International Summer School

The first summer school
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August 22-27 2022

Volta Mantovana (MN) - ITALY


An intensive advanced course in classical and contemporary dance that wants to give young dancers the opportunity 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 19 years old and aims to give them the opportunity to work with directors of important internationally renowned academies. The course also includes the opportunity to perform 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 YGP and YAGP in the world.



The International Summer School will conclude with a gala performance on 27 August 2022 (28 in case of rain) at the Gardens of Palazzo Gonzaga where world-famous professionals will dance to give a great show.

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 any awards will be delivered.


Classes schedule

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
  • Pas de deux technique
  • Men technique
  • Classical female and male repertoire
  • Contemporary dance
  • PBT: Progressive Ballet Technique
  • Choreographic workshop for Gala rehearsal
  • Private classes with the directors (e-mail for info)
  • During the week, teachers will rotate among the lessons in order for the students to give the chance of working with them closely.


    It will be possible to send questions and register while places are available (the event has a limited number, therefore, it will be possible to register until the predetermined number of participants is reached). To register, you will need to fill out the appropriate online form and send the receipt of the deposit transfer within 10 days of registration to the remaining amount must be paid no later than July 15, 2022.
    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.

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    Cast insegnanti 2022

    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.


    Artistic Director YAGP

    paola vismara


    Teatro alla Scala


    Artistic Director YAGP



    Princess Grace Academy


    Princess Grace Academy



    State Ballet School Berlin


    Stuttgart Ballet

    Lara Bogni


    Coreografa Internazionale

    Erika Montagnoli


    Ganxhe arte danza

    Ilenia Montagnoli

    Co-founder and art director of International Summer School

    Tommaso Renda

    Co-founder and art director of International Summer School

    Di Cicco

    Assistant to the management


    Managing director


    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 funVolta Mantovana today is a lively and dynamic village, in continuous expansion, home to important national events such as the National Show of Passito and Meditation Wines and A Volta per Star Bene, an important exhibition-market of food and wine 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.

    Volta Mantovana

    Via Guglielmo Marconi, 18a
    46049 Volta Mantovana (MN)


    Grishko will be at International Summer School the whole week with a shoe fitting and apparel sales stand.