Course Programme 2018

If you are professional ballet dancer or advanced semi-professional looking to improve your ballet skills and jump to the next level, then this 3-week Summer Intensive programme is designed for you.

Our requirement is minimum Classical Ballet experience 4 years and on pointe experience 3 years

How we can boost your career in 3-weeks? With our Summer Intensive you will:

  • have unique possibility to take popular advanced Balanchine technique masterclass with our teacher Viki Bromberg Psihoyos. She has studied directly from George Balanchine, and danced and teached his choreography around the globe including New York City Ballet.
  • improve your classical ballet techniques with our teachers from famous Russian Vaganova Ballet Academy.

  • can take classical ballet technique and variation classes from world famous prima ballerina Agnes Oaks from English National Theatre.

  • can take modern Contemporary dance masterclass by famous teacher and choreographer Oleksii Busko.

  • Nacho Duato masterclass with our famous teacher Fabrice Edelmann.

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Why should you choose our Summer Intensive in Estonia?

Professional level

Intensive classical ballet summer course is aimed for professional dancers studying ballet practice and improve their skills with devotion. For professional dancers the three week workshop will be concluded by an original performance on the main Estonian ballet stage in Estonian National Opera and Ballet. Solid training, bold choreographic approach and the opportunity to have your say in ballet in front of a competent audience.

Course offers a unique possibility to meet best European choreographers during the process of staging new original ballets, which will be performed in the end of course. The programme aims at helping each student find their own choreographic voice and style.

The three week summer ballet workshop will include Ballet Technique, Pointe, Repertoire, Contemporary, Pilates and Choreography Workshop.

Semi - professionals level

Our programme in Ballet Summer Workshop Estonia is designed for advanced level ballet students in schools or for ballet dancers. Minimum age limit 16+ years.

Our requirement is minimum Classical Ballet experience 4 years and on pointe experience 3 years. Balanchine and other techniques we have chosen are very demanding and in our program for advanced level dancers. The main reason we can not let participants with less skills, is to avoid injuries in our intensive workshop.

Semi - professionals and professional level (two separated groups)

For advanced semi-professionals and professional dancers International Summer Ballet Workshop course 2017 includes three weeks of intensive ballet training. Students will be immersed in dance with classes five to six hours per day, six days per week, learning from our famous masterclass instructors Ballet Technique, Repertoire, Variations, Pointe, Contemporary, Pilates and Floor ballet barre.

We offer intensive training of classical and modern dance of internationally high level. We enable the practice of the repertoire of renowned classical and modern choreographers, brought to you by internationally  professional choreographers and teachers.

This summer workshop gives students the opportunity to experience intensive professional ballet training in a nurturing and safe environment with students from a wide range of countries and cultures.

Deadline 17 of June

Limited space!

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Important dates

International Summer Ballet Workshop Eestonia takes place from July 16th 2018 to August 5th 2018 in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia.

15.07
16.07
30.07
04.08
15. - 16. july

The arrival and housing of the participants. Individual arrival dates can be changed, the welcoming night of participants is held on July 15.

16. - 29. july

Trainings take place every day in the Estonian National Opera.

For 3 weeks with Gala programme In the first two weeks (from July 16 to July 29), each day is divided into two parts:

09.30-.... - Pilates Technique, classical technique, modern, pointe and variations; stretching
Lunch  Breake

... - 17.00/18.00 – repertoire training for the performance

For 3 weeks without Gala programme

Intensive training!

9.30 - Ballet class, classical technique, Pointe, Variation etc.

Lunch  Breake

Till 16.15 or 17.30 - Contemporary, Repertoire, Pilates, Streching etc.

30. july - 4. august

Professional Level with Gala concert

In the third week, only repertoire training for the performance takes place (together with the classical ballet training in the morning).

Professional level and semi-professional level without Gala concert (30.07 - 04.08.2018)

Intensive training!

9.30 - Ballet class, classical technique, Pointe, Variation etc.

Lunch  Breake

Till 16.15 or 17.30 - Contemporary, Repertoire, Pilates, Streching etc.

4. - 5. august

The week ends with Two Gala Performances with original stage production of short ballets on the Estonian National Ballet stage.