Type: Dance

Classic dance

Classic dance

Classical ballet forms the basis of all other forms of ballet. It is the oldest ballet form we know. Classical ballet originates in Italy, but was further developed in France.


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Week 24

Classic dance at the USC: how does it work?


  • Course of 9 classes of 75 minutes.
  • You learn the basic steps and techniques.
  • A lot of attention is paid to posture, movement and coordination.


  • Course of 9 classes of 75 minutes.
  • The basic movements will be continued in a more advanced steps.
  • Preparation for jumping, turning and combinations.
  • For dancers with some years of experience in classic dance.

USC instructor

USC instructor for classic dance is Zoë Geerling. From a young age she practises classic ballet and jazz ballet. During her courses she got acquainted with various different forms of dance. By way of her classes Zoe hopes to contaminate you with her dance passion.

Wear and gear

Wear a comfortable outfit in which you can move easily. Please wear dance or ballet shoes, no sports shoes or sneakers. You can also participate on your socks.


Univ, Classic dance 9x begin, start Tue 19 Feb 19.00

Category I € 43,-

Category II € 64,-

Category III € 86.50

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Univ, Classic dance 9x intermed, start Tue 19 Feb 20.15

Category I € 43,-

Category II € 64,-

Category III € 86.50

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2018-2019 SEASON

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Starting dates courses
Period 1: in the week starting 17 September 2018
Period 2: in the week starting 26 November 2018
Period 3: in the week starting 18 February 2019
Period 4: in the week starting 29 April 2019


Sportcentrum Universum
Science Park 306
1098 XH Amsterdam
(020) 525 89 55

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Cat. I students UvA and HvA, other Dutch day universities
Cat. II employees UvA/HvA, alumni HvA, AUV-members UvA, other full time students of universities of applied sciences
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