Ballet Workshops

The workshop program allows dancers to work with high-quality artistic faculties and guest teachers with prestigious backgrounds, such as from Opera House Zurich and other international companies.  

Ballet Camps for Kids

Our ballet camp takes place at our Küsnacht facility, which is just across from the lake.  Children can spend their day in our modern and spacious facility, where they will enjoy a constructive program with our teachers.

YHDC Summer workshop

Küsnacht school:
Freihofstrasse 20. 8700 Küsnacht
Tuesday, August 2- Saturday, August 6th / 11yrs and older (Intermediate level)
10.30-12.30 Ballet class and repertoire / Yen Han
13.30-15.00 ballet fitness and body care for dancers/ Yen Han
500Chf per week
Monday, August 8- Friday, August 12th / 11yrs and older (Intermediate level)
10.30-12.30 Ballet class and repertoire / Yen Han
13.30-15.30 Modern dance / Camila Belarmino
500Chf per week
August 8-12th / Ballet Camp 6-8yrs old (Beginners level)
Küsnacht school: Freihofstrasse 20. 8700 Küsnacht
Drop off from 8.30
9.00 Breakfast
10.00-11.30 Ballet / Camila Belarmino
11.45 Lunch and rest
13.00-14.30 creative dancing and repertoire from ballet stories/ Yen Han
14.30-16.00 Reading and ballet storytelling, ballet games, drawing, and craft work with ballet-related themes. ( outdoor if weather permits).
16.00 snack
Pick up 16.30
Full day 8.30-16.30 / including full breakfast, lunch, and snacks / 800Chf per week
Half-day from 8.30-12.30 including lunch/ or 13.00-16.30 including snack/

350Chf per week

Spring Break & Workshops

Spring break

April 14th until April 29th. School opens, and all classes resume back on Saturday, April 30th.

Spring workshop

April 18th-22nd
Ages 7-9yrs
Ballet with Yen Han
CHF 230.- per week
April 18th-22nd
Ages 7-9yrs
Creative Dancing Modern, Jazz with Camila Belarmino
CHF 230.- per week
April 25th-29th
Ages 10yrs and above
Ballet mit Yen Han
Modern mit Ayako Nakano
CHF 500.- per week for Ballet and Modern
Ayako Nakano was born in Japan and began her training in Tokyo. During her training she won the Tokyo Ballet Competition, the Asia Pacific Ballet Competition and in 1992 the Prix de Lausanne Scholarship Prize, which took her to the Royal Ballet School in London. In 1994 she became a soloist with the Ballet of Zurich Opera. She also danced at the Theater Köln, the Staatstheater Saarbrücken and the Komische Oper Berlin. Since 2001 she has been with the Ballett Theater Basel. During this time she has performed many solo roles, mainly in the works of Richard Wherlock. She danced works by choreographers such as William Forsythe, Mats Ek, Hans van Manen, Ohad Naharin, Nacho Duato, Jorma Elo, Johan Inger, Alexander Ekman and others. In 2013, she was a coach at the Prix de Lausanne.