Vaganova Ballet Academy

Teacher-retraining programs

Autumn semester 2022

Vaganova Ballet Academy accepts applications for the following Teacher-retraining courses of the Spring Semester 2022:


October, 3 - 31, 2022. Junior classes
November, 7 - December, 6, 2022. Middle classes

Number of participants is limited to 5 teachers in one Course.

Application form 

Teacher-retraining Course includes:

  1. Visual practice and classes observation - daily
  2. Presence at lectures on Methods of classical dance teaching (2 - 3 lectures a week in Russian language, translation available at additional cost) 
  3. Consulting with pedagogues of Vaganova Ballet Academy (2 - 3 academic hours weekly) or practical course
  4. Presence at rehearsals of Vaganova Ballet Academy repertoire
  5. Visual practice at Character dance, History dance and Pas-de-deux lessons
  6. Testing in the end of the Course 

Upon fulfillment of the Course Vaganova Ballet Academy Certificate (Re-training Course) will be provided. 

Tuition fee is 2300 (two thousand three hundred) euros for 1 month (accommodations in twin room).

Included in the fee
- daily program of Teacher retraining Course,
- accommodations in Vaganova Academy dormitories (twin  accommodation),
- daily lunches in Vaganova Academy cafeteria,
- visa invitation.

Single accommodation is available at extra fee of 200 euros per month.

Not included in the fee: visa expenses, transfers, transportation, health insurance, medical costs

All tuition is in Russian language. We recommend that you take classes of Russian language prior to joining the Teacher-retraining Course at Vaganova Ballet Academy. 
We can also provide preliminary training in Russian language and testing your language skills (via Skype).

Vaganova Ballet Academy can reject an application for  registration for any candidate  without giving reasons.
Prior to signing  Agreement with the candidate Vaganova Ballet Academy can alter the dates for the Course without giving reasons.

For more information, Teacher – retraining programs, photographs of dormitories, please contact:

Olga Abramova:

Anastasia Breit:

Application form