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Premiere of the junior company Ballet NdB 2

The first premiere of the junior ballet company Balet NdB 2 took place in the Reduta Theater on Monday 31st of October.  Eleven talented dancers presented three original choreographies called Uroboros / On the Beautiful Blue… / The Water Goblin.

Thank you all for the standing ovation and your support!

Upcoming shows will be on December 12, 2022, January 16 and 25, February 11 and 20, 2023!

The premiere of the second program will be presented on March 3, 2023.

 

Fotocredits: Arthur Abram

Sleeping Beauty with star guests Anastasia Matviienko and Maxim Chashchegorov

This October, National Theatre Brno was hoting a very special evening with former ballerina with Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Anastasia Matviienko! She was introduced to the Brno audience as Princess Aurora in Sleeping Beauty. Dancing by her side was former principal soloist of Bavarian State Opera, Maxim Chashchegorov as Princ Désiré.

Take a look at the beautiful pictures by Ctibor Bachratý below!

Registration to Junior classes at I. V. Psota Ballet School for school year 2022/2023 is now open!

Dear fans of ballet,

Apply to I. V. Psota Ballet School!

Every applicant has to attend the entry assessment exams in order to enroll to Junior classes. These exams allow the teacher to assess the suitability for the course. Applicants will be asked to demonstrate their talent, flexibility and rhytm in front of the committee consisting of the Artistic Director of NdB Ballet Mário Radačovský, lecturers from Dance Conservatory in Brno and our tutors.

List of courses we offer for children:

  • Ballet games for the smallest children (4-6 years)
  • 1st till 5th year of classical ballet (6+ years)

Our classes are for girls and boys from the age of 4. The lessons take place once or twice a week in the afternoon in the professional rehearsal rooms of the Brno National Theater. Among other things, children have the opportunity to dance in our productions such as The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty or Cinderella.

Entry exams will take place on the 3rd of September, 2022. Further details will be sent to those who register for entry exams via this form. In case you have troubles with Czech, send an email to skola@ndbrno.cz. Assesment will be held in ballet studios of Ballet NdB, Dvořákova 11, 3rd floor.

Please note that parents/guardians are not permitted to watch the trial assessments. We will be sending out the deatiled instructions and timetable of the exams one week prior to the assessment. We will be informing those accepted to enroll into our courses no later than three days after the exams.

 

We are looking forward to having you!

Photoreport from the International Dance Day with Ballet NDB!

After three years we have celebrated the International Dance Day on the piazetta in front of Janáček Theatre!

Ballet of NdB has given the occasion to the public to try the ballet rehearsal. This year the OpenClass was lead by Michaela Černá, the former Principal Ballerina and current ballet mistress of the National Theatre. Dances were also performed by students of the Dance Conservatoire of Brno and the Military Art Ensemble ONDRÁŠ. Check out the photoreport by Kuba Jíra.

We were very pleased to meet with you once again and we are looking forward to seeing you next year!

Audition for corps de ballet – CLOSED!

The Artistic Director of the ballet NdB Mário Radačovský is announcing an audition for dancers for the 2022/2023 season. We require a high level of classical and modern technology as well as stage experience.

Submit your application by March 6th via email to ndbaudition@gmail.com.

Your application must contain:

  • CV
  • portrait and dance photography
  • video preview

The results of the first round will be sent out by March 15, and the participants will receive an invitation by e-mail.

OPEN CALL IS NOW CLOSED.

PLEASE SEE VACANCIES TO OUR JUNIOR COMPANY.

 

The audition is by invitation only! (You will be invited in response to your e-mail)

 

 

 

Repertoire:

Classical

La Bayadére (J. Slavicky); Swan Lake (R. Strajner); The Nutcracker (F.Nault); Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (W. Borkowski); Sleeping Beauty (B. Juldashev)

 

Neoclassical / Modern

Beethoven, Black and White (M. Radačovský); 4 Elements – Hidden Order (L. Timulák), Sarabande, Falling Angels (J. Kylián), Gnawa (N. Duato); Petite Mort (J. Kylián); Together (M. Radačovský), Walking Mad (J. Inger), Masculine / Feminine (L. Timulák); Romeo and Juliet (M. Radačovský); Lady of the Camellias (V. Turcu)

 

Artistic Director of the ballet NdB

Mário Radačovský

The I. V. Psota Ballet School announces additional registration for adult courses!

