The Ailey Extension and Orsolina28 in partnership with Moncalvo in Danza will devote an entire week to the Great American dance, both classical and modern. The workshop will be focusing on Mr Ailey’s legacy that dance comes from the people and should be given back to the people. The Ailey Experience Workshop offers the chance to study with established teachers from The Ailey Extension as well as the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater former company members. The week will concentrate on the teaching of ballet, Horton Technique and on the repertoire of masterpieces.

Where: Orsolina28 – Moncalvo (AT), Italy

When: 16 – 22 July

Deadline for applications: 7th July 2017

Moreover, professional dancers and teachers from the U.S will be teaching classes of Hip Hop and the Graham technique.

The unquestionable queen of the international Hip-Hop and one of the most important music videos choreographer Fatima Robinson will be back at Orsolina28 with Jessica Castro, and for the first time Laccio will hold a lesson named “Contamination”.

At the end of the week the Ailey Extension teachers’s will assign a merit-based scholarship to students from both intermediate and advanced courses. Students will be exposed to the diversity of Ailey’s legacy with technique classes in ballet, Horton, contemporary, hip-hop, West African, and Broadway jazz.

The teaching program also includes supplementary lessons of stretching, barre a terre and GRAVITY ® for dancers.

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Euro 600 open week + full board (Full immersion in nature. Everything is organized to experience the aesthetic suggestions that fill every hour of the day. Comfortable and technological geodesic domes housed in the natural environment of Orsolina28. All meals provided on-site with locally grown produce.)

Euro 380 open week (classic + modern)

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