Coach for Forsythe ballets; Anna Agafonova | Classical Ballet Teacher & Coach for Ballet-Method; Brian Maloney | Ballet Teacher at the Royal Ballet London; Otto Bubenicek | Principal Dancer, Composer & Designer; Elena Vostrotina | Principal Dancer at the Zurich Ballet; Jiri Bubenicek | Principal Dancer & Choreographer; Elna Matamoros | Ballet Mistress at the Compañía Nacional de Danza.
Patrick Rump | Director of GJUUM & Head of Sports Science; Oleg Klymyuk | Director of the ART of & Ballet Teacher.
Open day during the course.
Local interest: Plaza Mayor, Museo del Prado, Retiro-Park, Museo Reina Sofía, Palacio Real, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Tempel von Debod, Gran Vía, Puerta del Sol, Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Plaza de Cibeles, Mercado de San Miguel

Valencia Danza VIII International Campus
Organised by ADAM
14 - 25 August 2017
Programme includes ballet,Pilates, ballet floor barre, pointe, men's technique, pas de deux and Douglas Lee, Demis Volpi, Nacho Duato and Tony Fabre workshops.
Closing gala: 25 August

ART of - Ballet Summer Course ZURICH
7th - 19th August 2017
Location: ZHdK - Zurich University of the Arts
Eligibility: Minimum age 10 year, 4 groups – young students, students, pre-professional and professional dancers.Programme: Classical Ballet, Forsythe Workshop, Pas de Deux Classes, Women Pointe Classes, Men & Women Technique, Variation & Repertoire Classes, Improvisation Technologies, Musical Expression Classes, Personal Coaching, Classes with a Sport Scientist, Media Service.

Faculty: Ana Catalina Roman | Coach for Forsythe ballets & Improvisation Technologies; Beatrice Martel | Ballet Mistress of Paris Opera Ballet; Siner Gonenc Boquin | Classical Ballet Teacher; Anna Urban-Polikarpova | Ballet Teacher at the School of Hamburg Ballet; Anna Agafonova | Classical Ballet Teacher - Coach for Ballet-Methodic; Alexandre Kalibabchuk | Ballet Master Badischen Staatstheater Karlsruhe; Elena Vostrotina | Principal Dancer at the Zurich Ballet; Craig Davidson | Choreographer & Ballet Dancer; Martin Schultka | Sports Physiotherapist - Pilates Trainer - Yoga Instructor; Oleg Klymyuk | Director of ART of & Ballet Teacher.
Open day during the course.
Local interest: Lake of Zurich, Swiss National Museum, The Kunsthaus Zurich, Grossmünster Church and cathedral, Uetliberg Hiking, Train station, Fraumunster Church - Marc Chagall, Museum Rietberg, St. Peter's, Opera house Zurich, Lindenhof, The Zurich Zoo.


Boston Ballet School Summer Dance Program
24 June - 29 July 2017
Ages 15 - 19
Video auditions accepted until 13 February 2017

Houston Ballet Summer Intensive Program
19 June - 28 July 2017
(levels 5 - 8)
19 June - 8 July 2017
(optional 3-week intensive for level 5)
Videos must be submiited through
Deadline for applications: 12 February 2017

New York
The Ailey School
Summer Intensive (ages 16 - 25)
26 June - 4 August 2017
Programme includes: ballet, Horton, Graham-based modern, jazz and more.
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New York
Steps on Broadway
Summer Study NYC: A Contemporary Intensive
19 Jun - 14 July & 17 July - 11 August 2017

Westchester, New York
American Academy of Ballet Summer School of Excellence 
Purchase College, State University of New York.
June 19 - July 29, 2017

Six week program with 1 week and 2 week sessions.
Dancers can choose any combination of the sessions.
International faculty, Dormitory on the Campus, 10 large studios, performances, 
dancers from 15 countries including, Brazil, Argentina, South Africa and Japan.
Wmphasis on classical ballet, also perform neo-classical, contemporary and national.
Audition can be submitted by video to
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Welsh International Summer School
31 July - 5 August 2017
Course forprofessional and graduate dancers from 18 years.
Guest teachers include international choreographer Tim Podesta
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