Dance in Art’s teaching staff is comprised of highly experienced professionals. Members of our staff have danced and worked with many leading professional dance companies including Nederlands Dans Theater, Introdans, Internationaal Dans Theater, Het Nationale Ballet, Aalto Ballet Theater in Essen and New English Contemporary Ballet.


GUEST TEACHERS

Corneliu Ganea portrait

Corneliu Ganea
Teacher Improvisation and Choreography

Corneliu Ganea is an independent Romanian choreographer, teacher and performer based in Amsterdam. Training in classical ballet and contemporary dance in his home country and Switzerland, Corneliu followed a carrier in contemporary dance with different dance companies in Germany and The Netherlands. He worked with a number of international choreographers such as Itzik Galili, Krisztina de Chatel, Anne Van Den Broek, Michael Schumacher, Club Guy & Roni, and many others. De developed a strong attraction to choreography and developed his choreographic practice along side his carrier as a dancer. Since 2013 he is focusing on creating his own works in The Netherlands and abroad. As an entrepreneur Corneliu co-founded Random Collision in Groningen, Area 59 and Spazio Nudo in Amsterdam. Currently he is developing his first evening work, titled Shell Shock, based on WWI war syndrome.


 

Rossana

Rossana Caldarera
Teacher Ballet and Contemporary

Rossana Caldarera began her professional education with classical ballet in her hometown Genova (Italy) . At the age of 18, she participates at the dance competition “Danza&State” where she wins a scholarship to study at the Academy Balletto di Toscana-Opus Ballet in Florence. There she studies for 2 years becoming a dancer member of the Junior BDT and the Opus Ballet Company having the chance to work with choreographers as M.Bigonzetti, F.Monteverde and D.Tinazzi. In 2003 she leaves Italy for France where she meets D.Lesdema. With him she refines her education and she became a member of his modern company “Kinetic” for 3 years. In the same period she also worked with C. Portal, C. Dodelande, A. Alexandrov and M. Lusuer. Since 2010 Rossana is living in Amsterdam; Here she starts working with Sagi Gross, Lonneke van Leth and freelancer for Bencha Theater (aerial and acrobatic company). Since 2011 she is dancing at the Internationaal Danstheater and working with difference Guest choreographers as V.Wellenkamp, N. Veerdoorn , Alida Dors.


Patrick

Patrick Radu
Teacher Ballet and Contemporary

Patrick received his dance education at ArtEZ Arnhem, the Folkwang Hochschule in Essen and Alvin Ailey School in New York. Patrick danced with the Scapino Ballet Rotterdam and several German companies. He was a finalist in The Ultimate Dance Battle and the Everybody Dance Now Competition. With the Arnhems Danstheater he worked as a dancer, choreographer and actor. In 2012 Patrick started with the Internationaal Danstheater (IDT) as a dancer and in 2015 also as a choreographer for IDT.


Paola Ghidini
Teacher Floorbarre

Antonin Comestaz
Choreographer and Teacher

Fernando Troya
Teacher Contemporary and Improvisation