This comprehensive and focused program is designed for dancers that have completed their secondary school education and at are an advanced ballet level.
Two levels are accepted: advanced students, and company trainees.
1) Advanced: students must be at or approaching an advanced level. Half-day programme.
2) Trainees: may be eligible to become understudies/apprentices with the company. Trainees attend on full or partial scholarship based upon audition results and previous experience. Trainees have completed their ballet studies and advance their technique skills in the fall semester (Sept-Dec 2007). Starting January 2008 trainees train and understudy with the Ballet de Printemps. Selected trainees may apprentice with the company. Trainees offered apprentice contracts must be able to work in Canada.
The ATP programme begins September 2007. Rehearsal and performance experience enable trainees to gain valuable professional experience.
In addition to morning and elective afternoon technique lessons, the *curriculum includes modern, repertoire/pointe, pas de deux, character, conditioning and seminars. *Certain classes vary between semesters.
-Small class sizes
-All instructors are working professionals or former professional dancers and choreographers
-Max. enrollment: 8 advanced students/ 8 trainees
-Location of studio: North Vancouver, Canada
To apply for the ATP programme, please contact:
To apply for the advanced programme, please contact us. For trainee applicants, please provide a current CV, photo to arrange for an audition.
Company site: www.balletdeprintemps.com
Academy site: http://www.mainlandacademy.com