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Pre-Education Dance and Ballet 12-18

The Pre-Education is an intensive training course for modern dance and classical ballet for young dancers in preparation for a dance subject training at a dance academy like Codarts Rotterdam, Theaterschool Amsterdam, ArtEZ Arnhem, Fontys Tilburg and Royal Concervatory of The Hague or an MBO dance.

> Admission to the Pre-Education takes place after the successful completion of an audition. Admission criteria are physical aptitude, pleasure / passion, dance qualities (including appearance, musicality, co-ordination) and motivation.
> The students follow 4 days a week lesson, total 7 hours. Of which ± 3 hours classical ballet, modern dance (Graham based, Cunningham, floorwork), improvisation / composition, choreography. A few times a year a supportive lesson from e.g. a physiotherapist, dietician, mental coach.
>The students perform a lot to gain stage experience, such as our performances in December and June.
> We prepare the students to audition for a dance vocational training.
>Regular classes are organized so parents and other interested parties can see the progress.
> 3x per season, the students get a review, An assessment of your progress is made three times a year. This is done both verbally and in writing.
> The open days of the national dance academies are visited together.


What classes are you going to do?
• Classical ballet, Vaganova methode

• Modern Jazz
• Improvisation en composition
• Choreography
• Dance and health (e.g. yoga, pilates, nutrition health classes, Injury prevention)
• Supporting lessons, like Drama, Confidens, preperation for auditions

Stage experience
A lot of time is spent gaining stage experience in the following way:
• You are making a dance (solo) for the Eigen Werk Performance in December
• You dance in a piece of a professional choreographer during the dance workplace performances or in collaboration with Dansgroep Haarlem (VO2)

Other activities
• Go together to see dance shows
• Visits of the Open Days of the National Dance Academies

An assessment of your progress is made three times a year. This is done both verbally and in writing.

OPEN HOUSE Saturday 17 march 2018
Time 11:00 am - 14:00 pm
Place Danshuis Haarlem
Culturere house 'Klein Heilig Pand'
Klein Heiligland 84
Registration Open dag vooropleiding registration form

Schedule Open house

11.00-11.15 start and information
11.15-11.30 Pré-Education 1 modern Graham (teacher: Lene)
11.30-11.45 Kids-Pré-Education classical ballet (teacher: Haya)
11.45-12.00 Pré-Education 2 modern/jazz (teacher: Lotte)
12.00-12.05 solo Pré-Education 3 (own work)
12.05-12.20 Kids-Pré-Education modern (teacher: Haya)
12.20-12.35 Info performance / demo (teacher: Lotte en Haya)
12.35-12.50 Pré-Education 2/3 modern Graham (teacher: Lene)
12.50-13.05 Pré-Education 1 classical ballet (teacher: Haya)
13.05-13.25 Selectiegroep classical and modern (teacher: Sarai)
13.25-13.40 Pré-Education 3 modern (teacher: Haya)
13.40-13.50 uur All Improvisation (teacher: Sarai)
13.50-14.00 Info / questions / ending

Selectiongroup: 8-10
Kids-Pré-Education: 10-12
Pré-Education 1: 12-14
Pré-Education 2: 14-16

AUDITIONS Saturday 24 march 2018
Time 11.30 am - 14.30 pm
Place Danshuis Haarlem
Culture house 'Klein Heilig Pand'
Klein Heiligland 84
Cost €20,-

What are we going to do?
Two auditons of 45 minutes, namely classical ballet and modern dance. Desired clothes: a (black) ballet suit and pink ballet shoes. For modern black leggings without feet.

Schedule 2017 - 2018

group class teacher
17.30 - 18.45
VO1 Classical ballet Haya
18.45 - 19.15
VO2 Impro/Compo Sarai en Zsa Zsa
19.15 - 20.00
VO2/3 Impro/Compo Sarai en Zsa Zsa
20.00 - 20.30
VO3 Impro/Compo Sarai en Zsa Zsa
17.15 - 18.30
VO1 Classical ballet level 1/2 Haya
18.30 - 19.45
VO2 Classical ballet level 2/3 Haya
17.30 - 18.45
VO1 Impro/Compo/Choreo Sara
18.45 - 19.45
VO1/2 Fitness training Haya
20.00 - 21.15
VO2/3 Classical ballet Haya
10.00 - 12.00
VO1 Modern / Jazz various
12.00 - 13.30
VO2 Modern / Jazz various

Dress code

Classical ballet
Girls Black ballet suit without sleeve / short sleeve
Pink balletmaillot with foot
Salmon colored canvas ballet shoes, split-sole
spitzen in consultation
Boys White ballet suit without sleeve
Blacke balletmaillot (short or long)
Black, canvas balletshoes, split-sole
Modern balletsuit optionally
Black legging without foot
Black coton ankle socks
Modern jazz balletsuit optionally
Black legging/dancepants
socks/jazzshoes or sneakers


Per year € 1365,-
In 3 terms  1st term: € 561,-
2nd term: € 402,-
3rd term: € 402,-
Per month 10 terms of € 136,50 per month

Discount upon payment at once by incasso: € 80,- discount. You pay € 1285,-

Extra discount If you follow the VO for several years:

Year Discount Full Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 10 terms
2nd year 2% 1258,- 550,- 394,- 394,- 133,80
3rdyear 4% 1230,- 538,- 386,- 386,- 131,10
4thyear 6% 1203,- 527,- 378,- 378,- 128,30
5thyear 8% 1176,- 516,- 370,- 370,- 125,60
6thyear 10% 1149,- 505,- 362,- 362,- 122,90

Cost medical examination € 35,- (takes 30-45 minutes)
Exclusief cost for Shows visit, transport costs Open Days etc.
Financial assistance
In some occasions financial assistance is available from The Youth Culture Fund. For more information:

Registration 2017/2018

To register for the Pre-Education, please complete the form below (dutch). Admission to the Pre-Education takes place after the successful completion of an audition.

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