Orsolina28 is a place dedicated to the dance and to the joy and freedom that dance implies. The Studios with the wide windows, overlooking the vineyards, allow to dance in direct contact with the nature, the colours, the lights and all suggestions that any hour or season can convey. A place where getting connected with the nature and the ground so as to get a utter and deeper awareness of your own self through the study and practice of the art of movement.
Tutor & Coordinator | Intermediate & Advanced Level Teacher | Coreographer
Born in Cuba, starts studying ballet in 1962 in the United States with Magda Aunon, National Ballet of Cuba. She pursues her studies under the direction of Oleg Tulipe, Étoile and Danseur Noble of the Ballets Russes and, at the age of 17, she wins a scholarship at the Joffrey Ballet.
Her professional career starts in 1976 with the Cincinnati Ballet, where she works with Alessandra Danilova and Frederic Franklin. She continues dancing professionally till the 1983 with the Tulsa Ballet Theater, directed by Roman Jasinski, Étoile of the Ballets Russes, where she becomes Principal and dances in the major roles of the classic Russian Ballet repertory and the Balanchine’s.
With the Ballet du Nord she specializes afterwards in George Balanchine’s repertory and achieves then the top of her career with the Ballet Royal de Flandre, performing with Robert Denvers in the coreographies of Balanchine, Tudor and Nureyev. In 1990, after moving to Italy, she opens her own school Pro Arte Danza in Penango.
She is coreographer and teacher of ballet. Since 2008 she is directing entire ballets and creates an international cultural exchange with the Virginia School of the Arts (USA), with Bucharest – Romania, the Ft. Lauderdale Ballet (USA) and establishes Alba Dance.
Ballet Intermediate (11 -14 – years)
Tuesday from 5.30 pm to 7 pm
Ballet Intermediate/Advanced (from 14 years)
Monday from 6 pm to 8 pm
Wednesday from 6 pm to 8 pm
Friday from 6 pm to 8 pm
In 1993 starts her ballet studies at the Centro Danze in Casale Monferrato, under the direction of Stefania Zanatta. She regularly continues her studies and perfects with Philippe Pierson. At the age of 18 she moves to Torino to deepen her formation either in classic and contemporary technique at Arkè Danza Torino with Matilde Demarchi and Annagrazia D’Antico. There she studies the Graham, the Horton and the Humphrey techniques, while keeping studying the ballet at the Scuola del Teatro Nuovo.
In 2006 in Torino she meets Leonard Ajkun, who invites her to dance with the Ajkun Ballet Theatre in New York. She gets her degree in technique and didactics at L.U.D.T with the maximum grade.
Since 2010 she approaches the teaching of ballet technique, flanking the director of the school Danzarte in Casale Monferrato. In 2012 she collaborates and dances in the musical Nôtre Dame with the Company Ostinata Passione. The same year she starts studying the Pilates “mat work” technique and trains, by the NINETEEN HUNDRED PILATESANDANCE method, under Matilde Demarchi’s direction.
She presently teaches ballet technique, Pilates and stretching for dancers in various schools.
Primary (5 – 6 years)
Monday from 5 pm to 6 pm
Thursday from 5 pm to 6 pm
Ballet Beginners (6 – 10 years)
Monday from 6 pm to 7.30 pm
Wednesday from 5 pm to 6 pm
Ballet Intermediate (11 – 14 years)
Wednesday from 6 pm to 7.30 pm
Friday from 6 pm to 7.30 pm