The Bolshoi Ballet Academy was established in 1773.
Over the years it has earned an international reputation for its quality of training that produces world class dancers.
Graduates go on to careers with major national and international dance companies.
The Bolshoi Ballet Academy invites the foreign citizens for training according to the programs of: traineeship for those who are studying ballet for their benefit; full-time vocational training, specialty “Choreographic Art”, qualification “Ballet Dancer”; academic higher education program for those who are interested in becoming teachers, specialists in management and choreographic art.The method of teaching is founded on a thorough, comprehensive, classical training curriculum that is carefully coordinated to the students` ability.
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The curriculum includes Ballet Technique, Pointe Work, Centre Work, Repertoire, Das de Deux, Jazz, Character Dance and Historical Dance. The Academy offers a professional teaching staff with international teaching and performing experience. All classes are carefully graded both for age and technical level and each student is given the individual attention so necessary for his or her progress.
The Bolshoi Ballet Academy holds annual auditions for the students seeking acceptance into the full-time programs of traineeship and vocational training.
The full-time programs operate from September to June. Admission to these programs is through an audition process.
1) The audition consists of a ballet class comprised of barre, centre work, basic adage, allegro and pointe work.
2) Foreign students may submit a video tape or DVD (not more than 10 minutes), showing class work (barre, center work, adage, allegro, pointe work and repertoire if any) along with written documentation concerning previous training experience and background information.
The professors will analyze the video and make the decision whether a student may undertake a traineeship and to receive a Certificate at the end of his/her traineeship or to study as a full-time student and receive a Diploma at the end of the period of education.
The period of traineeship is from 1 month and more, the minimum tuition time for obtaining the Diploma is 3 years.
The education is made on the contractual basis.
The tuition for traineeship/education covers the cost of the disciplines stipulated by the present school curriculum, Russian language classes (1,5 hour daily), double room accommodation at the dorms, 4 meals a day and emergency medical help at the Academy Medical Centre.
The education in the Bolshoi Ballet Academy carries out in Russian. Obtaining a positive grade in Russian testifies to the intermediate level of communication competence which enables a student to satisfy his/her primary communication needs in everyday life, cultural, educational and professional areas of communication in accordance with the federal standards.
The Bolshoi Ballet Academy offers one of the best dance training facilities in the world. It is a variety of amenities including 20 large studios with a professional no-slip dance floor, change rooms with showers and lockers, study area, physiotherapy room. High ceilings make it possible to offer Pas de Deux classes, two levels of ballet barres are accommodated for young children and adults.
For detailed information please apply at www.balletacademy.ru
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