The course

From 20 through 31 July 2015, the fifth edition of the Amsterdam International Summer School, an in-depth summer course for ballet dancers between 15 and 21 years of age, will take place in the studios of the Dutch National Ballet.

This intensive 2 week course is organized by the Dutch National Ballet Academy in collaboration with the undefinedDutch National Ballet.

Our international teaching faculty 2015 includes: Jean-Yves Esquerre, Igone de Jongh, Christiane Marchant, Ernst Meisner, Olivier Wecxsteen. Jozef Varga and international choreographer Gioconda Barbuto.

The course will focus on classical technique i.e., lessons in technique for girls and boys, variations, pas-de-deux, pointe technique (girls), men’s coaching and variations. Students will also follow lessons in contemporary dance and Dutch National Ballet repertoire. The course will be concluded with a studio presentation to an invited audience and parents.

20-31 July 2015

Artistic Directorate
Ernst Meisner (artistic coordinator Junior Company - Dutch National Ballet)
Jean-Yves Esquerre (artistic director Dutch National Ballet Academy)

group portrait AISS 2014