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Is there a difference between the Complete Course and the Complete Course, Professional Dancer Discount?
The only difference between these two courses is the fee. There is no difference in amount or type of classes.

Do I qualify for the Professional Dancers Discount?
Under Professional dancer is understood that the Dancer has to be currently, or has been, under contract with a professional dance company for more than one year. Please send us a copy of your contract with a professional dance company along with your application form. No exceptions can be made.

How do I know in which level I will be?
Participants will be carefully assigned prior to the start of the course to their level depending on their qualification, experience and age (minimum age 10 years), to guarantee the highest possible level for all involved. If a participant does not correspond to the level he has been assigned to, the ART of staff will, after deliberation, assign the participant to a more adequate level. We will tell you in which level you are during your registration on the first day of the Ballet Summer Course.

What are the age limitations?
All participants must be 10 years or older on the first day of the Ballet Summer Course ZURICH. All participants under the age of 18 on the first day of the Ballet Summer Course are required to send us the parental consent form Authorization for underage person [201 KB] filled in by their parents or legal guardian by email or by post two weeks upon receival of the confirmation of letter.

What is my Course ID?
You can find your Course ID in your confirmation letter. You will need this ID during your registration on the first day of the course, after your registration you will receive from ART of staff your Course ID card.

Why will I receive a Course ID card and why do I need it?
During the entire duration of the ART of Course you will have to carry your Course ID card with you at all times since you will need it to enter the Course buildings. For security reasons, you can be asked to show your Course ID card at all times by the ART of staff. On your Course ID card you will also find your Group.

Does the ART of offer scholarships?
Unfortunately ART of does not offer scholarships. If you need any additional information or a certificate of acceptance to our course in order to apply for a scholarship, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Is food provided?
A canteen is available at the Ballet Summer Course ZURICH buildings. The canteen will be open between lunch break. Two different warm meals will be served daily (one of which vegetarian) in addition to which a wide variety of snacks and drinks will be served. Prices for a meal are between 7 - 15 CHF.

Water bottles are available during the day.

When should I arrive on the first day of the Course?
Classes will start at 10:00am. In order to allow yourself enough time to go through registration, change and warm up, we recommend you to arrive at 8:45 (start of registration).

How will my schedule be?
The Ballet Summer School will start every day at 10:00am and end at 6:00pm, except on Saturday when courses will end at 3:00pm. Sunday is a free day.

What should I do with my valuables?
The dressing room lockers do not close. We strongly recommend you not to bring any items of value to the Ballet Summer Course buildings. »ART of« will not be held responsible for the loss of any property.

I have an injury, can I still come to the course?

No candidate can attend the course injured. No exceptions will be made.

In which cases can I have a refund?
ART of reserves the right to retain all or part of the course fees in case of the applicant’s withdrawal.

In which language will the course be given in?
The Courses will be given in English. The ART of staff speaks English, German, French, Russian, Japanese and Dutch.

How do the Company and School Auditions work?
During the duration of the ART of Ballet Summer Course we have invited many different directors of renowned professional dance schools and companies. The invited directors will come at different moments during the course. They will watch classes in order to recruit dancers for their company or school. We cannot tell you when which director will come.

If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by email or by phone.
Tel: +41 (0) 76 827 59 10
Tel: +49 (0) 163 542 02 43

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