Student Program

Nordic Ballet School Network Seminar 2019

Read more about the stay in Gothenburg with info about teacher etc here:

Welcome to Swedish National Ballet School!

Johan Holmberg Principal | Sebastian Michanek Artistic Director

We welcome all our sister schools in the Nordics to join us for the 2019 edition of the Nordic Seminar in Gothenburg, August 11-17, 2019. The event is a continuation of the well-established cooperation between the Nordic Ballet Schools and the successful seminars from the previous years.

The Student Program is open for students age 13-16 at the member schools of the network, National Finnish Opera Ballet School in Helsinki, Norwegian National Ballet School in Oslo, Royal Swedish Ballet School in Stockholm and Swedish National Ballet School in Gothenburg.

The Nordic Teacher and Musician Seminar is open for any dance teachers, professional dancers, pianists and percussionist, read more about the Nordic Teacher and Musician Seminar here.


Practical information

Seminar dates for students

Sunday August 11th
Arrival day (arrival at latest 15.00 at the Gothenburg Central Station)

Monday August 12th to Friday August 16th
Days with dance classes

Saturday August 17th 
Show / departure day (departure earliest from city 14.30) 

Dance classes

The students will have classes in ballet, contemporary, floor barre and repertoire. Ballet- and contemporary classes and repertoire will be taught by international teachers that are regular guest teachers and friends of the Swedish National Ballet School in Gothenburg.

Classical Ballet (1h 30m)

Classical Repertoire (1h 30m)

Floorbarre (40m)

Contemporary Class and Repertoire/Creation (1h 30m)

For presentation of teachers, see below.

Students fee and accommodation

The price for the seminar is 600 EUR per student.

The participation fee covers tuition, accommodation including breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack between classes as well as local bus ticket and joint activates such as the Seminar Party and a trip at Liseberg – Gothenburg amusement park (including entrance and ride pass).

The same package is included for 3 assisting parents from each visiting school. Additional parents can be added at the charge of 500 EUR.

Travel to and from Gothenburg is not included in the participation fee. We will meet you upon the arrival day August 11th at the Gothenburg Central Station and take you to the hotel.

All students will stay at the hotel including students from Gothenburg. The students from all four schools will be divided into three groups (according to the age/dance group). Each group will stay together and be accompanied by 1 parents from each school.

We will stay at Scandic Hotel Backadal only 3 min walk from our school


Each guesting school can send max 35 students turning the age 13-16 during the year of 2019. All students current year 6 to 9 at the hosting school are welcome to participate. Each school need to send 1 assisting parents per age group, making a total of 3.

Each school need to submit their list of participations no later than April 12th, 2019. Payment of the seminar fee is done as one collective payment from each school, not later than May 10th.

The seminar is hosted by the parent association of the Swedish National Ballet School and their organization will send an invoice of the amount corresponding to the numbers of participants. Please include your invoice address with the submission of the list of the participants.

Seminar show

As the tradition we end the seminar with a presentation of the work we have done during the week. Each group will show extracts from both classical repertoire and contemporary work.

The show will be held on Saturday morning at Lorensbergsteatern.




When we are not dancing we invite you to experience Gothenburg together with us.

You will have time to explore the city of Gothenburg or go for a swim.

Together we will take a trip to Liseberg – Gothenburg famous amusement park (entrance and ride pass are included in the participation fee).

Thursday evening we invite all participating students and teachers to a Seminar Party.

In the evenings there will be possible to take part in Dance Talks with some of our seminar teachers.

Liseberg – Gothenburg amusement park

Contact and more information

Our administrative contact for the seminar will be Karin Larsson and she will in week 9 send out application sheets etc to each school.

Karin Larsson, Producer, Swedish National Ballet School
+46 31-367 33 82

Nordic Seminar 2018 hosted by the Norwegian National Ballet School in Oslo

Read more about the stay in Gothenburg with info about teacher etc here:

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