International Summer School Italia

The first international Summer School in collaboration with

Agosto 21-28-Galá 29 2020

Volta Mantovana (MN) - ITALY

Special Guest Serata di Galà

Iana Salenko


International Summer School is an intensive course in classical and contemporary dance that aims to give young dancers the chance to further their education in ballet and improve their technique. This course is addressed to students who have been studying for at least 2 years and between the ages of 9 and 20 years and it sets the objective to allow young dancers to work with directors of important internationally renowned academies.

The course also includes auditions to give scholars the chance to be selected by the directors of the academies and to obtain scholarships.

Exclusively, for students it will be possible to be selected by Larissa e Gennadi Saveliev the founders and directors of YAGP, to have direct access to the most important events of YAGP in Europe and to the final of New York



International Summer School will end with a closing Gala night il 29 August 2020(30in case of rain ) at the Gardens of Palazzo Gonzaga  where world-renowned professionals will dance to give a show of great quality. During the show, the students will also be present with a choreography created for them during the week. At the end of the evening the scholarships and prizes will be awarded. scolarships and prizes will be assigned.

Guest Artist

Special Guest and Masterclasse Guest

Iana Salenko

Etoile Staatsballett Berlin


Students involved in the training course of the International Summer School will take part in professional lessons through an intensive program of:

  • Classical ballet technique
  • Pointe technique
  • Men technique
  • Passo a Due
  • Classical female and male repertoire
  • Contemporary dance
  • PBT: Progressive Ballet Technique
  • Choreographic workshop for Gala rehearsal
  • Theorical and practical seminar of music applied to dance

During the week, teachers will rotate among the lessons in order for the students to give the chance of working with them closely.

Masterclass with
Iana Salenko and Marian Walter

Per gli allievi del corso International Summer School, sarà possibile partecipare a una MasterClass con Etoile Internazionali della danza. Sabato 29 agosto Iana Salenko E Marian Walter terranno le Masterclass per i Nostri allievi.

For the information about application and cost of the Masterclass, please send an e-mail to 10 days .

Seminar for teachers

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Will be possible send the registration form, between the 1 February and 30 may 2020 , until places are available. To register, you will need to fill in the appropriate online form and send the bank transfer receipt to have time 10 days . from the registration data.The remaining amount must be paid by 1st July 2020.

To facilitate unaccompanied minors, every teacher or manager of a group of at least 10 students will have free board and lodging from the day of arrival to the day of the end of the course.

Pre-Junior (9-12 years old) | 420(210 deposit + 210 balance)

Junior (13-15 years old) | 580 € (290 deposit + 290 balance)

Advanced (16-20 years old) | 580 € (290 deposit + 290 balance)


The team of teachers is undoubtedly what distinguishes the experience of International Summer School, young dancers, will have the exclusive opportunity to study with the Directors of some of the most authoritative institutions in the ballet world and be selected to become part of some prestigious Academies.

Larissa Saveliev

Artistic Director YAGP

Marek Rózycki

Staatliche Balletschule Berlino

Marc Ribaud

Stuttgart Ballett Ballett Master

Tadeusz Matacz

John Cranko School Stuttgart

Gennadi Saveliev

Artistic Director YAGP

Luca Masala

Prinsess Grace Accademy

Iana Salenko

Etoile Staatsballettberlin


Princess Grace Accademy


Zurich Dance Academy

Marian Walter

Etoile Staatsballettberlin



Erica Montagnoli





Sandro Cuccuini



Guest master pianist

Ilenia Montagnoli

Co-founder and art director of International Summer School
Balletto di Stato di Berlino

Tommaso Renda

Co-founder and art director of International Summer School
Balletto di Stato di Berlino


Volta Mantovana

Located on the offshoot of the moraine hills towards the Po Valley, Volta Mantovana it is a noble country rich in history, with very ancient origins. The beautiful city located on the Morenic Hills is at the center of a wonderful area and offers the possibility to visit natural landscapes, in a few minutes you can reach Peschiera del Garda che affaccia sul meraviglioso Lake Gardaand it's close to the cities of Verona and to Mantua.

Natural parks and evocative landscapes offer the possibility of spending a pleasant stay, in the spirit of relax, of culture and of fun. Volta Mantovana today is a lively and dynamic village, constantly expanding, home to important national events such as the National Exhibition of Passito Wines and 'A Volta per Star Bene', an important exhibition-market of wine and food products of the Morainic Hills.

The dance studio

Internatrional Summer School will take place at Ganxhe Arte Danza  in Volta Mantovana (MN). The building has been specially designed for dance, it's located on two floors and it has large rooms, changing rooms, showers, an outdoor garden and a big parking. A few meters from the dance school you can find bars and supermarkets.

Ganxhe arte danza

Via Lombardia, 8
46049 Volta Mantovana (MN)
Tel 0376-83378
Fax 0376-83378