Leaps & Pirouettes Boot Camp with Ballet Master Alejandro Parente


4 weeks


Dates: 4th Jan 2023- 25th Jan 2023

Time: 17:30  – 19:00

Fee: full price £65 / early bird £58.50 (book before 31st December)

For dancers and above age 14+ (under 16’s with parental permission)

Danceworks guest teacher Alejandro Parente

Danceworks is delighted to welcome back to its studios world-renowned Ballet Master Alejandro Parente to teach an exclusive multi-class series over the month of January. This course is offering a unique opportunity to students to receive in-depth knwoledge on two improntant elements of Ballet – leaps and pirouettes. Each class will focus on the specific technique required to execute these steps correctly and effortlessly. This course is open to everyone with prior ballet experience – improvers to advanced dancers.

Our Ballet Courses are carefully constructed to allow you to develop your ballet skills at a suitable pace. This will ensure that you will avoid injuries and will feel very confident to progress to a more challenging level after the completion of the four weeks. You will be working with the same teacher and the same group of people from beginning to end in an environment where you can feel safe and confident to try new steps and explore movement, ask questions, and have fun.


Alejandro studied at the Higher Institute of Art of the Teatro Colón with the masters Rosmarie Achard, Wasil Tupin, Enrique Lommi and especially under the tutelage of Rada Eichembaum. At the age of 16 he joined the company Ballet Estable del Teatro Colon as a corps de ballet member and quickly becoming a Principal Dancer and doing most of the main roles in the company’s extensive repertoire.

He has received Figure of the Clarín Dance Awards, the José Neglia Award and was distinguished with the Konex Award for the best Argentine dancers of the last decade.

He participates in numerous international galas and is invited as Guest Principal Artist in many companies around the world . He also has directed and produced numerous shows within Argentina. He was a professor of the Academy of Ballet in the Opera of Vienna, Artistic advisor of the Teatro Argentino de la Plata, Ballet Master of the Teatro Colón de Buenos Aires. He also Works together with Marianela Nuñez from Royal ballet in several national and international tours. On August the 8th 2018 he has retired from The Ballet Estable del Teatro Colon as a dancer after 29 years of his career as a dancer.

And now he works as a guest teacher at world top class ballet companies, Teatro Alla Scala de Milan,Opera Di Roma,Ballet Estable del Teatro Colon and The Royal Ballet.