Courses for professional dancers
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Summer classes for beginners

HIGHLIGHTS

01.

FULLY ROUNDED TRAINING

The diploma program provides detailed training in a broad range of competencies, not only in-depth, practical knowledge of the La Scala Academy Ballet School teaching method, but also a solid background in dance instruction through complementary topics such as anatomy as applied to dance, child psychology and pedagogy, dance lesson planning, and music theory and practice.

02.

LA SCALA EXELLENCE

The teaching staff is composed of instructors from the La Scala Academy Ballet School. After a long and brilliant career as performers, they are able to share experience of inestimable value with their students, transmitting knowledge of technique and interpretive sensitivity. They are flanked by preeminent experts in pedagogy, psychology, psychotherapy, medicine, physiotherapy, and history of music and dance, who will help students develop specific competencies applicable within a teaching context.

03.

ERASMUS

Students in the course are eligible to participate in Erasmus+, the European Commission’s program for education training, youth, and sport. The EC has approved the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education of the La Scala Academy (clic here to download it)

04.

STUDENT TEACHING

One of the key elements of the Ballet Instructors course is the student teaching program. Students will assist Ballet School instructors in lessons with pupils in years 1-6 of the Academy ballet program, allowing them to apply what they are learning on a daily basis in a real world context.

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RECAP 2022-25

Study plan & Course catalogue
Here you can download the Study Plan and the Course Catalogue.
Length
Three years.
First year: October 24, 2022 to June 21, 2023.
Exam sessions will take place in July and September.

The yearly curriculum includes 1,500 hours of classroom work, workshops, and individual study for a total of 60 credits. The total for the three years is 4,500 hours and 180 credits.
Admission requisites
- 18 years old or older at start of course;
- certification of dance studies (8 years of classical ballet);
- High school diploma or equivalent.
Selection process
Prospective students must pass a two-phase selection process to be admitted to the course.

Phase 1
Theory and practice test: intermediate level (years 3 through 5 of an eight-year program) group ballet lesson. Candidates should present themselves wearing appropriate dance attire and demi-pointe or teaching shoes.

Phase 2
Motivational interview.

There will be two selection sessions: March 31, 2022 and September 28 or 29, 2022.
The selection process will last one day and take place in Milan at the La Scala Academy Ballet School, Via Campo Lodigiano 2.
Scholarships and loan
Student loans, scholarships, and tuition waivers and other forms of financial support ensure that students have access to a curriculum characterized by unrivaled artistic quality and close contact with the professional world.
Scholarships.
Students who pass the selection process may apply for a DSU regional scholarship. The application process will be communicated in a separate announcement. Scholarships are awarded on an annual basis to students with an appropriate ISEE (Equivalent Financial Status Indicator) for university study and who have earned the required academic credits. The availability of scholarships is contingent on funding from Regione Lombardia.
The La Scala Academy may also issue scholarships covering all or a part of tuition to those passing the selection process and requesting one.
Merit loans and student loans.
The La Scala Academy has established conventions with credit institutes to provide other forms of financial aid covering tuition and/or lodging to all students in good academic standing.
For further information, please contact the Teaching Office:
segreteria.trienniodanza@accademialascala.it

A.y. 2019-20: download the announcement and thefinal ranking
A.y. 2020-21: download the announcement and the final ranking
A.y. 2021-22: download the announcement and the final ranking
Non-Italian students
Non-Italian students must apply for a residence permit on the website Universitaly.
Teaching staff
De Bartolomeo Omar (omar.debartolomeo-ext@accademialascala.it)
Benedetti Sara (sara.benedetti-ext@accademialascala.it)
Filistovich Inessa (inessa.filistovich-ext@accademialascala.it)
Sartorelli Fabio (fabio.sartorelli-ext@accademialascala.it)
Scala Elisa (scala@accademialascala.it)
Pedroni Francesca (francesca.pedroni-ext@accademialascala.it)
Mazzucchelli Lucilla (lucilla.mazzucchelli@accademialascala.it)
Lentini Vito (vito.lentini-ext@accademialascala.it)
Olkhovaya Anna (anna.olkhovaya-ext@accademialascala.it)
Fabbrucci Letizia (fabbrucci@accademialascala.it)
Colombini Amelia (amelia.colombini-ext@accademialascala.it)
Arditi Eliane (arditi@accademialascala.it)
Tagliavia Emanuela (tagliavia@accademialascala.it)
Nikonova Tatiana (nikonova@accademialascala.it)
Rossitto Giulia (rossitto@accademialascala.it)
Martinez Camacho Grettel (grettel.martinezcamacho-ext@accademialascala.it)
Stroppa Antonella (stroppa@accademialascala.it)
Grassi Andrea (grassi@accademialascala.it)
Agliati Emanuele (emanuele.agliati-ext@accademialascala.it)
Maniscotti Lucrezia (lucrezia.maniscotti-ext@accademialascala.it)
Vismara Paola (vismara@accademialascala.it)
Madau Walter (madau@accademialascala.it)
Halnaut Jean-Philippe (jeanphilippe.halnaut-ext@accademialascala.it)

You must apply within:
March 17, 2022 for the first round of selections
September 23, 2022 for the second round.



Register to the Academy enrollment platform at iscrizioni.accademialascala.it.
Your email and the password you choose will become your login credentials [username and password] that can be used again for subsequent visits. You will also be asked to read the privacy notice.

APPLICATION:
After registering, enter the information requested for the specific applicant following the step-by-step. You will asked to download, sign, and attach the Terms & Conditions “Condizioni di contratto per la partecipazione". This step is necessary to proceed with the application process.

ATTACHEMENTS:
  • your passport +1 passport-sized photo;
  • your full cv;
  • Certificate of fitness to practice non-competitive sports;
  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • Certificates from dance schools/institutes/centers or self-certification attesting to completion of eight years of ballet study.

FEE:
You will be asked to pay the application fee directly online via credit/debit card or credit transfer. The payment must be made online directly through the enrollment platform (do not close the page before paying).A summary of entered data is generated at the end of the above steps.

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