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Dance Academy in Berlin specialized on Dance Education Programs

The international Dance Academy for Contemporary Dance is the professional school for aspiring dancers in Berlin

The Dance Academy offers a 3-year Dance Education Program and as preparatory Programs a 5-months Dance Intensive Program as well as a 9-months Dance Pre-Education. The international Dance Academy is Berlin’s professional school for devoted dancers who want to immerse themselves in the world of Contemporary Dance and has a long tradition of promoting talent and creativity. Regardless of whether you decide to turn your fascination for dance into a profession or whether you are a passionate hobby dancer wishing to work on refining your pliés. The professional dance academy offers plenty of space to develop and work your potential. Experienced dance teachers and a lively community of dedicated dancers will accompany you on your path at the professional academy.

Our dance education program has been officially approved by the Senate of Berlin in 1996.

AUDITION Dates 2024 for the Education Program:
April 26th, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. (Friday)
May 24th, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. (Friday)
June 14th, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. Friday)

Open Day 2024: May 25th 2024, for all those who are interested in the Dance Education or the Intensive Programs and would like to get to know us personally before. There are classes to join in as well as to watch!

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Dance Education Programs at the international Academy in Germany

Dance Education program for stage dance – 3 years

The 3-year dance education program for stage dance is designed for dancers, who plan to become a professional dance artist and work in the field of performing arts. The dance education focuses on the development of dance technique such as ballet, contemporary dance, modern dance (Graham and Horton) and jazz dance. We work as well as on the development of your own personal artistic expression. The program is officially approved.
At the Academy you will be part of a demanding and at the same time family-oriented training structure.
Dancers have successfully been trained at the long established professional Dance Academy Balance 1 Berlin for over 25 years.
The new semester of the dance education program starts yearly at the beginning of October.
If you can’t make it to one of our live auditions, we also accept your application as a video audition.
We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Dance Education Program

Dance Intensive Program – 5 months

The Dance Intensive Program is tailored as a preparation for an educational program or for everyone dancing regularly in their free time wishing to deepen their technique and passion for dance in a supportive and encouraging environment.
This Intensive training program expands your fundamentals in a variety of dance styles, including ballet, contemporary dance, and jazz dance.
So, if you are looking for an exquisite program to expand your personal potential in a safe environment and are looking for the opportunity to train exclusively in a closed group, we would like to welcome you to our 5-months Dance Intensive.
There is no age limit for this program and you do not have to audition. However, you should have previous dance experience and feel physically fit enough to sustain the rigors of the program.
The training takes place in the afternoon from 4:45 p.m. and can therefore be attended if you are still obliged to attend school as well as after work. The Intensive takes place twice a year, starting at the beginning of february and at the beginning of september.
We are curious about receiving your application!

Dance Program

Dance Pre-Education – 9 months

The Dance Pre-Education is a program designed exclusively for dancers who wish to prepare for auditions at professional dance academies.
It provides intensive training in dance technique and performance skills.
If have you been dancing for some time already and would like to prepare yourself fundamentally for the entrance exams of the training programs and are between 16 and 26 years old, then we invite you to apply for our Dance Pre-Education.
You need to have dance-experience to apply, and you have to pass an audition for this opportunity!
The training takes place in the mornings in the dance education classes. Therefore, you cannot attend it if you are still obliged to attend school. The yearly start is the beginning of october along with the dance education classes.
We are excited to meeting you at one of our auditions!

Dance Pre-Education

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