1. July 15 – 30, 2016 – International Summer Ballet Academy.

The Programme includes: daily classes in classical ballet, character dances, jazz, modern techniques dances under world famous pedagogues from overseas and Bulgaria.


17.1. By tradition, concurrently with the Competition in the period July 15th till July 30th, 2016, the Foundation will organize the International Summer Ballet Academy – Varna 2016 with the participation of pedagogues from Bulgaria and overseas.

The programme shall be published later.

17.2. All participants in the Academy shall get admission cards for free access to all the events of the 27th International Ballet Competition – Varna 2016.

17.3. Participation fee:

1. For dancers – EUR 350

Dancers younger than 14 years shall not be enrolled.

2. For coaches and observers – EUR 200.

17.4. All travel expenses of the participants and their stay in Varna are on their account. The participants in the Academy should organize themselves their stay in Varna. Where possible the Organizer may assist for reservations and Cherno More Interhotel under the conditions described in paragraph 13.7 herein.

For information and enrolment – the Competition Organizer

For the purpose not later than May 30th, 2016 candidates shall send to the Organizer by e-mail to, the following documents:

• an application as per the enclosed form

• copy of the receipt for the participation fee paid

All commissions for the bank transfers shall be covered by the participants.

• one face-shot photo

and then candidates should receive confirmation by the Organizer that they have been enrolled in the Academy.

The maximum number of Academy participants shall be 120. After reaching that number no more candidates shall be enrolled.

Only dancers whose training level corresponds to the level of the relevant master class shall be allowed to participate therein. The master class teachers shall have the right, at their discretion, not to allow dancers with insufficient training to take part in the class.


All the conditions concerning the copyrights as possession of the Foundation as per item 16.1 are valid also for the lectures and demonstrations at the International Summer Ballet Academy-Varna 2016.