Guest Teachers 2003 - 2016
Ricardo Amarante | Koninklijk Ballet van Vlaanderen
Jean-Yves Esquerre | Nationale Balletacademie Amsterdam
Charlotte Chapellier | Het Nationale Ballet
Wim Broeckx | Artistic President Prix de Lausanne
Fernando Hernando Magadan | NDT © Joris-Jan Bos
Igone de Jongh | Het Nationale Ballet
Aki Saito| Koninklijk Ballet van Vlaanderen
Jozef Varga | Het Nationale Ballet
Maia Makhateli | © Sebastien Galtier
Erico Montes | The Royal Ballet © Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Mikiko Arai | © Ida Zenna
Alexander Kleef | Koninklijk Ballet van Vlaanderen
Overview of guest teachers at
Summerschool Den Haag
"A decade of the best teachers for young dancers"
AINARA GARCIA NAVARRO Dancer Dutch National Ballet, Ballett am Rhein. Guestteacher Conservatorio Municipal de Danza de Zaragoza, the Mabel Alter Balletschool, Henny Jurriëns and Billy Elliot sCOOL.
AKI SAITO Principal Royal Ballet of Flanders. Guest artist for international companies and gala performances, jury member Prix de Lausanne and star couple with Wim Vanlessen - celebrating their extraordinary 20 year dance partnership in 2014 with a special gala performance of Onegin by the Royal Ballet of Flanders.
ALEXANDER KLEEF Soloist Royal Ballet of Flanders. Guestteacher several times at Summerschool Den Haag.
AMOS BEN-TAL Dancer Nederlands Dans Theater. Choreographer NDT and KORZO.
ANDREA NEMETHOVA Dancer Vienna State Opera Ballet and Finnish National Ballet.
ARTUR SHESTERIKOV Prinicipal dancer Dutch National Ballet. International guest artist and guestteacher at Summerschool Den Haag. Former dancer Perm State Opera and Ballet Theatre.
AURELIE CAYLA Nederlands Dans Theater. Received her education at the Conservatoire (CNSM) in Lyon, France. Danced with Aalto Ballett Theater in Germany.
BRIGITTE MARTIN Rehearsal director Nederlands Dans Theater and Teacher Codarts Dance Academy.
BRUCE MICHELSON Balletmaster Zurich Ballet and Guest Teacher La Scala, Kibbutz Dance Company, Scapino Ballet Rotterdam.
CHAO SHI Alumni Canada’s National Ballet School. Dancer Dutch National Ballet. Guestteacher for a.o. Summerschool Den Haag and The Mabel Alter Balletschool.
CHARLOTTE CHAPELLIER Ballet Master Dutch National Ballet. Previousely Maestra de Ballet Compania Nationale de Danza.
CSABA KVASZ Freelance balletteacher Japan Ballet Association, Scapino Ballet Rotterdam and Tanzhaus Düsseldorf.
DAVID KRUGEL Performing Artist Kylian productions. Dancer Bejart Ballet, the Royal Ballet of Flanders and Nederlands Dans Theater.
DAVID MIDDENDORP Choreopgrapher Ballet Theatre München, Korzo and Introdans. Former student at the Mabel Alter Balletschool.
DYLAN NEWCOMB Dancer Nederlans Dans Theater. Freelance choreographer Korzo.
EDD MITTON Dancer Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures. Performer London’s West End, Sadlers Wells, Royal Opera House. Teaching across the UK including London Studio Centre and guestteacher in the Netherlands in 2014 at Summerschool Den Haag.
ERICO MONTES The Royal Ballet. Awarded with bronze medal International Dance Seminar in Brasilia and Gold Medal in Italy. Choreographer of The Secret Garden for the London Children’s Ballet.
ELISABETH GIBIAT Ballet Master Ballet Gulbenkian, Lisbon and artistic assistant of Itzik Galili.
EMANOUELA MERDJANOVA Dancer Dutch National Ballet, Sofia Opera and Ballet, Jeune Ballet de France, Ballet du Capitole Toulouse and Finnish National Ballet. Winner of the Anastras Petrov Award.
FERNANDO HERNANDO MAGADAN Dancer and Choreographer Nederlands Dans Theater I.
GEORGI MILEV Dancer Nederlands Dans Theater and Les Ballets de Monte Carlo. Guestteacher NDT repertoire at Nederlands Dans Theater Summer Intensive, Summerschool Den Haag and the Dutch Royal Conservatoire.
HENNA LEE Dancer Scapino Ballet Rotterdam and Teacher Codarts Dance Academy.
IGONE DE JONGH Award winning Principal Dancer Dutch National Ballet and muse of the renowned choreographer Hans van Manen.
