Raising the Barre

National Training Curriculum

Raising the Barre: The Romantic Ballet Weekend Workshop

October 23-24, 2021 

Thank you for your interest in ABT National Training Curriculum’s Raising the Barre: The Romantic Ballet Weekend Workshop. The workshop is scheduled for October 23-24, 2021, at ABT's Studios in New York, NY, and Online. 

Nineteenth-century ballets have a specific style that separates them from other classics. How have ballet legends mastered dancing and staging these beloved works while bringing life to the artistry and avoiding museum-like stagnancy? With a special focus on the enduring classic, Giselle, this workshop will be hosted by Cynthia Harvey. Attendees will engage in discussions and classes with artists and experts including Maina Gielgud, former Artistic Director of The Australian Ballet and expert on the stylistic nuances of Giselle, and Alastair Macaulay, former critic from The New York Times, writer, and historian. Other esteemed Guest Artists for the weekend include Robert La Fosse, Rubén Martín, Caridad Martinez, Amanda McKerrow, and Cory Stearns.  

Teachers may register to attend in-person at ABT's Studios in New York, NY, or Online. In-Person registration is accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis and payment must be made in full to confirm registration. Teachers who are placed on a waitlist for in-person attendance may register to attend online. Full vaccination against covid-19 is a requirement to attend in-person at ABT's Studios in New York, NY.

Teachers may register Intermediate/Advanced students to participate online only (ages 13-18). Pointe work is required for girls. Student registration link is provided upon Teacher Registration. 

General Teacher Registration: $300
ABT Certified Teacher Registration: $200
Student Registration (Ages 13-18, Online only) provided upon Teacher Registration: $100

Please note that full vaccination against covid-19 is required for in-person Teacher registration. Proof of vaccination must be uploaded upon registration and payment. 

To register, please click below to submit an interest form and a member of the NTC Staff will contact you as soon as possible with payment information. Registration opens September 20. Payment must be received by October 8 at 4pm ET. 

Schedule will be sent one week prior to the workshop, which is 10:00AM – 5:00PM on Saturday, October 23, and 10:00AM – 5:30PM on Sunday, October 24. All times are in Eastern Time (New York, NY). 

Please do not hesitate to let us know if you have any questions. See you at the barre!

All teachers are welcome to attend the Workshop – ABT NTC Certification is not required.



Raising the Barre Interest Form