A 4-day Intensive Course taught by ex-NDT dancers Jesse Callaert and Mikaela Kelly for pre-professional dancers ages 15+, featuring repertoire by world renowned choreographers Alexander Ekman and Johan Inger as well as daily classes in Ballet and Improvisation.

Where: Antwerp, Belgium

When: August 2, 3, 4, 5 – 2022

Deadline for applications: July 20, 2022

Summer Workshop Antwerp is a 4-day Intensive Course in the heart of Antwerp, open to pre-professional dancers ages 15+, taught by ex-NDT dancers Jesse Callaert and Mikaela Kelly. The program will consist of daily classes in ballet, improvisation and will feature repertoire by world renowned choreographers Alexander Ekman and Johan Inger.
In order to preserve an intimate working environment, limited spots are available!

Schedule:
10:00 – 11:15       Ballet / Improvisation
11:30 – 13:00       repertoire
13:00 – 14:00       LUNCH BREAK
14:00 – 16:00       repertoire
16:00 – 18:00       Studio available for stretching

Teachers:

Jesse Callaert (Ghent, Belgium) studied at the Royal Ballet School Antwerp for 6 years, which provided him with a professional ballet training and a base for modern and contemporary dance. After graduating in 2017 and having danced as a guest dancer with Ballett Zürich, he joined the prestigious Nederlands Dans Theater 2 where he danced for 4 years. In July 2021 he then joined Staatsballett Hannover under the artistic direction of world renowned choreographer Marco Goecke. He has performed works by many choreographers including: Jiří Kylián, Sol León & Paul Lightfoot, Marco Goecke, Sharon Eyal, Ohad Naharin, Alexander Ekman, Johan Inger, Edward Clug, Medhi Walerski, Dimo Milev, Juliano Nunes, Nadav Zelner, Felix Landerer, Alexi Ratmansky, Ben Van Cauwenbergh and Yannick Boquin.
Jesse has also choreographed pieces for the annual edition of ‘Switch by NDT Dancers’ as well as for the Royal Ballet School Antwerp, creates a broad variety of music compositions and participates in film, fashion or tv projects alongside hosting his own podcast ‘Fase II Fase’.

Mikaela Kelly (New York City, USA) is a 2017 Princess Grace Award Winner in dance. She studied at American Ballet Theatre’s pre-professional school where she aquired a strong classical ballet technique and completed her certification in ABT’s National Training Curriculum for Teachers. In 2018, she graduated from The Juilliard School’s four year Bachelor of Fine Arts program and joined Nederlands Dans Theater 2. Mikaela has performed works by many choreographers including: Jiří Kylián, Sol León & Paul Lightfoot, Nacho Duato, Ohad Naharin, Marco Goecke, Sharon Eyal, Alexander Ekman, Johan Inger, Marcos Morau, Edward Clug, Medhi Walerski, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Yoann Bourgeois, Aszure Barton, Felix Landerer, Bryan Arias, Dimo Milev, Alexi Ratmansky, George Balanchine, Merce Cunningham, Paul Taylor and José Limón. 
Mikaela has also designed costumes for critically acclaimed choreographer Juliano Nunes and for Norwegian National Ballet, Philadelphia Ballet, Origins Dance Festival, V-Create, Orsolina 28, and Switch by NDT Dancers.

Online Registration through this link: https://summerworkshopantwerp2022.eventbrite.be
Limited spots available!

Costs for participants: €280 (incl. VAT)

Contact details: Please don’t hesitate to ask any questions, just send an email to: jesse.callaert@gmail.com

For further information, please visit https://summerworkshopantwerp2022.eventbrite.be

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