IRENA MISIRLIC Dancer Dance Works Rotterdam and Choreographer Korzo Productions.
ISABELLE CHAFFAUD Freelance Choreographer Ballet du Grand Theatre de Genève, Scapino Ballet Rotterdam and Korzo. Dancer Batsheva Dance Company and Nederlands Dans Theater.
IVA LESIC Dancer International Dance Theatre in Amsterdam. Teacher Nationale Balletacademie Amsterdam. Former student at the Mabel Alter Balletschool.
JANE LORD Soloist Dutch National Ballet. Guest Teacher Scapino Ballet and Codarts Dance Academy. Board Member Dutch Health Care Foundation for dancers.
JEAN-YVES ESQUERRE Artistic Director National Ballet Academy Amsterdam. Ballet Master of Le Ballet du Louvre and Artistic Director of Les Ballets de Monte Carlo. Guest teacher at Béjart Ballet Lausanne, Boston Ballet School, English National Ballet, Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal, Paris Opera Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Summerschool Den Haag, The English National Ballet School and Royal Ballet School of London.
JOZEF VARGA Principal Het Nationale Ballet and Guest Artist International Ballet Stars Gala Dominican Republic, Worldstars Gala Budapest.
JUANJO ARQUES Choreographer Het Nationale Ballet and Compañía Nacional de Danza. Soloist English National Ballet and Dutch National Ballet.
KARINE GUIZZO Choreographer Holland Dance festival, Cadance, Donlon Dance Company, Codarts, Nederlands Dans Theater, National Theatre Prague. Freelance teacher HJS Amsterdam, Dansateliers Rotterdam, CND Lyon and Project Sally Maastricht.
KARYN BENQUET Dancer Nederlands Dans Theater. Nominated for the Swan 'most impressive dance performance' for Visions Fugitives by Hans Van Manen.
KATARINA WESTER Teacher Royal Conservatory of The Hague. Dancer Royal Swedish Ballet and Gothenburg Ballet.
KEITH-DERRICK RANDOLPH Teaching Staff Member Codarts Dance Acadamy. Dancer, choreographer and artistic staff Scapino Ballet Rotterdam. Guest Choreographer Simoncini's Inspiration Project.
KEN OSSOLA Choreographer Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Nederlands Dans Theater, Ballet Junior de Genève, Tanz Luzerner Theater, Jeune Ballet de Lyon and Codarts university of the Arts.
KRISTEN CERE Dancer Le Jeune Ballet du Québec, NDT II, Les Ballets de la Parenthese and Nanine Linning.
LEE PROUD Award Winning Choreographer London's West End. Resident Choreographer Billy Elliot The Musical in London.
LEILA KESTER Teacher Dutch National Ballet, Nederlands Dans Theater and Theatre School Amsterdam (AHK). Member of the board; Dutch Dancer's Health Care Foundation.
LISA DRAKE Rehearsal Director Cullberg Ballet. Dancer Nederlands Dans Theater and Cullberg Ballet. Awarded with the Riksteater stipendium for best dancer.
LUDMILLA MOLENAAR Teacher at the Royal conservatoire of The Hague.
LUKAS TIMULAK Dancer and Choreographer Nederlands Dans Theater, Les Ballets de Monte Carlo and Gothenburg Ballet. Guestteacher at the NDT Summer Intensive and Summerschool Den Haag.
LUKE AHMET Rambert Dance Company. Graduate at The Royal Ballet School, Finalist Young British Dancer of the Year. Guest teacher for the international summer programme of 2015 at the renowned Summerschool Den Haag (NL), teaching works by Ashley Page. Danced with Scottish Ballet and K Ballet (Japan).
MABEL ALTER Dancer and pioneer of Nederlands Dans Theater. Founder international private school for classical ballet 'Balletschool Mabel Alter'
MAIA MAKHATELI Principal Dutch National Ballet. Awarded with the Nina Ananiashvili & Gilbert Albert Award. Guestartist with Portland Oregon Ballet Theater, Kremlin Ballet and Tbilisi State Ballet and guestteacher at Summerschool Den Haag.
MALGORZATA DZIERZON Co-director of New Movement Collective. Dancer Rambert Dance Company and Royal Danish Ballet. Guest Choreographer Inspiration Project at the Mabel Alter Balletschool.
MARC BOERMANS Ballet Master Dresden Semper Opera Ballet. Freelance teacher Cullberg Ballet, Stuttgart Ballet, Deutsche Oper am Rhein and Royal Ballet School of Antwerp,
MAURICE CAUSEY Ballet Master Nederlands Dans Theater. Resident Choreographer iMEE Dance Company. Teacher Cullberg Ballet, Royal Swedish Ballet. Guest Choreographer Simoncini's Inspiration Project.
