The Amsterdam International Summer School is an in-depth summer course for ballet dancers between 15 and 21 years of age. The course takes place in the studios of the Dutch National Opera & Ballet.
Information about the fifth edition of the Amsterdam International Summer School in 2015 will follow this Autumn.
This intensive 2 week course is organized by the National Ballet Academy in collaboration with the Dutch National Ballet.
Our international teaching faculty 2014 consisted of: Jean-Yves Esquerre, Emio Greco, Igone de Jongh, Sandrine Leroy, Christiane Marchant, Ernst Meisner and Marijn Rademaker.
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, Dutch National Ballet repertoire and a unique opportunity will be offered for working on a new choreography with Ernst Meisner, the artistic coordinator of the Dutch National Ballet Junior Company, the ideal springboard for young ballet dancers. The course will be concluded with a studio presentation to an invited audience and parents.