HIBC is more than a competition – the program includes daily training, masterclasses and workhops

18 January 2022

In addition to competition performances, the program includes daily training, masterclasses and theme workshops arranged for the participants. Everyone will leave Helsinki with memorable and even life-changing experiences.

The daily morning classes will be taught by: Wilfried Jacobs, international guest teacher and ballet coach; Jarmo Rastas, teacher at the Finnish National Ballet; Ophélie Rodighiero, teacher at the Ballet School of Finnish National Opera and Ballet, and Anu Sistonen, ballet mistress at the Finnish National Ballet.

The international jury members Nina Ananiashvili and Julio Bocca will teach masterclasses.

The competitors will also receive training from Henrik Burman and Asla Jääskeläinen, who both work at the Finnish National Ballet. Their classes will focus on body maintenance and physical training.