Photo: Demetra Theodorou
The Ballet CenterEST. 2004
The Ballet Center is a ballet school, founded by Demetra Theodorou, a professional ballet dancer and qualified ballet teacher. Since 2004, it offers a wide range of classes for children and adults, varying from ballet to contemporary dancing. It is the official Examination Center of the Vaganova Ballet Method in Cyprus and operates with terms of excellence in every field.
The school cooperates with the Pancho Vladigerov Academy of Sofia/Bulgaria for the Vaganova method examinations.
It holds performances, open classes, lectures, seminars etc. Lots of the school’s students participate in ballet contests in Cyprus and abroad.
In 2017 the school was awarded for excellence in pedagogic teaching at the Little Star International Ballet Competition in Sofia, Bulgaria. In the same contest, a student of the school won the 2nd place, competing with talents form various countries.
Why Choose Us:
Training Program / Exams
The National Music Academy ’’Pancho Vladigerov’’, in Association with prof. Kalina Bogoeva Foundation,present a Tuition and Qualification program in the Methodic of Classical Dance.
The program is created after the model of the Professional Methodic Program – System Vaganova, adapted by Academician Kalina Bogoeva.
The program is compiled and constructed by the renown Bulgarian Prima Ballerina and acknowledged Authority in the field of the Methodic of Classical Dance,and the Classical Dance Repertory – Academician Kalina Bogoeva.
The program consists of Methodic tuition material for students from 4 up to 18 years old,coming from ballet schools, approved by the Kalina Bogoeva Foundation, namely by Academician Kalina Bogoeva. It is consists of two preparatory levels(4 to 8 y.o.) and six degrees (8 to 18 y.o.). It includes Methodic material, specific for each age group. The program is intended for ballet schools, practicing Classical Dance, two (or three) times a week and everyday classes for students who want to work professionaly.
Photo: Demetra Theodorou
The program foresees:
1. Theoretical and Practical Methodical Seminar on the tuition of the movements of the Methodic Program.The participants learn the theoretical material first,and then apply the acquired knowledge in practice.After a successful exam,presented to the Official Representative of the Kalina Bogoeva Foundation,the participants receive an official Certificate,issued by the National Music Academy ‘’prof.Pancho Vladigerov’’.
2. Practice Exams,after the completion of each degree.The students have to show theoretical knowledge and practical know-how of the material of the respective level.After a successful exam,they will receive an official Certificate from the above mentioned Academy.
The students who attain the highest possible rating,acquire the right of participation in the Varna International Dance Academy,with a 50% discount off the participation fee.
The students who have given an exam for the 6th,highest,degree,with the highest possible rating,acquire the right to apply for the “Art of Ballet / Ballet Pedagogy” Section,at the National Music Academy ‘’prof.Pancho Vladigerov’’.And,furthermore,the expenses of their first tuition year,are paid for by the Kalina Bogoeva Foundation.