ESB Summer School 2021

ESB Summer School takes place during the last three weeks of July and is hosted each year in a different European capital city.

This year, Jean-Yves Esquerre is offering our internationally sought-after summer school in the heart of Rome, at the studios of ArtVillage.

The classes will be taught by an exceptional team of international ballet stars and pedagogues.

From July 12th through July 31st, 2021 we will be offering the following courses:


Bournonville Week (12-17 July 2021)

15-21 years old
Weekly class, variations, pantomime
Dinna BjørnFrank AndersenEva Kloborg
Anne-Marie Vessel-SchlüterEric Viudès

online Bournonville lecture with Erik Aschengreen


10-Day Intensive (14-24 July 2021)

11-14 years old
Classical ballet, Spanish dance, Contemporary & Creative  classes
Cristina SasoChristiane Marchant
Eva MorenoJon B. Polo


Two-Week Intensive (19-31 July 2021)

15-21 years old
Classical ballet, brio and pointe work, variations, pas-de-deux & repertoire
Christiane MarchantOlivier WecxsteenCédric YgnaceJean-Yves Esquerre

Forsythe Technologies with Kathryn Bennetts

Choreographic Workshop with Annabelle Lopez Ochoa


Special Guest Stars

Eleonora Abbagnato
Etoile Paris Opera Ballet – Director Teatro dell’Opera di Roma

Benjamin Pech
Etoile Paris Opera Ballet – Ballet Master Teatro dell’Opera di Roma