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Classical Dance Alliance, Inc. (CDA)
Founded in 2002 for "Raising the Barre on Ballet Schooling®"
Executive Director: Janet L. Springer
International Center for Choreography and Ballet Pedagogy (ICCBP)
Founded by CDA in 2012
Artistic Director: Oleg Vinogradov
Oleg Vinogradov Foundation for the Development and Preservation
of Classical Ballet, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Founded in 2012 in St. Petersburg, Russia, by Oleg Vinogradov, in response to a large group of ballet theater goers
who wrote a petition to him requesting that the Russian ballet tradition be continued at the highest artistic level.
would like to invite you to join us for the
2014 BarreRaiser® Ballet Pedagogy Blended Learning Intensive
in association with
N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory
St. Petersburg, Russia
Open Enrollment, All levels - Affordable - Private - Manuals -
Come explore, learn, and improve your work through concentrated, concrete, written, information and examples which can be fully understood, used and which can be evaluated.
Receive long-term personal support and answers to your pedagogical questions -
before, during, and after each course ends.
Adults - for Continuing Education, Personal and Professional Development
Emerging Teachers • Ballet Teachers
K-12 Teachers of Dance • College and University Professors and Students
Private Dance School Owners and Staff • Conservatory Dance Program Teachers
Choreographers • Ballet Masters
Dance Critics • Writers
Click here to find out how to obtain Certificates or Credit for
Live video conferences with Oleg Vinogradov Biography
• Janet L. Springer, Executive Director, Classical Dance Alliance, Inc. Biography
• Classical Ballet Music Specialist: TBA
• Irina Guseva, Guest Artist and Demonstrator Biography
A graduate of the Vaganova Ballet Academy and for 20 years a dancer
with the Kirov Ballet Company of the Mariinsky Theater, in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Smoke Rise Village Inn
Kinnelon, New Jersey
(Within commuting distance of New York, New York)
All courses will be held in Northern New Jersey in the village of Kinnelon at the Smoke Rise Village Inn
(35 miles west of New York City)
Enrollment is Limited to 14 People per Course. Act Quickly. Our Courses fill up fast.
Click below for Details about each one of our four Classical Dance Courses
First Class (June 27 through July 4, 2014)
Second Class (July 5 through July 12, 2014)
Third Class (July 14 through July 19, 2014)
Fourth Class (July 21 through July 26, 2014)
About CDA/ICCBP Courses
Copyright (Springer), 2014
Adults with diverse interests and needs may find that studying and working with the material contained in the "Six Year Program of Classical Ballet" is an efficient and effective way to understand the basics principles of classical dance (ballet). The Program that CDA/ICCBP uses was written by Vera Kostrovitskaya for the accelerated training of talented 12 year old students who started their ballet training late. It is systematized and in syllabus form. It becomes much more than a syllabus; it becomes the method of teaching classical dance because it is a methodical guide which "contains minute details as to when, how and what to teach in each of the eight or six years" (Kostrovitskaya & Pisarev, 1979)(Kostrovitskaya, 1995, p. 17). This summer, CDA/ICCBP offers Four Classes at our summer BarreRaiser® 2014 Ballet Pedagogy Intensive, a kind of "boot camp" for dance teachers, ballet masters and choreographers where information and knowledge may be obtained quickly. The courses are comprehensive, unaltered, highly accurate and the information is presented so it can easily be used later. Click here for more information
Please telephone Classical Dance Alliance at (212) 397-1400
Let us know if you are planning to attend the
BarreRaiser® Pedagogical Intensive 2014.
We are here to answer any of your questions.
All Courses are limited to 14 people per course.
Your deposit is your reservation.
Excerpts from the “Informal Evening Performance”
“Daytona Beach Summer Dance Intensive 2013”
Sara Ezzell and Adrian Blake Mitchell, participants in the joint CDA event with Daytona State College titled "Daytona Beach Summer Dance Intensive 2013" are now in St. Petersburg, Russia at the special invitation of Oleg Vinogradov. They are in their last year of study at the Ellison Ballet Professional Training Program. While in St. Petersburg, Sara and Adrian are participating in daily lessons, rehearsals and performances. Also, Erin Forrest, a faculty member at Ellison Ballet, will have her choreography, a pas de deux, "Just a Dream" performed by Sara and Adrian at the end of April 2014 at a special performance dedicated to World Dance Day. The piece was created by Ms. Forrest at CDA's 2013 event in Daytona Beach. Ms. Forrest's piece is presented in our 2013 Videos. The Ballet Pedagogy Intensive is not shown but was as a major part of the event.