Diploma for ballet instructors




The school has surpassed the milestone of two hundred years of activity and has seen the succession of prestigious masters and famous dancers such as Carlo Blasis, Olga Preobrajenska, Enrico Cecchetti, Cia Fornaroli, Ettorina Mazzucchelli, Esmée Bulnes, Elide Bonagiunta, John Field, Anna Maria Prina. Countless former students who have embarked on a career full of successes, from Carla Fracci to Liliana Cosi, from Luciana Savignano to Oriella Dorella, from Paola Cantalupo to Marco Pierin to Gilda Gelati, to the stars of today Roberto Bolle, Massimo Murru, Sara Renda , Sabrina Brazzo, Alessio Carbone, Gabriele Corrado, Mara Galeazzi, Vito Mazzeo, Marta Romagna, Nicoletta Manni, Rebecca Bianchi, and young promises Angelo Greco, Jacopo Tissi, Virna Toppi, Martina Arduino.



Today, the school allows dancers to get a dual diploma in classical-academic and modern-contemporary ballet. The School prepares dancers of a very high professional level, able to fit in the most popular companies in Italy and abroad, first of all the La Scala Corps de Ballet. After the junior high school, from 2017 the students can attend a high school, which offers a superior experimental route specially designed for them.



The intensification, in recent years, of meetings and seminars with internationally renowned choreographers and dancers has further enriched the already profound and rigorous preparation. Moreover, the granting of choreography to the school of the contemporary repertoire of artists such as George Balanchine, Mats Ek, Jiří Kylian, to name a few, interpreted in major Italian and European theaters, has further expanded the knowledge of the repertoire of the students.

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Recap 2021-22

Curricular Units and Teachers
School years run from September to June.
Students must pass final exams at the end of each year to be admitted to the following year.
Admission Requisites
Candidates attending the fifth grade of elementary school during academic year 2020-2021 may apply for admission to course level 1 of the Academy Ballet School.
Candidates who have the proper preparation for the course level corresponding to their age group and school level may apply for admission to course levels 2–7.
Selection Process
Candidates for admission to the Ballet School must pass a selection process consisting of an audition and a medical exam.
Candidates must accept all provisions contained into the course announcement to be admitted to the selection process. Please, read the announcement for all the details.

You can click here for all the video-instructions for courses first, second and third.
(Not applicable to external students)
The Academy makes every effort to assist worthy aspirants with financial aid to meet tuition costs. Various options are available, including scholarships, student loans, or tuition exemptions. After the student has passed the selection process, requests for financial aid shall be submitted at the time of enrollment in the 2021-2022 academic year, including the family’s equivalent financial status indicator (ISEE form, as of July 31, 2021).
Financial aid cannot be guaranteed to every family requesting it. The Academy will evaluate each request on a case-by-case basis.
Please, find ont the official announcement all the details.
Thanks to:
Associazione Genitori Allievi della Scuola di Ballo, Associazione Musicale l’Accordo, Carla Klinghofer – Lions Club Milano ai Cenacoli, Fondazione Rocca, Lanificio F.lli Cerruti S.p.A., Rotary Club Milano Leonardo da Vinci Naviglio Grande.