ACADEMY NEWS

DDA Annual Performance 2017

Friday May 5th, 6 PM at Madinat Theatre, Souk Madinat With guest dancers from Paris Opera Ballet Aubane Philbert and Daniel Stokes. Dubai Dance Academy, along with guest artists from the Paris Opera National Ballet, invite you to an evening of ballet at the Madinat Theatre. Our 5th annual performance 2017 includes both classical repertoire and contemporary creations. Highlights include Act II from Swan Lake, set to the renowned score by Tchaikovsky, as well as performances by special guest artists Aubane Philbert and Daniel Stokes. Please come share in our joy as we celebrate another...

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January 2017 Ballet Grand Gala

Ballet Grand Gala returns to the UAE with an exclusive selection of classical and modern works performed by Star dancers of one of the greatest ballet companies in the world, Paris Opera National Ballet. The Paris Opera National Ballet, the world's oldest ballet company, has built a worldwide reputation of the finest and most elegant dancers. The Ballet Grand Gala program will be offered for the first time in Abu Dhabi on January 5th, and in Dubai on January 6th and 7th. Do not miss this opportunity to admire these dancers giving life to some of the richest choreographies of the moment. This...

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January 2016 Paris Opera Ballet Gala

The Paris Opera Ballet, the world's oldest ballet company, greets the dawn of 2016 in Dubai with three breathtaking performances on 7th-8th January 2016. Do not miss this opportunity to admire these dancers giving life to some of the richest choreographies of the moment. Living symbols of gracefulness, athleticism and passion, the dancers will present a series of classical and modern dance masterpieces. Awe-inspiring costumes, exhilarating turns, jaw-dropping jumps and the most elegant lines will be memories you will never forget. This year, the gala will feature Etoile dancer Ms. Dorothee...

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DDA student at the Young American Grand Prix semi-finals

Dubai Dance Academy ballet student, Charlotte Rose, had the honour to participate in the Young American Grand Prix semi-finals in Paris in October 2015. The Young American Grand Prix (YAGP) is one of the world’s most prestigious youth ballet competitions. Charlotte Rose studies ballet at the Dubai Dance Academy under the tutelage of the Academy's director, Reiko M Cheong. It takes hours of dedication and work to master ballet and make it look effortless and so graceful. Listen to Charlotte talking about her passion for ballet to Gulf News journalists. You can follow Charlotte on Instagram...

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Unique Ballet Introductory Classes for new students with DDA

Ballet for Pre-Teens (Ages 8-12)  Tuesday 16h45 –18h15 This class is designed to introduce children ages 8-12 to ballet. It is also an ideal class for those who had a brief introduction in their earlier childhood, took a break for a few years, and are now wanting to start anew!  It is an expedited way for them to become familiar with ballet terminology and technique while beginning to build their skill artistically and technically. As the student grows in their knowledge and practice of ballet, they will correspond with the artistic director to determine if and when they should enter the DDA school...

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Welcome to the new Academic Year 2015~2016

2015 Academy Performance

2015 Academy Performance Defile (opening)Classical ballet (repertoire) variationsContemporary dance variationsDon Quixote Act II - The DreamDon Quixote Act III - The Wedding  With guest dancers from San Francisco ballet Friday 15th May 2015 Madinat Theater, Souq Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai Our annual show is a chance for the students to show the hard work they have put into their ballet classes and the progress made over the last year. It is my belief that the opportunity to perform on a professional stage is of great importance to the ballet education of my students. Reiko MC, Director...

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Ballet Gala with Stars from Paris Opera National Ballet

The second annual Ballet gala with stars from Paris Opera Ballet once again brings the beauty of French classical ballet to Dubai audience. In an outstanding and joyful evening of dance, artists from Paris Opera will perform a selection of classical and contemporary works from the Paris Opera National Repertoire. The Gala will feature Ludmila Pagliero and Karl Paquette, two outstanding dancers who hold the honor of the Etoile title, awarded as the highest level of achievement within the Paris Opera. Soloists from Paris Opera will also perform representing the next generation of dancers from what...

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DDA Performance 2014 Highlight

DDA Performance 2014 Highlight

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Ballet Workshop with Nicolas Maire June 23rd – 28th

Nicolas Maire Finalist and winner of three prizes at the Prix de Lausanne in 1994 and jury of the Prix de Lausanne in 2003 Nicolas brought one of the most leading choreographer Nacho Duato movements to Dubai!! 23-28 June 2014

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