Comparative Ballet History
Taking you to the next level of understanding ballet!
IBT Academy is proud to present a new Comparative Ballet History Course for Company members.
Studying Comparative Ballet History helps students further their knowledge of repertoire, the process of preparation for a role, and their understanding of important concepts like artistry and inspiration, all paramount to becoming well-rounded dancers and artists.
The 2021/22 Comparative Ballet History course consists of 14 hours of lectures and provides a unique opportunity to study international ballet history taught in a new cutting-edge format.
The list of wide-ranging topics will include
- John’s Cranko’s Onegin: Novel in Verse to Ballet
- Magical Birds in Classical, Neoclassical, and Contemporary Ballets
- Balanchine and The Nutcracker: How One Choreographer’s Nostalgia Helped Create One of The Most Beloved American Traditions,
as well as contemplations on Artistry:
- The Elusiveness of Artistry: Understanding and Creating The Magic
- Freedom and Discipline in Ballet: Learning to Grow.
Should you have any additional questions, don't hesitate to contact IBT's Artistic Director for a brochure.