Orsolina28 proposes regularly Masterclasses and Workshops held by artists internationally renowned, as we trust profoundly in the face-to-face, in the curiosity and research, as well as in the continuous formation. Our students and all willing to join the masterclasses will get known and will enjoy the experience, the ripeness and the values of some greatest artists who, in such a contest of pureness and harmony, will drive at the best their art.
The students then will be given the occasion to watch and try differents styles and discover the more suitable for them.
Founder of BalletXtreme
After her early ballet training in Baltimore and Washington, Myrna Kamara pursued her studies at the School of American Ballet in New York.
She began her professional career in the New York City Ballet where she danced roles in ballets by George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Peter Martins, Elliot Feld and Lar Lubovitch. and became later soloist in the Bonn Ballet, under director Youri Vamos, where the role of the Nubiana from Spartacus was created for her.
From 1990 Ms. Kamara was a principal dancer for the Miami City Ballet where she received critical acclaim for her performances in the Balanchine repertoire. Her final company contract as principal dancer was with Maurice Béjart from 1996-1999 in Switzerland. Ms. Kamara as principal guest artist has danced throughout the United States and Europe, in various important theatres worldwide, such as the New York State Theatre, the Kennedy Center, the Teatro alla Scala di Milano, the Arena di Verona, the Bolshoi, the Marinsky and many more, having worked with world renowned dancers and choreographers.
Among her most renowned performances Ms. Kamara performed at Teatro alla Scala for the production of Franco Zeffirelli’s Opera Aida, where she has portrayed the prima ballerina in the opera.
Myrna Kamara continues dancing with huge success as guest-artists for international famous theatres either in Europe either in the United States. She has a strong knowledge of the Balanchine style and repertory and has recently formed a neoclassical/contemporary dance company based in Zurich: the ballet Xtreme.
Ms. Kamara continues performing, while contributing her knowledge to younger talents and professional level dancers globally. Acclaimed performer, she is still invited as guest artist all over world.
MASTERCLASS DI DANCA CLASSICA
Saturday, April 7th:
02:00 pm / 03.30 pm – intermediate
04:00 pm / 05:30 pm – int/adv
Sunday, April 8th:
11:00 am / 12:30 am – intermediate
02:00 pm / 03:30 pm – int/adv
1 lesson 30€ + 5€ (CSEN membership)
2 lessons 50€ + 5€ (CSEN membership)
Lessons are accompanied by Robert Ashby the pianist.
Robert Ashby has played piano for Ballet and Modern Dance classes and rehearsals for many prestigious ballet schools and companies in New York and Europe in the past 43 years. Starting at the American Ballet Theater Company and School, New York under Mikhail Baryshnikov for 20 years and playing for all of the open schools in New York including Robert Denvers, Melissa Hayden, STEPS, etc. During this time was permanent guest pianist for 16 years for Marika Besobrasova at the Princesse Grace Academie in Monaco. Guest pianist for the ballet companies in Antwerp (Robert Denvers), La Scala (Patricia Neary), Oslo, Copenhagen, Glasgow, Monte-Carlo, Basel and extensively at the Vienna State Opera Company and School (request of Marika Besobrasova). Pianist for the past seven years at the Tanzakademie Zürich. Full knowledge of many Dance methods including: Balanchine, Vaganova, Bournonville, Royal Academy London, Martha Graham and José Limon (Modern Dance). Worked with many of the Stars of New York City Ballet from the time of Balanchine’s leadership.