Programme

CENTRE CULTURAL TERRASSA is top in the field of dance programming and has invited the best companies and dancers in the world for more than 35 years (Vienna Opera Ballet, Paris Opera Ballet or Royal Ballet, Alicia Alonso, Maya Plisetskaya or Manuel Legris), with an internationally experienced team presents now a new high level performance programme (PAR) within a continuing education for young dancers between 15 and 22 years old.

Directed by Rodolfo Castellanos

Known worldwide as principal dancer of the National Ballet of Cuba—directed by Alicia Alonso—and guest dancer in big events around the world. He is now a famous ballet master in big schools and companies like the Royal Ballet or the English National Ballet among others.

Miquel G. Font

Coordinated by Miquel G. Font

Dancer in big companies like the Béjart Ballet Lausanne, the Houston Ballet or the Tanzcompagnie Oldenburg, he has worked with choreographers like Maurice Béjart, Jiri Kylian or Sharon Eyal.  He is now a choreographer for international companies like Scapino Ballet Rotterdam, Miami City Ballet or Royal Ballet School Antwerp, and director of the Habemus Corpus Dance Company. He also directs co-productions with theatres like Mercat de les Flors, Theaterhaus Stuttgart or the Jerusalem Dance Week.

They annually offer this high level performance programme to 25 dancers in order to help them do the necessary step to jump to the professional world.

 

40 hours a week

at a high level with the different branches of ballet and Movement with Ballet lessons, Pointe Technique, Pas de deux, Contemporary, improvisation and Creation.

Experience in big stages

as part of big productions like The Nutcracker, directed by Rodolfo Castellanos, which will premiere in Christmas 2020 at Centre Cultural Terrasa, or Coppélia, Miquel G. Font's new creation with other smaller creations in triple programmes.

Direct contact, workshops and exchanges

with the international companies programmed by the theatre during the season, with names like Thierry Malandain, Mariinsky Ballet, Kibbutz Dance Company and the orchestra of the Samara Opera. These contacts also offer genuine and direct information from dancers who have lived the same experience, so they can give direct advice and a real understanding of the world of dance.

Individual Assistance/ Training

to prepare the dancer for international contests like Prix the Lausanne or YAGP, to learn how to participate in auditions or learn about public relations.

You can enjoy all these things together with the great facilities of one of the most well-appointed theatres in Catalonia, with devoted and very motivated staff and humane treatment as a priority.

The program is taught annually from September to June with only an entry fee of 420€ + a monthly fee of 420€. If you pay the whole annual fee all at once, registration is free.

You can ask for advice with accommodation and the needed documentation at any time.

Auditions

We offer the possibility to participate in onsite or virtual auditions for all those who have problems going to the Centre Cultural Terrassa (Barcelona).

To enroll please submit the audition registration before September 6.

Registrations

The requirements to participate in the audition are the following: Solid classical dance base including pointe technique,  notions of improvisation and contemporary techniques and Pas de Deux technique.