Coming workshops

BUDO BALLET Initiative,
by Amy Raymond & Akira Hino
Saturday 13 February & Sunday 14 February 2016

5 day workshop with DAVID ZAMBRANO
 Monday 18 April - Friday 22 April
Registration for both workshops is OPEN , click here 



Join any or all weeks!
The HJS Amsterdam Summer Intensive 2016 will include the following great teachers, classes and workshops with more to be announced soon. For more info see here

Akram Khan Dance Co.workshop with Yen-Ching Lin
Hofesh Schechter Dance Co. workshop
Eastman/Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui workshop with Louise Michel Jackson
Ultima Vez/Wim Vandekeybus workshop with Iñaki Azpillaga
Workshop with Kristina & Sadé Alleyne (ALLEYNE DANCE)
Classes and workshop with Maurice Causey
Workshop in Improvisation and Instant Composition with Michael Schumacher
Kylian Repertory workshopwith Karine Guizzo
Graham Repertory with Miki Orihara
Gaga classes and workshop with Keren Rosenberg
Countertechnique workshop and classes with James Vu Anh Pham
Payatt inTransit workshop with Rakesh Sukesh
Workshop with Kathleen Hermesdorf
Classes and workshopwith Guy Nader and Maria Campos
Classes and workshop with Marijke Eliasberg
Classes with Tony Vezich, Stephen Pier, Laura Bernasconi, Cathy Martin and others


Audition for Kamea Dance Company at Chassé Dance Studios

Audition for professional Male and Female Dancers for the 2016-17 seasons.
Contracts from August 2016.
European Audition in Amsterdam – The Netherlands:
Sunday, March 13th  2016, at 10:00 -16:00,
At: Chasse Dance Studios  
Chasséstraat 64, 1057 JJ Amsterdam


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Lots of new events for the upcoming year, starting with HJS on

Instagram and Snapchat.

Registrations for workshops with Amy Raymond & Akira Hino

and with David Zambrano are open, please click HERE

and the dates:

SUMMER INTENSIVE 2016 Monday 4 July - Friday 22 July 2016

photography Jelle IJntema / PASSIEINBEELD

click HERE for the LINE UP


HJS in Italy!


Maaike van de Westeringh on her way to BARI. She will be the HJS delegate of the Jury for the International Dance Competition "San Nicola" in Italy this weekend!



Interview with Artist Edgar Jansen

Many of you have seen the artist Edgar Jansen in the studio making drawings or watercolors of dancers. The dancer/journalist Mira Petrova has interviewed him, and we are happy to present this interview on the HJS site



Info in English about the Dutch Dance World



Amsterdam Summer Intensive a Great Success!

 With more than 350 dancers from 36 countries, 18 different workshops, and up to 7 daily classes, the 2015 Amsterdam Summer was the busiest most successful ever. For the first time it was held in one central location, the beautiful Chassé Dance Studios, so dancers could meet each other, network  and make new contacts. Not just the numbers were impressive, but from conversations held,  it seems that dancers and teachers were very happy with the whole program.
Want to give your opinion? An online questionnaire has been sent  to all participants by email.


7 Questions for Pedro Gomes- teaching in the week of 30 November

"What motivates me the most as a teacher is to observe how dancers seem to leave my classes feeling better than when they arrived. In other words, feeling healthier and more balanced.”

HJS regularly asks its teachers a number of questions about how they look at dance, teaching and more. This week dance blogger Lisa Kapan talked to ballet teacher Pedro Gomes:

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Attention Dancers

Please pay for class before the class starts! If you take more than one class you cannot pay for the second or third class afterwards as the administration is then closed. Thanks for your cooperation.


Digital Newsletter

To keep informed about classes, workshops and auditions at HJS, subscribe to our digital newsletter. Go to the contact page, scroll down and click on the link by Mailing List, and you will get all the news sent to you every two weeks!


Teachers guide

 Click to HJS teachers guide at Chasse Dance Studios.






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HJS Summer 2016
For the program click here

Chasséstraat 64
1057 JJ Amsterdam
T: +31 (0)20 4121510