- Professional training in classical ballet and workshops with the best Russian teachers - graduates of Vaganova Ballet Academy. The main course includes core techniques of classical dance: torso positioning, foot and arms positions (ABC of the classical dance) for the beginners, ballet techniques, pas de deux, pointe shoes, variations for the dancers of advanced level
- Workshops with the ballet dancers- Introduction and basics of character and Folk dance
- Acting technique and Physical Theater of Stanislavski's system- Rhythmic gymnastics with a master of sports and Russian champion in rhythmic gymnastics, professional stretching and ribbon routine.
- Using the knowledge of classical ballet in modern choreography at the classes of Contemporary Ballet (Neo-classical).
The program includes a minimum of 15 lessons per week from Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 16:00 during two weeks and ends with open performance on the stage of the Hall of Columns of Russian State Herzen University.
You will find a unique chance to see the best ballet performances, unquestioned masterpieces of the classical and neo-classical dance performed by outstanding ballet-dancers while visiting the world-famous Mariinsky Theatre and the Mikhailovsky Theatre.
You will also enjoy the excursions around St. Petersburg and see its draw bridges and famous white nights.
We have prepared for you a comfortable, spacious and bright studio's in the heart of the city in a convenient location.
We offer the participants of our program the opportunity to receive the grant on training for students of choreography faculties of the higher educational institutions.
We also provide assistance in booking hotel accommodation next to the studio's via our partners.
Welcome to the Summer Ballet School
Russian State Herzen University, Institute of Theatre, Music and Dance and its Choreography Department invite dancers and students of choreographic universities around the world to take part in the summer ballet school «Ballet Summer School».
The event will take place from 14 July to 28 July 2014 in St. Petersburg, the city of white nights and draw bridges.
Our Summer School offers an opportunity to experience intensive dance training of the highest quality, while meeting new friends from all over the world. We welcome people of all backgrounds aged 16+ and students with different levels of training. Whether you're an enthusiastic beginner, developing your skills, or a professional dancer - we have a range of levels and classes to meet your needs. You can tailor your summer school experience from a packed timetable.