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Teacher Workshops

Teacher workshop participants will have the opportunity to extend their academic and practical knowledge and explore a range of topics in greater depth in the company of their peers. All classes are led by acclaimed professors and offer a supportive environment for critical discussion as well as practical demonstration.

There will also be opportunities to explore and discover local cultural, historical, and artistic treasures.

Curriculum Overview

The Vaganova Syllabus teacher workshop curriculum is a lecture series including practical demonstration and includes the following:

  • Vaganova Classical Ballet Method
    • Level A – Teachers of intermediate and advanced level students
    • Level B – Teachers of beginner level students
  • Classical Choreography by Marius Petipa, Alexander Gorsky, and other influential figures
  • Partnering
  • Anatomy for Teachers

All teachers will receive an official Continuing Education Certificate in the Vaganova Method upon completion of the teacher workshop.

Arriving Dates

Session 1: June 4 – 15 (2 week program)
Arrival: June 4
Departure: June 15

Session 2: June 17 – July 6 (3 week program)
Arrival: June 17
Departure: July 6

Session 2: July 8 – 20 (2 week program)
Arrival: July 8
Departure: July 20

*transportation provided to and from airport upon extra charge


2-week program ($3,850) and 3-week program ($5,650) Includes…

  • Classes
  • Housing
  • 3 Meals a day
  • 24/7 chaperone supervision
  • Field trips to Boston and New York

Financial assistance available. Please contact us, we will be happy to work with you!

A non-refundable deposit of $500 is due my January 15. The full tuition is due by April 1. Please make checks payable to:

Cosmopolitan Ballet Theatre
121 Whitmoor Terrace,
Silver Springs, MD 20901
(409) 795-9347


Irina dance croppedTeacher Workshop Participants please send resume / CV along with copies of professional certificates and diplomas.

Cosmopolitan Ballet Theatre
121 Whitmoor Terrace,
Silver Spring, MD 20901
(409) 795-9347

Teacher Application Packet

A minimum of 15 teachers per workshop is required to run the program.