ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS OFFERED:   Full-Time Trainee      Performing in New York      New York Winter Festival


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Dance in Italy

The Dance in Italy Festival has been designed to offer dance students and dance teachers

a study experience and a performance platform alongside dance professionals.

Located on the beautiful Italian shores,

the Festival presents the perfect scenario for a vacation to share with friends and families.

July 3 - July 14, 2018 | July 2 - July 13, 2019


offers the combination of a Dance Workshop and a Performance Platform for the international audience and performing arts professionals to enjoy; in Vado Ligure di Savona, located on the Italian shore of the Ligurian Sea. Faculty of the University of Dance, Theater and Liberal Arts (LUDT) and Guests of the New York City based Ajkun Ballet Theatre team up to present a well-rounded program for Dance Students and Teachers in a Vacation Study setting.
The following information is designed for Dancers age 13 and above.
Information about classes for Young Dancers (age 3-12 years old) may be obtained by emailing


Daily classes, for beginners, intermediate and advanced, are sided by rehearsals for the final performance. Dance Teachers are welcome to observe or partake in the training classes and may attend seminars in the methodologies Vaganova and Ajkun©.
Chiara Ajkun and the Artists of the Ajkun Ballet Theatre Company will teach classes exclusive to the Festival.
Daily Classes: ballet, variations en pointe, choreographic laboratory, modern jazz.


Participants of the Workshop will perform on the last Saturday, in choreographies learned throughout the classes.

During the Festival you may:
Gain admission to the New York Winter Festival, to dance in the heart of The Big Apple.
Audition for the Company Ajkun Ballet Theatre, its Trainee Program, and the intensive Performing in New York

Admission is by Audition, in person or by DVD.

Accommodation assistance is provided at a Discount Rate to participants, family and friends of the Dance in Italy Festival. Contact information is provided to participants.