FACTORIA 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 a high level performance programme (PAR) within a continuing education for young dancers between 16 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.
Coordinated by Anael Martín
She was part of Cuba’s National Ballet for 20 years, becoming the first soloist and repeater. There she also worked under the artistic direction of Alicia and Fernando Alonso. She has performed all the classical repertoire and folk, neoclassical and contemporary coreogrpahies as a dancer.
PAR en Dansa is a 40 hours per week High Performance Programme, directed by Rodolfo Castellanos. It offers technical development and individualized monitoring to the dancers, who work as a company with their own productions. The Factoria Cultural of Terrassa serves as a platform for dancers to establish direct contact with international companies programmed in the city.
35 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 and Anael Martín.
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.
We offer the possibility to participate in onsite or virtual auditions for all those who have problems going to the Factoria Cultural de Terrassa (Barcelona).
To enroll please submit the audition registration.