tallinnballet_ masterclasses


(version of 21.12.2020)
1. Tallinn International Ballet Master Classes 2021 (Tallinn International Ballet Masterclasses 2021, TIBM2021), "master classes" are organized by the non-profit organization DX ART (hereinafter "organizers") in partnership with the Tallinn Ballet School.

2. Master classes are held in three groups, depending on age and level of the participants:
  • PRE-SCHOOL (up to 12 years old)
  • PRE-PROFESSIONAL (from 12 years old),
  • PROFESSIONAL (up to 22 years old).
Candidates may request the participation in a particular group during the master classes, however, the final decision is made by the committee of pedagogues and is based on the evaluation of the candidate's video submitted in the application.

On the basis of ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of the master classes, as well as high number of applications, the organizers and the committee of pedagigues have the right to accept participants older or younger than the specified in the application age, as well as move participants between the groups, break up groups into smaller ones, and merge groups.

3. The duration of the master-classes is 3 weeks (from July 19, 2021 to August 9, 2021: 17 days, 3 days off + 2 concert days) for professional and pre-professional groups, 2 weeks (from July 26, 2021 to August 9, 2021: 11 days, 2 days off + 2 concert days) for pre-school, pre-professional and professional groups.

Organizers may consider the participation in a weekly program (6 days) or a program of individually outlined duration. Also, participation exclusively in classic dance lessons can be considered.


4. The cost of participation in master classes consists of:

  • 3-week programme: 1500 eur for professional group (PROFESSIONAL) and 1320 eur for pre-professional group (PRE-PROFESSIONAL);

  • 2-week programme: 1140 eur for professional group (PROFESSINAL), 1020 eur for pre-professional group (PRE-PROFESSIONAL), 450 eur for pre-school group (PRE-SCHOOL).
By decision of the organizers, discounts may apply.
The price includes only training according to the outlined program;
The price does NOT include: accommodation, meals, all transportation and other expenses.


5. In order to participate in the master classes, you must send an application online through the form on the website www.tallinnballet.ee no later than April 30, 2021 or while there are available places. Application deadline may be extended.

6. Upon submitting the application, the candidate is obligated to pay a non-refundable registration fee in the amount of 100 euros. The registration fee must be paid within 7 calendar days from the date of submitting the application by international bank transfer in euros or in other ways agreed with the organizers. Payment of the fee in time, is a prerequisite for the participation in master classes and a guarantee of a place in the group. The fee is non refundable in case of cancellation of the participation in the master classes for any reason.

7. All bank commissions of the payments made to the organizers are covered by the participant.

8. By April 30, 2021, the remaining part of the participation fee must be paid (the cost of the workshops excluded already paid 100 eur). Candidates who have not paid the full fee by this date are not allowed to participate in master classes.

9. In case of cancellation of participation in the master classes for a valid reason, you must immediately notify the organizers by e-mail info@tallinnballet.ee, attach a copy of the relevant document or certificate. If notified before 01.07.2021 included, a return of 70% of the paid amount is possible excluding the registration fee. If notified before 12.07.2020, 50% of the paid amount is returned, excluding the registration fee. Upon notification of 19.07.2020 and later, the paid amount is non refundable.

10. For minor (under 18 years old) participants of the master classes, the applications must be sent by parents or guardians, who also should fill out a document confirming the kid's participation in the master classes.

Company details
Beneficiary Name: DX ART MTU
Beneficiary Bank: SWEDBANK AS
IBAN: EE212200221056299055


11. The detailed program, names of teachers and other relevant information about the master classes are available on the website www.tallinnballet.ee and will be sent to the participants to email specified in the registration form. The organizers have the right to make changes to the program and teaching staff, without notifying the participants about it.

12. Upon the completion of the master classes,one or two gala concerts featuring all the participants are planned in Tallinn and one of other Estonian cities. The gala concert presents a chance for the participants to show their learning outcomes. Participation in the concerts is included into the participation fee.

12.1 The tickets to the concerts will be on sale. Every participant is getting one (one-person) ticket to each concert for free. Others wishing to see the concerts are to purchase the tickets on the web-site www.piletilevi.ee or the stop.

13. During the master classes program, organization of individual classes with the teachers is possible. Those who wish to have individual sessions should contact the organizers. The cost of such classes is negotiated individually.

