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.
During the academic year the school offers preparatory courses in classical and contemporary dance, Pilates Matwork and Gravity®.See the full schedule of courses 2017/2018
Tutor Coordinator | Intermediate – Advanced Ballet Teacher
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
Primary Teacher – Beginners Ballet & Contemporary – Intermediate Ballet
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
Contemporary Teacher| Graham Technique
Giulia D’Antoni began her professional studies at La Scala in Milano and had the opportunity to perform in “The Nutcracker” with the La Scala Ballet Company. After winning a scholarship at the Balletto di Toscana, she continued her classical studies in Vienna and in 2012 she received her diploma from the Vienna State Opera. The following summer she attended a summer school at the Boston Ballet School and started studying at the Martha Graham school in New York. In 2014, after graduating as a Graham dancer, she became a member of Graham II Ensemble. Giulia also holds the Graham Technique Teacher's Degree and is a certified teacher of the American Ballet Theater from Pre-
Primary to Level 3. In recent years, she has had the opportunity to perform with several American companies and has taught at a number of New York schools including the Martha Graham School, Peridance and the Broadway Dance Center.
Contemporary Intermediate (11 – 14 years)
Friday, from 6.30 pm to 8.00 pm
Contemporary Intermediate/ Advanced (from 14 years)
Friday, from 5.00 pm to 6.30 pm