The Masters of Ballet Summer Intensive is a two week programme in classical dance with a comprehensive curriculum designed for advanced dance students aged from 11 to 19 years. It offers excellent ballet training and also explores aspects of the wider world of dance.
Students will be given the opportunity to work with some of the world’s most famous Ballet Masters who will help prepare students for the next step towards a professional career in dance, and teach them the skills they have gained from dancing in the great opera houses from around the world.
Attention will be given to developing each student by focusing on their strengths and talents.
At the end of the second week Students will be sharing work in a Performance, and all Students will receive a Certificate of Completion, signed by the teachers.
Offered program for study:
- Ballet techniques and Master classes
- Virtuosity/Solo for girls and boys
- Pas de Deux for Seniors
- Character Dance
- Historical Dance for Juniors
- Acting for Juniors
- Contemporary/Neo Classical
- Floor barre/Stretching
- History of Ballet
Guest teachers from the Vaganova Ballet Academy, Alma Mater of International Ballet Stars (St.Petersburg, Russia)
Professor Marina Vasilieva - Head of Ballet at Vaganova Ballet Academy, Honoured Artist of Russia, Awarded the Best Ballet Teacher of 2009.
Galina Enikeeva - Teacher of Junior Ballet Classes at Vaganova Ballet Academy and coach of stage practice for students at the Mariinsky Theatre.
Master Class Teachers
Elena Glurdjidze - former Lead Principal of English National Ballet, Best Female Dance Awards, International guest teacher.
Irek Mukhamedov OBE - current Principal Ballet Master and Character Artist at English National Ballet, former Principal of Bolshoi Ballet (Moscow) and Royal Ballet (London).
Character Dance and Historical Dance
Olga Semenova - currently teaching at English National Ballet School and Central School of Ballet. Former ballet teacher at Vaganova Ballet Academy and Ballet Mistress of European Ballet, Honorary Member of Association of Russian Ballet & Theatre Arts.
Vladislav Bubnov - Physiotherapist and Ballet Coach at Vladislav Bubnov Movement Continuum (London). Former Principal dancer with Bolshoi Ballet (Moscow), Scottish Ballet, Leipzig Ballet, English National Ballet.
Contemporary Dance/Neo Classical/ Floor Barre
Sara Knight - Artistic Director of SLK (New York), Co-Founder of the Greenwich Ballet Academy (USA), former guest Soloist and teacher at Boston Ballet Company (USA), former guest Soloist of Northern Ballet Theatre (UK).