14.The working languages of the workshops are Estonian, Russian, English. If the participant does not speak one of the above mentioned languages, the organizers can assist in finding a translator for an additional fee.

15. Participants must have the necessary rehearsal clothing with them . More detailed information on the necessary dress code and requirements will be sent to the participants at least a month prior to the start of the workshops.

16. Before the beginning of the first week of the master classes, all participants regardless of the chosen programme will receive detailed information, the precise information about master classes and further instructions.


17. Accommodation is not included in the price of the workshops and is paid separately. The organizers assist in organizing most suitable accommodation options for the period of master classes. The options are, a student dormitory for an additional place or a hotel. The number of places is limited. The number of places (rooms) is limited, therefore those participants interested in accommodation should contact the organizers at the earliest convenience.

In the hostel, an adult representative of the organizers stays together with the participants. Minor (under 18 years old) children can live with the accompanying adult. The cost of stay for the adult is negotiated separately.

Upon confirmation of the reservation, it is possible to cancel it without penalty until July 1, 2021, after this date it is impossible to cancel the reservation and 100% of the amount must be paid.

18. Meals are not included in the price of the workshops and are paid separately. The organizers assist in organizing lunches in one of rooms of the Tallinn Ballet School. It is possible to reserve meals until July 1, 2021. Participants must inform the organizers of any allergies or other health problems at least two weeks prior to the beginning of the workshops.

Extra lunches are possible to order by a day preceding the lunch at latest.


19. Participants must take care of their medical insurance on their own, as well as notify the organizers about the type of their insurance before the start of the master classes.

The participant is obliged to have the health insurance information with him/her at all times. Citizens of EU countries must always carry the European Health Insurance Card, if they have one. In the absence of insurance, the participant must take care of all necessary expenses for the medical treatment during master classes. In the event of an accident or other unforeseen circumstance, representatives of the non-profit organization DX ART and the Tallinn Ballet School will take the necessary measures in the interests of the health and safety of the participant.


20. During the master classes and gala concerts, the organizers have the right to make photos and videos of participants, as well as conduct interviews. By participation in the master classes participants and their parents give consent that their photo and video materials can be used for branding and advertising purposes of DX ART at their discretion. Such use of photo and video materials is not paid (to participants).


21. The organizers are not responsible for the health state of the participants, as well as for the safety of their belongings.

22. A minor (under 18 years old) participant must not smoke, use alcohol, drugs and be in public places from 23:00 to 6:00 unaccompanied by adults from the moment he/she arrives at the master classes and until the moment he/she leaves the master classes (according to the Law on Child Protection). The participant must not do any actions that violate Estonian law. In case of violating the rules mentioned above, the organizers have a right to refuse the participant to continue the master classes without providing any monetary compensation to the latter.

23. Accompanying persons cannot attend master classes without the permission of the organizers and the teacher, with the exception of specially arranged open lessons. To attend a particular lesson, you must arrange with the organizers and the teacher in advance.

24. Being on the territory of the Tallinn Ballet School and other premises of the master classes, the participant of the program commits to follow the rules of conduct, in particular, to enter the hall where the classes take place prior to the beginning of the class, without being late. All participants must be on the territory of the Tallinn Ballet School throughout the training days; it is allowed to leave the premises of the school only during the lunch breaks, having informed the organizers in advance.

24.1 If a participant is late for classes repeatedly and does not adhere to the agreed rules, the organizers and teachers have the right to not admit the participant to class or send him/her home. In case of a minor participant, the incident is to be reported to the parents or guardians.

In both cases, the payment made for the masterclasses is not refundable.

24.2 If a participant has a good reason for being absent from a class or classes, or to leave earlier at the end of the day, it is necessary to inform the organizers in advance in the morning of the same day or at the earliest opportunity in case of an unexpected incident. If the participant is a minor, a parent or guardian must inform the organizers.

24.3 If the participant disturbs the class, the teacher has the right to remove the participant from it, after three notices, the organizers have the right to refuse the participant in further training and participation in the concert without any financial compensation.

25. Participant gives his/her permission to process his/her personal data given in the forms and sent to the organizers inside the organization.

26. Any questions regarding the workshops can be asked to the organizers at any time via e-mail info@tallinnballet.ee in Estonian, Russian or English.