MIKIKO ARAI Ballet Mistress Deutsche Oper am Rhein and assistant to Cayetano Soto
MILENA SIDOROVA Dancer and choreographer Het Nationale Ballet. Has been a guest choreographer for the Inspiration Project with Mirella Simoncini and created the exclusive work "Subvocal" (2011), later adapted and shown at the Babel festival in Romania (2014).
MIRELLA SIMONCINI Artistic Director Summerschool Den Haag. Principal teacher of the international private school 'Balletschool Mabel Alter'. Guest teacher at Akram Khan Company, Codarts University of the Arts, De Dutch Junior Dance Division, Project Sally Maastricht, Rambert Dance Company and Wayne McGregor | Random Dance.
MONIQUE SAND Awarded Dancer and Teacher Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag and Summerschool den Haag. Former dancer Het Nationale Ballet and Le Ballet Grand Théâtre de Genève.
NATALIA HORECNA Dancer Nederlands Dans Theater, Soloist Hamburg Ballet. Freelance Choreographer Nederlands Dans Theater, National Theater of Košice and Hamburg Ballet.
NATHALIE CALABRO-GAUBERT Independent Ballet Teacher Codarts Dance Academy.
PETER KOPPERS Teacher Nationale Balletacademie. Dancer Ballett der Deutschen Oper Berlin and the Dutch National Ballet.
PETER LEUNG Dancer and Choreographer Het Nationale Ballet, guestteacher at Summerschool Den Haag, the first international Summerschool in the city of the Hague for Amateurs and Professionals.
PHILIPP STUMMER Dancer NND/Galili Dance, Esther Linley Dance Company and Bob Curtis Afro-Limon Dance Company.
PIERRE DARDE Teacher Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag. Soloist with the Paris Opera. Teacher at the Noma Ballet studio and company, Japan and Palucca Schule, Dresden. Guest teacher at Conservatoire National supérieur de Paris, Summerschool Den Haag and for companies: Ballet de Marseille and Matthew Bourne (UK).
RICARDO AMARANTE Choreographer Royal Ballet of Flanders. Created ballets for Palucca Hochschule, English National Ballet Shool, Royal Balletschool of Antwerp, Genee International Ballet Competition and YAGP. And was invited to work with a group of international students at Summerschool Den Haag. Most recently created work for: Ballet Dortmund and Royal Ballet of Flanders.
ROBERT HLATKY Teacher Codarts Dance Academy. Dancer Scapino Ballet Rotterdam.
RINUS SPRONG Artistic Director and Choreographer De Dutch Don't Dance Division. Dancer NDT II and Scapino Ballet Rotterdam. Choreographer the Ultimate Dance Battle.
SABRINA VIS Dancer De Dutch Don’t Dance Division and Krisztina de Châtel. Dance Captain Joop van den Ende’s Tarzan and Mary Poppins.
SARA ERENS Teacher Codarts Dance Academy. Dancer Ballet Innsbruck, Scapino Ballet Rotterdam, Krisztina de Chatel and Dance Works Rotterdam.
SHIRLEY ESSENBOOM Teacher Royal Conservatory Den Haag. Dancer Les Ballets de Monte Carlo and Nederlands Dans Theater.
SIMONA FERRAZZA Dancer English National Ballet and Dutch National Ballet. Teacher School of the Arts in Amsterdam and Summerschool Den Haag.
TAMAS NAGY Award winning Principal Dutch National Ballet. International guest soloist Hungarian National Ballet, Rambert Dance Company and Royal Scottish Ballet.
THOM STUART Artistic Director and Choreographer De Dutch Don't Dance Division. Dancer Scapino Ballet Rotterdam and Introdans.
VALENTINA SCAGLIA Dancer Hamburg Ballett and Nederlands Dans Theater I.
WIM BROECKX Director Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag (2002 – 2010), Artistic President Prix de Lausanne (2008 – 2012). Guest teacher: Introdans Netherlands, Nationale Ballet Academie Amsterdam, New Zealand School of Dance, Royal Balletschool of Antwerp, Summerschool Den Haag Netherlands, Victorian College of the Arts Australia.
XENIA WIEST Dancer Staatsballett Berlin. Choreographer for the Young Choreographers Staatsballett Berlin, Komische Oper Berlin and Staatsballett-Bolshoi Ballett Kremlin Gala Moskau.
YANNICK BOQUIN Guest Teacher Dutch National Ballet, Nederland Dans Theater, the Mabel Alter Balletschool, Béjart Ballet Lausanne, Paris Opera, Cullberg Ballet and the Royal Swedish Ballet.