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Cristiane Domenici

Cristiane Domenici, brazilian native of São Paulo, studied dancing at Escola de Bailado Nice Leite. For four years, she participated on the Festival de Dança de Joinville interpreting choreographies going from ballets of the classic répertoire to the dance jazz. She also has participated at the international Congress for Dancing in Rio de Janeiro where she studied in particular with Azari Plissetski. Then from 1987 she pursued her training within the Ballet Ismaël (…)

Benedetta Arlin

I was born in Sierre (Switzerland) the 22nd. April 1977 with dual nationality, Italian and French.
After living with my parents in the Club Mediterranee for my first 4 years, I came to Campione d’Italia (Como – Italy) , where I live today. Freedom , creativity, love for life and group spirit , all of which were part of my early life, came with me.
Sport has always been very important for me. In particular skiing, swimming, artistic gymnastics and water polo, but any sports activity was an opportunity for me to enrich my life. (…)



A creative and passionate dancer, she trained at the prestigious Rosella Hightower School of Dance in Cannes from a very young age and began her career as a dancer with the Young Ballet.

Jean Marion

Formed for classical ballet by Raymond Franchetti (Paris Opéra School ) and Rosella Hightower in Cannes. He studied Graham technique as well. Soloist with Ballet National de Marseille and Ballet Theatre Français. Principal with Ballet du Rhin and Lyon Opera Ballet, he danced all the classical repertoire and worked at the same time with the major modern choreographers . – Diplomed as Ballet teacher and becomes Balletmaster of the “Jeune Ballet de France”. – With (…)


Shona Alicia Smithers

Born and raised in Canada, Shona-Alicia Smithers-Gardereau has studied dance since she can remember. A graduate of L’Ecole Supérieure de danse du Québec and Les ateliers de danse moderne de Montréal, she has also practiced others related disciplines such as stretching, somatic education and auto-massage. Very fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with many renowned teachers and choreographers of movement. (…)


Nathalie Nennig

With over 1500 hours of extremely specific training, 3 certifications recognised as among the best in the world (including The Pilates Center in the USA – Boulder, Colorado) and over 8 years’ experience in studios in France and abroad – San Francisco, Singapore and Dubai

Giomari Rodriguez

Giomari was born in Puerto Rico. From an early age, she explored a variety of dance styles, from ballet to Latin and Afro-Caribbean.