Class is where dancers shape their body and mind… 
Class is where dancers of all ages develop the building blocks necessary to excel later… 
Class is where dancers acquire technique, musicality, awareness, lines, flexibility, … 
Class is where creativity, passion and rigour are born and nurtured…

Join the brand-new Prix des Hivernales Masterclasses! 

For this 3rd edition of the Prix des Hivernales, five exceptional international dancers, members of the jury and/or guest dancers at the Ballet Stars Gala “Les Hivernales”, will share all their wisdom and knowledge with the next generation of dancers!

Five exclusive masterclasses will take place throughout the day of the competition, on Saturday 16 March 2024, in the “La Scène” area of B3, Place des arts 1 in Liège, just a few steps away from the Manège Fonck where the competition takes place. Our hostesses will show you the way to get there in just a few steps.

The classical masterclasses will be accompanied by Laurent Choukroun, Vocal Director of the Paris Opera Ballet School and founder of IDance Music, the professional streaming music platform specialising in Dance.

Schedule : 

  • 9.30 – 11am CONTEMPORARY from 15 years old
    Teacher: Hélias Tur-Dorvault, international Freelance artist, member of the Prix 2024 contemporary jury
    Class program: Improvisation technique and choreography, consisting of a warm-up in guided improvisation, followed by learning a phrase from the repertoire.
  • 11.15am – 12.45pm CONTEMPORARY from 12 to 15 years old 
    Teacher: Sandra Salietti Aguilera, international freelance artist, member of the Prix 2024 contemporary jury
    Class program: Contemporary warm-up and Giovanni Insaudo’s repertoire 
  • 13 – 14.30pm CLASSICAL from 16 years old
    Teacher: Alejandro Virelles, Principal of the Staatsballett Berlin, member of the Prix 2024 classical jury 
  • 14.45 – 16.15pm CLASSICAL 14-15 years old
    Teacher: Liudmila Konovalova, Principal of the Wiener Staatsballett
  • 16.30 – 18pm CLASSICAL 12-13 years old
    Teacher: Ksenia Ovsyanick, Principal of the Staatsballett Berlin