i am so excited about this fantastic photographic opportunity – i will be photographing the tutors and the students at the international ballet masterclasses in prague this august…and i am exchanging emails with the primabalerina of the english national ballet, czech born daria klimentova – she is also an amazing photographer – so i am over the moon….
Welcome to the Prague International Masterclass Sessions
Being held at the magnificent studios of the National Theatre Ballet Company
6th – 18th August 2012
The Faculty this year is as follows:
Nicolas Le Riche Daria Klimentová Herman Conejo Christopher Hampson Clairemarie Osta
Tamas Solymosi Natasa Novotna Daria Pavlenko Jarek Cemerek Jiri Horak
We are very proud to have with us Nicolas Le Riche who has been one of the leading lights at Paris Opera for twenty years, and one of the most filmed ballet stars ever. We are also very happy to have Clairemarie Osta, another Etoile from Paris Opera, joining us for the first time this year. From ABT we have the amazing Herman Cornejo who has been a principal dancer with them since 2003. From Hungary we have the fantastic dancer Tamas Solymosi, who is also (since September 2011) the Artistic Director of Hungarian National Ballet. Of course we have our very own Christopher Hampson and Daria Klimentová, (you may be interested to know that from September 2012 Christopher will be the new Artistic Director of Scottish Ballet) and from the world reknowned Kirov-Mariinsky Ballet in St Petersberg we have the beautiful Senior Principal dancer Daria Pavlenko, from the Czech Republic we have the former NDT star, Natasa Novotna, just back from choreographing with the BALLET BOYZ we have Jarek Cemerek and the former principal dancer from the National Theatre Jiri Horak along with the our regular class teacher Vaclav Janecek. Breaking news 23/01/2012, Daria Klimentová awarded Dancer of the Year by the Dance Critics Circle.