ESB Advanced Program dancers aged 15 to 17 start their day at 11:45am and finish at 17:45pm. The morning hours are dedicated to their academic studies. All of them follow an online academic program and permissions to attend eventual exams are granted by ESB so students can optimally combine their intensive artistic and academic studies.
ESB Advanced Program offers a variety of classes starting with technique, brio/pointe work and pas-de-deux classes as well as workshops on various choreographers going from Bournonville to Dawson or Forsythe. The Advanced Program dancers experience a large array of different types of dancing, from Spanish folk to Contemporary, Caractère, African Beat and many others.
ESB Advanced Program dancers perform at in-house demonstrations and sometimes mix with other levels during specific workshops. Mindfulness techniques, meditation and basic human sciences information is part of their trimester studies so they can integrate and their training and acquire a better sense of empowerment.
ESB Advanced Program is the last level before entering the Trainee Program. Therefore, the end of the season assessments must confirm the physical/artistic/technical aptitudes as well as the adequate commitment and dedication necessary to pursue the last one or two-year training within the Trainee Program.