I. V. Psota offers dancing classes for adults from the age of 15 – from beginners till advanced. Teaching is focused on ballet and dancing training, correct body posture, elegance and physical condition. The lessons are once or twice a week in the evening hours in the professional studios of Ballet NdB at Dvořáková 11. The lessons are led by professional ballet teachers with live piano accompaniment.

The classes will take place in the Great Hall in the headquarters building at Dvořáková 11, as well as its Rehearsal Room, there is a certified Harlequin dance floor in both halls.

  • You can register for the second term online HERE

List of courses for adults:

  • Beginners (once or twice a week)
  • Intermediate (once or twice a week)
  • Advanced (twice a week)
  • TOP Advanced(twice a week)

You can find out more about the lessons HERE.

Please note that the number of students is limited and therefore the registration link will only be available until the course capacity is full.

Address: NdB Ballet, Dvořákova 11 Brno (Brno National Theater Headquarters building, 3rd floor)

Email: skola@ndbrno.cz

Conditions for entering the I. V. Psota Ballet School courses from 22nd of November.

From 22 November 2021, the following conditions for entering the I. V. Psota Ballet School courses apply:

Dear parents and visitors of the I. V. Psota Ballet School, please read the following obligations to enter the ballet courses carefully:

We dance and practice without respirators, but it is necessary to have them on in all other public areas on the premises.

It is necessary to show one of the following documents to your lecturer:

  • confirmation of vaccination (at least 14 days after complete vaccination),
  • confirmation of the recovery (less than 180 days after your positive Covid Test)

Exceptions:

  • children under the age of 12 do not have to prove their infectivity by a test, but please do not bring children who are unhealthy (flu, etc.) in the courses: it is better to replace the lesson later in another group when the child is healthy
  • you can show a negative PCR test (not older than 72 hours) if you are between 12 and 18 years old and you are “in the process of vaccination” (i.e. after the first dose and before 14 days have passed since the second dose)
  • you cannot be vaccinated for health reasons (this fact must be entered by your doctor in the ISIN Infectious Diseases Information System) and you will prove this fact by a medical certificate

 

Thank you for following the regulations to help us create a safe environment for the school to remain open!

Ballet school – autumn break

Dear parents and students of I. V. Psota Ballet school,

Classes for children will not be taking place on the 27th and 29th of October due to the school holidays. Classes for adults will not be affected.

The entire Ballet school (classes for children and adults) will be closed from 23rd of December, 2021 until 9th of Januray, 2022.

Vadim Muntagirov, the star of The Royal Ballet London in Brno!

We will start the new season with the eternal classic and world famous ballet, Swan Lake. These first performances will be joined by a very special guest, the Principal of The Royal Ballet London, Vadim Muntagirov! Come and see him dance as Prince Siegfried on 18th and 19th of September. Get your tickets now for a chance to see one of the best ballet dancers in the world perform with Ballet NdB in Brno!

Saturday 18th of September 2021, 7PM at Janáček Theatre TICKETS

Sunday 19th of September 2021, 7PM at Janáček Theatre TICKETS

Ballet NdB at the Bishop’s Courtyard starts this week! Romeo and Juliet…

Summer with Ballet NdB at the Bishop’s Courtyard 2021

14th – 18th July 2021

This week belongs to the star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet! 💖 Ballet NdB is moving to the Bishop’s Courtyard where you can see our dancers from Wednesday til Sunday from 8. 30 PM! It’s going to be bautiful, romantic and our colleagues are very much looking forward to it! 🩰 for more information and tickets click here or stop by the Box office. Box office will be open every day one hour prior to the performance.