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. They are presenting a new intensive high-performance programme for young dancers between 15 and 22 for the 2020/21 season.
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.
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 are offering this programme to 25 dancers, a 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 programme lasts for 10 months, from the 31th of August 2020 to the 27th of June 2021, 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.