Monthly: Ballet & Contemporary




Program Description

Ballet & Contemporary Dance at The NYPAA

Under the expert tutelage of Mikael Pasini, Ballet & Contemporary Dance at The NYPAA stands as a beacon for those aspiring to master the grace of ballet and the expressive freedom of contemporary dance. This program is meticulously designed for dancers seeking to deepen their artistry, technique, and understanding of these two pivotal dance forms.

Program Highlights

  • Ballet Technique: Delve into the precision, discipline, and beauty of ballet. From barre exercises to en pointe work, students refine their technique, enhance their flexibility, and strengthen their understanding of classical ballet’s foundational principles.
  • Contemporary Exploration: Explore the boundless creativity and emotional depth of contemporary dance. This segment encourages personal expression and storytelling through movement, integrating techniques from modern dance pioneers and current innovators.
  • Performance Skills: Both ballet and contemporary dance demand not just technical prowess but also the ability to convey stories and emotions through performance. This program emphasizes developing presence, expressiveness, and the ability to connect with an audience.
  • Physical Conditioning and Flexibility: Rigorous physical conditioning sessions are tailored to build the strength, stamina, and flexibility required to excel in ballet and contemporary dance, ensuring dancers can perform challenging routines while minimizing the risk of injury.

Under Mikael Pasini’s guidance, students in the Ballet & Contemporary Dance Program at The NYPAA are not just trained to be versatile dancers but are also inspired to become innovative creators and thoughtful artists. Embrace this opportunity to transform your passion for dance into an extraordinary career, all within the vibrant cultural landscape of New York City.


Mikael Pasini: Master of Movement and Expression

Embark on a journey of grace and power with Mikael Pasini, a luminary in the world of dance at The NYPAA. With roots stretching from the historic stages of Rome to the vibrant dance floors of New York City, Mikael brings a wealth of international experience and a rich tapestry of dance disciplines to NYPAA’s esteemed faculty.

Trained at the prestigious AccademiaNazionale di Danza in Rome, Mikael’s early career was marked by standout performances on television, music videos, and film, setting the stage for a diverse and dynamic career in dance. His move to New York City in 2017 was not just a change of location but a leap into a global dance metropolis where he continued to refine his craft and share his passion for dance with a wider audience.

At The NYPAA, Mikael specializes in Ballet and Contemporary Dance, weaving the precision and elegance of classical ballet with the emotive and innovative expressions of contemporary movement. His approach to teaching is characterized by a dedication to the fundamentals of dance while encouraging creativity and personal expression, allowing students to explore their boundaries and discover their unique style.

Mikael’s classes are more than just lessons in dance; they are immersive experiences where students are encouraged to push beyond their limits, explore the depths of their creativity, and develop a profound connection with the art of movement. His commitment to excellence and his ability to inspire has made him a beloved figure among students and colleagues alike.

Beyond the studio, Mikael has choreographed for an array of productions, showcasing his versatility and vision as a choreographer. His work is a testament to his belief in dance as a universal language of emotion and expression, capable of telling stories and evoking feelings that transcend words.

Join Mikael Pasini at The NYPAA and be part of a transformative dance education that bridges classical training with contemporary innovation. Whether you dream of performing on the grand stages of the world or wish to explore the expressive power of dance, Mikael’s guidance and mentorship will prepare you for a future as dynamic and diverse as dance itself.


Additional Costs: Please note, the program fees cover only the instructional aspects of the program. All travel-related expenses, including flights and visa costs, fall under the student’s responsibility and are not included.

Cancellation and Refund Policy: We understand that plans can change, but please be advised that enrollment in this class/course/program is NON-REFUNDABLE under any circumstances. Instead of a refund, we offer credits that can be applied to future classes/courses/programs, ensuring your investment in your artistic instruction continues to benefit you.

Short-Term Disclaimer: For students embarking on our 4, 8, or 12-week classes/courses/programs, it’s important to understand that these are designed to provide an intensive, focused introduction to the discipline. While offering a rich learning experience, the condensed nature of these workshops means they cannot cover the full spectrum of topics, techniques, and training outlined in our comprehensive program overviews. For guidance on selecting the right workshop to meet your goals, or for more information on what to expect, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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Monthly: Ballet & Contemporary

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