Den Norske Ballettskole og Akademi -

Den Norske Ballettskole og Akademi
was established in autumn 2005 by the sisters Siri and Irene Aarset Jansson. Since autumn 2009 the school has also included the theatre and musical school Cap à Pied, which has been run by Håvard and Turid Engell for over 20 years. The Norwegian Ballet School trains students at international level in the Russian ballet system the Vaganova method which has been producing world famous dancers for 300 years. The students train with distinguished international teachers from the major Ukranian and Russian academies, and participate in spectacular student productions with guest artists, some of them from The Ukranian Opera. The school maintains a high artistic level and the students work with a challenging repertoire of famous ballets such as The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Le Corsaire, and Giselle.