Zagreb, 15 - 27 Jul //Dubrovnik 29 Jul - 3 Aug 2019

International Masterclass Croatia

  Zagreb,   17 - 29 Jul  2017

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HOW TO GET TO ZAGREB?


PLANE - you will arrive to new Zagreb airport  which is located 30 km from downtown Zagreb. You can  take a taxi or cheaper Croatia airlines bus that takes you to the Central bus station in Zagreb. The bus leaves every 30 min in front of the terminal at the airport (TIMETABLE). After 8pm bus follows airport timetable. You may purchase a ticket at the bus driver (price: 30 kuna, approx. €4).


TRAIN - you will arrive at the central railway station in zagreb. take the tram no. 6 (towards crnomerec) or no. 13 (towards rg bana Jelacica) & exit at the 2nd station (Trg bana Jelacica - main square).

 BUS - you will arrive at the central bus station in Zagreb (Drziceva street).  Take tram no. 6 (towards Crnomerec) & exit at the 5th station (Trg bana Jelacica - main square).


SUMMER SCHOOL LOCATION:

Address: Frankopanska 22


Ballet course is held in new dance studios of Academy of Theatrical arts.

It`s one tram station from the main city square and  two tram stations from hostel. Trams number 12, 13, 14 and 17 go from Main square.

From hostel trams 12 and 14 will take you to Frankopanska street .


Those staying in hostel will be guided to studios on the first day.

Find it in Google maps



ACCOMMODATION


The majority of our students are staying in hostel "Bureau" (Vlaška street 40).

It is just a short walk from the Main square.

Rooms will  be shared between two to six people. Hostel has air-conditioned rooms, wireless internet, and wardrobes with key.

Linen and towels are provided.

Arrival is on July 15th and departure is on July 29th. For those leaving after week 1 departure is on 22nd. You may enter the rooms after 3pm.

Breakfast and lunch are served in hostel. There is also a kitchen which you may use.


TIMETABLE - Intermediate group


8:40 - 9:50 Ballet class

9:50 - 10:20 Boys Variation & Technique

10:00 - 10:30 Pointe class

10:30 - 11:45 Variations class and Character dances

12:00 - 12:45 Contemporary

TIMETABLE - Senior group


10:30 - 11:45 Ballet class

11:45 - 12:15 Men technique

12:15 - 12:45 Pointe class

12:45 - 13:45 Variations class / Pas de deux

14:00 - 14:45 Contemporary



TYPICAL DAY


7:00 - 8:30 Breakfast

8:40 - 14:45 Ballet classes

15:20 Lunch

Afternoon is free for relaxing, sightseeing, visiting nearby public swimming pool or Jarun lakes...dinner

20:30 Lectures at the hostel

22:00 Now would be a good time to go to bed :)



GETTING AROUND


Zagreb is an easy city to explore because of its efficient system of trams and busses. .

There are several types of travel tickets:

30-min ticket costs 4 kunas

1 hour ticket costs 7 kunas

1.5-hour ticket costs 10 kunas.

These prices are valid only if you buy tickets at newsstand!!! When purchased from driver it will cost you 15 kunas (approx. 2 euros)

Tickets must be validated when entering the tram. You can validate your ticket at the first or last ticket reader on the tram, the middle ones don't have the ability to validate single tickets.

DRESS CODE


There is no specific dress code, but teachers should be able to see your body.

Make sure to bring: enough leotards, ballet shoes, point shoes, tights

Shoes for character dances are not required.


Zarely.co has made a special discount for our students.

How to use it:
- Just enter SBC-Z on a checkout page and 20% discount will be applied automatically.
- The code allows purchasing any product including activewear items and tights
- The code is for the entire order so you can buy for instance 5 tights and leggings and the discount will be applied to your entire order
- The offer is limited by one use per customer


In case you forgot something, don`t worry. There is a ballet shop 10 minutes walk from ballet studios.

Ballet shop "Pirouette", address: Gundulićeva 39

PLITVICE LAKES Tour


On Sunday, July 22nd , we organize a full day tour to Plitvice lakes. Only 2 hours drive from Zagreb you will find yourself in this natural wonder, hiking around both the lower and the upper lakes, and taking a ride in the electric boat.

Price is approx. €55 (€70 for adults), payable in Croatian money.

The price includes: bus transportation, ticket to National park and a guide. Food and drinks are not included in the price.


Please take comfortable walking shoes, food and water.

TOP 5 THINGS TO VISIT IN ZAGREB

1) Upper town (Church of st.Mark, Church of st.Catherine,  Museum of Naïve art etc.)

2) Lotrščak tower

3) Museums of Lower town

4) Jarun lakes

5) Medvednica mountain behind Zagreb



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