Seminars & Study

Seminars & Study – For Teachers

This area contains the latest Society of Russian Ballet Annual Seminar updates, including hotel and travel information, schedules and registration forms. We also include seminars offered by organizations and schools that may be of particular interest to our teachers and their students.

 

Seminar 2021 – Online Summer & Fall

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Seminar 2021 will be online through a series of two free webinars in the Summer and Fall and will also be available for viewing on our YouTube Channel. See below for dates, times, and general content information. Non-members of the Society are welcome to view any of the two webinars. Please contact the Society’s Manager to register for webinar and annual general meeting links. 

Members should note that a listing of the latest document and syllabus updates can be found on the Member News page.

 

Webinar Dates, Topics & Video Links:

Wednesday, Aug. 25th 12:00-2:00PM (Eastern)

  • Introduction with Jane Pound
  • Discussion of live digital examinations with Leica Hardy
  • Gender Identity & Its Relationship to Dance with Jessica Pardy
  • The Society of Russian Ballet’s Gender Equity Statement & Examination Policy with Jane Pound
  • “May Include” Optional Steps for Levels 5-8 with Denise Vitali, Leica Hardy & Jane Pound
  • Discussion: Effective Use of Connecting & Auxiliary Steps for Levels 5-8 with the Examining Committee led by Jane Pound

 

Wednesday, Aug. 25th 2:30-3:30PM (Eastern) – Annual General Meeting
Full Members may email the Society’s Manager for the meeting link.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 6th 12:00-2:00PM (Eastern)

  • Introduction with Jane Pound
  • “May Include” Optional Steps for Pre-Elementary to Advanced with Denise Vitali & Merle Adam
  • Discussion: Effective Use of Connecting & Auxiliary Steps for Pre-Elementary to Advanced with the Examining Committee led by Jane Pound
  • Syllabus/Curriculum Question & Answer – Please enter your questions in the Zoom chat during the webinar.

     

    Seminars & Study – For Dancers

    This area contains information about courses and workshops. Listings for syllabus and non-syllabus courses with a strong focus on ballet instruction are welcome. Listings will be published at the discretion of the Executive Committee.

    Contact the Society’s Manager to submit your listing.

     

    The Society of Russian Ballet presents the Nesta Toumine Memorial Award annually to students that display outstanding technical merit and exceptional artistic development in the Vaganova style. Members of the Society’s Examining Committee, following the annual examination season, put the names of potential recipients forward for consideration.