Report from the 8 March 2017

The programme offered for the 2nd edition of the “Gala des Ecoles de Danse du XXIe siècle” is available

© DAVID ELOFER
3 March 2017Hugo Marchand named Étoile Dancer at the Paris Opera 11 April 2017The Opera’s costume jewellery on display at the Opera’s Museum-Library in the Palais Garnier

From April 2nd to 8th, the Paris Opera Ballet School welcomes the Paris Opera Ballet School welcomes the Royal Danish Ballet School, the Vaganova Academy, the Royal Ballet School of London, the San Francisco Ballet School, the Canada's National Ballet School, the John Cranko Schule - Stuttgarter Ballett and the Ballettschule des Hamburg Ballett - John Neumeier for the 2nd edition of the “Gala des Ecoles de Danse du XXIe siècle”.

An exclusive programme is offered:

- Tuesday 4th from 14h to 17h00 at the Palais Garnier: come and watch the live rehearsal of the Gala and the Schools March.

- Wednesday 5th at the Paris Opera Ballet School:

o From 10h to 13h : panel discussion with all Directors on the following subjects : the relationships between schools and companies, evolution of the training compared to the evolution of the repertoires, the increasing difficulties of the auditions…

o From 14h to 15h30 : observation of ballet classes (POBS students and guests)

o From 16h to 18h : observation of our guests rehearsals.

o From 19h30 to 21h : screening of pieces of POBS repertoire and Q&A about the French style.